TONMOCON III: Monterey Bay, CA 2009

TONMOCON III: Monterey Bay, CA - June 19 - 21, 2009

Information Last Updated: 5/18/2009

TONMOCON III Event Details:

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Monterey Bay, CA. Conference room and group rates for overnight stay at Monterey Bay Travelodge. Area visits are still being planned (e.g., Monterey Bay Aquarium).

Cost of Event:

It's free!

Lodging (Group Rate):

Call and mention, get room for $99 per night -- specify single bed or double bed, and smoking preference


June 20th (Sat) in banquet room (seats up to 105) - room opens 10:45am, presentations begin at 11am


Friday, June 19:

Arrival / evening meet & greet (location TBD)

Saturday, June 20:

11am: Tony Morelli (tonmo) - Introduction

11:20am: Greg Barord (gjbarord) - new research (past two years) on cephalopod husbandry

11:40am: Richard Ross (Thales) -- O. chierchiae husbandry

12:00pm: Kevin Bylund (architeuthoceras) - Cephalopod Fossils


1:00pm Jim Cosgrove -- "No Mother Could Give More"

1:45pm: Stephanie Bush -- Deep sea squid defensive behaviors

2:15pm: Erich Orser -- topic TBD

2:45pm: Richard Ross, Mark Montague, others, plus Live Chat room -- Ethics round-table

3:15pm: Olaf Blaaw (OB) and his colossal squid experience

3:45pm: Kat Bolstad (Tintenfisch) -- topic TBD

4:15pm Lou Zeidberg -- Dosidicus gigas

Closing remarks (Tony Morelli) out for dinner / drinks

Sunday, June 21:

Aquarium visits - Monterey Bay and/or Steinhart Aquarium in San Francisco.

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