2017 Meeting of the International Socienty for History, Philosophy and
Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) will
be held conjointly with the 2017 Brazilian History
and Philosophy of
Biology Meeting (Encontro de História e Filosofia da Biologia - EHFB), promoted
Brazilian Association of Philosophy and History of Biology (Associação
Brasileira de Filosofia e História da Biologia – ABFHiB).
The ISHPSSB & ABFHiB 2017 Meeting will
happen from July 16 to 21, 2017, at the Institute of Biosciences and at the Center for International Difusion both in the University of São Paulo, and at
the Butantan Institute, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.
The event's opening
will happen in the Butantan Institute, on Sunday, July 16, 2017,
starting at 1:00 p.m.
At the opening, there will be the registration and kits with the
Meeting's material, containing a badge, the printed program, a notepad,
a bag and a mug, will be given to the participants, together with the
previously ordered at the Conference's
After the registration, there will be cultural activities, including
visit to the Butantan Institute Museums, and a Brazilian
presentation ("bossa-nova" and "chorinho"). At 5:00 p.m. there will be
the opening cerimony, with
ISHPSSB President and the Organizer Comission's welcome, followed by a
projection of documentaries about science in
Brazil and at the Butantan Institute and the welcome cocktail.
will be held in the Institute of Biosciences of USP, from Monday to
Friday, July 17 to 21, 2017. At the same venue, the Conference's
secretariat and the shop will work.
The two plenary sessions,
the ISHPSSB general
assembly and the posters session will
be held at the Center for International Difusion of USP.
The traditional conference's gala
take place on Thursday evening, July 20, 2017, in the restaurant of the
Paineiras Morumby Club. Only the participants and visitors registered
for the ISHPSSB & ABFHiB 2017 Meeting wiil be entitled to
participate in this cerimonial dinner. The price for the conference's
dinner is US$40.00 per person. All the reservations for this dinner
must be booked beforehand (March 1st to April 30, 2017).
location and means for accessessing the places where the conference's
events will happen are described here.
The options for transportation to USP and among the different
conference venues are described here.
the first two days of the Meeting (Sunday and Monday), members
the Local Organizer Comission, indentified with the conference's
T-shirt, will be at the Butantan Subway Station, which is near the
conference's location, to provide orientation to participants about how
to arrive at IB-USP.
the whole event, the conference's
located at the "Minas" buildng at the Institute of Biosciences, will be
available for late registrations, distribuition of supplies and other
needed services. In case of any needs, participants can ask for help
with the Local Organizer Comission's members, identified with the
the conference's secretariat, it will work the event's shop,
you will be able to purchase souvenirs from the Meeting, as mugs,
calendars and T-shirts - all these items with high-definition,
copyright-free historical images of Brazilian fauna and flora,
such as the ones used to illustrate this conference's website.
main activities of the ISHPSSB & ABFHiB 2017 Meeting will be
sessions in wich talks and other special presentations will take place,
and the posters session, involving presentations and discussion with
For each one of the 15 session times, there will be
parallel presentations in different rooms of the Institute of
Biosciences of the University of São Paulo.
The posters session
will happen on Monday, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The posters will be
affixed on stands on the same day, but before the session.
will have the complete list of all works to be presented in each
session. You can access the final program with a complete list of all papers to be presented at each session HERE. You can also download the complete Book of Abstracts HERE.