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 the premier opportunity 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. The student rate includes graduate and undergraduate students.
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 139 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.
Scheduled Talks: Up to 1,000 “faux-live” talks will be accepted. These will be recorded ahead of time and played at a certain time and available on demand after that time. These talks will be limited to 10 minutes. All talks submitted after these first 1,000 will be recorded ahead of time and available on demand, but will not be included in the concurrent sessions. All contributed talks will be recorded. Talks can be recorded through the meeting app or uploaded.
On-demand Talks: We are offering the opportunity to present an on-demand talk that can be viewed any time during or after the conference instead of a poster. These talks will be limited to 6 minutes. All contributed talks will be recorded. Talks can be recorded through the meeting app or uploaded.
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 - more information coming soon!
More details will be added as they become available - check this site for updates.
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