Registration is now open for this year’s PSGB Winter Meeting. The theme is 'Primate Biogeography', and as part of the meeting Simon Bearder will deliver the Osman Hill Memorial Lecture. Doors open at 09.00 and the meeting starts at 09.50. The first talk is at 10.00. Lunch and the PSGB AGM are at 13.00. A poster session and wine reception, sponsored by Cambridge University Press, are at 17.30.
When: December 5th 2012
Where: Zoological Society (London Zoo)
Simon Bearder, Oxford Brookes University (Osman Hill Memorial Lecturer)
Primate Taxonomy in the Field: New insights into Biodiversity, Biogeography and Phylogeny.
Andrea Cardini, University of Modena and Reggio-Emilia
Primate biogeography in the phenomic era: is there a role for digital taxonomy?
Terry Dawson, University of Dundee
What future for primates in the age of the anthropocene?
Alexander Harcourt, University of California, Davis.
Human Biogeography. Is Man Merely a Monkey?
Jason Kamilar, Midwestern University
The biogeography of primate communities: Ecological and evolutionary perspectives
Shawn Lehman, University of Toronto
Where the Wild Things Are: Lemur Conservation Biogeography in the 21st Century.
Robert Marchant, University of York
East African Forest dynamics: understanding past distributions to guide present and future conservation challenges
Vincent Nijman, Oxford Brookes University
Biogeography and primate conservation: case studies from Java and Borneo
Sam Turvey, Zoological Society London
Primate extinctions and biogeographic change during the Holocene
Prices from £25 (for members) - £75 (non-members); includes coffee breaks and admission to the zoo at lunchtime, where conference participants can eat their packed lunches or purchase food at one of the various cafes.
Organisers: Helen Chatterjee (UCL), Sarah Elton (Durham University), Russell Hill (Durham University), Sam Turvey (ZSL).