The Society was founded as the Midwest Benthological Society by 13 charter members at Havana, Illinois, in the spring of 1953. Since then, the Society has met annually at locations across North America.
See a complete list of previous meetings
2020: Madison (cancelled due to COVID-19), replaced by the SFS Summer of Science
May 23-27, 2021 - Virtual
May 16-20, 2022 - Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
2023 - Brisbane, Australia
Abstracts from the 2015-2018 annual meetings can be searched for here. Abstracts back to 2011 to added soon.