Heraklion Meeting March 28th – 31st 2017

A joint meeting between members of the EU COST Action FA1301 ‘CephsInAction’ and the wider CIAC community will take place at the Heraklion Aquarium Crete, March 28th-31st 2017.

The CephsInAction team have kindly offered to take care of registration and abstract submission through their website at cephsinaction.org.  You’ll need to register as a user on their site and then just follow the instructions.

The important deadlines are:

Abstract Submission: 31st January 2017
Regular Registration: 15th February (€ 280 / € 160 student)
Late Registration: 10th March (€ 350 / € 200 student)

Note: onsite registration (€ 400 / € 250 student) will be possible during the week of the conference for those who make a last minute decision to attend!

The suggested themes for abstracts are:

– Evolution, Radiation and Adaptation (this may also include contributions from palaeontology/paleobiology)
– Physiology and Adaptation
– Genome, Transcriptome and Functional Genomics
– Reproductive Biology
– Neuroscience: from cells to organisms
– Cognition and Behaviour
– Animal welfare: from the bench to the production and fishery
– Fisheries – Conservation of cephalopods as resource for biosphere and human beings
– Policies and Strategies: impact of regulations and policies on cephalopod research and resources
– Current and future challenges for cephalopod science
– Other Contributions

Florida 2018 dates announced


As you likely know by now, CIAC 2018 will be held in St. Petersburg Florida.

Conference dates:  Nov. 12- 16, 2018.
Tentative workshop dates:  Nov. 10-11, 2018
More details will be posted here as soon as we have them.
Most importantly, we have a logo….
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