[MARMAM] Lynette R. Koftinow: 2012 ACS-SF Bay chapter "Call for Student Research applications for ACS National Conference Travel Grant Award"

Lynette Koftinow lklifeart at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 7 12:36:00 PDT 2012

Dear colleagues,
The American Cetacean Society-San Francisco Bay chapter (ACS/SF Bay) would like 
to encourage student participation in the American Cetacean Society’s 13th 
International Conference “Whales and Humans: A Conflicted Relationship” (San 
Diego, CA, 9 November – 11 November 2012) by offering a travel grant for an ACS 
Student Member that is submitting a poster to the contest.
One student travel grant ($500) will be selected by a lottery system from all 
applications received by the Friday, 20 July 2012 deadline.
To qualify for this grant, you need to:
	1. Make sure you are a      current ACS member at the time of submission. 
Application for membership      to ACS may be completed at the following 
website: http://www.acsonline.org/aboutus/membership.html. 

	2. If you are not already an      ACS member, please become a San Francisco Bay 
ACS chapter member.
	3. Be currently enrolled as      a student at a recognized academic 
	4. Be first author on an      accepted oral or poster presentation.
	5. Register for the      conference by the early registration deadline 
	6. Currently reside and study      within the Pacific Northwest region of the 

      7.   Submit Travel Grant application/proposal to: Lynette R. Koftinow, 
ACS/SF Bay President, acs.sfbay at gmail.com       (www.acs-sfbay.org)
      8.   Submit poster abstracts/application to Cheryl McCormick, Executive 
Director,              American CetaceanSociety. For additional details, please 
visit the ACS website      conference page at:  
To apply:
	1. Submit a title and      abstract (as submitted and accepted by the American 
Cetacean Society)
	2. Give your name and      school affiliation.
      3. E-mail your application to: acs.sfbay at gmail.com
Note: As an awardee, you will be asked to present your poster or oral talk at a 
future ACS/ SF Bay presentation in Sausalito, or provide a summary report of 
your poster/spoken presentation for possible inclusion in a future ACS 
The student travel grant application period closes Friday 20 July 2012 (11:59pm 
Notification of the student travel grant award will be made by August 10, 2012.
IMPORTANT: If you are selected for an award, you will need to make sure you 
register for the conference by the end of the early registration period (31 
August 2012) or the award will be given to someone else.
Questions:  Contact Lynette R. Koftinow, ACS/SF Bay President, 
acs.sfbay at gmail.com

Poster Presentation Information:

The American Cetacean Society Conference Program Committee invites poster
presentation abstracts for the Society's 13th International Conference:

"Whales and Humans: A Conflicted Relationship"
November 9th-11th, 2012
Hyatt Regency, Mission Bay
San Diego, California

The Poster Presentation Session will showcase a variety of programs and
projects based out of educational institutions, agencies, and non-profit
organizations, and is intended to encourage discussion and facilitate the
exchange of current information pertaining to cetacean research,
conservation, policy, and education.

We invite graduate and undergraduate students to present their work in the
ACS Conference Student Contest. The contest is for poster presenters, with
a $250 first-place prize for the top presenter. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
winners will be recognized at the conference banquet and will be featured
in an upcoming issue of the ACS Spyhopper newsletter.

The deadline for poster presentation abstract submissions is THURSDAY,
JULY 5TH, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PST.

For additional details, please visit the ACS website conference page at:
Cheryl M. McCormick, Ph.D.
Executive Director
American Cetacean Society
P.O. Box 1391
San Pedro, CA  90733-1391
(310) 548-6279 (office)
c.mccormick at acsonline.org
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