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Key Dates:

Call for Papers
Summer 2008

Abstract Submittal Deadline
3 October 2008

Authors Notified,
Student Travel Grant Recipients Notified
December 2008 

Schedule Posted
January 2009

Meeting
25-30 January 2009

Information for Students

Student Career Center

ASLO Booth, Rhodes Hall

A Student Career Center will be set up where students and early career professionals can meet each other and the ASLO board representatives in a fun, relaxed setting. This center will host the Career Bulletin Board where prospective employers are invited to post job announcements, and students and early career professionals are invited to post a one-page CV.  Students should also stop by for information and to sign up for the Career Development Workshops and student social events.  The Career Center also will feature a Book Raffle – items and raffle boxes will be displayed all week and the drawing will be held on Thursday evening. 

Student Career Development Workshops

Tuesday, 27 January, 1230 to 1430
Méditerranée 1, 2 & 3

Wednesday, 28 January, 1230 to 1430
Méditerranée 1 & 2

Student Career Development Workshops will be held over lunch on two days of the meeting.  These are informal workshops led by senior scientists on a variety of topics relating to careers in the aquatic sciences.  A range of topics will be covered to address different career paths in the aquatic sciences, skills or expertise important for these careers, and strategies for successfully competing for jobs, grants, or fellowships.  A limited number of lunches will be provided.  Please stop by the Student Career Center at the meeting for more information.

Student Mixer

Monday, 26 January, 1900 to 2000
Méditerranée 2

All students are encouraged to attend. Beer, soft drinks and light snacks will be served.

Roommates Wanted

Roommates Wanted is a free on-line service available to ASLO students and early career members who are seeking roommates during meetings. To participate, visit http://www.aslo.org/meetings/roommates.html