Social Events

-Please note all times are listed in local Alaska Time-
-Social Events will be only available to in-person meeting participants-
-All locations are in the Dena’ina Convention Center unless otherwise noted-


IMC-13 OPENING SOCIAL

  • Date: Friday, July 14th
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: 3rd Floor Foyer, Tikahtnu A, and Tikahtnu Terrace
  • Cost Per Person: Free w/Registration

Come kick off IMC-13 with an opening night reception. Enjoy the opportunity to socialize with friends, colleagues, and other conference attendees. The Opening Social is co-hosted by the ASM Membership Committee.


POSTER SESSION I & SOCIAL

  • Date: Saturday, July 15th
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Idlughuet 1 & 2
  • Cost Per Person: Free w/Registration

We are changing things up a bit with two evening poster sessions! The first 1.5 hours is reserved for the science, but feel free to stay longer to socialize with colleagues. What a great opportunity to discuss research with poster presenters and catch up with your friends.


DIVERSITY SOCIAL

  • Date: Sunday, July 16th
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Cost Per Person: $75/non-student attendee; $35/student attendee; $30/developing country attendee

Join us for a great evening catching up with old friends and meeting new ones in a fantastic local setting. The Diversity Social is co-hosted by the ASM Human Diversity Committee.


24TH ANNUAL GORDON L. KIRKLAND RUN-FOR-RESEARCH

  • Date: Monday, July 17th
  • Time: 6:00 am
  • Location: TBD
  • Cost Per Person: $25/registration; $25/t-shirt
  • For more, visit the Run’s webpage

The Run-for-Research is a 5K run or walk. The run was named after Dr. Gordon L. Kirkland, a prominent mammalogist who made many contributions to this field. All proceeds from the run go to the Future Mammalogists Fund, which gives Grants-in-Aid for student research. Refreshments will be available for participants following the run. The Run-For-Research is co-hosted by the ASM Development Committee.


STUDENT SOCIAL

  • Date: Tuesday, July 18th
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: 3rd Floor Foyer, Tikahtnu A, and Tikahtnu Terrace
  • Cost Per Person: Free w/Student Registration

Before the Auction for the Future Mammalogists Fund begins, all student attendees are welcome to come and socialize with friends and colleagues, as well as meet new student members. The Student Social is co-hosted by the ASM Graduate Students & Education Committee.


AUCTION FOR THE FUTURE MAMMALOGISTS FUND

  • Date: Tuesday, July 18th
  • Time: 9:00 pm
  • Location: 3rd Floor Foyer, Tikahtnu A, and Tikahtnu Terrace
  • Cost Per Person: Free w/Registration

Support the Future Mammalogists Fund through donating to and purchasing from the auction! The Auction will begin at 9:00 pm sharp. The Auction for the Future Mammalogists Fund is co-hosted by the ASM Development Committee.


POSTER SESSION IV & SOCIAL

  • Date: Wednesday, July 19th
  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Location: Idlughuet 1 & 2
  • Cost Per Person: Free w/Registration

We are changing things up a bit with two evening poster sessions! The first 1.5 hours is reserved for the science, but feel free to stay longer to socialize with colleagues. What a great opportunity to discuss research with poster presenters and catch up with your friends.


ASM AWARDS CEREMONY

  • Date: Thursday, July 20th
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Anchorage Museum
  • Cost Per Person: Free w/Closing Social Ticket (see below)

Join us at the ASM Awards Ceremony to celebrate another year of mammalogy and to congratulate colleagues!


IMC-13 CLOSING SOCIAL

  • Date: Thursday, July 20th
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Anchorage Museum
  • Cost Per Person: $75/non-student attendee; $35/student attendee; $30/developing country attendee

Join us at the IMC-13 Closing Social to celebrate another year of mammalogy! Enjoy everything that Alaska has to offer while touring the world-famous Anchorage Museum. Must purchase tickets in advance!