Fern Davies Posted April 7, 2015 Share Posted April 7, 2015 Highlights of the scientific program include plenary presentations by Drs. Ellen Ketterson (Indiana U.), Elizabeth Derryberry (Tulane), and Frank Moore (U of So. Mississippi). There will also be a special seminar by leading science writer David Quammen; author of Ebola, Spillover, and Song of the Dodo among others. Planned symposia include: (1) Advances in studies of birds in urbanized landscape; (2) Ecology and conservation of grassland birds; (3) Recent scientific applications of weather radar for advancing ornithology; (4) Severe weather impacts on birds: Past, present, and future; (5) North American Breeding Bird Survey: Management and analysis of stop-level data; (6) Avian conservation in Mexico. Early registration deadline is 3 May 2015 for professionals and 20 May for students. Abstract submission deadline is 3 May 2015. Abstracts must be submitted online: contact Michael Patten (email@example.com), scientific program chair, with any questions about the program or submission process. The deadline for student and postdoc travel awards applications is 6 May 2015. Application materials must be submitted online through the Ornithology Exchange website (http://ornithologyexchange.org/meetings/aou-cos-2015/awards.html). Contact Matt Carling (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rolf Koford (email@example.com) with any questions about the travel award application process. We anticipate making travel award decisions by 18 May 2015. The deadline for student presentation award applications is 6 May 2015. Application materials must be submitted online through the Ornithology Exchange website (http://ornithologyexchange.org/meetings/aou-cos-2015/awards.html). Contact Matt Carling (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jill Deppe (email@example.com) with any questions about the student presentation award application process. Registration for the meeting is available at the registration page of the conference website (http://aoucos2015.ou.edu/). Early registration is $320 for regular registrants and $200 for students. Cost of attendance will be very low including low-cost housing and meals. In addition to the conference website (http://aoucos2015.ou.edu/) follow us on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/AOUCOS2015), twitter (https://twitter.com/AOU_COS_2015), and instagram (https://instagram.com/aoucos2015/). Room and ride sharing information on the Ornithological Exchange at http://ornithologyexchange.org/forums/forum/255-2015-aoucos-conference/ 2015 renewals are open at https://www.osnabirds.org/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fRenew.aspx! For questions or comments about your OSNA society membership, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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