Preliminary program and registration for Systematikdagarna 2019!

The preliminary program for Systematikdagarna 18-19 November in Gothenburg is now published. If you have not already registered: 25 October is the last day of early bird registration (after that date, the fee increases with 200 SEK, and you will also not be able to submit applications for oral presentations after 25 October).

For both those who will come to Systematikdagarna, and for those who will not attend the conference, this is also a very good time to pay the membership fee for Svenska Systematikföreningen 2019/2020.

Systematikdagarna 2019: Information and registration

About Svenska Systematikföreningen membership 2019/2020

Kallelse till årsmöte 2019

 

Kallelse till Årsmöte för Svenska systematikföreningen (SSF)

Måndag 18 november 2019 kl. 16:00 i föreläsningssalen på Konferenscentrum Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A, Göteborg

Dagordning:

  1. Mötet öppnas
  2. Val av mötesordförande, mötessekreterare och två justeringspersoner
  3. Fråga om mötet blivit i behörig ordning utlyst
  4. Styrelsens årsberättelse inklusive ekonomisk berättelse
  5. Revisionsberättelse
  6. Fråga om ansvarsfrihet för styrelsen för föregående års förvaltning
  7. Val av ordförande för föreningen
  8. Val av övriga styrelseledamöter
  9. Val av en revisor och en revisorssuppleant
  10. Val av valberedning på tre personer
  11. Fastställande av eventuell årsavgift
  12. Ärenden, som styrelsen förelägger årsmötet
  13. Övriga frågor som med motivering inkommit till styrelsen senast fyra veckor innan årsmötet
  14. Mötet avslutas

 Väl mött!

Styrelsen

Registration open for Systematikdagarna

Welcome to Systematikdagarna, 18-19 November in Gothenburg! More information and registration now available: systematikforeningen.se/verksamhet/systematikdagarna/systematikdagarna-2019/

Please, also consider becoming a Systematikföreningen member, and paying the fee (200 SEK). You can pay the membership fee when you pay the conference fee, or separately.

See you in Göteborg!

8th International Barcode of Life Conference

Dear friends and colleagues,

I would like to make you aware of the upcoming International Barcode of Life Conference in Trondheim, Norway (June 17-20, 2019). The abstract submission deadline has just been extended to January 25, so there is still time to submit your paper. For detailed guidelines please see here:  http://dnabarcodes2019.org/abstracts/  We need this early deadline in order to run a proper review process of all abstracts before publication in the journal Genome.

Although abstracts can be submitted before registration, please do not hesitate to register. Payment can be made by both credit card or invoice: http://dnabarcodes2019.org/registration/

Interested in news about the conference? Check out our news section http://dnabarcodes2019.org/category/news/ and follow @norwbol on Twitter.

More on the program and invited speakers on our website: http://dnabarcodes2019.org/

Hope to see you there!

Torbjørn

Torbjørn Ekrem, PhD

Professor of biosystematics, NTNU University Museum, Department of Natural History
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/torbjorn.ekrem
Coordinator Norwegian Barcode of Life (
NorBOL)

 

Last day for early bird registration for Systematikdagarna!

The deadline for early bird registration for Systematikdagarna 2018, to be held in Lund on November 26 and 27, is October 31! Remember to register and send in an abstract if you would like to give a presentation! A preliminary schedule for the meeting is given on https://systematikforeningen.se/verksamhet/systematikdagarna/systematikdagarna-2018/ where you will also find a link to the registration web page. Two plenary talks will pave the way for the rest of the conference. On Monday 26 November, Catarina Rydin (Stockholm University) will talk about the macroevolution of the mysterious Gnetales, and on Tuesday 27 November, Martin Irestedt (Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet) will tell us about the power of museomics for understanding bird of paradise phylogenetics. We have several invited speakers as well, Nicolas Chazot (University of Gothenburg), Petra Korall (Uppsala University), Martin Ryberg (Uppsala University), Johannes Bergsten (Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet) and Jadranka Rota (Lund University).

Come and share your latest research on the systematics of life! Welcome to Lund! 

Best regards,

Niklas Wahlberg (main organiser)

Inga Systematikdagar men Systematikmöte 2017!

