131st Annual Academy Meeting

March 26, 2016
J. W. Marriott downtown
Indianapolis, Indiana


The 131st Annual Academy Meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science invites you to explore Indiana science, and science on the national and world stage, March 26, 2016 in downtown Indianapolis.  No matter your role in today’s science, your participation in the 131st Annual Academy Meeting will be a rewarding experience.  Plan to join hundreds of Indiana scientists, science educators, science students, and invited guest speakers.

CALL FOR PAPERS - Abstract submission and early Registration is now open!  Abstracts due by February 17, 2016

ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION - Everything you need to know about the meeting including Registration, Abstract Submission, Luncheon Speaker, Hotels, and Much More!

To Submit an AbstractMembers must login first and register for the meeting. After registration is complete, go to "Member Center" and click on "Member Account" - you will see where your registration has been completed and a question asking "Submit an Abstract"?  Click on this and it will take you to the Abstract Submission Form.

Non-members must register for the meeting first.  They then must email their abstract to the Executive Director (ExecDir@indianaacademyofscience.org) to be sent to their Section Chair for approval.  Submission of Abstracts does not automatically mean acceptance. 


Election of Officers - Voting is now Open through March 15, 2016

Click Here to View the Roster of Candidates

To Vote - Log in, Go to Member Center, Scroll Down to Membership Votes and cast your ballot

Voting is open to Members Only!

Welcome New Members

Are you an Indiana senior or junior scientist in academia or industry?  A science educator? A graduate or undergraduate science student? A retired member of the scientific community? A science enthusiast? 

If you can say yes to any of these questions, and you are not yet a member of the Indiana Academy of Science, now is the time to join. 

Join Now!


Manuscripts invited for the Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science.  View instructions here

Bulletin Board - please check here for further announcements of upcoming events, deadline dates
for senior research grant proposals and high school grant proposals, donation and sponsorship info,
Bioblitz info, science education toolkits for Indiana
high school teachers, and much more.

Photos from the 130th Annual Meeting can be viewed or downloaded here.  (Log in first, then go to Document Sharing > Drop Box)

The 130 th Annual Meeting Program Bulletin is here.

Check your Member Profile to be sure it is up to date.


The Indiana Academy of Science is a professional membership organization of Indiana scientists.  Founded in 1885, it is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting scientific research and diffusing scientific information; to encouraging communication and cooperation among scientists and to improving education in the sciences.