Schedule for AAASPD 2014 Meeting in Riverside, California


95th Annual Meeting
Riverside, California
June 17 - 20, 2014


This schedule of events is designed to help attendees in the planning of their travel. The timing of most events, such as field trips, special dinners, etc., are unlikely to change. However, the timing for certain sessions, such as symposia, may change as the program develops. If your travel plans depend on the timing of a particular presentation or symposium, it is imperative that you contact the AAASPD office (541-552-6869 or e-mail for current information prior to making your plans.

More specific information may be found on the following web pages:

Field Trips | Symposia | Registration | Registration Form | Housing | Travel and Parking | Meeting Program

Monday, 1 April 2014

  • Deadline for submission of symposium abstracts to symposium planners.
    here for more information.

Friday, 18 April 2014 EXTENDED TO THURSDAY, 24 APRIL

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts for contributed meeting presentations.
    here for more information.

Friday, 26 April 2014

  • Last day to receive Super-Saver registration rates.
    Form must be in the Pacific Division office today. Saver rates begin Saturday, 27 April.

    Advance Registration Form

Friday, 31 May 2014

  • Last day to receive Saver registration rates. Advance registration closes.
    On-site registration rates begin Saturday, 1 June.

    Advance Registration Form

Friday, 6 June 2014

  • Pacific Division office closes for new business
    We'll be putting the finishing touches on meeting materials, packing, and driving to Riverside! See you there on the 17th!

Monday, 16 June 2014

  • AAAS Pacific Division Executive Committee Lunch Meeting
    12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Mission Inn, Riverside, California.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

  • Lunch meeting of AAAS, Pacific Division Council, in HUB (Highlander Union Building) 260, University of California, Riverside (UCR)
    Noon — 5:00 p.m.

  • Registration
    2:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m., on the third floor of the Highlander Union Building (HUB) on the UCR campus

  • Field Trips:

  • Evening Public Plenary Talk, 6:30 p.m. in HUB 302 S.
    Dr. Daphne J. Fairbairn (Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside). "And Ever the Twain Shall Meet: An Exposé of Sexual Differences in the Animal Kingdom." Dr. Fairbairn is author of the recent book ODD Couples: Extraordinary Differences Between the Sexes in the Animal Kingdom and will be available at the reception following her talk with a book signing.

  • Welcome Reception, following the Evening Public Plenary Program, in HUB 355.
         light refreshments will be served, courtesy UCR Office of Research and Economic Development

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

  • Contributed Paper Sessions
    • Joint Oral Session 1, morning
      • Evolution, Organismal Biology, and Biodiversity
      • Ecology, Environmental Sciences, and Sustainability
      • Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences

    • Joint Oral Session 2, morning
      • Evolution, Organismal Biology, and Biodiversity
      • Ecology, Environmental Sciences, and Sustainability
      • Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences

    • Joint Oral Session 3, afternoon
      • Engineering, Technology, and General Science
      • Physics and Materials Science

    • Joint Oral Session 4, afternoon
      • Cell and Molecular Biology
      • Molecular Reproduction and Development (symposium oral contributed papers)

    • Joint Oral Session 5, afternoon
      • Chemistry and Biochemistry
      • Earth Sciences

  • Poster Session
    • 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 HUB 302 N
      • Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences
      • Chemistry and Biochemistry
      • Earth Sciences
      • Education
      • Molecular Reproducation and Development (symposium posters)
      • Physics and Materials Science
      • Two-Dimensional Materials for Next Generation Devices (symposium posters)

  • Workshops

  • Campus Tours
  • Noon Public Lecture, 12:15 p.m. in HUB 355.
    • Dr. Robert L. Chianese (Emeritus, Department of English, California State University, Northridge, California) is scheduled to present his talk, "Ecological Restoration and Post Natural Aesthetics." This talk will focus on the role of art in ecology and the artistry of eco-restoration.

  • Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture, 7:00 p.m. in HUB 302 S.
    • Dr. Francisco Ayala (University of California Irvine, Irvine, California and President, Sigma Xi, 2004-2005). "Two Revolutions: Copernicus and Darwin"

  • UCR Chancellor's Reception, on HUB second level patio following the evening address

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Friday, 20 June 2014

Saturday, 21 June 2014


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