AMS/COA 2012
Philadelphia/Cherry Hill

The 78th meeting of the American Malacological Society will be from Saturday, June 16 through Thursday, June 21, 2012 and will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The meeting will overlap with the Conchologists of America annual meeting being held June 19-24, 2012. Click here to book your room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Please type "MOL" in the Group Code box to receive the special room rate for the AMS/COA meeting. Come help us celebrate 200 years of Mollusca in America!

Program and Abstracts - Final version


Registration form

Call for abstracts

Scientific sessions will include

"Magnitude of Molluscan Diversity, the known and the unknown", symposium chaired by Drs. Philippe Bouchet and Ira Richling

Contact Philippe Bouchet (marine)

Contact Ira Richling (non-marine)

"Status, impacts and management of invasive slugs and snails in North America" symposium chaired by Drs. Rory McDonnell and James Harwood

Contact Rory McDonnell

"History of Malacology in the Americas", special session chaired by Dr. Joseph Hartmann

Contact Joseph Hartmann

"North American Mollusk Conservation", special session chaired by Jay Cordeiro

Contact Jay Cordeiro

Theme sessions on cephalopods, conservation, ecology, paleontology, and freshwater mollusks.

A joint session between AMS and Conchologists of America will feature presentations by previous winners of COA grants to malacology. Chaired by Drs. Ellen Strong and José Leal.

For more information

Gary Rosenberg

Paul Callomon

Views of Philadelphia

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Philadelphia/Cherry Hill

Adventure Aquarium, Camden, New Jersey

Adventure Aquarium, Camden, New Jersey

Philadelphia Art Museum

Wagner Free Institute of Science

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