EEEF 2008 Program

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   June 29, 4:30 - 6:30 PM: Welcome Cocktail Reception in 10 Buick St., 18th floor

   June 30, 8:00 - 9:10 AM: Continental Breakfast/Registration in the Ziskind Lounge, GSU

   June 30 - July 3: Morning and Afternoon Sessions

   July 3: 3:30 - 5:00 PM: Dessert Bar!, Student Awards! and Closing Remarks

   July 4 and 5: Optional Additional Two Nights in Conference Arranged Lodging

Special Evening Events

   June 29, 4:30 - 6:30 PM: Welcome Cocktail Reception in 10 Buick St., 18th floor

   June 30, 6:00 - 9:00 PM : BBQ Dinner and Poster Session, in the Ziskind Lounge, GSU

   July 2, 7:00 - 11:00 PM: Dinner Banquet at the New England Aquarium!

   July 3, 6:00 PM: Cultural Event (Institute of Contemporary Art on the Boston waterfront)

   July 4, 4:00 PM: Community BBQ / Holiday Fireworks Waterfront Dock Viewing (Reserve Tix via EEEF by April 15)

EEEF 2008 Symposia

Behavior, Ecology and Evolution of Cichlid Fishes

Organizers: David L.G. Noakes and Maria Abate
Chair: Miles Keenleyside

Brains, Genes and Behavior of Fishes

Organizer: John Godwin
Chairs: John Godwin, Nadia Aubin-Horth

The George Barlow Commemorative Symposium

Organizers: Sigal Balshine and Ron Coleman
Chairs: Sigal Balshine, Ron Coleman,Astrid Kodric-Brown, David Noakes

The Biodiversity of Fishes: Maintenance, Threats, and Mechanisms

Organizers: Maria Abate, Les Kaufman, and Phillip Lobel
Chairs: Maria Abate, David Bechler, Doug Fraser, Phil Lobel, Anthony Mazeroll, Craig Purchase

Diversity of Fish Bioacoustics

Organizer and Chair: Rodney Rountree

EEEF 2008 Keynote Speakers

Suzanne H. Alonzo
Yale University, USA
Parental care, paternity and mate choice: lessons from fishes

Susan A. Foster
Clark University, USA
Conservation of population complexes: cryptic threats to biodiversity as illustrated by the adaptive radiation of threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus

Les Kaufman
Boston University USA
The state of the fishes report: a hopeful view from the trenches

Suzy C.P. Renn
Reed College, USA
Molecular modules for maternal aggression in the African cichlid, Astatotilapia burtoni