Conference News

November 16, 2015

Attention! Seal Clubbing II: Beachmaster’s Ball is almost here. Time to get ready!

We are just about one month away from the 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in San Francisco.  By all accounts this is shaping up to be an epic conference.  The plenaries look impressive.  The science is going to be better than ever. So to keep in line with this high standard, […]

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November 11, 2015

Whale Watching Trips for Conference Attendees

Attending the Society for Marine Mammology Conference in San Francisco? Add a whale watch to your agenda! Monterey Bay Whale Watch will be offering special 6 hour trips for conference attendees on December 11th, 12th, 19th & 20th. Join them to search for Humpback Whales, Blue Whales, Gray Whales, Killer Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, Pinnipeds, Sea […]

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November 4, 2015

It’s going to be great in San Francisco

Dear Biennial delegates, What’s this I hear about leaving early? Friday night is going to be amazing, the frosting on the cake, the birthday celebration of our Society! And..its going to be in the most amazing building in San Francisco, City Hall! We’ve rented it for you! We’ll have incredible food available all night, free […]

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October 22, 2015

Plenaries, Oral Sessions and Special Panels at the Conference

The organizing committee of the 2015 Biennial Conference is proud to announce our plenaries. We will change things up a bit and offer two shorter plenaries each afternoon. We start on Monday morning with an opening plenary by Peter Tyack, and continue that afternoon with a panel of scientists and journalists, entitled: How to Make […]

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Childcare Available at the SMM 2015 Conference

We are pleased to offer childcare within the conference hotel at the upcoming SMM 2015 conference in San Francisco. This is a first for the Society, and we have arranged it so conference attendees can relax and enjoy the scientific sessions while their children are cared for. Childcare is provided by KiddieCorp which has enjoyed […]

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