The Official Web Site for Evolution 2010
June 25-29, 2010
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon, USA
Biology at Portland
will be hosting
"Evolution 2010," the joint annual meeting of the Society for the Study of
the Society of
Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists
(ASN), on June 25-29, 2010, at the Oregon
Refresh page to update
-- Evolution, Development, and Genomics - Evolution 2010 Roundup
-- OregonLive.com - Evolution 2010, what's hip and hot.
-- Wired Science: Lizard Camouflage Confuses Males About Gender
-- Ben Pittman-Polletta of the Oregonian blogs about Evolution 2010.
-- Evolution 2010 was the largest Evolution conference ever with ~1,950 registrants and more than 1,500 presentations!
-- Mentoring Luncheon featuring AWIS speaker Dr. Donna Dean is scheduled for Tuesday - free to all registrants. More information in Special Events.
Species." It is free and open to the public.
-- Information on Workshops is now available including the K-12 Teacher Workshop and education workshops.
The Evolution Conference
This meeting is the premier annual opportunity for sharing
research related to evolution. Symposia presentations, concurrent
contributed papers, and poster sessions will be presented by the 1,400
expected participants. Product and service providers will contribute to
the meeting through their exhibits. Related activities will
include opening and poster receptions, a picnic, and a banquet.
The iEvoBio Conference
Evolution and Biodiversity) is being held jointly
with the Evolution Meetings as a satellite conference (June 29-30),
with the aim of providing a forum that brings together biologists
working in evolution, systematics, and biodiversity, with software
developers, and mathematicians, both to catalyse the development of new
tools, and to increase awareness of the possibilities offered by
existing technologies (from reusable software to mega-scale data
analysis to rich visualization). The meeting features contributed talks
and two keynote presentations, as well as more dynamic elements,
including a challenge, lightning talk-style sessions, a software
bazaar, and Birds-of-a-Feather gatherings. iEvoBio is supported by the National Evolutionary Synthesis
and the Society of Systematic
The meeting schedule will follow that of recent years. For your travel planning purposes, here is a brief summary:
- June 25 (day): K-12 Education workshop; society council member meetings. Arrival on June 24 is indicated if you are a society officer or attending the education workshop.
- June 25 (evening): Opening
lecture (open to the general public).
- June 26-29 (day): Symposia and concurrent paper sessions, presidential addresses, etc.
- June 26 (evening): Society presidential address; Picnic at the Oregon Zoo (free for all attendees).
- June 27 (evening): Society presidential address; Poster session and mixer.
- June 28 (evening): Society presidential address; Poster session and mixer.
- June 29 (day): Society council members
meetings; iEvoBio Conference.
- June 29 (evening): Banquet (student and faculty tickets available for purchase).
- June 30 (day): Post-conference field trips; iEvoBio Conference.
Portland, self-described as the “Rose City,” offers mild weather and
breathtaking sights of the nearby snow-covered mountains during the
month of June. It is a city where there are “more trees than cars,” and
an extensive system of natural parks and waterways. It is a pedestrian
and bicycle friendly
a downtown transit
mall, and the Portland
Streetcar. The MAX
has regular service to the Portland
Airport, and MAX or streetcar rides downtown are free within the Fareless
(including the Oregon
Center and Portland
Ample opportunities exist within Portland and the region for recreation
and sightseeing, including the Columbia
River Gorge, Mount
and the Oregon
Portland is an easy living city, with numerous restaurants that represent a broad diversity of cuisines. With a coffeehouse on every corner, more microbreweries per capita than any other city in North America, and several premier wine regions just to the north and south, the appropriate beverage for any moment is always close at hand. Need we say more?