This year's conference will offer many exciting social events during the meeting.
Student Mixer—Friday June 14th 5:00-6:00 p.m.
All student members of the ASM are welcome to come and socialize with your friends and colleagues, and meet new student members. Enjoy a great selection of complimentary light hors d'oeurves and a cash bar. The Student Mixer is hosted by the Education and Graduate Students Committee.
New Member/Attendees Reception—Friday June 14th 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Members who have recently joined the ASM or are attending their first meeting are invited to this New Member/Attendees Reception to meet ASM members and other new members. Even if this isn't your first time to an ASM Annual Meeting or you are not a new member, feel free to stop by and welcome new members and new meeting attendees. Enjoy a great selection of complimentary light hors d'oeurves and a cash bar. The New Member/Attendee Reception is hosted by the Membership Committee.
Opening Night Reception—Friday June 14th 6:30-11:00 p.m.
Attendees will kick off the conference with an opening night reception. Enjoy the opportunity to socialize with friends, colleagues, and other conference attendees, and meet our 2013 exhibitors. Enjoy a great selection of complimentary light hors d'oeurves and a cash bar.
Saturday Evening Social—Saturday June 15th 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Attendees are invited to socialize with other meeting attendees in the relaxed atmosphere of The Fieldhouse located one block away from the conference center. Light snacks and complimentary drink tickets will be provided.
Picnic—Sunday June 16th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Join your friends and colleagues at the picnic at the Reading Terminal Market—a century old public farmers’ market with an old world, historic setting. The Market and its merchants are not only committed to deliciously prepared foods, but to local farming communities, a healthy environment, and sustainable agriculture.
Poster Session Social—Monday June 17th 7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Monday night poster session will include an evening social, poster awards, and raffle. What a great opportunity to discuss research with poster presenters and socialize with your colleagues. The social will offer a great selection of complimentary light hors d'oeurves and a cash bar.
Auction—Monday June 17th 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Continue your socializing and support the ASM's Future Mammalogists Fund through donating to and purchasing from the auction! The Auction will follow the Poster Session Social. Interested in donating to the Auction, see the guidelines here.
Donor Reception—Tuesday June 18th 5:30-6:00 p.m.
In appreciation and recognition of the generosity of those who donated to the ASM in 2012, the society invites all 2012 donors to a reception hosted by the Development Committee. Donor contribution(s) enhance the vitality of the society and support the careers of the next generation of mammalogists—our students and young professionals. We thank you for your generosity and hope to see you at the reception. Complimentary light hors d'oeurves and a cash bar will be provided.
Pre-Banquet Social—Tuesday June 18th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
This is your invitation to meet and socialize with colleagues with complimentary light hors d'oeurves and a cash bar at the Pre-Banquet Social Hour.
Banquet—Tuesday June 18th 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Join us at the Annual Banquet where ASM members and friends recognize and honor a few of their own during this awards presentation. Unwind, socialize, and say good-byes at this conclusion to a great week. Dinner and a cash bar will be provided.