AOU 2009 Meeting
The 127th Stated Meeting of the American Ornithologists' Union is happening at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). Co-hosted by Villanova University and UPenn.
Meeting News & Updates
We had a great response to our call for volunteers, but volunteers are still needed! Please see the Volunteer Information page on what time slots need volunteers and how to sign up.
A Map of primary conference venue and housing at UPenn (PDF, 462k) is now available to help you get around the meeting. This map will also appear in the meeting's program book.
A downloadable version of the Meeting Abstract Book (PDF, 891k) is now available.
A downloadable version of the Meeting Program Book (PDF, 796k) is now available.
Ostrich Uproar 5k Run
Information about Friday's Ostrich Uproar 5k Fun Run is now available.
The abstract search is also good way to find presentation schedule information.
The AOU encourages attendees to consider offsetting the carbon footprint associated with their conference participation. One way to do this is through the Footprints program established by the Philadelphia Zoo.
Information about the Student-Professional Luncheon, on Thursday 13 August, is now available.
Field Trip Information and Sign-up Available
Detailed information is now available for the exciting field trips planned for both before and after the meeting.
If you have already registered for AOU 2009, you may log into your account and use the ticketed events form to sign up for field trips. New registrants may sign up for field trips at the time of registration.
Abstract Submission Closed
Thank you to all participants. Presentation are currently being sorted and scheduled.
Meeting Registration Now Open
Individuals may register for the meeting before or after submitting an abstract for the scientific program. On-line registration is preferred; however, a downloadable registration form (PDF, 66k) is also available.
Meeting Circular Now Available
The AOU 2009 Meeting Circular is now available for download (PDF, 255k)
There will be ample opportunities for people to become involved with the setup and implementation of the conference. Please visit or volunteers page for more information.
AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED!! We need donated items for a silent auction. Proceeds will fund student travel to future meetings. [more]
For More Information
For more information, please contact the conference management office by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1-254-776-3550.
AOU 2009 is a registered event held in conjunction with the Year of Science 2009, coordinated by the Coalition on the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS).