American Arachnological Society Meeting 2017
Monday 24th to Friday 28th of July
México, Querétaro, Juriquilla


Registration:
Please Download the Registration Form and fill out the required information for each attendee. Abstract and Registration forms can be received until May the first, but be careful with the Late Registration Fees.

Save the file replacing the letters FN and LN with your first and last names. Please avoid using letters with accents, spaces or symbols. Include the File Name in the email subject and send it to: aasjuriq2017@gmail.com

Presentation times and poster spaces will be assigned once your Registration Fee, Registration Form and Abstract have been received.

Registration fee:
AAS Regular Members have a discount in the registration fee. Please become a
Member of the American Arachnological Society to receive the same discount and help our Society to sponsor Students interested in the study of Arachnids.

The registration fee will include all the meeting events except the Field Trip and T-Shirt. The Banquet is included in the Registration fee, but can be purchased as a separate item for accompanying persons. The Field Trip is a separate item that can be purchased individually for participants and accompanying persons.

2017 AAS Meeting item:

Mexican Participants: The cost of the Registration fee will be held at $3,000 and $2,200 pesos for AAS Regular Members and Students respectively. This is because the ongoing depreciation of the Mexican peso in relation to the dollar. Please use the PayPal menu below or send us and email to aasjuriq2017@gmail.com for other payment options.

Mexican Attendees

Late Registration fees: $30 USD extra after March the 15tn 2017. $60 USD after the April 1st 2017. Registration dead line is May the 1st 2017. These late registrartion fees also apply for Mexican attendees, but with an exchange rate of $19.5 pesos per dollar.

The shopping cart has the option for multiple purchases, but please include in the Registration Form the names of the participants that you payed for. It is recommended to make all payments using a Paypal account, but for information regarding other options email us at: aasjuriq2017@gmail.com

Travel Grants:
The American Archnological Society kindly provides Student Travel Grants for Graduate and Undergraduate students. For more information click on the previous link.

The "Posgrado de Ciencias Biológicas UNAM" provides conference grants for Graduate Students enrolled at this program. Information on how to apply and deadlines can be obtained here. For students enrolled in a different University, please ask your "Graduate School Department" if they have economic support for meetings.

For Undergraduate Students registered at "Facultad de Ciencias UNAM", please contact directly the "Secretaria Academica" for travel grants. To apply for this grant you must present your Bachelor's Thesis project.

Abstracts Instructions:
Download the Abstract Form and use the text formats provided in this document. Save the file replacing the letters FN and LN with your first and last names, please avoid using letters with accents, spaces or symbols. Abstracts must be 250 words or less. Include this File Name in the email subject and sent it to this email for their evaluation:aasjuriq2017@gmail.com

Students interested in participating in the Poster or Talks competitions, please download and read the Student Competition Guidelines. When you are ready to submit your paper for the competition, please fill out the Student Qualifications Form and mail it to the address shown on the form.

Oral Presentation Instructions:
All talks will occur at the CAC auditorium staring at 9:00 AM, but please be there 15 minutes early for daily updates. At 10:30 AM we will have a coffee break for 45 minutes followed by more talks. Lunch will start at 1:00 PM with the afternoon sessions starting from 3:00 to 5:30 PM.

Please upload your talk at least one hour before presenting with the meeting IT staff. PPT format is recommended. Talks will be limited to a 12 minute presentations followed by three minutes for questions. If more time for questions is required, there will be a beer break at a nearby Bar starting at 6:00 PM.

Poster Instructions:
Poster dimensions will be 120 x 85 cm (47.24 x 36.46 inches). Please format the posters in "portrait" or vertically so that the contents fit on the portable walls. Posters will be placed the second day at afternoon starting at 3:30 PM, and must be removed the last conference day at 5:30 PM.