The XXXIII Congress of the Willi Hennig Society will be held in Trento, Italy

From the 6th to the 10th of July 2014

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​​​​​​​​​​The event is organized by MUSE, Science Mus​eum of Trento, in collaboration with the FEM, Fondazione Edmund Mach, San Michele all'Adige, Trento.​

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WHO
The Willi Hennig Society promotes studies in Phylogenetic Systematics. When first expressed by Hennig in his works, the idea that only monophyletic groups of organisms, as evolutionarily entities, should be recognized and formally named, caused hot controversy but it is now established as the standard approach to modern systematics. The Society publishes Cladistics, one of the most prestigious international scientific journal dedicated to phylogenetic systematics.

WHAT​
For the first time in its history the WHS organizes its annual congress in Italy. MUSE and the city of Trento are proud to host this important international event.The program will be articulated into a series of sessions and symposia during which various issues related to phylogenetic analysis will be addressed: from systematics to biogeography to macroevolutionary analysis of ​individual clades.The congress will also give particular emphasis to the key topics of research in this field in Italy.​
Participants will have the possibility to visit the exhibition halls of the new museum at any time during the congress. Visits or research in the museum's collections will be possible following appointment.

WHERE
All scientific sessions will be held in the conference hall G. Canestrini of MUSE in Trento, Corso del Lavoro e della Scienza, 3.

WHEN
The registration desk will open in the evening of July 6th, when congress participants will be invited to a welcome party. The last session will be held on the 10th of July​.

RESEARCH AND OUTREACH
During the conference a popular-science event on topics cognate with the scientific subject of the congress will be organised for teachers, science lovers and citizens.

A PAGE DEDICATED TO THE EVENT, INCLUDING DETAILS AND DEADLINES, WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THIS WEBSITE FROM MID JANUARY 2014 

See you all in Trento, 
The organizing committee​


Nei giorni 6-10 luglio 2014 si svolgerà presso il MUSE il XXXIII ​Congresso annuale della Willi Hennig Society. Attraverso un evento pubblico rivolto agli insegnati, agli appassionati e alla cittadinanza tutta, il MUSE offrirà un’occasione unica per accostarsi ai temi del congresso, a partire dalla svolta epocale che l’entomologo tedesco Willi Hennig (1913-1976) impresse alla sistematica biologica.

 
 
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