The Meeting of the Americas 23-27 June 2014 Mexico City The American Malacological Society, the Asociación Latinoamericana de Malacología, the Sociedad de Malacología de México and the Western Society of Malacologists cordially invite you to attend!

Mollusca 2014 will be the first joint meeting of the four host mollusk societies of the Americas. It will be held at the Library Complex Amoxcalli in the Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.

We are expecting wide global participation in the congress and anticipate highlighting the tremendous progress in molluscan research of the Americas. Oral talks and posters will be considered on any topic that includes mollusks: including, but not limited to taxonomy, ecology, biology, evolution, fisheries, and the distribution and conservation of marine, terrestrial and freshwater mollusks.

We invite any interested individuals to propose orvolunteerto organize symposia, workshops, or classes.

Current event proposals include Bivalvia of the Americas, Landsnails of the Americas, and workshops on molluscan groups, laboratory methods and statistics. We have room for your ideas! Please contact AMS President-elect Paul Valentich-Scott ( if you would like to organize a symposium or workshop no later than 1 October 2013.

There will be student competitions for Best Oral Presentation and Best Poster Presentation, with prizes available from all of the hosting organizations. A Molluscan Photography Contest will also be included at the meeting.

The First Circular for the meeting is available at: and subsequent posts and circulars will be found there.

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"AMS 2014 Meeting Announcement," American Malacological Bulletin 31(2), 347, (1 August 2013).
Published: 1 August 2013
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