The 2018 CIAC Symposium was held in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA 12th – 16th November 2018, under the theme Cephalopod Research Across Scales: From Molecules To Ecosystems. The main symposium was preceded by five workshops on 10th & 11th November, 2018 on Genetic tools and live imaging of cephalopods; Paralarval and juvenile cephalopods – an updated identification guide; Hard structures of cephalopods and their publication in your field of study; The biogeochemical role of cephalopods in the World’s oceans; Cephalopod science – the direction of future research and the relevance of new policies.
Lifetime Achievement Awards
The 2018 CIAC Lifetime Achievement Awards were awarded to:
Dr. Bernd Ulrich Budelmann [awarded in absentia]
Dr. Marek Lipinksi [awarded in absentia]
Dr. Mike Vecchione
The 2018 CIAC Conference Student Presentation Awards were awarded to:
Poster Presentation: Celso Cedillo-Robles, “Shallow water octopuses from Mexico”
Oral Presentation: Owen Nichols, “Offshore influences on inshore squid: linkages between water mass dynamics and Doryteuthis pealeii distribution”
Lightning Talk: Kieran Murphy, “Cephalopod community trophic ecology in relation to body-size in an oceanic system”
Outreach Event Gallery
A selection of the photos of the public outreach event provided by Heather Judkins, leader of the CIAC 2018 team.
A selection of the photos of the conference provided by Heather Judkins, leader of the CIAC 2018 team.