MIDWESTERN CONFERENCE ON POPULATION BIOLOGY ==> Last chance!

x92khoo at gw.wmich.edu x92khoo at gw.wmich.edu
Tue Nov 9 21:56:09 EST 1993


In article <1993Nov3.093110.55195 at kuhub.cc.ukans.edu>, jimdb at kuhub.cc.ukans.edu writes:
> Howdy, I'm reposting this conference announcement, even though
> the deadline for registration was the 31st of October.  However,
> it's NOT TOO LATE to receive the early registration fee rate, if
> we RECEIVE your registration by next Wednesday the 10th of
> November.  Likewise if you are interested in presenting a poster,
> it is not too late for that either.  If you can EMAIL the abstract
> to me by next MONDAY THE 8TH of November, we will place your
> abstract in the conference program.  Soooo, if your are interested,
> then respond as soon as possible!
> 
> JimDB, MCPB coordinator
> 
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>                          The 14th Annual
>  
>             MIDWEST CONFERENCE ON POPULATION BIOLOGY
>  
>                  University of Kansas, Lawrence
>                        12-14 November 1993
>  
>  
>      This year's Midwest Conference on Population Biology will
> take place at the University of Kansas on 12-14 November 1993.
> The MCPB provides an excellent opportunity for the exchange of
> ideas within the broad scope of population biology, including
> (but not limited to) genetics, ecology, evolution, and behavior,
> and from both empirical and theoretical perspectives.  Besides
> the customary selection of outstanding speakers (see SCHEDULE OF
> EVENTS), this year's program will feature a contributed poster
> session (see POSTER SESSION for details) and a panel discussion
> on the topic:  "Reconciling "Good" Science with Conservation
> Imperatives: Problems and Prospects."
>  
> LOCATION:  All talks will be held in Haworth Hall, room 1005.
> Posters will be displayed in the foyer.
>  
> PARKING:  Free parking begins after 4:00 PM on Friday in all
> Yellow Zones.  We recommend the use of Lot 90, located just south
> of Haworth Hall; it has many spaces and is convenient to the
> meeting site.
>  
> FRIDAY NIGHT RECEPTION:  Conference participants and friends are
> invited to meet at the 2nd floor lobby of the Burge Union on
> Friday evening from 6:00 to 11:30 PM.  Late registration will
> also be available.  Please park in lot 72 on the east side of the
> building.
>  
> MIXER, BANQUET, AND PLENARY ADDRESS:  These Saturday evening
> events will be held at The American Bistro; all participants are
> encouraged to attend.  Daniel Simberloff from Florida State
> University will present the plenary address following the meal.
>  
> LODGING:  The following is a list of twelve Lawrence hotels (area
> code 913):
>                                               Singl./dbl.
>      1. Best Western (800/528-1234, 841-6500)    $29/$33
>      2. Bismark Inn (749-4040)                   $32/$38
>      3. College Motel (843-0131)
>      4. Days Inn (800/325-2525, 843-9100)        $43/$46
>      5. Eldridge Hotel (800/527-0909, 749-5011)  $66/$74
>      6. Holiday Inn (800/465-4329, 841-7077)     $64/$70
>      7. Jayhawk Motel (843-4131)                 $22/$25
>      8. Quality Inn (842-7030)                   $46/$54
>      9. Super 8 Motel (800/800-8000, 842-5217)   $34/$40
>      10. Travelodge (842-5100)                   $39/$43
>      11. Virginia Inn (800/468-8979, 843-6611)   $33/$40
>      12. Westminister Inn (841-8410)             $34/$42
>  
> We encourage you to make reservations early to ensure room
> availability, but please note that hotels are not within easy
> walking distance of Haworth Hall.  For those willing to bring
> their own sleeping bag, floor space will be available at no cost,
> although space is limited.  Contact Barbara Hayford at
> 913/842-4776 for further information.
>  
> POSTER SESSION:  Abstracts of posters should be sent to Jim
> Danoff-Burg (see address below) by 31 October 1993 and _must_ be
> submitted on diskette (IBM or Macintosh format) to be included in
> the MCPB program.  Please also enclose a hardcopy and a note
> explaining what software was used.  Bring both thumb tacks and
> tape to mount your poster (1.2 x 2.4 m).  Posters will be on
> display all day Saturday, although authors will be available for
> questions during a period immediately following lunch.  NB: A
> prize will be awarded.
