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The University of Florida is proud to host the 37th annual Herpetology Conference. The conference will take place April 4-5, 2014 at the Paramount Plaza Hotel and Suites in Gainesville, Florida.

For two days in spring each year people converge in Gainesville, Florida to participate in The Herpetology Conference, the longest running regional herp symposium in the country. The Florida Museum of Natural History's Division of Herpetology convened the first conference in 1976 and has hosted every conference held since then. The gathering brings together amateur and professional herpetologists for talks, workshops, sharing of information, and exhibits of books, art, paraphernalia, and information. The conference also gives students and literature collectors the opportunity to bid on herp reprints and books.

Herpetology Conference

We are currently accepting abstracts for posters and presentations!

We are accepting presentation abstracts through February 17th and poster abstracts through March 30th. This is a great opportunity for anyone, including undergraduate students, who would like to present at a smaller, more relaxed conference. We are open to abstracts from all aspects of herpetology, including original research, in the topics of conservation, natural history, ecology, evolution, phylogeny, education, citizen science, husbandry, physiology, and veterinary medicine. There will be monetary awards for best presentation in three categories: general, student, and poster.

Thank you to our sponsors!