Message 2001-12-0015: Systematics Association Annual Meeting

Tue, 20 Nov 2001 14:04:53 -0500

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Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 14:04:53 -0500
From: Philip Cantino <>
Subject: Systematics Association Annual Meeting

I just learned that the featured speaker at the annual meeting of the
Systematics Association (UK Society of Systematic Biologists),
December 5 in London, will be Norm Platnick.  His address is
entitled: "From Cladograms to Classifications: The Road to

A short summary states:
>"Recent proposals of a so-called 'phylogenetic nomenclature' will be
>examined, from the perspectives of information content and
>predictive value, as filtered by the experiences of some 25 years of
>work on the phylogenetic systematics of spiders."  The meeting is
>open to the public.

The meeting is open to the public.


Philip D. Cantino
Professor and Chair
Department of Environmental and Plant Biology
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701-2979

Phone: (740) 593-1128; 593-1126
Fax: (740) 593-1130


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