The AsiaEvo Conference is a platform that brings together researchers from all fields concerned with evolution, including genomics, developmental biology, paleontology, phylogenetics, ecology, biogeography, evo-devo, and others from Asia and the rest of the world. The conference aims to stimulate evolutionary research in Asian area, to reinforce cross-disciplinary collaboration among countries, and to promote young researchers.
The 1st AsiaEvo Conference will be held from April 18-20, 2018, in Sheraton Dameisha Resort, Shenzhen, China. This conference is co-organized by China National GeneBank, Kunming Institute of Zoology (Chinese Academy of Sciences), State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution (China), Evolutionary Theory for Constrained and Directional Diversities Group (Japan), Society of Evolutionary Study in Japan, and Association for Propagation of the Knowledge of Genetics of Japan. We warmly welcome researchers, academic teachers, students as well as journalists and other persons interested in evolution to join us and discuss the current state of the art and future directions of evolutionary studies.
The programme of the conference will cover a wide array of topics on evolution. Several distinguished researchers have confirmed their attendance. The confirmed speakers include, Shigeru Kuratani (RIKEN), Wen-Hsiung Li (Academia Sinica), Manyuan Long (University of Chicago), Noriyuki Satoh (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology), Zhonghe Zhou (Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology), Xing Xu (Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology) et al.
The venue is in the hotel near China National GeneBank near the beautiful beach in east coast in Shenzhen. We are looking forward to seeing you during the conference.