Student-Professional Social

Contact: Markus Mika (mmika@unlv.nevada.edu)
Organizers: Anna Drake, Samantha Franks, David Hodkinson, Holly Middleton, Markus Mika, Bryan Smith
Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Golden Ballroom
Cost:
Free, advance sign-up required

This social event will provide an informal setting for students and professional ornithologists to meet and discuss common research interests. Professionals will be seated at tables organized by their area of study.  This will give the students the opportunity to select tables and sit with professionals who share their interests. A variety of different research areas will be represented including, but not limited to:

  1. Avian Community/Landscape Ecology
  2. Population Ecology/Demography
  3. Avian Physiology/Morphology
  4. Systematics/Evolution
  5. Migration/Orientation
  6. Breeding Biology
  7. Conservation
  8. Behavior
  9. Genetics

A mix of sandwiches (vegetarian or meat) will be served with fresh fruit, a cookie, and a soft drink. The social is open to students who are current members of AOU, SCO, or COS. Space is limited and students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested students should contact Markus Mika (mmika@unlv.nevada.edu). Please note: space is limited and students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Some of this year’s professional participants include:

The list of participating professionals will be updated on a regular basis. For any questions please contact (mmika@unlv.nevada.edu)