Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Laos Spider Symposium

The good people at Senckenberg Institute will be hosting a symposium in Laos from 12th to 15th November 2012 which will be themed on the spiders of grether Mekong. I expect this to be an educative meetings among arachnologists and spider enthusiasts who are looking at the South East Asian region.

There will be several presentations and posters on spiders. Further details can be seen from the symposium's website: http://www.senckenberg.de/root/index.php?page_id=15244

Entrance is free but you have to arrange for your own travel and accomodation. The host, Dr. Peter Jaeger, can be reached at peter.jaeger@senckenberg.de if you need his help in securing a place.

From 16th-23rd you can join scientists in a series of workshop and excursion in Tad Itou. This is how the place supposed to look like.

Dorm rate is USD10/night and nice room at USD40.

I will be presenting on spider photography and spiders which might be of medical interest.