Truth in Advertising?

I’ve just received an email advertising a meeting: Biomathematics & Ecology: Education & Research. This is a clear case of fiddling the title to get an acronym. Yes, it’s

BEER 2010

I hope it’s an accurate description of the meeting, althuogh it’s in Illinois so they must be importing. I can’t go, though: it overlaps with Science Online London 2010, our very own BEERANDCIDERANDVODKAANDAARDAVRKSANDFINEWINES 2010.

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6 Responses to Truth in Advertising?

  1. Lou Woodley says:

    Well spotted! Sol is also a type of beer…

  2. Bob O'Hara says:

    Hm, Sol0 might only serve non-alcoholic beer, though.

  3. Bob O'Hara says:

    Oh, and I just saw this improbable tweet

    a new oddly-named event: RT @SmarterScience: All systems go for the Bath Coffee Festival this weekend http://bit.ly/dfBdFQ

  4. Cath Ennis says:

    I’m confused. I thought every conference was a BEER conference.

  5. Mike Fowler says:

    I’m saving my travel money for the Wide-screen Imaging for Novel Ecology meeting. I hope it’s in Buckfast.

  6. Jon Moulton says:

    Bathing in coffee? That’s my kind of festival!