[Coral-List] Euro-ISRS meeting 2010 in The Netherlands

Osinga, Ronald Ronald.Osinga at wur.nl
Fri Oct 30 09:25:57 EDT 2009

First Announcement:

The next European ISRS meeting, entitled:

Reefs, Science and Society

will be held in Wageningen, The Netherlands, on December 13-17, 2010

The meeting will be organised by Wageningen University (Dr Ronald
Osinga) and the University of Amsterdam (Dr Jaap Kaandorp).

Conference venues: Cinemec (Ede-Wageningen) - www.cinemec.nl
<outbind://56/www.cinemec.nl>  and Burgers'Zoo (Arnhem) -
www.burgerszoo.nl <outbind://56/www.burgerszoo.nl> 

A second announcement, including a call for abstracts, a conference
website and details for registration will be distributed in February


Dr Ronald Osinga

Wageningen University

Aquaculture & Fisheries

ronald.osinga at wur.nl

About the organisers

Dr Ronald Osinga is research scientist at Wageningen University. He has
been involved for more than 10 years in the aquaculture of marine
invertebrates (corals and sponges) and organised conferences on this
topic in 1998 and 2001.

Dr Jaap Kaandorp (University of Amsterdam) is a leading scientist in the
field of "in silico" biology of marine benthic organisms. He published a
book about this subject (The algorithmic beauty of corals, seaweeds and
sponges) and organised a series of annual meetings on Bioinformatics in

About the venues

Cinemec is a new, modern venue that includes both conference facilities
and cinemas. It hosted already several meetings organised by Wageningen

Burgers' Zoo is one of the oldest and largest zoos in the Netherlands.
It has a brandnew, comfortable conference facility located next to the
aquarium section, which holds one of the largest indoor live coral
displays in the world. 

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