NASBR 2017 - Knoxville TN

Hosts: Gary F. McCracken & Emma V. Willcox

Dates: October 18-21, 2017
Venue: Holiday Inn World's Fair Park

The 47th Annual NASBR Meeting will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, 18-21 October 2017 at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park. The hotel is located within a few minutes’ walk of downtown Knoxville, which is the proud epitome of Southern scruffy-chic culture with an abundance of restaurants, bars, music venues and other attractions. Registration for the 2017 conference will open in May. There will be a pre-conference tour and two pre-conference workshops. On Tuesday there will a through-hike to Mt. LeConte, the tallest mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. On Wednesday, a next-generation DNA sequencing workshop targeting researchers new to the field will be offered on the University of Tennessee Campus. A workshop and field trip on the biology and roosting habits of small-footed bats will also be offered on Wednesday.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Date Deadline
 Aug. 18 Last day to register with early rate
 Last day to submit an abstract
 Sep. 16 Last day to avail of hotel conference rates
 Last day to sign up for tours & workshops 
 Oct. 01 Program and Abstracts available online
Last day to order t-shirts
 Oct. 15 Last day to purchase banquet tickets 
 Oct. 17 Mt. LeConte Hiking Tour
 Oct. 18 Small-footed Bat Workshop; Next-Gen Workshop; Spallanzani Fund Raiser
 Welcome Reception
 Oct. 19 Conference starts

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