Save the date for the XXXVI Annual Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society
Friday, August 25th – Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, Florida, USA
Symposia will be announced April 1st, 2017.
Early-bird registration and abstract submission will open on April 1st, 2017 and continue until June 30th, 2017.
Student Travel Award applications are due May 1st, 2017 and students will be notified of their awards on May 15th.
Marie Stopes Travel Awards
- Students who travel from within North America will receive US $600 each.
Kurt Milton Pickett Intercontinental Awards
- Students who travel from outside of North America will receive US $1,200 each.
Applicants will either present an oral paper or poster at the annual meeting and are currently graduate students or have recently finished their Ph.D. (less than one year ago at the time of the meeting).
Applications should be submitted electronically to the chair of the Student Travel Award Committee, Torsten Dikow (DikowT at si.edu), in a single PDF document. Complete applications consist of a CV, a travel budget to justify the proposed expenses, and a one-page abstract (not to exceed 500 words) of an oral paper or poster to be presented at the meeting. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Only graduate students and recent Ph.D. graduates are eligible, and the advisor must certify status in a separate email to the chair of the Student Travel Award Committee.
All registered students (whether Stopes or Pickett awardees or not) receive a free ticket to the Society’s banquet.
For further information on the meeting contact:
- Rebecca Dikow – Chair of scientific committee – e-mail
- Ward Wheeler – WHS President – e-mail
- Gustavo Hormiga – WHS Vice President – e-mail
- Torsten Dikow – Chair Student Travel Award Committee – e-mail