Meeting announcement - Systematics Association Biennial Conference 22-26 August 2005
Ray.Tangney at NMGW.AC.UK
Thu Nov 18 13:07:02 CST 2004
THE FIFTH BIENNIAL MEETING OF THE SYSTEMATICS ASSOCIATION, 22ND - 26TH
OF AUGUST 2005 AT CARDIFF UNIVERSITY AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUM AND
GALLERY, CARDIFF, U.K.
Announcement and call for papers.
PLEASE NOTE the 31 December abstract deadline for student bursaries.
The biennial conferences of the Systematics Association provide a forum
for systematists from different disciplines to present and discuss their
research. In addition to contributed papers, the scientific programme
will include the following daily thematic sessions: 'The new taxonomy'
(Organiser: Quentin Wheeler), 'What is Biogeography?' (Malte Ebach and
Ray Tangney), and 'Perfect phylogeny and other problems: compatibility
methods in systematics' (Mark Wilkinson).
STUDENT BURSARY SCHEME AND STUDENT PRIZES.
Student bursaries are being offered. Bursaries will contribute towards
the cost of registration, accommodation, and subsistence for students.
Allocation of bursaries is competitive, based on assessment of an
abstract that must be submitted by 31 December 2004, for decisions in
Prizes will be awarded at the conference to the best talk and poster by
a student. Please indicate whether you are eligible and wish to be
considered for either of these prizes when submitting your abstract.
For further details and registration form see: www.systass.org.
A symposium sponsored by the Systematics Association and the Natural
History Museum entitled 'Algorithmic Approaches to the Identification
Problem in Systematics' will take place on the 19th August in London.
Attendees of the Cardiff Biennial Conference are encouraged to include
attendance at this symposium in their plans. For further details see:
Department of Biodiversity and Systematic Biology
National Museum and Gallery
Email: Ray.Tangney at nmgw.ac.uk
Tel (029) 2057 3303
Fax (029) 2023 9829
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