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Ben Wang <[log in to unmask]>
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UVM Conservation Biology Discussion Group <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 13:14:35 -0500
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Hi Everyone,

Just a forwarded announcement here.  Another message concerning
scholarships follows this one.



>Announcing the Society for Conservation Biology INTERNATIONAL MEETING
>1998 to be held at MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY, SYDNEY July 13-16,1998
>The 12th annual meeting and the third international meeting of the
>Society for Conservation Biology will be held at Macquarie University,
>Sydney, Australia from July 13 to 16th 1998.
>The Scientific sessions of the meeting will consist of two plenary
>sessions, 20+ Symposia, 4 Workshops and a number of open sessions for
>posters and spoken papers. The plenary sessions to be held on Tuesday
>and Thursday will be directly related to the conference theme
>(Biodiversity Conservation - Myths and Realities). The Keynote speakers
>at the plenary sessions will include Dr. Peter Bridgewater, Professor
>Sir Robert May and Professor Michael Soulé. Several of the symposia are
>open to submissions from interested persons.  A complete and up-to-date
>list of symposia and their convenors can be obtained by consulting our
>web site at or via e-mail from the
>organisers by contacting [log in to unmask]
>Anyone interested in presenting a spoken paper or poster should check
>the web site or contact the organisers for further details.  Abstracts
>for papers and posters must be submitted by February 28, 1998.  Poster
>presentations are preferred and we will guarantee to provide space for
>all poster submissions provided the abstracts meet the specified
>At the time of writing all other information is tentative. We will be
>updating the information on our web site in mid December and regularly
>thereafter.  Please check the site for information on field trips,
>accommodation and travel arrangements. Registration information will
>appear on the Web site in January. Registration deadlines will be April
>30 for early (discounted) registration and May 31 for normal
>George M McKay        
>e-mail [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask]
>Phone / Fax +61 2 9969 7778