Your ceph-loving Webmaster has a few things to say.
Let's do some Q&As first:
First of all, what is TONMOCON?
TONMOCON is a biennial conference; a gathering of ceph-heads sharing cephy information (plus a drink or two). More info here.
Where and when is the next one?
California Academy of Sciences (Steinhart Aquarium), San Francisco
I also asked you when.
Oh, yes, itís October 18-20, 2013 (thatís a Friday through Sunday).
As we know, the Discovery Channel will air Monster Squid: The Giant Squid Is Real this coming Sunday, January 27 at 8pm ET / 7 Central.
This should be fun. We've been waiting for this for, like, ever.
Since it's obvious we're all going to be watching it, why not have an online viewing party? (My interview in the Metro alluded to this.) On Jan 27 I'll create a thread for us to discuss the documentary, which I believe at least a few folks are
Wow, a blog post! It's been ages... But here are some brief TONMO.com updates for end of year 2012:
1) On Sunday, January 27th the Discovery Channel will air Monster Squid: The Giant Is Real, which contains the first-ever recorded video of a living giant squid in situ. By all accounts, from people very close to the event, it should be something worth setting time aside for. Don't miss it!
2) TONMOCON V (the biennial cephalopod
TONMOCON IV (the biennial convention for cephalopod enthusiasts) will be held October 8th, 2011 in Washington, D.C. at the Wardman Park Marriott, and the National Zoo. Special thanks to WAMAS for event support. Book your room and register today!
Event Access: $15 via PayPal
Room booking: Marriott Event Page - $149 per night + tax.
Please note the agenda is DRAFT and is subject to change.
Friday Night: ~7pm - meet & greet at Harry's
TONMOCON IV, the bi-annual convention for cephalopod enthusiasts, is official - the papers are signed!
From 10/7 to 10/9 (which happens to coincide with the TONMO-inspired (International Cephalopod Awareness Days), we'll be at the beautiful Wardman Park Marriott, which is right across from the National Zoo and supports an on-site Metro station for easy access to downtown D.C.