Evolution and Systematics Conference, July 2001, Melbourne, Austr alia

Wilson, Robin RWilson at MUSEUM.VIC.GOV.AU
Tue Jun 13 11:40:03 CDT 2000

First Announcement

Joint Conference
Society of Australian Systematic Biologists & Australasian Evolution Society
University of Melbourne & Museum Victoria, Melbourne
16-20 July 2001

The Society of Australian Systematic Biologists (SASB) and the Australasian
Evolution Society (AES) will hold joint meetings at the University of
Melbourne and Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 16-20 July 2001.  The conference
will include contributed papers and plenary sessions with speakers from both
societies. Papers are encouraged from across a wide spectrum of systematics
and evolutionary biology, and the program will be interdisciplinary wherever

Workshops have been proposed on the new opportunities digital publishing
offers to taxonomic and systematic journals in Australia; and on the
controversial phylocode. Expressions of interest from those interested in
organising other workshops or activities are very welcome; please contact
the organisers.

Also included will be a social function and tours of the new Museum
Victoria, which will open in late 2000 in Carlton Gardens, adjacent to the
historic Royal Exhibition Building and a short walk from the University of

Mark Elgar, The University of Melbourne, m.elgar at zoology.unimelb.edu.au
<mailto:m.elgar at zoology.unimelb.edu.au>
Robin Wilson, Museum Victoria, rwilson at museum.vic.gov.au
<mailto:rwilson at museum.vic.gov.au>

We hope that all evolutionary and systematic biologists will note these
dates for their 2001 diaries. Further information, additional contact
details, and a call for papers and posters will be provided in the second

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