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    [Featured]: TONMOCON VIII - Postponed :-/

    Regretfully, but not surprisingly, we need to postpone our beloved cephalopod conference, due to uncertainty with the expected state of the virus for this autumn. We were poised for a great event, with strong registration trends up until the virus hit. We can't rightfully expect travel plans...
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    TONMOCON VIII Registration Now Open

    What: TONMOCON VIII, the biennial cephalopod conference When: October 16-18, 2020 Where: Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA EDIT 5/8/2020: Registration Removed; event postponed More details regarding agenda and attractions will be forthcoming. For now, you can expect that...
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    TONMOCON VIII (#tcon8) Official Hoopla Thread

    TONMOCON VIII planning is coming together! Here's what you need to know, because it is all that's available to be known at the moment: 1) We are targeting the weekend of October 16-18, 2020 (Fri-Sun) 2) We are planning to return to Marine Biological Laboratory; I am currently working the...