The 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress held at Cornell University, Aug. 10-14June 24, 2008
WHAT: 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress
WHEN: August 10-14, 2008
WHERE: Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
WHO: Hosted by the International Society for Behavioral Ecology
ITHACA, N.Y. - Journalists are welcome to attend the 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress, hosted by the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, Aug. 10 -14, 2008, at Cornell University in Ithaca.
The congress features a wide variety of human and animal behavior talks and poster sessions, including plenary sessions on sexual selection and mating systems; the behavioral ecology of fertility decline in humans; kinship, cooperation and population structure in social birds; spider sociality; and the amazing sensory ecology of moles and shrews.
Conference registration fees for journalists will be waived, but journalists are responsible for their own hotel accommodations and meals. Journalists, if they wish, may participate in a conference meal plan. For details and media registration, please contact Blaine Friedlander, Cornell Press Relations Office at (607) 254-8093.
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