Put your talk in the Spotlight!
For the Evolution conference in Cleveland in 2020 the Spotlight sessions will follow a format that is similar to symposia at the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) congresses. During talk sign-up for a regular contributed talk, you will have the option of indicating whether you want to be considered for a spotlight session. Talk sign-up becomes available once you have paid your registration (via your Profile Home in the registration system). Spotlight organizers will choose among the candidate submissions to assemble a set of high quality presentations while maintaining a balance of gender and career stage. Candidate submissions that are not chosen will automatically be scheduled into the regular talk sessions. More information is available here.
In service to the goals of our three sponsoring societies (ASN, SSB, and SSE), the conference organizers and the Joint Meeting Committee are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all of our attendees. This commitment starts with our choice of the conference location as we will not schedule conferences in states with laws that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression at the time we sign contracts with the convention center and hotels. During the conference we strive to schedule social events that focus on inclusivity and networking. Here, we provide a list of events focused on diversity and networking that we plan to offer during Evolution 2020 in Cleveland, OH.
Thanks to our sponsors!
• Early January: Spotlight session topics announces
• Early February: Registration opens.
• April 15: Mayr & Hamilton award submissions due.
• April 15: Early-bird discount ends.
• April 15: Talk submissions close (or earlier if capacity reached).
• June 1: Poster submission closes.
• June 19: Evol2020 begins!