[MARMAM] Deadline for abstracts extended for the upcoming American Cetacean Society Conference

Sabena Siddiqui siddiqis at umail.iu.edu
Thu Jul 10 22:58:44 PDT 2014

Dear MARMAM subscribers,

Abstracts for the Poster Presentation Session and the Student Research
Presentation will now be accepted through Sunday, August 24th.

Conference information:

14th International Conference of the American Cetacean Society (ACS)
Tuned in to Whales: Conservation, Research & Education
Friday, November 7th through Sunday, November 9th, 2014
Hyatt Regency, Newport Beach, California

The Student Research Presentation Session is devoted exclusively to
research presented by undergraduate and/or graduate students, and is
intended to encourage discussion and facilitate the exchange of current
information pertaining to cetacean research, conservation, policy and
education. It also provides an opportunity for students at universities
and institutions to gain presentation experience in a professional
environment, and presents a forum in which existing professionals may
meet their rising peers. Abstract submissions will be accepted from
current undergraduate or graduate students, student interns, and
recently graduated students (within the past year) who conducted their
work prior to graduation. Student authors must be from accredited
institutions of higher education. A Student Poster Contest will award 1st,
2nd and 3rd place
winners will be recognized at the conference banquet and featured in the
ACS Spyhopper newsletter. Additionally, a $250 first place prize will be
awarded to the top presenter.

The Poster Presentation Session will showcase a variety of programs
and projects based at education institutions, agencies, and non-profit
organizations. All are invited to submit abstracts for review. Posters
addressing diverse topics within the fields of cetacean research,
conservation, policy, and education, are welcome.

For submission guidelines and details, please visit the ACS website:
Additional inquiries can be sent to: posters at acsonline.org

P.O. Box 1391
San Pedro, CA 90733-1391

*Sabena Siddiqui    *
American Cetacean Society Student Coalition (ACSSC)
*"P**rotecting whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through
public education, research grants, and conservation actions.*"
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