July 2022

Join us next year at Crab Con 2022!

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Schedule

Schedule is nearly finalized but some changes may still occur.

  • Friday July 9th 2021 Times shown are Eastern Standard Time USA
  • Saturday July 10th 2021 Times shown are Eastern Standard Time USA
  • Sunday July 11th 2021 Times shown are Eastern Standard Time USA
  • Main Stage
  • Session
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMMeet Me Under the Microscope By Tammy WeickThe Hermit Crab Patch

An encore presentation of this beautiful video

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMIt’s Alive!! By Jay De SilvaAustralia

What’s in Your Bioactive Substrate?

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCoenobitidae in Sinistral (Left Handed) Shells By FJ Ong PramonoIndonesia

How Hermit Crabs Adapt to What Mother Nature Gives

12:00 PM - 01:00 PMHermit Crab Adoptions By Anna KeelUnited States

Stats from the Front Lines of Matchmaking Hermits and Owners

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMWhat’s for Dinner? By Jessy StoneroadUnited States

Tips for Food Storage and Meal Planning, Hermit Crab Style

02:00 PM - 03:00 PMOn the Cheap By Rita ClemensUnited States

A Stroll Through the Dollar Store to Outfit Your Crabitat

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMThe Journey of a Captive-bred Hermit Crab By Mary Akers

With Mary Akers

04:00 PM - 05:00 PMClimbing Crabbies By Kelsey A FeighnerUnited States

Adding Toppers to Your Tank

05:00 PM - 06:00 PMAdoption Stories By Darcy and Brooke MadsenCrab Central Station

Stories from Captive-bred Baby Adopters, in their own words with Darcy and Brooke Madsen

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06:00 PM - 08:00 AMFriday Replay

All talks will replay on the Main Stage overnight for our overseas attendees

11:30 AMHermit House Breeding By Mary AkersHermit House Breeding

A Global Update

12:30 PMDrawing Crabs By Aunril Omenn

A Live Drawing Session

01:30 PMBasic Scientific Methods for the Hermit Crab Hobbyist By Dr. Chris Tudge

A Discussion

03:30 PM - 04:30 PMUnderstand Es: The Elusive and Enigmatic Ecuadorian By Stacy BoltzThe Healthy Hermit

Stacy Boltz will offer information and appreciation from her many years of keeping Es.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PMOwning Hermit Crabs in the Desert By Andrea Skinner

Andrea Skinner discusses the challenges of owning hermit crabs in a desert climate and offers solutions for keeping your heat and humidity in ideal range.

  • Main Stage
  • Session
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMTrash Homes By Shawn MillerJapan

The Plight of Coenobita purpureus in Okinawa, Japan (a photo essay) by Shawn Miller

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMShell Flippers By Kim Su Han κΉ€μˆ˜ν•œKorea

Turbo cornutus, From Snail Shell to Hermit Crab Home

(In Korean, with English subtitles)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTwo Claws up By Sarah Elizabeth PorterUnited States

A New York City rescue

12:00 PM - 01:00 PMGardening for Hermits By Amber MinerCanada

Tips for Growing and Storing Edible Flowers

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMAdvocating for Hermit Crabs on Social Media By Christine Sandberg
02:00 PM - 03:00 PMLand Hermit Crab Conservation in Bermuda By Alison Copeland

Challenges and Opportunities with Alison Copeland

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMThe Mechanics of Molting By Tammy WeickThe Hermit Crab Patch
04:00 PM - 05:00 PMStudying Straws By Sherri WerdebaughUnited States

What I’ve Learned from Living with Berry Manilow

05:00 PM - 06:00 PMThe Hermit Crab by Carter Goodrich By Stacy Griffith

Read by Stacy Griffith

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06:00 PM - 08:00 AMSaturday Replay

All Saturday talks will replay on the Main Stage overnight for our overseas attendees.

09:30 AMFeeding Hermits From Your Pantry By Sue BrownAustralia
10:30 AMFiddler Crabs- The Hermit Crab Cousin By Dr. Judith WeisUnited States

Dr Judith Weis introduces us to the fiddler crab, enigmatic denizen of the littoral zone.

09:30 AM - 10:30 PMEverything Shells By Evie MichalakHermit Harbor
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PMTips and Tricks for Affordable Crab Care for Younger Keepers By Brayden Smith with Rita Clemens
12:30 PM - 01:30 PMMeet the Mods of The Crabby Hermit By Jeanne SinghassBecause of Crabs

A chance for attendees to meet the moderators of The Crabby Hermit, chat and get to know them.

03:30 PMIn the Kitchen By Darcy Madsen/Serina HuffmanUnited States

Creating Culinary Delights for Your Crabs with Serina Huffman and Darcy Madsen

04:30 PM - 05:30 PMMeet the Mods: Land Hermit Crab Owners Society

A chance for attendees to meet, chat with and get to know team H.E.R.M.I.T. from the LHCOS Facebook group.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PMPost Purchase Death Reduction Method By Andrea SkinnerUnited States

What is and How it Keeps Crabs Alive

  • Main Stage
  • Session
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMFostering Ecotourism By Chia-Hsuan HsuTaiwan

by Educating the Public on Land Hermit Crabs in Taiwan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMThe Filtered Kreisel By Rizky Perdana Chandra PutrantoIndonesia

A Lazy Breeder’s Guide to Raising Hermit Crab Zoeae

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCrustacean Plantation By Angela SayreCrustacean Plantation

A Wild Waystation

12:00 PM - 01:00 PMStrawberry Rescue By Brenda Cosola

With Brenda Cosola

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMGetting WYZE in the Crabitat By Marion TraylorUnited States

