Proposals for 2018 CSEE conference symposia

The organizing committee of the 2018 annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) is inviting proposals for conference symposia. The symposia will be distributed over three days, from Thursday July 18th-Saturday July 21st, 2018, with the conference to be held on the campus of the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

If you are interested in organizing a symposium, please submit the following information by November 15, 2017:

1.   Title

2.  Description of symposium (100-200 words)

3.  List of suggested speakers, their affiliations, tentative presentation titles and an indication of whether the speaker has confirmed their participation.

All submissions should be sent to CSEE2018 program committee, via asm@uoguelph.ca.

Proposals will be evaluated by the program committee on the basis of subject, proposed speakers, and potential interest for conference attendees. Acceptance notifications will be sent out one month after the application deadline (December 15th).

Please note, we will be giving the successful symposium applicants the flexibility to structure their own combination of 15 and 30 minute talks. For example, there can be collections of 30 minute talks, 15 minute talks, or combinations of the two. Final decisions on talk combinations must be submitted to the CSEE2018 program committee by January 15th.

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20th Evolutionary Biology Meeting, Marseilles, France

Dates: 20-23 September 2016

Location: Regional Center of Educational Documentation (“Centre Régional de Documentation Pédagogique”), Marseille, France. 

Themes:

  • Evolutionary biology concepts and modelling;
  • Biodiversity and Systematics;
  • Comparative genomics and post-genomics (at all taxomic levels);
  • Functional phylogeny;
  • Environment and biological evolution;
  • Origin of life and exobiology;
  • Non-adaptative versus adaptative evolution;
  • The “minor” phyla: their usefulness in evolutionary biology knowledge;
  • Convergent evolution
  • Evolution of complex traits (Evo-Devo)

Early Registration Fees: 

  • Academics and others 370 euros
  • Students 270 euros

Late Registration Fees (After 1 July):

  • Academics and others 470 euros
  • Students 370 euros

Registration fees include coffee breaks, lunches (19th-22nd September), 19th and 21st dinners, 20th cocktail and social events during the week-end.

For more information, contact Don Stewart (don.stewart@acadiau.ca), Marie-Helene Rome (marie-helene.ROME@univ-amu.fr) or visit the conference website at http://sites.univ-provence.fr/evol-cgr/

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