Join us in Cairns this July for the joint meeting of the Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) Annual Conference and the 10th International Symposium for Fish Parasitology (ISFPX). The Conference will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel Cairns, Australia from 6-9 July 2020. www.isfpx.org
Register and submit your abstract online www.conftool.org/parasitology2020/ before abstract submission closes on Monday 23rd March 2020.
Register before the early bird deadline on 5th April 2020 for great value for money.
We would like to acknowledge the generous support of our 2020 ASP conference sponsors, thanks to Virbac, Elsevier Parasitology and the International Journal for Parasitology (IJP), IJP DDR and IJP PAW, North-West University and New England Biolabs.
The Horizon Scanning Workshop on Fish Parasitology workshop run by Nico Smit will take place on Wednesday 8th July 2020 at ISFPX & 2020ASP. This workshop has been sponsored by North-West University.
The Conference will open on Monday July 6, 5pm with the Opening Address and public lecture by Lexa Grutter (University of Queensland) followed by a Welcome Reception at the Cairns Aquarium sponsored by Virbac. Poster night will take place on Tuesday July 7 at the Shangri-La Hotel and the Conference dinner will take place on the last evening of the program, Thursday July 9 at Hemingway’s Brewery Cairns Wharf. Early Career Researchers are invited to a breakfast event on the first morning, Tuesday 7th July 2020 and to a social event on Wednesday 8th July 2020. ECR’s can add these events when registering for the Conference.
To be eligible for a 2020 ASP Student Conference Travel Grant you must have a valid ASP Student membership by 07 April 2020 and meet all of the other criteria. The ISFPX will offer a small (limited) number of free (partial or total) registration fee grants, ISFP Young Scientist Awards, for Early Career Researchers (Post-doctoral researcher within 5 years of their PhD, PhD, Master or Undergraduate student) who present an abstract on fish parasites either as a contributed paper or a poster at the joint ISFPX and 2020 ASP Conference. www.isfpx.org/advice/awards
We will offer a parents/carers and children room during the conference separate from the lecture theatres so that parents/carers will be able to watch and listen to the conference presentations live online using their own devices. A prayer room will be available for delegates to use. Keep check the advice pages for updates on accommodation options nearby, post and pre conference tour options and other helpful advice www.isfpx.org/accommodation
The policy on gender equality is also on the Conference website www.isfpx.org/advice/policy
Follow the conference on social media with the hashtags #2020ASP #ISFPX
Check the Conference website www.isfpx.org for information about the conference and accommodation and we look forward to seeing you in Cairns in July 2020.