28 January 2009

Mark your calendars: 11th Meeting of MAM

Dr. Liz Shea, Curator of Mollusks at the Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH) in Wilmington, Delaware, has announced that the 11th almost-annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Malacologists (MAM) will take place on Saturday 7 March 2009 at the DMNH.

From the announcement:

This one-day gathering is designed to facilitate contact among professional, amateur, and student malacologists who are interested in any aspect of molluscan biology. There are no dues, officers, abstracts, or publications. Meeting and parking are free of charge. Participants are encouraged to present and discuss data, compare notes on methods and problems, and catch up with colleagues and friends. Presentations (15 minutes max.) are very informal and cover topics as diverse as current research, trip reports, and collection issues.

Schedule:

0930 Museum opens & light refreshments are served.
1000 Morning presentations
1200 Break for lunch.
1300 Afternoon presentations
1600 Concluding remarks & end of session.
Additional details and contact addresses at the announcement link above.

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