Great Lakes Annual Meeting of Evolutionary Genomics

GLAM-evogen is an annual symposium that brings together faculty and trainees in the Great Lakes region from a range of backgrounds who work at the interface of genomics and evolutionary biology.


Details TBA


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Code of Conduct

GLAM-Evogen is intended to foster interactions and the exchange of scientific ideas among faculty and trainees in the Great Lakes region. We are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels safe and welcome. Registration for the meeting is considered an agreement to treat all meeting participants with respect and consideration during any interactions related to this meeting, including zoom sessions, happy hours, slack, and any meeting-related correspondences.

Harassment, discrimination, or exclusionary behavior by any participant will not be tolerated. Harassment includes unwanted verbal attention, intimidation, stalking, shaming, or bullying. Unacceptable behaviors also include inappropriate comments presented in a joking manner, retaliation for reporting inappropriate behavior, and reporting an incident in bad faith. Discrimination or exclusion on the basis of gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, physical appearance, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, or any axis of diversity will not be tolerated. Civil and constructive critiques of scientific work are appropriate; ad hominem attacks and any communication that is derogatory or demeaning to individuals or groups are not. Recording or photographing talks, posters or any content without author permission is not allowed.

Violations of this code of conduct should be reported to Amy Williams and will be taken very seriously. Meeting organizers and designated moderators reserve the right to enforce this code of conduct in any manner deemed appropriate. Anyone violating the code of conduct may be asked to stop, experience limited participation (e.g., muted microphone or blocked video), expelled from the meeting, and/or prohibited from attending future events. Establishing and enforcing this code of conduct is intended to create a welcoming, inclusive environment for high quality scientific discussions.

Social Media Policy

If given permission by the presenter, talks will be recorded and made available online. Live tweeting of presentations is allowed unless the presenter explicitly opts out by stating so at the start of their talk or on their poster. Recording or photographing talks, posters or any content without author permission is not allowed.

Presenter Guidelines

Below are the instructions for talks and posters. Detailed instructions for accessing your zoom session will come in a separate e-mail. All presenters will need to join our slack workspace ( to upload and view posters, and answer questions.


Please be prepared to present at any time during your session in case we need to go out of order for any reason. You will have 12 minutes to give your presentation and 3 minutes to answer questions. Your session moderator will let you know when you are almost out of time. After you are finished with your slides, your moderator will read questions from participants until your 15 minutes are up. The rest of the questions will be posted to slack under your session channel (e.g. #talks_mon2021).

Please use your own computer to give your talk. When your moderator announces that it is your turn, you will share your screen. When your talk is over, stop sharing your screen. Please keep your microphone muted when you are not presenting. Plan to log on to your session 10 minutes before it starts. Make sure that you install the zoom client and test your microphone and the screen share feature well ahead of your session here:

Poster Presenters

Please upload a pdf of your poster to your channel on Slack (e.g. #poster2021_yourname) by the start of the conference on Monday morning. Your poster should not exceed 15 MB. Participants can ask you questions in your slack channel or at the live poster session on Friday Aug 6.

Lightning Talks

All lightning talk presenters are limited to 1 slide without animations. You will have 2 minutes to present your slide. There will be no time during the session to address questions from participants, all questions should be addressed in your slack channel. Please be ready to present at any time during your session. You must send a pdf of your slide to by 3pm on the day before your session. Please name your slide with your last name, day of presentation, and start time of your lightning slot. Your slide will be combined with the other lightning talk slides into a single presentation and the moderator will share their screen to show the slides. When it is your turn, unmute your microphone and give your presentation.

Internet Connection

Using a wired connection is best but wifi should not be a problem. Your connection speed should be at least 2 Mbps upload, 4 Mbps download. Test your internet connection speed here:

Information on connecting to the session zoom will come soon.


You can order shirts and other fun conference swag here:

Please contact Nancy Chen (, Amanda Larracuente (, or Amy Williams ( if you have any questions or comments.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Genetics Society of America