Paul Kanner Megastraea undosa
Image of Megastraea undosa by Paul Kanner, used with permission

WSM Conferences

Please visit the webpage for the 50th Annual WSM Meeting in Los Angeles June 19-23, 2017 and the current WSM web page!

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Past Meetings:

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49th Annual WSM Meeting

AMS/WSM 2016: June 12-16, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California The 82nd meeting of the American Malacological Society and the 49th Annual Western Society of Malacologists was hosted by the School of Marine Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico. Information about the conference may be found here or on the conference Facebook page.


48th Annual WSM Meeting

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Download the annual meeting Program (including general information, talk schedule and abstracts) here.
View images contributed by Doug Eernisse from the banquet and post-conference trip to Catalina Island on CSU's R/V Yellowfin

Forty-seventh Annual WSM Meeting:


Links to Mollusca 2014 or here

Forty-sixth Annual WSM Meeting:

Please click links below to download the archived Schedule or Meeting Poster
WSM 2013 Schedule
46th Annual WSM Meeting in San Diego!


45th Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Malacologists
Joint Meeting with the International Workshop on Opisthobranchs
University of California-Santa Cruz June 24-27, 2012

Download the Final Meeting Announcement and Schedule, including Field Trip Details (PDF Format)

44th Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Malacologists meeting jointly with
12th Biannual Meeting of the Sociedad Mexicana de Malacología
June 27-30, 2011
La Paz, Baja California Sur, México
Instituto Politécnico Nacional
Malacologia 2011 Program (updated 17 June 2011)
Download Malacología 2011 Meeting Poster
Some Images by D. Eernisse: Malacologia 2011 Meeting in La Paz

For business related to this highly successful meeting, please contact WSM Past-President,
Dr. Esteban Fernando Felix Pico (La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico) at: efelix @


2010 Meeting Web Site (archived)
43nd Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Malacologists meeting jointly with
76th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Malacologists
San Diego State University
June 26-30, 2010
with optional excursions to San Diego Museum of Natural History
or Scripps Institution of Oceanography on July 1

Browse some images by Fabio or Doug.

Cal State Fullerton June 23-27, 2009
including Micromollusk Workshop on June 23
Some Images by D. Eernisse: Meeting and Post-conference Visit to Catalina

Menlo Park, CA (U.S. Geological Survey Campus) June 5-8, 2008
Some Images by D. Eernisse: Post-conference Visit to Capitola Fossil Cliffs

Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz June 25-28, 2007
Meeting Poster
and Some Images by D. Eernisse: WSM 2007 Meeting and Field Trips

Univ. of Wash., Seattle WA July 29-Aug. 3, 2006
Chiton Symposium

Asilomar, Pacific Grove CA June 26-30, 2005

Ensenada, Baja California, June 24-28, 2004

Los Angeles June 6-10, 2003