ASM 2021 — Regular Registration & Abstract Submission Close March 31st!!!

Please join us 14 to 18 June 2021 for the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. For the first time ever, the annual conference will be held virtually, providing the opportunity for mammalogists worldwide to join in the celebration. Learn about the latest advances in the study of mammals and interact with researchers and educators specializing in these fascinating animals. Come celebrate this important milestone in modern mammalogy!

The scientific program will include contributed oral and poster presentations, as well as plenary speakers, symposia, and workshops. The plenary sessions will feature an impressive lineup of student Honoraria and Fellowship recipients and the 2019 and 2020 recipients of the ASM Grinnell, Leopold, and Merriam Awards. Symposia will include current topics in advances in teaching, pathobiology and collections, global mammal distribution and threats, trait-based ecology, and more. Workshops will provide training in CT data, camera trap data, undergraduate education, 1-on-1 mentoring, and acoustic monitoring. Our capstone speaker, Rodolfo Dirzo, will close out the scientific program.

A full social agenda also is being planned including a family-oriented opening social featuring Charlie Engelman of Nat Geo Kids and Disney+; a virtual run-for-research (#R4R2021); an exclusive screening of Deer 139 for student attendees; and an awards ceremony will immediately follow the capstone session. Virtual field trips of the Washington State University Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Center; the National Museum of Natural History marine mammal collections; and the Duke University Lemur Center and Fossil Collections are also available. Please check the meeting website for more information and regular updates. Please be sure to share and follow ASM 2021 on social media by using #ASM2021!

Online registration is now open for ASM 2021! Registration will provide meeting attendees access to conference content for 6 months. Please also do not forget to sign-up for socials, workshops, fieldtrips, and other a la carte items. Regular registration ends March 31st! Contact Christy Classi in the ASM Business Office for assistance.

Share your research with hundreds of mammalogists from around the world. Submit your abstract for an oral or poster presentation for ASM 2021! Abstract submissions will open 1 March 2021 and will close 31 March 2021 at 11:59 pm (Central Daylight Time).

All presenters must register and submit full payment for the conference prior to submitting their abstract. The registration payment confirmation email will include the abstract submission link. An abstract will not be accepted for the program until the presenting author has registered and paid in full. It is recommended that registration and payment be completed in advance of the abstract submission deadline.

Contributed oral and poster presentations will be prerecorded and offered as asynchronous content in the meeting program. All presenters will be contacted in May with instructions about recording their presentation. Additional details, including abstract information, are available on the meeting website. Note: ASM will not accept more than one abstract per presenting author.

Professional conduct is expected of all participants in ASM sponsored activities, including the annual meetings, and of any individual representing the ASM. ASM is dedicated to ensuring the opportunity for active, equal participation in all ASM functions by all members, regardless of gender, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, physical appearance, disability, or sexual orientation. Discrimination and harassment are prohibited by the ASM; no individual should feel harassed, threatened, or unsafe at any ASM sponsored activity. The full text of ASM’s Statement on Inclusion is available here. Concerns or allegations of misconduct or harassment should be directed to the Office of the Ombudsperson or reported online here. Course of action for alleged misconduct may be found here. We note that ASM policies for professional conduct will evolve over time. The most recent version of these policies will be posted on the ASM Ombudspersons website and notifications of updates to the policy will be emailed to all ASM members. All ASM members and participants in ASM sponsored activities are expected to follow the most recent version of ASM Professional Conduct policies.

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