Systematikmöte 2017

Datum/Tid Datum 2017-10-23 10:00 – 16:30

Eftersom Systematikföreningen är med och arrangerar den stora systematikkonferensen BioSyst.EU i Göteborg den 15-18 augusti, blir det inga vanliga Systematikdagar 2017. Istället blir det ett kortare evenemang i samband med föreningens årsmöte den 23 oktober:

Systematics – a future perspective

A joint meeting focusing on future research areas, career strategies, networks and cross-thinking

  • When: October 23:rd 2017 at 10.00-16.30
  • Location: Lilla föreläsningssalen at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm (Frescativägen 40, T-bana Universitet)

Welcome to an inspiration day!

Besides performing the yearly meeting for Svenska Systematikföreningen we invite you to discuss the future and strategies for systematists. The idea is to focus on possible career steps and, in a positive sense, how Systematics can meet future needs.

This day is of course open for all members of Svenska Systematikföreningen in addition to scientists and researchers working within the fields of Systematics (or adjacent fields) as well as biology students, master students, PhD students and postdocs interested in these subjects. The meeting is arranged by the Swedish Taxonomy Initiative (STI) / Svenska artprojektet and Svenska Systematikföreningen in collaboration with the Swedish Museum of Natural History (NRM).

Preliminary content and sessions:

  1. Strategies for an academic career in Systematics and Taxonomy. Invited speakers tell their own stories, including active choices and coincidences, and the pros and cons on collaborations with other scientific fields (e.g. bioinformatics, conservation biology, big data, citizen science, ecology, biodiversity, climate research).
  2. Non-academic career – does it exist? Invited speaker/s on subjects like: Are systematics and taxonomy needed outside the universities and museums? How can our capabilities or competences be used and utilized in Swedish governmental conservation work? Can citizen associations and environmental protection agencies use systematists and taxonomists?
  3. Advice and strategies for research applications. Invited speaker/s on questions like: How is the reasoning and thoughts in an application board? What is a good application? Why are applications rejected?
  4. Future research areas – e.g. priorities within artprojektet/artprojekten. Invited speaker/s and panel discussion on the future for systematists, and how to modernize and take these scientific fields to the next era.
  5. Annual meeting – årsmöte Svenska Systematikföreningen. In Swedish.

Registration and more information

 Registration fee 200 SEK. A modest lunch and fika are included. Please register at systematikforeningen.se/events/systematikmote-2017/. Note: If you have an account on systematikforeningen.se: log in before filling out the registration form!

For more information, please contact mats.wedin@nrm.se, Secretary Svenska Systematikföreningen or malin.strand@slu.se, Scientific Coordinator Svenska artprojektet.

Welcome to Göteborg on April 19: Scott Edwards’ lecture and inauguration of GGBC

Welcome to Scott Edward’s public lecture and inauguration of the Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre

Date: April 19, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Centre Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20 A, Wallenbergsalen, Göteborg

Programme

14.00 Welcome! – Karin Hårding, GoCas representative
14.05 Pam Fredman, rektor GU
14.10 Stefan Bengtsson, rektor Chalmers
14.15 Alexandre Antonelli, director Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre
14.25-15.10 Scott Edwards (Harvard University), Origins of Biodiversity: Birds, Dinosaurs and DNA
15.10-15.30 Questions and discussion
15.30-16.00 Coffee, cake and continued discussions. Informal poster session.
Origins of Biodiversity: Birds, Dinosaurs and DNA
Although we know from paleontology that dinosaurs are still among us in the form of birds today, it is less clear how dinosaur genomes changed to evolve into the streamlined, feathery creatures that are now found throughout the globe. In this talk we will take a journey starting from the dinosaur ancestors of birds and learn how modern genomics and evolutionary theory can tell us not only what dinosaur genomes looked like, but also the key events in DNA that transformed dinosaurs into birds. It is a fascinating story covering over 200 million years of evolution, and gives us insight into how birds are coping with modern pressures of human-induced global changes.

From early April to June 2017, Professor Scott V. Edwards from Harvard University is leading researchers from biology, medicine, mathematics, physics and computer science in a joint effort to reach new insights in the evolution of biodiversity on earth.

More information at: http://www.chalmers.se/en/centres/GoCAS/Events/Origin-of-Biodiversity/Pages/default.aspx

Swedish press release at: