Crab Con 2020

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Crab Con 2020 is the first ever virtual conference for hermit crab hobbyists, enthusiasts, and interested scientists from all over the globe. We will have guest speakers from four continents, round-table discussions for keepers of all skill levels, moderated panels on specific topics of interest to hermit crab keepers, and a full range of vendors in our Expo section featuring special conference-only deals on hermit crab foods, supplies, artwork, crafts, tank decorations, clothing, and novelty items.

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Schedule

· Expo
Opening Reception/Sneak Peek
Stacy Griffith Mary Akers
· Stage
Conference Welcome
Stacy Griffith Mary Akers
· Stage
Welcome from your hosts
Stacy Griffith Mary Akers
· Stage
THE ADDITION OF LIVE PLANTS TO THE CRABITAT: A General Guide
Jay Dasilva
· Sessions
Baby Cam!
Mary Akers
· Stage
SUBSTRATE: Getting to the Bottom of Things
Rizky Chandra
· Sessions
LET’S START A REVOLUTION: Shaking Up the Hermit Crab Industry
Helena Gwully Rizky Chandra rita clemens Kelsey Feighner Rose Marie Senary
· Stage
ADVANCED LIGHTING OPTIONS FOR THE CRABITAT
Laura Carroll
· Sessions
HERMIT CRABS ON THE BOARDWALK
Beth Carducci
· Stage
FORAGING: Gathering and Preparing Foraged Items for the Hermit Crab Enclosure
Jeanne Singhass
· Sessions
Selling Online
Stacy Boltz Stacy Griffith Mary Akers Courtney Karr
· Stage
A Beginners Guide To Feeding Your Hermit Crabs....And Introduction To Dehydrating
Samantha Denius Dan Comoss
· Stage
INTRODUCTION TO DIY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
ian green
· Sessions
DIY Environmental Control Systems Q&A
ian green
· Stage
THE GREAT CRAB REHAB: Helping a Sick or Injured Crab
Sherri Werdebaugh
· Stage
EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT CRAB SEX BUT DIDN'T KNOW WHO TO ASK
Christopher Tudge
· Sessions
Q&A with Dr. Christopher Tudge
Christopher Tudge
· Stage
Day One Playbacks
Laura Carroll Christopher Tudge Jay Dasilva Rizky Chandra Dan Comoss ian green Sherri Werdebaugh Jeanne Singhass Samantha Denius
· Stage
Day Two Welcome
Stacy Griffith Mary Akers
· Stage
COENOBITA VARIABILIS: from A to Z
Helena Gwully
· Stage
WALKING SIDEWAYS: The Remarkable World of Crabs
Judith Weis
· Sessions
Breeding Panel
Tammy Weick Kelsey Feighner Stacy Boltz Sue Brown Dan Comoss Helena Gwully Moa Lundberg Mary Akers
· Sessions
Q&A with Dr. Judith Weis
Judith Weis
· Stage
COLLECTION AND EXPORT OF HERMIT CRABS IN INDONESIA
FELIX ADHI PRAMONO
· Stage
BREEDING 101: Simpler Methods Anyone Can Try
Mary Akers
· Sessions
Q&A (live) with Mary Akers after her Breeding Talk
Mary Akers
· Stage
CRAB ID USING SETAE PATTERNS
Moa Lundberg
· Stage
TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR HERMIT CRAB ENRICHMENT
Kelsey Feighner
· Sessions
Live Q&A with Kelsey Feighner
Kelsey Feighner
· Stage
RESEARCHING 101: Making Educated Hermit Crab Care Decisions
Courtney Karr
· Sessions
ISOPODS: Best Practices for adding and maintaining them
Courtney Karr
· Sessions
Finding Hermit Crab Supplies in Canada
Sara Dunn
· Stage
ADVOCACY FOR INVERTS AND INTROVERTS
Stacy Griffith
· Sessions
Q&A with Stacy Griffith
Stacy Griffith
· Sessions
General Care Session
Courtney Karr Darcy Madsen Moa Lundberg Jeanne Singhass Anna Keel Rose Marie Senary Stacy Griffith rita clemens
· Stage
Day Three Welcome
Stacy Griffith Mary Akers
· Stage
THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF LHCOS
Vanessa Pike-Russell
· Sessions
CREATING 3-D FOAM BACKGROUNDS
Jessica  Guth Jay Dasilva Kelsey Feighner Darcy Madsen
· Stage
HELP! I'VE GOT BABIES AND KNOW NOTHING
Sue Brown
· Sessions
The LHCOS Adoption Program
Anna Keel Rose Marie Senary Mary Akers
· Stage
ECOLOGY OF LAND HERMIT CRABS IN TAIWAN: Conservation through Ecotourism
Chia-Hsuan Hsu
· Sessions
Everything Shells
Darcy Madsen Sara Dunn Jeanne Singhass
· Stage
DEMYSTIFYING THE SURFACE MOLT (The Non-Sciency Edition)
rita clemens
· Sessions
Bringing At-Home Crab Research to the Next Level
Christopher Tudge Dan Comoss Moa Lundberg Stacy Griffith Courtney Karr
· Stage
MEET ME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE
Tammy Weick
· Sessions
Live Q&A with Tammy Weik
Tammy Weick
· Stage
CRABS IN THE CLASSROOM AND THEIR EDUCATIONAL VALUE
Darcy Madsen
· Sessions
Effective Social Media Advocay
Brooke Madsen Jessica  Guth
· Sessions
A Conversation with Carol Ann Ormes (and a guest appearance by Jonathan Livingston Crab)
Stacy Griffith Carol Ann  Ormes Mary Akers
· Stage
Bioactive Crabitats (with a focus on water quality)
Courtney Karr
· Expo
Final Shopping and Socializing
Stacy Griffith Mary Akers

Speakers

Jessica  Guth
Jessica Guth

Crabscape Creations

Brooke Madsen
Brooke Madsen

Crab Central Station

Stacy Boltz
Stacy Boltz

The Healthy Hermit (Etsy shop owner)

Laura Carroll
Laura Carroll

Lighting options for the Crabitat

Sara Dunn
Sara Dunn

Finding Hermit Crab Supplies in Canada

Samantha Denius
Samantha Denius

A Beginner's Guide to Feeding Your Hermit Crabs...And an Introduction to Dehydrating

Carol Ann  Ormes
Carol Ann Ormes

Owner of Jonathan Livingston Crab

Beth Carducci
Beth Carducci

Hermit Crab Advocate on the Jersey Shore

Anna Keel
Anna Keel

LHCOS Adoption Manager

rita clemens
rita clemens

DEMYSTIFYING THE SURFACE MOLT (The Non-Sciency Edition)

Jeanne Singhass
Jeanne Singhass

FORAGING: Gathering and Preparing Foraged Items for the Hermit Crab Enclosure

Mary Akers
Mary Akers

BREEDING 101: Simpler Methods Anyone Can Try

Stacy Griffith
Stacy Griffith

ADVOCACY FOR INVERTS AND INTROVERTS

Rose Marie Senary
Rose Marie Senary

START A REVOLUTION: Shaking Up the Hermit Crab Industry

Sue Brown
Sue Brown

HELP! I'VE GOT BABIES AND KNOW NOTHING

Sherri Werdebaugh
Sherri Werdebaugh

THE GREAT CRAB REHAB: Helping a Sick or Injured Crab

Tammy Weick
Tammy Weick

MEET ME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

ian green
ian green

INTRODUCTION TO DIY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

FELIX ADHI PRAMONO
FELIX ADHI PRAMONO

COLLECTION AND EXPORT OF HERMIT CRABS IN INDONESIA

Helena Gwully
Helena Gwully

COENOBITA VARIABILIS: From A to Z

Kelsey Feighner
Kelsey Feighner

TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR HERMIT CRAB ENRICHMENT

Dan Comoss
Dan Comoss

A Beginners Guide To Feeding Your Hermit Crabs....And Introduction To Dehydrating

Rizky Chandra
Rizky Chandra

SUBSTRATE: Getting to the Bottom of It

Moa Lundberg
Moa Lundberg

CRAB ID USING SETAE PATTERNS

Judith Weis
Judith Weis

WALKING SIDEWAYS: The Remarkable World of Crabs

Darcy Madsen
Darcy Madsen

CRABS IN THE CLASSROOM (And Their Educational Value)

Jay Dasilva
Jay Dasilva

THE ADDITION OF LIVE PLANTS TO THE CRABITAT

Vanessa Pike-Russell
Vanessa Pike-Russell

THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF LHCOS

Courtney Karr
Courtney Karr

RESEARCHING 101: Making Educated Hermit Crab Care Decisions

Christopher Tudge
Christopher Tudge

Everything You Wanted to Know About Hermit Crab Sex, but Were Afraid to Ask

Chia-Hsuan Hsu
Chia-Hsuan Hsu

The Ecology of Land Hermit Crabs in Taiwan: Conservation through Ecotourism

The event is over

Hosted by

Crab Con

International (Virtual) Hermit Crab Conference sponsored by LHCOS, CrabStreet Journal, Hermit House, and EarthWaterFireStudio

Booths

EarthWaterFireStudio

EarthWaterFireStudio

Products for the Fashionable, Well-Fed Hermit Crab

Crab Street Journal

Crab Street Journal

The Crab Street Market

CrabScapeCreations

CrabScapeCreations

Toys and décor for your shelled children.

BioactiveFX

BioactiveFX

Cholla wood, hermit crab food, and other bioactive goodies!

Coenobita Curiosities

Coenobita Curiosities

Offering curious items to enrich your hermit crabs lives!

Coenobita Creations

Coenobita Creations

Fresh, Nutritious Food for Hermit Crabs and other pets

Catalpa Tree Designs US

Catalpa Tree Designs US

Laser Cut jewelry, keychains and crabitat accessories.

The Shell Store

The Shell Store

Hand-selected shells for hermit crab owners

Hermit Grub

Hermit Grub

Premium Hermit Crab Food

Hermie Homemades

Hermie Homemades

Ramps, ladders, and more

Because of Crabs (Moss and Such)

Because of Crabs (Moss and Such)

Moss and Other Foraged Items for Your Hermits

Coenobita Canada

Coenobita Canada

Handmade decor and custom foods for your hermit crabs

Cornell University Press

Cornell University Press

Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs

Maureen Mahaney

Maureen Mahaney

Maureen's Stitch N Sew

CrabboCave

CrabboCave

Hermit crab quantities makes sense!

Artisan Crafts and Eclectic Creations by Kyle Lefort

Artisan Crafts and Eclectic Creations by Kyle Lefort

Unique and Whimsical jewelry and Decor

Just2OldCrabs

Just2OldCrabs

Healthy Homemade Hermit Crab Food Fresh From Duplin County, NC