Having helped put together workshops, meetings and seminar series, I realize how easy it is to recommend the same types of people to speak (i.e. older white males). 235 more words
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Curious about the legendary Winter Animal Behavior Conference, WABC, held each year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado?
Imagine skiing on world-class tree trails and well-groomed pistes through Colorado’s legendary powder. Consider afternoons and evenings with intense academic talks and post-talk discussions, perhaps involving exotic cocktails and recently legalized um… relaxants that made some people giggle, perhaps even relinquishing their roles as moderators. 1,431 more words
Minnows in water/ indicate old ancestry/ and flowing rivers.
Leiopelma frogs/ jumping cannot tuck their legs/ so they belly flop.
How many women/ Make scientific meetings fair?/ We need many more. 230 more words
You know how important it is to be clear in a talk. You need to have a story, a clear flow. Ideally you build the argument rather than giving it all away with an outline at the beginning. 273 more words
I am sad to day that Biology of the Pitvipers is over. I can honestly say that the Conference ended as it began, with a day filled with great pitviper talks! 318 more words