Systematics 2000 Conference, South Africa and Geometric Morphometrics Workshop

Denis Brothers brothers at ZOOLOGY.UNP.AC.ZA
Tue Apr 18 17:01:46 CDT 2000

Registrations to the Second Conference of the Southern African Society
for Systematic Biology are still open. Details can be viewed at the
society web site
<>. Payment is due by 1st May 2000
after which a late fee applies.

This is the final announcement concerning the Second "Intermorph"
Geometric Morphometrics Workshop, to be held at the University of Natal
in Durban, South Africa, from the 17th to 20th July, 2000. Registration
closes on the 1st of May.

It will be a great opportunity to learn from the masters themselves!
workshop will be run by Profs James Rohlf (State University of New
York, Stony Brooks) and Marco Corti (University of Rome "La Sapienza").
Dr Olav Jordens (University of Natal, Durban) and Prof Steve Piper
(University of Natal,
Pietermarizburg) will do a session on linear algebra. The registration
cost is approximately US$ 67 (ZAR400). A limited number of discounted
copies ($US40) of the 1996 NATO book "Advances in Morphometrics" edited
by Leslie F. Marcus, Marco Corti, Anna Loy, Gavin J.P. Naylor and Dennis
E. Slice, will be available.

NB: We are limited to 15 persons but, there are still a few places.

To register, or for more information, contact our website:

or you can email Teresa Kearney (kearneyt at

(Please post this message to colleagues or appropriate lists.)

Professor Denis J. Brothers
School of Botany and Zoology
(and Centre for Environment & Development)
University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg
Private Bag X01              Telephone: (+27) (0)33-260 5106
Scottsville                        Fax: (+27) (0)33-260 5105
3209 SOUTH AFRICA     e-mail: brothers at

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