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Annual Meeting Information


Previous Meetings

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 


Future Meetings


May 23-27, 2021 - Virtual


May 16-20, 2022 - Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

2023 - Brisbane, Australia



Abstract Search

Abstracts from the 2015-2018 annual meetings can be searched for here. Abstracts back to 2011 to added soon.