The Wilson Ornithological Society

Past Annual Meetings

 
2016WOS met in conjunction with the 6th North American Ornithological Conference in Washington, DC. Dr. John Wingfield presented the 2016 Margaret Morse Nice lecture.

NAOC VI

2015

WOS held its annual meeting at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. We met jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des ornithologistes du Canada. Dr. Ricky Dunn presented the 2015 Margaret Morse Nice lecture.

2014

WOS held its annual meeting at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. We met jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists. Dr. Don Kroodsma presented the 2014 Margaret Morse Nice lecture.
> Scientific program (PDF)

2013

WOS held its 125th Anniversary Meeting at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 7 - 10 March. Drs. Peter & Rosemary Grant presented the 2012 Margaret Morse Nice lecture, and Dr. Jed Burtt presented the 2013 Margaret Morse Nice lecture.

2012

WOS held its annual meeting in conjunction with the 5th North American Ornithological Conference at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, 13 - 18 August

2011

The 2011 annual meeting was held 9 - 13 March at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska, jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists and the Cooper Ornithological Society. Dr. Richard N. Conner presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture, "Ecology of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers: by necessity, a multidisciplinary study."

2010 The 2010 Annual Meeting was held 20-22 May in Geneva, New York, on the campus of Hobart & William Smith Colleges. Dr. Robert B. Payne and Laura Payne presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture, "Brood parasitism in cuckoos, cowbirds, and African finches."
2009 The 2009 Annual Meeting was held 12 - 13 April in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists. Dr. Sidney A. Gauthreaux, Jr., presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture: "Bird Movements in the Atmosphere: Discoveries from Radar and Visual Studies." Scientific Program (pdf)
2008 The 2008 Annual Meeting was held 17 - 19 April in Mobile, Alabama, jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists. Dr. Jerome Jackson presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture: "Thinking like a mountain, seeing like a woodpecker: behavioral ecology and conservation of woodpeckers"

Program from the 2008 meeting (PDF format)

Abstracts from the 2008 meeting (PDF format)

2007 The 2007 Annual Meeting was held 21-24 Mar in Wakefield and Boston, MA. Dr. Doug Mock presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture.
2006

The 2006 Annual Meeting was held 4-7 Oct., jointly with the other societies in Veracruz, Mexico, at the 4th North American Ornithological Conference. Dr. Gary Stiles presentyed the Margaret Morse Nice lecture, "Ornithology in a troubled country: progress, problems, and recent work on nectar-feeding birds." Abstracts and Program Information are available at the NAOC web site

2005 The 2005 Annual Meeting was held 21-24 Apr., jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists. The meeting was in the Washington, DC, area, at the invitation of the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center and the Maryland Ornithological Society. Drs. Bridgette Stutchbury and Eugene Morton jointly presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture. Program (pdf); Abstracts (pdf)
2004

The 2004 Annual meeting was held 22-25 Apr. at Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists. We greatly enjoyed the new Lab building and many great works of bird art. Dr. Steven Emlen presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture. Abstracts of papers and posters (pdf). Proceedings (pdf)

2003

The 2003 Annual meeting was held at Ohio Wesleyan University, jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists. The meeting included the Clark Ornithology Symposium, on the evolution of Galapagos birds. Dr. Robert Ricklefs presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture. Proceedings (pdf)

2002

The 2002 Annual meeting was held in Fort Meyers, Florida. It was held jointly with the Association of Field Ornithologists. Dr. Richard T. Holmes presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture. Proceedings (pdf)

2001

The 2001 Annual meeting was held in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Dr. Glen E. Woolfenden presented the Margaret Morse Nice Lecture. Proceedings (pdf)


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