SICB 2003 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Jan. 4-8

General Information


Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts
All registered attendees of the 2003 Annual Meeting will receive a copy of the Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts on-site at the SICB Registration/Information Desk located at the Sheraton Centre Toronto. Copies will not be mailed prior to the Annual Meeting. They will be available prior to the Annual Meeting on this website and attendees can plan their activities from the web. The abstracts will be published as part of the next available issue of Integrative and Comparative Biology (formerly the American Zoologist).

Registration/Information Area
The SICB Registration/Information area will be located at the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The hours of operation are:
Saturday, January 410:00 am-8:00 pm
Sunday, January 57:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday, January 67:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday, January 77:00 am-2:00 pm
Wednesday, January 87:00 am-Noon

Staff is available during these times to assist you with membership enrollment, on-site registration, conference materials, employment opportunity information, meeting room locations, and information on Toronto.

Employment Opportunities
The Employment Opportunity bulletin boards will be located in the SICB Registration/Information area. The Employment Opportunity boards will provide a place for attendees to post "Positions Wanted," and learn about "Positions Available." Interested attendees may schedule interviews in the room set aside for that purpose. See a registration desk attendant for assistance.

Special Student and Postdoc Travel Awards
5 travel awards are being offered in the amount of $300 each for topics relating to the "Physiology Underlying Phenotypic Plasticity and Polyphenism" symposium. These presentations will be presented in an associated mini-symposium. Click here to go to the symposium webpage for details of the competition.

Student Support Program
The SICB Student Support Program awards financial support in the form of housing or waived registration fees. Those applicants granted housing support will receive complimentary housing based on double occupancy for four (4) nights during the Annual Meeting. For guidelines and application, please use this link to the Student Support Page.

Message Board
A message board will be located in the SICB Registration/Information Area. Attendees may also leave messages and announcements for other attendees on the message board. Please contact the Sheraton Centre Toronto, (416) 361-1000, to reach the SICB Registration/Information Area.

Child Care
If you will be bringing children with you, please contact the concierge at the Sheraton Centre Toronto to arrange for recommended baby-sitting services.