The Thirty-first ASP Meeting Scientific Program

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      Tuesday, June 17, 2008 : Pre-Conference
  + 09:00 AM-04:00 PM: Education Workshop (Palm Beach Zoo)
(Day 1)
      Wednesday, June 18, 2008 : Day 1
    09:00 AM-12:00 PM: Education Workshop (Palm Beach Zoo)
(Day 2)
    12:00 PM-05:00 PM: Conference Registration (Convention Center Registration Area)
    01:30 PM-05:00 PM: Silent Auction for Conservation: Drop off items, establish opening bids (Ball Room B)
    01:30 PM-05:00 PM: Exhibitor Setup (Ball Room A)
  + 01:30 PM-05:00 PM: ASP Standing Committee Meetings - for directions see (Convention Center Registration Area)
    06:00 PM-09:00 PM: OPENING RECEPTION (Ball Rooms A and B)
      Thursday, June 19, 2008 : Day 2
    06:30 AM-08:00 AM: Past Presidents' Breakfast (Bistro Ten Zero One (at Marriott Hotel))
    08:00 AM-08:30 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    08:30 AM-09:30 AM: FEATURED SPEAKER: DISTINGUISHED PRIMATOLOGIST ADDRESS by Patricia C. Wright -- Climate change and its impact on Primates: A case study from Madagascar (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [2]
    09:30 AM-09:45 AM: - - - BREAK - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 09:45 AM-12:00 PM: Session 1: OBSERVATIONAL METHODOLOGIES SYMPOSIUM: Methods from the field, zoo and laboratory (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Organizers: Matthew F. S. X. Novak and A. M. Dettmer  [3]
  + 09:45 AM-12:00 PM: Session 2: Neuroscience, Endocrinology, Pharmacology and Genetics (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Scott Chen
    12:00 PM-02:00 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all that West Palm Beach has to offer
    12:00 PM-02:00 PM: AJP Editorial Board Luncheon (Bistro Ten Zero One (at Marriott Hotel))
    02:00 PM-03:00 PM: FEATURED SPEAKER ADDRESS: Paul A. Garber -- From kinship to friendship: Cooperation and affiliation in male New World primates. (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [20]
    03:00 PM-03:15 PM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 03:15 PM-04:45 PM: Session 3: FEATURED SYMPOSIUM: INTERDISCIPLINARY PRIMATOLOGY -- Mother’s Milk: Physiological, Behavioral, and Evolutionary Aspects of Lactation (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Organizers: Suzette Tardiff and Karen Bales
  + 05:00 PM-07:00 PM: Session 4: Poster Session (Ball Rooms A and B)
    06:00 PM-08:00 PM: Execitive Committee Meeting (Executive Board Room)
      Friday, June 20, 2008 : Day 3
    08:00 AM-08:15 AM: Opening remarks and introductions (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    08:15 AM-09:15 AM: FEATURED SPEAKER: DISTINGUISHED PRIMATOLOGIST ADDRESS by Jeanne Altmann -- A window onto their lives and life histories: Looking from the sky to under the skin to understand wild primates (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [59]
    09:15 AM-09:30 AM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 AM: Session 5: Statistics for Primatologists Workshop (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Moderator: Jim Sackett
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 PM: Session 6: Conservation Workshop (Meeting Room 1DE)
Moderator: Chris Kuhar
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 PM: Session 7: Colony management, feeding and nutrition (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Stephen Ross
  + 12:00 PM-02:00 PM: Session 8: Student Luncheon Workshop: Getting Published (Ball Rooms A and B)
    12:05 PM-02:00 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all the West Palm Beach has to offer
    02:00 PM-03:00 PM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS FEATURING: Peter Nathanielsz -- Fetal development - the key to lifetime health: The importance of studies in the nonhuman primate fetus (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [68]
    03:00 PM-03:15 PM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 03:15 PM-05:00 PM: Session 9: Colony Management and Enrichment (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Elaine Videan
  + 03:15 PM-05:00 PM: Session 10: Infant Development / Maternal Behavior (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Katherine Hinde
  + 03:15 PM-04:45 PM: Session 11: Ecology, feeding and nutrition (Meeting Room 1DE)
Session Chair: Frances White
  + 05:00 PM-07:00 PM: Session 12: Poster Session (Ball Rooms A and B)
    06:00 PM-08:00 PM: Board of Directors Meeting (Executive Board Room)
      Saturday, June 21, 2008 : Day 4
  - 08:00 AM-10:00 AM: Session 13: Ecology and Social Behavior (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Magaly Massanet
    08:15 AM Ecology and Activity profile of Hoolock gibbon in Arunachal Pradesh, India

J. Biswas, J. Das, A. Das, D. Chetry, P. C. Bhattacharjee[121]
    08:30 AM What distinguishes “follower” males from "nonfollower" males in olive baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis) in Kenya?

L. M. Danish, R. A. Palombit[122]
    08:45 AM Free-ranging alpha male chimpanzee grooming patterns in Gombe National Park, Tanzania: implications for dominance ‘style’

M. W. Foster, I. C. Gilby, C. M. Murray, A. Johnson, A. E. Pusey[123]
    09:00 AM Owl monkeys don't just give a hoot: preferred food elicits trills

C. K. Wolovich, S. Hooff, S. Evans[124]
    09:15 AM Aggression and habituation toward humans in two troops of Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Mt. Huangshan, China

A. M. Jones, M. D. Matheson, L. K. Sheeran, J. H. Li, R. S. Wagner[125]
    09:30 AM Instability in male dominance rankings in the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) during mating contexts: Effects of female sexual behavior, male pre-breeding season rank, and male familiarity

J. A. Parga[126]
    09:45 AM BEHAVIORAL ADAPTATION TO SOCIAL RANK CHANGE IN ADULT FEMALE Macaca fascicularis

C. A. Shively, T. C. Register, S. L. Willard[127]
    10:00 AM - - - Break - - -
  + 08:00 AM-10:00 AM: Session 14: Learning, Cognition and Language (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Bill Hopkins
  + 10:15 AM-12:00 PM: Session 15: Ecology and Social Behavior (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Darlene Smucny
  + 10:15 AM-11:30 AM: Session 16: Social Behavior (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Evan Zucker
    11:45 AM-01:30 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all that West Palm Beach has to offer
    01:30 PM-03:00 PM: ASP Business Meeting - recommended for all members (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    03:00 PM-03:30 PM: Silent auction for conservation closes (Ball Rooms A and B)
Or the end of the business meeting -- which ever comes second --
    03:30 PM-06:00 PM: Visit the Zoo (Palm Beach Zoo)
    06:00 PM-01:00 AM: CLOSING BANQUET AWARDS AND RECOGNITION CEREMONY (Palm Beach Zoo)