We have an exciting meeting planned for this year! The scientific program will include simultaneous technical sessions, poster sessions, as well as workshops, symposia, and plenary speakers. A full social agenda is planned with field trips, picnic, Run-for-Research, student pizza party, auction, and awards ceremony and social.
LATE REGISTRATION ENDS JUNE 10TH!!!
Registration is now open for ASM 2016! Register online now (https://outreach.ksu.edu/etrakWebApp/Registration.aspx
…)! Please keep in mind that your login password for conference registration is different than your society password used to access the ASM Business Office site. If you do not remember your password from previous years, simply select “retrieve your forgotten password” and it will be sent to your e-mail quickly.
A LA CARTE OPTIONS STILL AVAILABLE
As a reminder, do not forget to register for the meeting a la carte options! There are still seats available for the pre-meeting workshops and fieldtrips. Tickets also can be purchased for the Picnic and Awards Social during the registration process. If you already registered and would like to add an a la carte item, you can go back and update your registration (https://outreach.ksu.edu/etrakWebApp/Registration.aspx
In addition, print versions of the program and abstract booklets will only be available for purchase this year! If you wish to have a hard copy of either, please make sure to include this in your meeting registration (https://outreach.ksu.edu/etrakWebApp/Registration.aspx
…). A limited supply of hard copies will be available for purchase at the registration table. Alternatively, the program and abstract booklet are available on the meeting website for FREE and can be downloaded as a PDF for use on your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. The program and abstract booklet also will be available via the Guidebook app (https://guidebook.com/getit/
). Guidebook is FREE and available for download on iOS, Android, Blackberry, or Mobile Web.
RESERVE YOUR ROOM AND MAKE TRAVEL PLANS FOR ASM 2016
Housing: A variety of housing options are available this year. Although room blocks have ended at meeting hotels, campus dorm housing and meal plans are still available. Check out the meeting travel page for more information (http://conferences.k-state.edu/mammalog
Transportation: Airlines servicing Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport include American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, and Southwest. The airport also offers various car rental options. There are several options for travel from the airport to the hotels ranging from taxis and shuttles to public transportation. To research the method that best suits you, please see the options online. Minneapolis is also serviced by Greyhound and Amtrak.
Parking: Meeting attendees staying at conference hotels can utilize onsite parking. Please consult the hotel front desk for options and pricing. For those staying in the campus dorm housing, visitor parking is available in the 21st Avenue Ramp and 19th Street Ramp. Either ramp has a maximum rate of $12.00 per day.
OPENING SOCIAL TWEETUP!!!
What’s a Tweetup? A Tweetup is a social gathering where a group of friends on Twitter meet. This year’s Tweetup will occur at the Opening Social on the evening of Friday, June 24th. Please be sure to spread the word about mammalogy by using the meeting hashtag #ASMgopher or by following ASM on Twitter!
SAVE THE DATE!!!
Please join us June 20-24, 2017, in Moscow, Idaho for the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Idaho, nestled in the hills of the Palouse region of the Great Northwest. Learn about the latest advances in the study of mammals and interact with researchers and educators specializing in the biology of these fascinating animals. Come and enjoy everything this picturesque region has to offer!
For more information, visit the meeting website (http://conferences.k-state.edu/mammalogists/
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