Effective and Creative Uses for Your Wyze Camera

02:00 PM - 03:00 PMOur Summer Vacation with Jonathan Livingston Crab By Mike Vukoder and Melissa Pritt VukoderUnited States
03:00 PM - 04:00 PMPutting it Up for the Winter By Jeanne SinghassBecause of Crabs

Cleaning, Preparing, and Storing Your Foraged Items

04:00 PM - 05:00 PMHermit Crab ID using Carpal Setal Patterns By Moa Lundberg

with Moa Lundberg

05:00 PM - 06:00 PMA Visit with Carol Ann Ormes And A Special Tribute To Jonathan Livingston Crab

A Slideshow Tribute of his 45-years with Carol Ann Ormes

06:00 PM - 06:30 PMWrap Up

Conference Wrap-Up

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07:00 PM - 02:00 AMSunday Replay

Sunday talks will replay overnight on the Main Stage for our overseas attendees

09:30 AMWhere to Find Hermit Crab Supplies in Australia By Jay Da Silva and Helena GwullyAustralia
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMA Live Look Behind the Scenes of Crustacean Plantation By Angela SayreUnited States
12:30 PM - 01:30 PMIsopods By Evie MichalakHermit Harbor

Best Practices for Adding and Maintaining Them

Evie will talk isopod species, dos and don’ts for adding them to your crabitat, with a live fashion show of the species she breeds.

Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash
05:30 PM - 06:30 PMHermit Crab Disneyland By Andrea SkinnerUnited States

Turning Your Crabitat into One

Speakers

Mary AkersSpeaker - Author - Artist - Potter-Land Hermit Crab Owners Society- Hermit House Breeding - United States
Mary AkersSpeaker - Author - Artist - Potter-Land Hermit Crab Owners Society- Hermit House Breeding - United States
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Stacy GriffithCo-Host - IT Professional - Land Hermit Crab Owners Society - Crab Street Journal -United States
Stacy GriffithCo-Host - IT Professional - Land Hermit Crab Owners Society - Crab Street Journal -United States
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Rizky ChandraSpeaker - Breeder - Indonesia
Rizky ChandraSpeaker - Breeder - Indonesia
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Christopher TudgeSpeaker - Carcinologist American University
Christopher TudgeSpeaker - Carcinologist American University
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Tammy WeickSpeaker - Breeder - The Hermit Crab Patch - United States

THE MECHANICS OF MOLTING &
MEET ME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Tammy WeickSpeaker - Breeder - The Hermit Crab Patch - United States

THE MECHANICS OF MOLTING &
MEET ME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

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Moa LundbergSpeaker - Sweden

HERMIT CRAB ANATOMY

Moa LundbergSpeaker - Sweden

HERMIT CRAB ANATOMY

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Jessy Stoneroad - United StatesSpeaker

TIPS FOR FOOD STORAGE AND MEAL PLANNING

Jessy Stoneroad - United StatesSpeaker

TIPS FOR FOOD STORAGE AND MEAL PLANNING

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Sherri WerdebaughSpeaker - United States
Sherri WerdebaughSpeaker - United States
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Jeanne SinghassSpeaker - United States
Jeanne SinghassSpeaker - United States
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Kim Su HanSpeaker - Korea
Kim Su HanSpeaker - Korea
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Rita ClemensSpeaker - United States
Rita ClemensSpeaker - United States
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Kelsey FeighnerSpeaker - United States
Kelsey FeighnerSpeaker - United States
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Darcy MadsenSpeaker - Crab Central Station
Darcy MadsenSpeaker - Crab Central Station
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Amber Miner - CanadaSpeaker

Amber Miner
GARDENING FOR HERMITS: Tips for Growing and Storing Edible Flowers

Amber Miner - CanadaSpeaker

Amber Miner
GARDENING FOR HERMITS: Tips for Growing and Storing Edible Flowers

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Felix PramonoSpeaker - Indonesia
Felix PramonoSpeaker - Indonesia
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Jay De SilvaSpeaker - Australia
Jay De SilvaSpeaker - Australia
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Marion Traylor - United States

GETTING WYZE IN THE CRABITAT: Effective and Creative Uses for a Wyze Camera

Marion Traylor - United States

GETTING WYZE IN THE CRABITAT: Effective and Creative Uses for a Wyze Camera

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Angela SayreSpeaker - Crustacean Plantation
Angela SayreSpeaker - Crustacean Plantation
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Shawn MillerSpeaker - Photographer - Japan
Shawn MillerSpeaker - Photographer - Japan
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Alison Copeland, M.ScBiodiversity Officer- Bermuda

Alison Copeland, M.Sc
Biodiversity Officer
Government of Bermuda | Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Alison Copeland, M.ScBiodiversity Officer- Bermuda

Alison Copeland, M.Sc
Biodiversity Officer
Government of Bermuda | Department of Environment and Natural Resources

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Brenda CosolaSpeaker - United States
Brenda CosolaSpeaker - United States
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Melissa & Mike VukoderSpeaker - Rescue - United States
Melissa & Mike VukoderSpeaker - Rescue - United States
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Helena GullySpeaker - Holy Crab - Australia
Helena GullySpeaker - Holy Crab - Australia
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Christine SandbergSpeaker - Christine's Crab Care - United States
Christine SandbergSpeaker - Christine's Crab Care - United States
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Sarah Elizabeth PorterSpeaker - Rescue - Two Claws Up - United States
Sarah Elizabeth PorterSpeaker - Rescue - Two Claws Up - United States
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Anna KeelSpeaker - Hermit Crab Adoptions - United States
Anna KeelSpeaker - Hermit Crab Adoptions - United States
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