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ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting

  • Hawaii Convention Center Honolulu USA (map)

The meeting will feature an impressive list of keynote and plenary speakers. Sunday opening speakers include Dave Karl, Director of the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE), University of Hawaii and Aulani Wilhelm, Senior Vice President, Center for Oceans, Conservation International. Monday’s keynote will be Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences. 

Other outstanding presentations throughout the week will be given by Ruth Gates, Director and Researcher, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Lionel Guidi, Affiliated Researcher, Laboratoire d’océanographie de Villefranche sur Mer, France; Fred Mackenzie, Professor Emeritus, Sedimentary and Global Geochemistry, Department of Oceanography, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa; and Margaret Palmer, Professor of Entomology, University of Maryland, Professor, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Director, National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center.

In order to have an abstract considered for acceptance, participants must submit and register before the abstract deadline of Midnight, Central Daylight Time, USA / 05:00 Greenwich Mean Time, on 14 October 2016. The abstract submission deadline will not be extended.

Registration is required at the time of abstract submission and is available via Everyone who submits an abstract will be required first to register for the meeting and pay the appropriate registration and abstract submission fees. 14 October also is the deadline for ASLO student and early career travel grant applications.

Several great field trips have been organized in conjunction with this meeting. All have limited participation numbers so we encourage those who are registering to sign up soon.

Applications for town halls, workshops, or auxiliary events, can be submitted via the online application form at

For more information, visit the meeting web site at: or contact Lynda West (, ASLO Meeting Project Manager.

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