Dynamic People = Intriguing Meetings
AMS boasts one of the largest annual meetings of professional, student and amateur malacologists in the world. The fundamental purpose of these meetings is to promote scientific co-operation and friendship, enabling people interested in malacology to exchange ideas and techniques, and to discuss recent advances in research in formal and informal settings.Annual meetings feature: symposia of international scope, contributed paper and poster sessions, exhibits, fieldtrips, workshops on the techniques of specimen collection, preservation, identification, conservation, and molluscan systematics. Past symposia topics have included: ontogeny and phylogeny, molluscan genetics, extinction, neurophysiology, life history, shell microstructure; as well as, functional morphology, biology, behavior, systematics, and commercial importance of cephalopods, bivalves, chitons, and gastropods.
Information for potential vendors at the Annual meetings:
Vendors need to request permission for sales at our annual meeting well
in advance of the meeting. Inquiries should be directed to the meeting
organizer(s) at least 9 months prior to the event.