Systematics conference in Adelaide

The University of Adelaide, Barr Smith Library in the foreground. Photo: M. Seyfang (CC-BY).

The joint meeting of the Australasian Systematic Botany Society (ASBS) and the Society of Australian Systematic Biologists (SASB), and including the biennial Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation Meeting, will be held in Adelaide later this year, co-organised by staff from the State Herbarium of South Australia, the South Australian Museum, The University of Adelaide and Flinders University.

Systematics 2017 — Integrating Systematics for Conservation and Ecology

The conference will be held at The University of Adelaide from 26 to 29 Nov. 2017. The theme of the meeting, “Integrating Systematics for Conservation and Ecology“, aims to provide a globally relevant application of the work that the study of systematics, and the application of taxonomy, has to a broader scientific community and society. This meeting which will be an excellent opportunity to see cutting edge research presentations, network with members of societies from affiliated groups and meet with colleagues and friends.

Plenary speakers will include Johnathan Coddington (Smithonian Institution), Gonzalo Giribet (Harvard University), Judy West (Parks Australia) and Nerida Wilson (Western Australian Museum). More program items will be released shortly.

Registration is now open. Please visit the Conference web-site for more information.