Conference News

October 19, 2015

LGBT Night at the Conference

We are planning an informal “LGBT Night” during the SMM Biennial Conference on Thursday December 17. The intent is to provide a space of community for our LGBT colleagues and to promote diversity and inclusivity within our profession. Our current plan for the evening is as follows: 7:30 – 8:30 pm: Mixer with drinks on […]

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October 15, 2015

F.G. Wood Memorial Scholarship Award Recipient for 2015

It is nearing the time for the Society’s Biennial Conference and much exciting new work will be presented. One presentation that I would like to highlight in advance is a special one that will be given as a plenary talk. Students are the future of our Society and the advancement of marine mammal science and […]

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October 11, 2015

New and additional rooming options for the conference

As the conference hotel is now full, we have procured discounted rates at a neighboring hotel, Parc 55, located a block away from the conference hotel. Secure a discounted reservation at the Parc55 hotel through the Society HERE Want to share a room? Go here to find someone to share a room with. Need a […]

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Announcing the 2015 Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference Journalist Fellows

(Shared from the COMPASS blog post) COMPASS is proud to support an impressive group of reporters, editors, and producers in attending the Society for Marine Mammalogy’s 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals: Bridging the Past Toward the Future this coming December. The meeting is expected to bring 2,500 marine mammal scientists and practitioners […]

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September 30, 2015

Conference Hotel Now Full; Additional Options Coming Soon

Thank you for supporting the room block for The Society of Marine Mammalogy’s 21st Biennial Conference.  Due to the high interest in the Conference, the Hilton San Francisco is sold out and unable to accept NEW reservations. We are working diligently to add another hotel within close proximity to the Conference; however, availability will not […]

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