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The 13th International Polychaete Conference will take place on 4-9 August 2019, on board the famous ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary, in Long Beach, California.
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13th International Polychaete Conference, IPC 13:

      4 - 9 August 2019
      The Queen Mary
      Long Beach, California, USA

Pre-Conference Workshops:

  • Philosophy of Biological Systematics course, offered by Kirk Fitzhugh
  • Invasive Polychaetes workshop, offered by Leslie Harris

          29 July - 2 August 2019
          Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
          Los Angeles, California
          See Pre-Conference Workshops page for additional information.



  • Long Beach is known for its excellent weather in Southern California. Located at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, Long Beach has a mild climate.
  •  The average high temperature during August is 84° F (28° C), and low of 65° F (18° C).  
  • The Queen Mary is located along the shoreline, offering a spectacular view of Long Beach under sunny skies and mild evenings.

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