Systematics Association Biennial Meeting

Donald Quicke d.quicke at IC.AC.UK
Wed Apr 30 14:57:19 CDT 1997

The Systematics Association
First Biennial International Conference
St Anne's College, Oxford
19-21 August 1997

Second Announcement
The Systematics association announces the first of a new biennial series of
international conferences to provide a forum where students, amateurs and
professional systematists can present their research and discuss topics of

The conferences will be designed to cover broad subject areas of
systematists working on a wide range of organisms and using different
techniques. They are particularly intended to enable systematists at an
early stage in their career to present their work to a diverse,
professional audience.


Monday 18th August

Tuesday 19th August
Opening Address by Professor Sir Ghillean Prance
Opening Programme (all day) featuring talks and posters on various topics
including Phylogeny Reconstruction, Alpha Taxonomy, Molecular Systematics,
Systematics and Ecology, Ancient and Modern Biodiversity and Microbial

Wednesday 20th August
Open Programme (continued)
Thematic Programme 1.
Character Conceptualisation, Primary Homology and Systematic Solutions
Organisers: Robert Scotland and Toby Pennington
Confirmed Speakers: Andrew Brower, Peter Forey, Julie Hawkins, Mario de
Pinna, Robert Scotland, Peter Stevens, Peter Weston, Ward Wheeler, David
Williams and Darrell Siebert.

Thursday 21st August
Open Programme (continued)
Thematic Programme 2.
Analysing Large Molecular Datasets
Organiser: Mark Chase
Confirmed Speakers: Victor Albert, Mark Chase, Richard Olmstead

Thematic Programme 3.
Communicating Systematic Information
Organisers: Paul Bates and Steve Blackmore
Confirmed Speakers: Diccon Alexander and Tony Miller, Paul Bates, Steve
Blackmore, denis Filer, Norman Myers, Mark Newman and Tim Whitmore, Jorge

Registration fee
 Systematics Association members   45 GB pounds
 non-members                       60 GB pounds

 Single (per night)                35 GB pounds
 Single with en suite (per n.)     60 GB pounds
 Twin family room (per night)     100 GB pounds

Further details from
Toby Pennington
  SYSTEMATICS 97, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row,
Edinburgh EH3 5LR, U.K.
Tel +44 (0)131 552 7171
Fax +44 (0)131 552 0382
e-mail: system97 at

Systematics Association Membership secretary
Dr Z. Lawrence,
International Mycological Institute,
Bakeham Lane
Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY

e-mail: z.lawrence at

Dr Donald Quicke
Department of Biology
Imperial College at Silwood Park
Berks SL5 7PY

Tel +44 (0)1344 294238    Home tel. +44 (0)1344 883788
Fax +44 (0)1344 294339    e-mail  d.quicke at

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