Conferences

THE RUSSIAN CONFERENCE WITH FOREIGN PARTICIPATION

 

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES AND PROSPECTS OF THE USAGE OF ZOOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS

 

Dedicated to the 90 anniversary of Dr. Olga Leonidovna Rossolimo, former director of the Zoological Museum of Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1970–2009

 

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR APPLICATION

 

Date of the Conference: October 15–16, 2018

 

Dear colleagues,

 

hearby, we are glad to invite you to participate in the Conference and to discuss the current and future usage of the zoological collections.

 

The Zoological Museum has been accumulating, keeping, and studying research zoological collections for more than two centuries. Beginning of the Repository of Living Systems at Lomonosov Moscow State University several years ago opens a new stage of this activity, as this Repository is aimed at using both traditional and most recent methods and approaches making it possible to maximize usage of a specific archive of biodiversity represented by the natural history museum collections. So the principal aim of the Conference is to discuss most vital issues concerning development of the collection activity in zoology as well as in allied biological domains.

 

The principal topics:

– Scientific and practical results of the current usage of the zoological collections;

– Prospects in application of new methods and approaches in the research based on zoological collections;

– Information support for the storage and usage of zoological collections;

– Legal issues of the acquisition and usage of the collections in Russia and in the world;

– Actual issues of the usage of collections in allied areas of biological science (algology, anthropology, archeology, botany, medicine, mycology, microbiology, etc.).

 

The Conference will be held in the lecture hall of the Research Zoological Museum of Lomonosov Moscow State University located at: Bolshaya Nikitskay str. 2, Moscow.

The text materials submitted to the Conference shall be published in the next volume of the Archives of this Museum.

 

Please send applications for participations in the Conference to Natalia Spasskaya Secretary, by address nspasskaja@zmmu.msu.ru (with the subject indicated) using the following standard:

Author(s) name(s) of applicant(s)

Author(s) degree(s), affiliation(s), contact(s) (e-mail, phone number)

Supposed title and form of presentation (oral, poster).

 

Important dates:

June 20 – deadline for application

July 15 – deadline for text materials submission

September 01 – second circular with the Conference program.

 

The Conference participation fee is 1,000 rubs, for students and postgraduate students is 500 rubs.

 

The details of the trip to and accommodation during the Conference will be given in the Second Information Letter.

 

The materials to be published in the above Archive should follow the below requirements:

 

Their content should be relevant to the principal issues stated above.

 

The text material should be either DOC or RTF, not exceeding 21,000 symbols (with spaces). It should include annotation (about 1,000 symbols). Tables and illustrations, if any, are to be placed at the end of the main text. The entire material should be sent as a file using e-mail nspasskaja@zmmu.msu.ru.

 

Please consult the rules for the authors about standards for graphic illustrations, references in the text, and bibliography list at the official web-site of this Museum (http://zmmu.msu.ru/spec/publikacii/nauchnie-izdanija/pravila-dlya-avtorov-serialnykh-izdanij-zoologicheskogo-muzeya-).

 

The arrangement of the entire materials is as following:

 

Title

Name(s)

Affiliation(s) & e-mail(s)

Annotation

Text

Tables (with titles)

Figures (with captions)