15th International Congress of Myriapodology

15th International Congress of Myriapodology

  • By Lynne Sealie
  •  April 8, 2011
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The 15th International Congress of Myriapodology will be held from the 18 July – 22 July, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia.

The congress will have a special focus on the myriapod fauna of Asia and the lands and islands of the Pacific basin.

Conference Website: http://www.15icm.org.

Important Dates on Conference Website

  • Call for Abstracts on-line 15 June 2010
  • On-line registration opens 15 June 2010
  • Abstracts due by 31 March 2011
  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts 15 May 2011
  • Early registration closes 17 June 2011
  • Conference starts 17 July 2011

MillipedeMyriapodologists study multi-legged arthropods (centipedes, millipedes, Symphyla and Pauropoda) and velvet worms (Onychophora). These little-studied groups have been shown to be excellent subjects for studies in evolution, biogeography, developmental genetics and environmental monitoring.