Conference Programme

 

PLENARY SPEAKERS

  1. Earl of Cranbrook, Great Glemham Farm (“Alfred Russel Wallace and his South-east Asian Heritage”)
  2. Prof. Emeritus Yong Hoi Sen, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (“Phylogenetics and Systematics of Animal Life”)
  3. Prof. Charles H. Smith, Department of Library Public Services, Western Kentucky University (“Wallace and Incipient Structures: A World of ‘More Recondite’ Influences”)
  4. Mr. Paul Spencer Sochaczewski, natural historian and Wallace scholar (“An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles. The Hero’s Journey of Alfred Russel Wallace in South-east Asia”)

 

The tentative program is given in the following table, and the final program will be updated as title of papers become available. The number of breakout rooms will depend on the number of papers received.

 

Table 1: Tentative program

 

Day 1 (7 November 2013)

08:00-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Opening Ceremony

Address by Earl Cranbrook - representing the Organizing Committee

Opening speech by Guest of Honour

Souvenir presentation

10:30-11:00

TEA BREAK

11:00-11:30

Keynote paper 1Earl of Cranbrook, Great Glemham Farm
“Alfred Russel Wallace and his South-east Asian Heritage”

11:30-12:45

Session 1 (concurrent session) (max 10 papers for 2 breakout room)

12:45-14:00

LUNCH

14:00-14:30

Keynote paper 2Prof. Emeritus Yong Hoi Sen, Academy of Sciences Malaysia
“Phylogenetics and Systematics of Animal Life”

14:30-15:30

Session 2 (concurrent session) (max 8 papers for 2 breakout rooms)

Scientific papers

15:30-16:00

TEA BREAK

16:00-16:30

Keynote paper 3Prof. Charles H. Smith, Department of Library Public Services, Western Kentucky University
“Wallace and Incipient Structures: A World of ‘More Recondite’ Influences”

16:30-17:30

Session 3 (concurrent session) (max 8 papers for 2 breakout rooms)

17:30-18:30

Committee meeting (optional)

19:30

Official dinner

Day 2 (8 November 2013)

08:30-09:00

Keynote paper 4Mr. Paul Spencer Sochaczewski, natural historian and Wallace scholar
“An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles. The Hero’s Journey of Alfred Russel Wallace in South-east Asia”

09:00-10:30

Session 4 (concurrent session) (max 12 papers for 2 breakout rooms)

10:30-11:00

TEA BREAK

11:00-12:45

Session 5 (concurrent session) (max 10 papers for 2 breakout rooms)

12:45-14:00

LUNCH

14:00-15:30

Session 6 (concurrent session) (max 12 papers for 2 breakout rooms)

15:30-16:00

TEA BREAK

16:00

Closing

Note:

Scientific paper

15 minutes/paper (10 + 5)

Keynote paper

30 minutes/paper (25 + 5)

Supported by

Santubong Nature Festival

9 - 10 November 2013

 

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