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

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Early registration is available now through March 31, 2019!

Click HERE to Register


Don't forget to take advantage of the great rates for hotel rooms on the Queen Mary


*Registration categories:

Early registration:

October 4, 2018 to March 31, 2019

Regular registration:

April 1 to May 31, 2019

Late registration (no abstracts accepted): 

June 1 to August 1, 2019

Full (includes closing banquet) $750 US $775 US $800 US
Student (includes closing banquet) $350 US $375 US $400 US
Single day attendance (closing banquet additional $125 US) $200 US $225 US $250 US
Accompanying guest; includes social (closing banquet additional $125 US) $125 US $125 US $125 US

*Cancellation policy: 

  • There will be a $75 US cancellation fee if we receive your cancellation notice before July 1, 2019. Cancellations must be in writing via e-mail to Larry Lovell ( We regret that no refunds can be issued for cancellations received after July 1, 2019.

Optional event and items:

  • Mid-conference excursion: $80 US

  • Bound volume of conference proceedings: $175 US (Conference proceedings will also be published online with open access.)

  • Conference T-shirt: $20 US (see below)

Conference T-shirts

13th International Polychaete Conference T-shirts are available now for pre-order during registration! T-shirts, which are available fitted for men or women, will be available for pickup at the conference. The supplier advises that women's shirts are smaller than standard sizes; people should order them 1-2 sizes larger. Order T-shirts when you register for the meeting at this site [].