Deep-sea sponge taxonomy workshop
São Miguel Island (Azores), 16-21 April 2012
An exciting and free of charge Taxonomy Workshop on Atlanto-Mediterranean Deep-Sea Sponges will take place in April at the University of the Azores in Ponta Delgada. The event, supported by the Azorean Regional Science and Technology Foundation, will run for 6 days and comprises:
i) morning sessions with talks by the participants regarding their research and findings;
Sunday the 22nd will be kept for a nice sightseeing tour around the island of São Miguel.
The workshop is free-of-charge but participants are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses. There may be some money available to help supporting travel costs but we'll try to help MSc/PhD students in the first place. So if you have access to funding from your own institutions or your country's scientific funding bodies please use it.The organizing committee includes: Joana Xavier, Paco Cárdenas, Rob van Soest, Javier Cristobo and Hans Tore Rapp.