>  
>  
>                        SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
>  
> Friday, 12 November
>  
>      6:00-11:30 PM    Reception and late registration (2nd floor
>                       lobby, Burge Union).
>  
> Saturday, 13 November
>  
>      MORNING SESSION (1005 Haworth Hall):  "Population Ecology"
>  
>      8:45-9:00 AM     Welcome and Introductory Remarks.
>  
>      9:00-9:40 AM     Jane H. Bock, University of Colorado.
>                       "Soil seed banks: Records of the past and
>                       predictors of the future."
>  
>      9:40-10:20 AM    Victoria L. Sork, University of Missouri,
>                       St. Louis.  "Impact of natural selection
>                       and gene flow on genetic differentiation
>                       among local subpopulations of temperate
>                       forest oaks."
>  
>      10:40-11:20 AM   Carl E. Bock, University of Colorado.
>                       "Effects of ungulate grazing on grassland
>                       ecosystems:  Evidence from the Great Plains
>                       and American Southwest."
>  
>      11:20-12:00 AM   Andrew Sih, University of Kentucky.
>                       "Ecological factors influencing the 'battle
>                       between the sexes':  Experimental studies
>                       on water strider mating dynamics."
>  
>      POSTER SESSION (Haworth Hall foyer)
>  
>  
>      1:00-1:40 PM     Poster presentations.
>  
>      AFTERNOON SESSION (1005 Haworth Hall):  "The Genetics and
>      Evolution of Sociality"
>  
>      1:40-2:20 PM     Deborah R. Smith, University of Kansas.
>                       "Population genetics in cooperative
>                       spiders."
>  
>      2:20-3:00 PM     Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, University of
>                       Missouri, St. Louis.  "Inclusive fitness
>                       and the evolution of sociality:  Cause or
>                       consequence?"
>  
>      3:20-4:00 PM     Diana Wheeler, University of Arizona.
>                       "Castes in social insects as alternative
>                       phenotypes."
>  
>      PANEL DISCUSSION (1005 Haworth Hall)
>  
>      4:00-5:00 PM     Discussion topic:  "Reconciling 'Good'
>                       Science with Conservation Imperatives:
>                       Problems and Prospects."
>  
>  
>      EVENING SESSION (The American Bistro, 1st floor of the
>      Eldridge Hotel)
>  
>      5:00-6:30 PM     Mixer.
>  
>      6:30-8:00 PM     Banquet.
>  
>      8:00-9:00 PM     Plenary Address:  Daniel Simberloff,
>                       Florida State University.  "Species-area
>                       curves, habitat fragmentation, and what to
>                       do and not to do about it."
>  
> Sunday, 14 November
>  
>      MORNING SESSION (1005 Haworth Hall): "Evolutionary Biology"
>  
>      9:00-9:40 AM     Michael Ryan, University of Texas.
>                       "Historical and sensory aspects of sexual
>                       selection."
>  
>      9:40-10:20 AM    Richard Gomulkiewicz, University of Kansas.
>                       "The evolution of age-dependent sexually
>                       selected traits."
>  
>      10:40-11:20 AM   Ruth Shaw, University of Minnesota.
>                       "Evolutionary genetics of plant
>                       interactions."
>  
>      11:20-12:00 AM   Mark Kirkpatrick, University of Texas.
>                       "Constraint and adaptation in the evolution
>                       of growth."
>  
>      12:00-12:30 PM   Closing Remarks and Business Meeting.
>  
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> REGISTRATION FORM:  Please return this form and a check by 31
> October 1993 to Jim Danoff-Burg, MCPB, Snow Entomological Museum,
> University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045.  Late registrants will
> be charged an additional $10.
>  
> REGISTRATION FEE:                                     $__________
>      Studen     SPINACH MANICOTTI or CHICKEN DIJON.  The
>      delicious buffet will also include a full
>      salad bar, two vegetables, dessert, and
>      coffee/tea.
>  
> TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED:                                $__________
>      Make checks payable to the Division of
>      Biological Sciences.
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> I plan to present a poster _______ (yes/no).
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> Jim Danoff-Burg     (Snow Museum, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045)
> Bitnet: JIMDB at UKANVAX                Internet:jimdb at kuhub.cc.ukans.edu
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