The Thirty-first ASP Meeting Scientific Program

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      Tuesday, June 17, 2008 : Pre-Conference
  + 09:00 AM-04:00 PM: Education Workshop (Palm Beach Zoo)
(Day 1)
      Wednesday, June 18, 2008 : Day 1
    09:00 AM-12:00 PM: Education Workshop (Palm Beach Zoo)
(Day 2)
    12:00 PM-05:00 PM: Conference Registration (Convention Center Registration Area)
    01:30 PM-05:00 PM: Silent Auction for Conservation: Drop off items, establish opening bids (Ball Room B)
    01:30 PM-05:00 PM: Exhibitor Setup (Ball Room A)
  + 01:30 PM-05:00 PM: ASP Standing Committee Meetings - for directions see (Convention Center Registration Area)
    06:00 PM-09:00 PM: OPENING RECEPTION (Ball Rooms A and B)
      Thursday, June 19, 2008 : Day 2
    06:30 AM-08:00 AM: Past Presidents' Breakfast (Bistro Ten Zero One (at Marriott Hotel))
    08:00 AM-08:30 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    08:30 AM-09:30 AM: FEATURED SPEAKER: DISTINGUISHED PRIMATOLOGIST ADDRESS by Patricia C. Wright -- Climate change and its impact on Primates: A case study from Madagascar (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [2]
    09:30 AM-09:45 AM: - - - BREAK - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 09:45 AM-12:00 PM: Session 1: OBSERVATIONAL METHODOLOGIES SYMPOSIUM: Methods from the field, zoo and laboratory (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Organizers: Matthew F. S. X. Novak and A. M. Dettmer  [3]
  + 09:45 AM-12:00 PM: Session 2: Neuroscience, Endocrinology, Pharmacology and Genetics (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Scott Chen
    12:00 PM-02:00 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all that West Palm Beach has to offer
    12:00 PM-02:00 PM: AJP Editorial Board Luncheon (Bistro Ten Zero One (at Marriott Hotel))
    02:00 PM-03:00 PM: FEATURED SPEAKER ADDRESS: Paul A. Garber -- From kinship to friendship: Cooperation and affiliation in male New World primates. (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [20]
    03:00 PM-03:15 PM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 03:15 PM-04:45 PM: Session 3: FEATURED SYMPOSIUM: INTERDISCIPLINARY PRIMATOLOGY -- Mother’s Milk: Physiological, Behavioral, and Evolutionary Aspects of Lactation (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Organizers: Suzette Tardiff and Karen Bales
  + 05:00 PM-07:00 PM: Session 4: Poster Session (Ball Rooms A and B)
    06:00 PM-08:00 PM: Execitive Committee Meeting (Executive Board Room)
      Friday, June 20, 2008 : Day 3
    08:00 AM-08:15 AM: Opening remarks and introductions (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    08:15 AM-09:15 AM: FEATURED SPEAKER: DISTINGUISHED PRIMATOLOGIST ADDRESS by Jeanne Altmann -- A window onto their lives and life histories: Looking from the sky to under the skin to understand wild primates (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [59]
    09:15 AM-09:30 AM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 AM: Session 5: Statistics for Primatologists Workshop (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Moderator: Jim Sackett
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 PM: Session 6: Conservation Workshop (Meeting Room 1DE)
Moderator: Chris Kuhar
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 PM: Session 7: Colony management, feeding and nutrition (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Stephen Ross
  + 12:00 PM-02:00 PM: Session 8: Student Luncheon Workshop: Getting Published (Ball Rooms A and B)
    12:05 PM-02:00 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all the West Palm Beach has to offer
    02:00 PM-03:00 PM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS FEATURING: Peter Nathanielsz -- Fetal development - the key to lifetime health: The importance of studies in the nonhuman primate fetus (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [68]
    03:00 PM-03:15 PM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 03:15 PM-05:00 PM: Session 9: Colony Management and Enrichment (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Elaine Videan
  + 03:15 PM-05:00 PM: Session 10: Infant Development / Maternal Behavior (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Katherine Hinde
  + 03:15 PM-04:45 PM: Session 11: Ecology, feeding and nutrition (Meeting Room 1DE)
Session Chair: Frances White
  + 05:00 PM-07:00 PM: Session 12: Poster Session (Ball Rooms A and B)
    06:00 PM-08:00 PM: Board of Directors Meeting (Executive Board Room)
      Saturday, June 21, 2008 : Day 4
  + 08:00 AM-10:00 AM: Session 13: Ecology and Social Behavior (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Magaly Massanet
  + 08:00 AM-10:00 AM: Session 14: Learning, Cognition and Language (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Bill Hopkins
  + 10:15 AM-12:00 PM: Session 15: Ecology and Social Behavior (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Darlene Smucny
  + 10:15 AM-11:30 AM: Session 16: Social Behavior (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Evan Zucker
    11:45 AM-01:30 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all that West Palm Beach has to offer
    01:30 PM-03:00 PM: ASP Business Meeting - recommended for all members (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    03:00 PM-03:30 PM: Silent auction for conservation closes (Ball Rooms A and B)
Or the end of the business meeting -- which ever comes second --
    03:30 PM-06:00 PM: Visit the Zoo (Palm Beach Zoo)
    06:00 PM-01:00 AM: CLOSING BANQUET AWARDS AND RECOGNITION CEREMONY (Palm Beach Zoo)