If you prefer to register via snail mail, you can download the registration form HERE! Snail mail registration must be received no later than April 14, 2017.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically no later than March 6, 2017 (midnight).

Payment for registration is required at the time of your abstract submission.

There will be three contributed paper sessions (marine, terrestrial, and parasitology) and a joint poster session with the Junior Academy. Contributions on all facets of marine, terrestrial, and parasitological science are welcome for both paper and poster sessions. Submissions will be reviewed by the SCAS Editorial Board, and contributors will be notified of acceptance or rejection by March 20, 2017. Registration refunds may be requested before April 14, 2017 via

Early registration will take place through March 6, 2017. The last day to mail hard copy registration with payment / register on-line is April 14, 2017. Registration will resume, on-site, at Santa Monica College, on the day the meeting is held on April 28, 2017.

Help support students! We would be very grateful to professional scientists who will commit to judging students' papers or posters during the meeting. To enlist as a judge, select the appropriate choice when registering or please contact the organizer directly: Danny Tang (

**Please understand that by registering, your photo may be used by the Academy for promotional documents and the website.**