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Call for Papers Issued
January 2012

Abstract Submission Deadline/Early Registration Ends
1 March 2012

Daycare Grants Awarded
April 2012

Student and Early Career Travel Awardees Notified
April 2012

Emerging Issues Workshop Grants Awarded
April 2012

8-13 July 2012

2012 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting

8-13 July 2012
Lake Biwa, Otsu, Shiga, Japan

Sponsored by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography

Program Book Available

Electronic versions of the program book that will be handed out at the meeting are available for download:

Conference Schedule Posted

A click-able conference schedule has been posted at http://www.aslo.org/japan2012/gen_schedule.html. Both the Special Session and General Session list have had their oral and poster components added to them as well.

Getting to the ASLO Conference Venue – Detailed Information

Detailed information about getting to the conference venue form Kansai, Itami and Narita airports is now available. This information is also available as a PDF (637k).

Checking In at Biwako Hall

Bring your confirmation with you to meeting registration! In order to facilitate easier check in at the meeting, you must bring your registration confirmation email with you to the conference registration desk.  Providing a copy of your registration receipt or confirmation when you arrive at the conference registration desk will help us locate your badge and registration materials quickly and efficiently.

Travel Information

Additional travel information has been added to the Travel Guide page.

Abstract Submission is Closed

Thank you to all who submitted! The program committee will now start work on the scientific schedule. Authors will be notified on their place on the schedule in April.

Emerging Issues Workshops

ASLO is now soliciting proposals for Emerging Issues workshops to take place on the week end after the ASLO summer meeting in Lake Biwa, Japan

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is available as a downloadable PDF (1.8mb).

The 2012 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting

In July of 2012, ASLO will convene its biennial Aquatic Sciences Meeting on the shores of ancient Lake Biwa, Otsu, Japan, and we invite you to participate in this “Voyage of Discovery.” This dialogue among limnologists and oceanographers from the West and East will be an opportunity to share new knowledge, insights, and discoveries about the world’s lakes, rivers and oceans, and to address the many challenges that these ecosystems are now facing.

The ASLO 2012 Local Organizing Committee has identified a variety of economical accommodation/hotel options in Otsu and Kyoto (10 minutes by train from Otsu) and many inexpensive restaurants. Also in Japan there are “convenience stores” almost everywhere where you can buy sandwiches, lunch boxes, snacks and beverages at very reasonable prices. The ASLO Conference package also will include suggestions on many types of traditional Japanese foods that you may like to sample.

For More Information

Helen Schneider Lemay
ASLO Business Office
5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680
Waco, Texas 76710-4446
business@aslo.org E-mail
800-929-ASLO Voice: within the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean
254-399-9635 Voice: all other countries