11th International Congress of Physiological Anthropology (ICPA)

President Prof. Douglas E. Crews, Department of Anthropology, Ohio State University
Date August 7-10, 2013
(7th: Registration & Welcome Reception, Younger Researchers Colloquium
Place Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada
Main Theme Human Variation and Built Environments
Abstract DeadLine June 15, Extended to June 21,2013
Program ICPA2013_Program_0731.pdf (290KB)

As the first ICPA meeting held in Canada, the organizers are looking forward to hosting our worldwide colleagues in Banff, Alberta where the Canadian Rockies provide a picturesque background for our 2013 Congress.  The ICPA2013 is organized around the central topic of “Human Variation and Built Environments” with several daily themes: human adaptability in built environments; techno-adaptability in built environments; genetics and human variation; temperature and lighting effects on physiological responses; physiological responses in aging, exercise and health; physiological anthropology in ergonomics and design; biological approaches in physiological anthropology; and methodology in physiological anthropology. 

Registration Fee   

Member and non-Member, $700 US Dollars
Full-time students/accompanying persons, $500 US Dollars
Registration Form (36KB)

The registration fee is $700 US Dollars and includes breakfast/lunch daily, excursions, ICPA banquet/dinner, welcome reception, and refreshment breaks. A reduced registration fee of $500 is available for full-time students/accompanying persons.  For all student fee requests please include academic advisor signature on registration form.
All registration fees must be paid in US dollars via check payable to Physiological Anthropology Society of America.
The hotel website for bookings is https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ANT1308A.

Abstract Dead Line


Abstract DeadLine: June 15, Extended to June 21,2013

There and at the end of this announcement you will find a copy of an acceptable abstract for the meeting and a meeting registration form to complete. Please submit both your abstract and registration form to prior to 15 June21 June 2013. Abstracts will only be accepted through online submissions.
Abstract Format (32KB)

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Preliminary Schedule of Events

Wednesday 7 August:
Young Researchers Meeting:  17:00 - 20:00 program.pdf
JPA Editorial meeting: 18:30 - 20:00
Welcome reception:  20:00 - 22:00

Thursday 8 August:
Opening Ceremony 0900 – 09:25
Scientific Sessions 09:30 – 12:30
Lunch 12:00
Afternoon Sessions 13:30 – 16:30
ISPA Executive Meeting: 17:30 – 18:30
ISPA Executive Dinner 18:30 – 22:00
Attendees free time to explore Banff

Friday 9 August:
Scientific Sessions 09:00 – 12:00
Lunch 12:00
Afternoon Sessions 13:30 – 16:30
Congress Banquet: 19:00 – 21:00

Saturday 10 August:
Scientific Sessions 09:00 – 12:00
Lunch 12:00
Afternoon Sessions 13:30 – 16:30
Excursion to glaciers, Lake Louise, Rocky Mountains, and wildlife watching