A Pilgrimage Through Global Aquatic Sciences
June 19-24, 2005 · Santiago de Compostela, Spain
An international team of aquatic scientists led by our Spanish
co-chairs, the organizers of the ASLO 2005 Summer Meeting,
have made every effort to render this a memorable event,
producing an exciting scientific program that will address
emerging issues and new developments in aquatic sciences
while acclimatizing the meeting attendees to the cultural
environment, providing attendees with multiple opportunities
to enjoy Santiago de Compostela and the idiosyncrasy of Spanish
culture and the Spanish way of life.
The Sunday opening session by ASLO President, Jonathan J.
Cole, Institute of Ecosystem Studies, will be followed by
a welcome mixer reception. Plenary lectures and poster and
oral sessions will be held throughout the week. Daily conference
events will be held at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones
de Galicia and Puerta del Camino Hotel, the venues of the
Several Spanish Institutions are expected to sponsor the
- Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Spain
- Consellería de Innovación, Industria y
Comercio. Xunta de Galicia
- Universidad de Vigo
- Concello de Santiago de Compostela
- Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
Bookmark now 19-24 June 2005 for your participation in ASLO’s
2005 meeting in Santiago de Compostela!
Carlos M. Duarte, IMEDEA, CSIC, Mallorca, Spain (email@example.com)
and Emilio Fernández, Unviersidad de Vigo, Spain (firstname.lastname@example.org),
NEW! - Presentation upload
service is now available. Please see the Presentation
Upload Instructions for more details.
CLOSED - The Sunday
tour of Costa da Monte is full.
NEW! - The 2005
Summer Meeting Program is now available for download
in the files section.
IMPORTANT! - On-site registration
will be available during conference hours according to the
meeting schedule. Please
note payment must be payable in US Dollars only. You may download
form in the files section.
NEW! - The meeting
schedule has been updated.
NEW! - Regional Government
Elections, Sunday, 19 June 2005 - The
regional government has called for regional elections on
Sunday, 19 June 2005. ASLO participants will most likely
see local constituents in Santiago standing in queues in
various buildings to vote. The elections will take place
in several venues, as well as the Palacio de Congresos y
Exposiciones de Galicia, but will not interfere with the
ASLO 2005 Summer Meeting events.
NEW! - Please read a new message from the co-chairs!
NEW! - A major update to the conference
web site has been posted (05/.11/05). New information is
available on the plenary
talks, conference events, student
information, exhibitors, and presenter
NEW! - Additional information about
- Santiago de Compostela Airport
Lavacolla International Airport, which is Galicia’s
Busiest with International and Intercontinental connections,
is 12 kilometres from the centre of Santiago. There is
a regular bus service during the day, as well as a Taxi
service, connecting the Airport with the City.
- Santiago de Compostela Train Station
There are two direct Trains everyday to Madrid (Talgo and
Express) and one to Bilbao. There are also daily connections
(changing trains once) to Barcelona, Hendaya, and Paris
and practically all of Spain’s main destinations.
- Santiago de Compostela Bus Station
The Bus Station is centrally located and is very near the
Regional Government’s Administrative Buildings
(Xunta de Galicia). Different Local, Regional and National
Transport companies connect Santiago with Galicia’s
main towns, Portugal, Madrid, Barcelona, and Bilbao.
The high frequency of buses also makes it easy to link
with other means of transport to travel throughout Europe.
ADDED - You may now search
the conference abstracts by last name or keyword.
NEW! - Session
Schedules at a Glance are now available for download
in the files section.
NEW! - Daily session schedules
are now posted. Please check the drop down menu or go directly
to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
or Friday. You may also browse
the session list and click on the session title to see
CANCELLED - The following activities
have been cancelled: the One Day Tour on Friday, 24, June
2005 the dinner at the Pazo Vista Alegre on Wednesday, 22,
June 2005, and the half-day tours of Santiago.
NEW! - Contact information for
the covention center is now available
on the Contact page..
NEW! - Rooms at Monte do Gozo are
no longer available.
NEW! - An updated
schedule is now available..
IMPORTANT! - Hotel accommodations
for the meeting are being filled at an incredible rate. There
are no more accommodations available at the following hotels:
Hostal Mexico, Husa Universal, Husa Ciudad de Compostela
Husa Santiago Apostol, and Tryp San Lazaro. A new
hotel has been added, the Gran Hotel Santiago. Please
see the Hotel Information page for
NEW! Abstract submission is now
closed. (February 2, 2005).
NEW! Doris Soto, Instituto de Acuicultura,
Universidad Austral de Chile-Puerto Montt has been added
as a Plenary Speaker and will present Aquaculture
of XXI Century And Its Challenges For Aquatic Sciences and
NEW! Information is now available about
traveling to Spain and Spanish culture.
Summary of Deadlines for ASLO 2005 Summer Meeting
|1 February 2005
||Abstract Submission Deadline
Student Travel Grant Application Deadline
||Meeting Schedule Posted on Web site
Student Travel Grant Recipients Notified
||Program Available to ASLO Members and
|19-24 June 2005
For More Information
For more information on the ASLO 2005 Summer Meeting, please
Helen Schneider Lemay
Registration Coordinator and Meeting Manager
ASLO Business Office
5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680
Waco, Texas 76710-4446
Phone: 254-399-9635, Toll-Free: 800-929-ASLO