Deadline Friday April 22 – Northwest Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy 2016 Annual Meeting

The deadline is approaching for abstract submission, Friday April 22nd. Registration will be accepted up to the day of the meeting. Register and submit your abstract at: Registration is FREE, and will include breakfast, snacks, and lunch on Saturday May 21st.

Meeting information:
The 20th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (NWSSMM) will take place at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle on May 21-22, 2016! The conference will be held at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

The purpose of the annual meeting is to cultivate community among students studying marine mammals by creating a relaxed atmosphere to share research ideas, tribulations, and triumphs. It is an opportunity to meet other students across the region, collaborate, and generally have a good time in a supportive and informal setting.

Saturday May 21st will involve a full day of student oral and poster presentations, followed by a group dinner. On Sunday May 22nd we will be offering a FREE behind the scenes tour of the marine mammal collection at the Burke Museum on the UW campus.

Follow along on the Facebook event page.

Limited housing with student hosts will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. Please indicate on your registration form if you would like to be considered for accommodations and contact us if you have any questions. Even if you are not presenting, we suggest registering by this Friday – housing requests will be accepted until Friday April 22nd.

We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!

Erica Escajeda ( and Jessie Hale (

NWSSMM 20th Annual Meeting Student Organizers