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The AGA President's Symposium will take place 23-25 March, 2018, at the lovely Hart House on the University of Toronto campus, Toronto, CANADA.



FREE for students presenting posters.  Submit your abstract by 31 Dec 2017 after completing the $0 registration form.

For all others, registration is $150 through 31 Dec 2017.  Registration includes all talks, the opening and poster receptions, lunches and breaks.  And, ALL REGISTRANTS receive a 3-YEAR AGA membership.



Friday, March 23, 2018

5:00-8:00pm                      Registration Opens                        

6:00-8:00pm                      Opening Reception


Saturday, March 24, 2018

8:30 – 8:45am                   Introduction to the Symposium

8:45 – 9:45am                   Key Lecture, Professor Loeske Kruuk

9:45 – 10:00am                 Coffee 

10:00 – noon                      4 Invited Talks (30 min each)

Noon – 1:00pm                 Lunch (included)

1:00 - 3:00pm                    4 Invited Talks (30 min each)

3:00 – 3:30pm                   Coffee

3:30 – 5:30pm                   4 Invited Talks (30 mins each)

7:00 – 9:00pm                   Poster Reception
                                           (hot and cold hors d’oevres and drinks included)


Sunday, March 25, 2018                

8:00am                              Coffee and Rolls, fruit available

8:30 – 10:30am                 4 invited talks (30 mins each)

10:30 – 10:45am               Coffee

10:45 – 11:45                    2 invited talks (30 mins each)






Photo credits: Blue tit photo by Stephen Tillo; Squirrel nest drawing by Stephen Thomas; Bighorn sheep courtesy David Coltman lab; Syrphid pollinating wild radish flower courtesy Jeffrey Conner lab; Snapping turtle courtesy Fred Janzen lab; Campion flowers courtesy Lynda Delph's lab; Blue worm courtesy NIH;  Fruit fly, free web image


About the Symposium

Program Information


Key Lecture

Venue and Accommodations

2018 Speakers

Registration is Now Open for the Wild Quant Gen Symposium

The cost of the symposium: Students presenting posters= FREE

All others=$150 through 31 Dec 2017

You can pay using: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club. Or check the box below the credit card fields to pay by invoice.

Abstract Submissions

Poster Presenters

You must register for the symposium before you submit your abstract.

Abstract Submissions

AGA Member Benefits

Besides your subscription to the Journal of Heredity, the Association hosts a yearly symposium, and provides special awards towards programs and education.
Learn about all the benefits.

Student Membership only $30!

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