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Kansas State University


2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
30 July – 3 August, 2014

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Announcing the JMIH 2014 Mobile App!

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IMPORTANT: An e-mail will be sent to each registered attendee once they have been added to the app asking them to update their profile. Access is available at that time.

Hosted by:

Tennessee Aquarium
Conservation Institute

Anna George, Ph.D., Chair

Meeting Location:

Chattanooga Convention Center
1100 Carter Street
Chattanooga, TN 37401

GRADUATE STUDENTS – Save on hotel rooms and Find a Roommate!

ROOMS AS LOW AS $25 - $33 plus tax per person per night with 4 person occupancy!

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Hotel Reservation Deadline:

JMIH has reserved rooms at the hotels listed below at the groups rates listed:

Chattanooga Marriott Hotel (next to convention center)
- $129 plus tax per night
Group Reservation Deadline – June 30, 2014
SOLD OUT - Please reserve your rooms at the Sheraton Read House Hotel.

Days Inn Rivergate (1.5 blocks from convention center)
- $99 plus tax per night
Deadline – July 9, 2014
SOLD OUT - Please reserve your rooms at the Sheraton Read House Hotel.

Sheraton Read House Hotel (2.5 blocks from the convention center) - $129 plus tax per night
Reservation Deadline – July 9, 2014

Reservations at any of these meeting hotels must be made and secured by advanced deposit or credit card by the deadlines listed above. Reservations received after 5:00 p.m. local time at any of the hotels listed on this cut-off date will be honored at the hotel’s prevailing rate, based on availability.

Abstract Submission Deadline:

31 March 2014

Note: No abstract submission deadline extensions will be granted.

Early Registration Deadline:

15 May 2014

Attention Foreign Travelers

The ESTA application now requires the traveler's country of birth information. This applies to new applications submitted on or after December 22, 2011 and does not apply to applications submitted prior to that date.

For those JMIH 2014 participants traveling from a foreign country, please be advised that the US requires a visa for most international travelers, except travelers from Canada and countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program. To obtain the visa electronically, go to This is the text from the ESTA welcome page:

International travelers who are seeking to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program are now subject to enhanced security requirements. All eligible travelers who wish to travel under the Visa Waiver Program must apply for authorization.

The application process is explained on the ESTA website listed above. Voluntary ESTA applications may be submitted at any time prior to travel to the United States, and Visa Waiver Program travelers are encouraged to apply for authorization as soon as they begin to plan a trip to the United States.

There are currently 36 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program.

We look forward to seeing you in Chattanooga.

For questions about the meeting:
Contact Heide Burke, Program Coordinator
Phone: 785-532-2549