Below is a message from the organizers of the 2017 Sao Paulo meeting
of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social
Studies of Biology. It contains instructions for using an online
proposal system that helps potential conference attendees to identify
colleagues who have similar interests and who might wish to work
together to create a proposal for an organized session at the


Dear Colleagues,

This message is a reminder that starting today it will be possible to
submit proposals of open sessions for the ISHPSSB & ABFHiB 2017
Meeting (July 16th – 21th 2017 at IB-USP, São Paulo).

Please remember that open organized sessions are excellent opportunity
to promote exchanges with different researchers.

If you would like to propose an Open Organized Session, we ask you to
consult first the guidelines for organized sessions, and afterwards
fill the online form.

For filling the online form, you should have this information:

* Your personal information: Full name; E-mail; Affiliation; Status
(student, researcher, professor, etc.)

* Proposed session title and abstract

Notice that proposing an Open Organized Session is just a preliminary
step for submitting a closed proposal. After posting your proposal and
exchanging messages with interested people, you must submit your
session to be included in the program, using another online form (see
organized sessions), from October 1st 2016 until January 15th 2017.

We are available for any further information.

The Local Organizing Committee.