Linnean Society Meeting at the Arnold Arboretum

Date: -
Venue:
Weld Hill Research Building, 1300 Centre Street, W239, Roslindale, MA 02131, USA.
Organiser: events@linnean.org
+44 (0)20 7434 4479 EXT 11

SPECIAL EVENT 6–8 May 2016

Arnold Arboretum

In spring 2016 the Linnean Society will hold its first US-based meeting at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, with a mix of speakers from both the US and the UK. Lecture sessions will cover topics such as evolution, biogeography, collections and conservation, and will include speakers such as Dr Vicki Funk FLS and Dr Lynne Parenti FLS, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History; Dr Joel Cracraft FLS, American Museum of Natural History; Dr Mark Spencer FLS and Dr Sandy Knapp FLS, Natural History Museum, London; current Society president Professor Paul Brakefield FLS, University of Cambridge, University Museum of Zoology; and past president Professor Dianne Edwards CBE FLS FRS, Cardiff University.

Hosted by Professor William (Ned) Friedman of the Arnold Arboretum, guests will have the opportunity to join tours of the museums and the Arboretum itself. New Fellows attending the evening event on Saturday 7 May will also have the chance to be officially sworn in.

Non Fellows are also welcome.

Registration for this event is now CLOSED.

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