Marine Aquarium Conference of North America
jlowrie at cscmail.org
Mon Sep 21 16:06:39 EDT 1998
Sorry for the short notice, but I only recently joined this listserv.
The Marine Aquarium Conference of North America is THIS WEEKEND,
September 25 to September 27 in LOS ANGELES.
This is an 'advanced' level Marine Aquarium/Coral reef hobby conference,
but in recent years has had some excellent research on keeping corals,
etc. So it may be of interest to many of you. For more details, go to
http://www.masla.com and look for MACNA X.
Below is a list of speakers and topics.
Daniel Knop "Some news about coral farming, giant clams and
lime reactors "
Dieter Brockmann Coral Reef Aquaristics in Germany - Past,
Present and Future Prospects..
Dr.Jean Jaubert- Natural approaches for the maintenance of
captive reefs: concepts, benefits and applications..
Martin Moe "The Marine Aquarium: Past, Present, and Future"
Dr. Walter Adey The linkage of calcification and photosynthesis
optimizes calcification in wild and model reefs.
Allegra Small The Biodiversity of Coral Reefs: a comparison to
rain forests and aquaria.
Dr. Bruce Carlson Reef Aquariums: Simulations of nature or just
Charles Delbeek Once Rare and Still Rare Fish in the Marine
Hobby Trade: We're Not Talking Sashimi!
Phil Shane and Paul Holthus Marine Fish, A very bright future
Julian Sprung Reef Fishes of the past; the fossils of Bolca.
Dr. Ken Yates The Aquarium Wave: When will it Crest ?
Stanley Brown Captive Propagation: the tip of the Iceberg.
Dana Riddle and Andy Amussen"Lights! Color! Acropora!" -
Dr. Jim Wolf Reef Science and the Trickle Down Theory
Mike Paletta The History of Reefkeping from a Hobbyist's Point
John Dyer BANQUET SPEAKER - Marine Life in its
Larry Jackson "Setting up a Berlin Style Reef"
Dr. Timothy Hovanec Nitrification in Marine Aquaria -
current status and future research
George Paleudis Captive Husbandry of the Lined Seahorse,
Dr. Rob Hildreth Diseases of Marine Fishes with Emphasis on
Prevention and a Discussion on Head and Lateral Line Erosion
Steve Tyree The recent history of keeping Reef Building Stony
Corals and New Filtration Methods Utilizing Live Sponges.
Albert Thiel Propagation of LPS corals by cutting
Jaime BaqueroFish Collection. Net caught fish, coral reefs
and somebody who has been forgotten.. the fisherfolk.
Jonathan Lowrie & Eric Borneman Chemical messengers of
the sea and how they relate to interspecies interaction in
immunity and disease.
Morgan Lidster, Bob Goemans, Leng Sy, Albert Thiel
Natural Filtration, Algal Turf Scrubbers, Natural Nitrate
Reduction, "MUD", and Mangrove Filtration
Tom Frakes and Roy Herndon Aquacultured Live Rock
Bob Fenner Selection of appropriate Marine Life
David BaskinFish; Field to Facility, " The Process "
Dr. Marlin Atkinson Research at Biosphere 2
Here is the Schedule:
Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998
12:00 Noon - Exhibitor Set-up
3:00 PM - MASNA Delegates Meeting
Friday, Sep. 25, 1998
8:00 AM - AMDA Annual Meeting
10:00 AM - Jim Wolf
* 11:00 AM - Steve Tyree ( Main Session Room )
* 11:00 AM - Bob Fenner ( Meeting Room )
12:00 Noon - Stanley Brown
1:00 PM - Tim Hovanec
2:00 PM - Dr. Jean Jaubert
* 3:00 PM - Larry Jackson ( Main Session Room )
* 3:00 PM - George Paluedis ( Meeting Room )
4:00 PM - Ken Yates
5:00 PM - Daniel Knop
6:00 PM - Jonathan Lowrie & Eric Borneman ( Main Session Room )
6:00 PM - Morgan Lidster, Bob Goemans, Leng Sy, Albert Thiel and
Adkinson ( Meeting Room )
8:00 PM - On-Line Chat / Exhibitor Expo / Outdoor Social
Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998
9:00 AM - Mike Pellata
10:00 AM - Phil Shane and Paul Holthus
*11:00 AM - Allegra Small ( Main Session Room )
*11:00 AM - Tom Frakes and Roy Herndon ( Meeting Room )
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - Bruce Carlson
2:00 PM - Julian Sprung
3:00 PM - Dana Riddle and Andy Amussen
4:00 PM - Dieter Brockmann
5:00 PM - Break
5:00 PM - Western Marine Organization Meeting
7:00 PM - MACNA X Banquet
8:00 PM - MASNA Presentation
8:30 PM - John Dyer
9:15 PM - MASLA Mermaid Presentation
Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998
9:00 AM - Charles Delbeek
10:00 AM - Rob Hildreth
11:00 AM - Walter Adey
12:00 PM - Lunch Break
12:15 PM - WMO / MASNA Meeting
1:00 PM - MACNA X Raffle
2:00 PM - Martin Moe
3:00 PM - Albert Thiel
4:00 PM - Jaime Baquero
5:00 PM - David Baskin
Hope to see some of you there
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