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The Society of Malacology of Mexico, the American Malacological Society,
the Latinoamerican Society of Malacology, and the Western Society of Malacologists
cordially invites you to attend!


 Mollusca 2014 will be held at the Library Complex “Amoxcalli” in the Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, from 23 to 27 June 2014.

We are expecting wide global participation in the Congress, and anticipate highlighting the tremendous progress in molluscan research of the Americas. Oral talks and posters will be considered on any topic that includes mollusks: including, but not limited to, taxonomy, ecology, biology, evolution, fisheries, and the distribution and conservation of marine, terrestrial and freshwater mollusks.
We invite any interested individuals to propose or volunteer to organize symposia, workshops, or classes.

Currently proposed symposia are:

Bivalvia of Americas – organized by Diego Zelaya and Paul Valentich-Scott

Currently proposed workshops and classes are:

The Purple snail– organized by Zoila Castillo

Histology – organized by Pilar Torres

We are actively soliciting suggestions for additional symposia and workshops. Please contact one of the meeting organizers if you would like to assist in organizing a symposium. See contact information below or send an email to: mollusca2014@gmail.com
The Congress will begin with a Public Lecture on 22 June 2014.

Other activities
There will be Student Competition for best oral presentation and best poster presentation. Prizes will be given by individual societies sponsoring the meeting.

Each night will be complemented with leisure activities (Mexican pub, visit to the Anthropology Museum, etc.). There will be ample opportunity to discuss, exchange ideas and get feedback from colleagues from around the globe as well as making new friends.

A Mollusca Photography Contest will be included at our meeting. Details will be forthcoming.


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