The first-ever joint meeting of the International Ethological Conference (IEC) and the Animal Behavior Society (ABS) will be held at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA on July 25th - July 30th, 2011. We are planning an exciting, integrative scientific program that draws on the strengths of both the IEC and the ABS, and hope you can join us!
- Workshops, Roundtables, and Festivals
- Summary Schedule
- Poster Schedule
- Talk Schedule
Several awards are available to those attending Behavior 2011. Some of these are available only for members of the Animal Behavior Society (ABS). Everyone is welcome to become an ABS member online: http://www.animalbehavior.org/ABSMembers/. Current dues are $30 for regular members and $18 for student members.
- Behavior 2011 Emerging Nations award. For presenters from developing nations. Selection will be based on the quality of the abstract. To apply, simply check the appropriate box when submitting an abstract. When you register for the conference, you will also be offered an opportunity to donate to this award.
- Charles H. Turner award and workshop for undergraduate student researchers. This is open only to U.S. Citizens. Online applications require one letter of recommendation and are due May 30, 2011.
- ABS Diversity Grant to aid ABS graduate student members to attend the meeting. Apply online here.
- ABS Allee Award for ABS graduate student members. Applicants must submit a written paper by Feb 20, 2011. Details can be downloaded here. All students can become ABS members here: http://www.animalbehavior.org/ABSMembers/. Current dues are $18.
- ABS Founders Award for poster presentations by ABS members. To apply, ABS members simply check the appropriate box when submitting an abstract.
- ABS Genesis Award for ABS undergraduate researchers. To apply, ABS members simply check the appropriate box when submitting an abstract. A complete set of judging criteria can be found online here.
- ABS Education Travel Award. To help pay for participation in the pre-conference workshop on “Vision, Change, and the Case Study Approach”.
- ABS Film Festival to honor outstanding amateur and professional films that portray important concepts in animal behavior research and education. See ABS Film committee web site for details.