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MEETING INFORMATION FOR THE
32nd MEETING OF THE
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PRIMATOLOGISTS
September 18 - 21, 2009
San Diego, CA



The 32nd Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists will be held in San Diego, California, from September 18 – 21, 2009. The conference will be held and the Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA (https://shop.evanshotels.com/am_0918b9.html).

Meeting Site Information

***** Presentation formats for Presenters *****

Computers for oral presentations will all be on PC
Presenters are REQUIRED to use meeting equipment and NOT their own laptops
Mac users should save their presentations in the appropriate
conversion format to be playable on PCs

Maximum poster size is 45” x 45“ (114 cm. X 114 cm)

Business meetings and the opening reception will take place on the afternoon and evening of September 18, and the closing night banquet will be on the evening of September 21, so it might be best to arrange to arrive on the morning of 9/18 and depart on 9/22.

Special sessions being discussed or already in place are the following:

  • Meeting-Wide Interdisciplinary Symposium on Emotion Research
  • Primate Populations: The Ends of the Spectrum.
  • A Tribute of Charles Southwick: Celebrating 50+ Years of Primate Field Research
  • Statistics for Primatologists" Workshop will be on: Meta-analyses presented by Joanne Frattaroli, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine

Other symposia include:

  • Symposium: Ethics in Field Primatology
  • "Field experiments": taking experimental design out to the field.
  • Preconference workshop on conservation education for primatologists...
  • the History of Behavioral Research at the San Diego Zoo
  • Chimpanzee Research: Current and Future Strategies and Ethical Considerations

Additionally we will continue the very successful student luncheon where junior members of the society get a chance to meet with more senior members of the society in and informal meal time setting.

In addition, our plenary speakers include:

  • Keynote Address:

    SOCIAL CONTEXTS OF PRIMATE CONSERVATION: POPULATION, POVERTY AND GLOBALIZATION

    Alejandro Estrada, Ph.D
    Estación de Biología Tropical Los Tuxtlas
    Instituto de Biología
    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

  • Past President’s Address

    APPLIED BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT AND OTHER PATHS IN PRIMATOLOGY: STILL WORKING

    Dr. Steve Schapiro
    Associate Professor, Veterinary Sciences
    The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

  • Distinguished Primatologist Address

    MOONLIT WALKS: A SERENDIPITOUS JOURNEY FROM BABOONS AND CHIMPANZEES TO NOCTURNAL PRIMATES

    Dr. Leanne Nash
    Professor of Anthropology
    School of Human Evolution & Social Change
    Arizona State University

  • Featured Speaker:

    ANCESTRAL MEMORIES: THE AFFECTIVE SIDE OF BASIC BRAIN EMOTIONAL SYSTEMS WITH A FOCUS ON SEPARATION DISTRESS (SADNESS) AND PLAYFULNESS (SOCIAL JOY)

    Dr. Jaak Panksepp

    Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science
    Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Washington State University

CONFERENCE FORMS

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND PRESENTATION DOCUMENTS

Modified: 25 July 2009

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