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Schedule of Events

(all times listed in EDT, subject to minor changes)

 

Thursday, June 24


Welcome, Keynote by Maydianne Andrade and Announcement of the Platnick Award  (7:00 - 9:00 pm)

 

Friday, June 25


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Panel Discussion & Workshop (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Arachnid Collecting Workshop (2:00-2:30 pm)

Online Arachnid Identification Communities & Resources Workshop & Discussion (focus on Bugguide, iNaturalist, & Facebook) (2:30 - 4:30 pm)

Movie Night: "Maratus" (9:00 - 10:00 pm)

 

Saturday, June 26


Virtual Arachnid Bioblitz (all day)

Arachnid Photography Workshops (basics & advanced techniques) (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Arachnid Q&A Livestream (3:00 - 4:00 pm)

AAS Executive Committee meeting (6:00 - 9:00 pm)

Movie Night: "Sixteen Legs" (9:00 - 10:00 pm)

 

Sunday, June 27


Virtual Arachnid Bioblitz (all day)

Public Talk by Jillian Cowles (11 am - 12 pm)

Live Poster Session(s) (TBA, between 12:00 and 7:00 pm)

Casual Night with Arachnids (8:00 - 10:00 pm)

 

Monday, June 28


Plenary talk (11:15-11:45 am)

Mercedes Burns: The 8-legged flowers of Chūbu: Genome and cytotypic distribution of a facultatively parthenogenetic Opiliones species

Contributed Talks  (11:45 am - 5:15 pm)

Happy Hour Discussions 1 (8:00 - 10:00 pm)

 

Tuesday, June 29


Plenary talk (11:15-11:45 am)

Ivan Magalhães - Spider diversity and biogeography in deep evolutionary time

Contributed Talks (11:45 am - 5:15 pm)

Happy Hour Discussions 2 (8:00 - 10:00 pm)

 

Wednesday, June 30


Plenary talk (11:15-11:45 am)

Lauren Esposito - Advancements in Scorpion Biology in the 21st Century

Contributed Talks (11:45 am - 5:15 pm)

Closing “Banquet” (8:00 - 10:00 pm)