XXXVI – Annual Meeting 2017

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

Upcoming Annual Meetings

  • 2018 – Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain – Chair Miquel Arnedo
  • 2019 – Berkeley, CA, USA – Chair Brent Mishler
  • 2020 – Helsinki, Finland – Co-chairs Jaakko Hyvönen and Jyrki Muona

Past Annual Meetings

  • Hennig XXXV – October 2016 – Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales “Bernardino Rivadavia”, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Hennig XXXIV – July 2015 – New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA
  • Hennig XXXIII – July 2014 – MUSE, Science Museum of Trento, Italy
  • Hennig XXXII – August 2013 – Rostock University, Germany
  • Hennig XXXI – June 2012 – University of California Riverside, California, USA
  • Hennig XXX – August 2011 – São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Hennig XXIX – May 2010 – Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawai’i, USA
  • Hennig XXVIII – June 2009 – Singapore
  • Hennig XXVII – November 2008 – Tucumán, Argentina
  • Hennig XXVI – June 2007 – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Hennig XXV – August 2006 – Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Hennig XXIV – July 2005 – Fagernes, Norway
  • Hennig XXIII – July 2004 – CNRS / Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, France
  • Hennig XXII – August 2003 – New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA
  • Hennig XXI – August 2002 – Hanasaari Cultural Centre, Helsinki, Finland
  • Hennig XX – August 2001 – Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
  • Hennig XIX – May 2000 – Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Hennig XVIII – September 1999 – Göttingen, Germany
  • HennigXVII – September 1998 – São Paulo, Brazil
  • HennigXVI – October 1997 – Washington, DC, USA
  • HennigXV – December 1996 – Cape Town, South Africa
  • Hennig XIV – July 1995 – Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
  • HennigXIII – August 1994 – Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Hennig XII – August 1993 – California State University, Fullerton, California, USA
  • Hennig XI – August 1992 – CNRS / Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, France
  • Hennig X – August 1991 – Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Hennig IX – August 1990 – CSIRO, Canberra, ACT, Australia
  • Hennig VIII – September 1989 – Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • Hennig VII – August 1988 – Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Hennig VI – November 1986 – American Museum of Natural History and New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA
  • Hennig V – October 1985 – University of Miami and Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
  • Hennig IV – July 1984 – Linnean Society and Systematics Association, London, UK
  • Hennig III – November 1982 – University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
  • Hennig II – October 1981 – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • Hennig I – October 1980 – University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA