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Arkansas Academy of Sciences - 2019

Hendrix College is proud to have hosted the 2019 Arkansas Academy of Sciences Meeting on Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30. 

Download a pdf copy of the program here.

List of Session Chairs

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Registration and Abstract Submission
To register for the meeting and submit an abstract please use our online registration and abstract submission form. Your registration will be finalized when payment is received. The deadline for abstract submission and registration has been extended to Friday, March 8.

Abstract submission is now closed. You can continue to register as an attendee.

Cost of Registration and Membership
Membership dues for the academy are typically due when registering for the annual meeting. The membership fees are $30 for regular members and $15 for student members. This year the cost of meeting attendance is $60 for regular members and $40 for students and includes admission to the banquet. Student registrants are not required to become AAS members but are encouraged to do so. 

How to Pay
We are accepting payment through check and credit card via PayPal.

  • To pay by check, please make the check out to "Hendrix College" with "AAS 2019" in the memo line, and mail to:
        Susan Ablondi
        Hendrix College
        1600 Washington Avenue
        Conway, AR 72032-3080
    Be sure to include for whom the registration and membership dues are intended.
  • To pay with credit card please follow the PayPal links below.
     Regular AAS Membership + Meeting Registration   $30+$60+Fees    PayPal 
     Student AAS Membership + Meeting Registration   $15+$40+Fees    PayPal 
     Student Meeting Registration Only  $40+Fees   PayPal 
     Lifetime Member Meeting Registration  $60+Fees   PayPal 
  • Alternatively, you may contact Mrs. Susan Ablondi (501)450-1270, Hendrix College Natural Science Administrative Assistant, to schedule a time to pay by credit card over the phone.

Remind Updates
To receive text updates regarding the 2019 AAS meeting, please text @aashen to 81010 or go to  rmd.at/aashen if you have the Remind app on your smart phone.

Accommodations in Conway (around Hendrix College) 
The following hotels have blocks of rooms reserved for the Arkansas Academy of Science annual meeting. These hotels are within a mile of campus (you can walk through the beautiful Hendrix Village) and include continental breakfast, parking and high-speed internet access.

Fairfield Inn & Suites - $89/night plus tax (Arkansas Academy of Science Group Code G5295), Rooms held until 3/8/2019, 2260 Sanders Road, Conway, AR, 501-505-8034

La Quinta Inn & Suites - $79/night plus tax (ARK ACAD of SCIENCE CONF - HENDRIX confirmation number 6281830), Rooms held until 3/15/19, 2350 Sanders Road, Conway, AR, 501-328-5100

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - $90/night plus tax (Group Code HDX), Rooms held until 3/15/19, 2330 Sander Road, Conway, AR, 501-205-1315

Besides these hotels, Conway has many other hotels and motels; most of them close to Interstate 40 and not too far from campus. These hotels include, Best Western, Comfort Inn & Suites, Comfort Suites, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, and others. Costs and other information about these hotels can be found by contacting them directly.

Campus Map/Parking Information
To download a map of campus and parking information click here .


Updated 03/24/19

Poster Presentations - Alphabetical List

Updated 03/26/19

Oral Presentations - Alphabetical List

Awards were awarded to the best undergraduate and graduate student poster and oral presentatoin in each division. A list of award recipients can be found here.


Friday, March 29

10:00 a.m. Executive Committee Meeting    SLTC – Campbell Dining North
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.    Registration and Payments   SLTC 106
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Judges and Session Chairs   SLTC 105
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Oral Sessions 1 DW Reynolds Lower Level
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Break – Refreshments DW Reynolds Lobby
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Oral Sessions 2 DW Reynolds Lower Level
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Reception with hors d’oeuvers    SLTC – Sun Porch
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Banquet and Keynote Address   SLTC – Worsham Ballroom

Saturday, March 30

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast SLTC - Burrow
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.    Registration and Payment    SLTC 106
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.    Oral Sessions 3 DW Reynolds Lower Level
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.    Posters SLTC – Worsham Ballroom
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.    Meeting of Judges SLTC 105
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Awarding of Prizes
(AAS Business Meeting)
Mills Center – Room A

More Information to Follow
In the meantime, if you have questions, please write to Dr. Todd Tinsley.