June 21 - 25, 2021
The Evolution conference is the joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, the Society for the Study of Evolution, and the Society of Systematic Biologists. The meeting is one of the premier opportunities for sharing research on evolutionary biology each year. For 2021, our conference will be virtual with live-streamed plenaries, scheduled faux-live concurrent sessions, on-demand talks, and topical networking events.
All rates are listed in USD.
Take advantage of lower registration rates by joining one of the three sponsoring societies:
Global Participation Registration Rates
We are pleased to offer free meeting registration to 200 society members from 152 countries and territories around the world. Applicants must be members of ASN, SSB, or SSE. If you have joined SSE through the Global Membership Assistance Program, you are eligible for free registration. Learn more and apply here.
Plenaries: Each day will be highlighted by a live-streamed plenary. On Friday, the 25th, we will live stream award symposia and talks.
Faux-live talks: Up to ~1,000 synchronous “faux-live” talks will be accepted. These pre-recorded talks will be played at a certain time and available to view after that time. These talks will be limited to 10 minutes. Each faux-live concurrent session will include 9 faux-live talks played sequentially. During each talk, presenters will be present to answer questions via chat. Video discussion sessions for presenters and attendees will follow each faux-live session. See the Schedule Overview for more information.
On-demand talks: Up to ~800 on-demand talks will be accepted. These pre-recorded talks will be available to view any time, much like browsing a set of posters. These talks will be limited to 6 minutes.
Networking and Discussion: We will have numerous opportunities for networking/discussion:
Satellite Events: The societies are planning a variety of workshops, panels, and social events. See the Workshops and Networking Events page for more information.
More details will be added as they become available - check this site for updates.
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