SICB Annual Meeting 2014

SICB Annual Meeting 2014 January 3-7, 2019 Austin, TX

Meeting Headlines

  • Annual meeting attendance was robust despite travel woes.
  • Executive Committee Actions:
    • SICB forms a new Division of Ecoimmunology and Disease Ecology
    • New Orleans chosen as the 2017 annual meeting site.
  • SICB presents honorary memberships to Plenary speaker Randy Olson and Moore lecturer Ross Nehm.
  • Mike Hadfield receives the first “M. Patricia Morse Award for Excellence and Innovation in Science Education.”
  • Dan Warner presents Bart lecture.
  • Lou Guillette presents Bern lecture.
  • Connie O’Connor wins Dorothy Skinner Award.
  • SICB announces search for new editor of Integrative and Comparative Biology as Editor Hal Heatwole steps down in 2016 after ten years of service.

Best Student Presentation Winners receive awards sponsored by Wiley/Blackwell. Award winners are announced.


ERRATA Sheet – Changes & Additions (PDF)

  • Opening Plenary Session, Friday 3 January, 7:30-8:30 PM

Randy Olson “Storytelling skills: Now mandatory for a career in science.”

Randy Olson is a scientist-turned filmmaker, who earned his Ph.D. with former SICB President Ken Sebens. Randy was a Professor of Marine Biology at the University of New Hampshire until he became an independent filmmaker. Randy is the creator of “Flock of Dodos,” a documentary film focused on controversies associated with teaching evolution in schools, and “Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy,” both award-winning films. He is also the author of “Don’t Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style,” which presents a model for effective communication of technical information to a broad audience.

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