1. 1985.Johnson, N. K. and C. CICERO. Richness and distribution of montane avifaunas in the White-Inyo Region, California. University of California White Mountain Research Station Symposium, Bishop, CA, 23-25 August 1985. [oral, invited]
  2. 1987. CICERO, C. Avian community structure in a large urban park: controls of local richness and diversity. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, San Francisco, CA, 10-13 August 1987. [poster, student research]
  3. 1990. Johnson, N. K. and C. CICERO. Mitochondrial DNA sequence variability in two species of sparrows of the genus Amphispiza. International Ornithological Congress, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2-9 Dec. 1990. [oral, invited]
  4. 1991. CICERO, C. Genic variation, population structure, and gene flow in the Plain Titmouse (Parus inornatus) complex. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Montreal, Canada, 14-17 August 1991. [oral, student research]
  5. 1993. CICERO, C. Macrogeographic differentiation in mtDNA sequences of western titmouse populations. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Fairbanks, AK, 8-12 June 1993. [oral, student research]
  6. 1994. CICERO, C. Cryptic variation and its evolutionary significance in the Plain Titmouse (Parus inornatus) complex. Department of Integrative Biology seminar, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 31 January 1994. [oral, invited, student research]
  7. 1994. CICERO, C. Morphologic and molecular variation in titmice: Cryptic patterns and their evolutionary significance. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, 31 March 1994. [oral, invited, student research]
  8. 1994. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Relationships among sapsuckers based on mtDNA sequences at the cytochrome b locus. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Wilson Ornithological Society, Missoula, MT, 21-26 June 1994. [oral]
  9. 1994. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Mitochondrial DNA divergence at the cytochrome b locus in sapsuckers. International Ornithological Congress, Vienna, Austria, 20-25 Aug 1994. [oral, invited, symposium “Avian Molecular Systematics and Evolution”]
  10. 1995. Johnson, N. K. and C. CICERO. Macrogeographic patterns of genetic variation in the Vireo solitarius complex. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cincinnati, OH, 15-19 August. [oral]
  11. 1995. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Relationships of species complexes of vireos: An mtDNA perspective. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cincinnati, OH, 15-19 August. [oral]
  12. 1996. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Higher category relationships of vireos (Aves: Vireonidae) as inferred from complete mtDNA sequences of the cytochrome b gene. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Boise, ID, 13-17 August 1996. [oral]
  13. 1997. CICERO, C. Evidence for essential reproductive isolation of Oak and Juniper titmice. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Minneapolis, MN, 13-16 August 1997. [oral]
  14. 1997. Johnson, N. K., J. V. Remsen, and C. CICERO. The relevance of avian systematic methodology to conservation biology: Defining endangered subspecies of the Least Tern. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Minneapolis, MN, 13-16 August 1997. [oral]
  15. 1998. CICERO, C. and Z. Morgan Benowitz-Fredericks. Song structure and variation in insular populations of montane Lincoln’s Sparrows (Melospiza lincolnii alticola). North American Ornithological Conference, St. Louis, MO, 6-12 April 1998. [oral]
  16. 1998. Johnson, N.K., J. V. Remsen, Jr. and C. CICERO. Resolution of the debate over species concepts in ornithology: A new comprehensive biologic species concept. International Ornithological Congress, Durban, South Africa, 16-22 August. [oral, invited, symposium “Species Concepts”]
  17. 1998. CICERO, C. Song variation in insular populations of montane Lincoln’s Saprrows. Seminar series in Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Berkeley, CA, 30 September 1998. [oral]
  18. 1999. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Effects of molecular character and taxon sampling on phylogenetic resolution of higher level relationships of vireos and shrikes. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Ithaca, NY, 10-14 August 1999. [oral]
  19. 1999. CICERO, C. Species of birds in theory and practice. Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, Harlingen, TX, 10 November 1999. [oral, invited]
  20. 2000. CICERO, C. Molecular, morphologic, and ecological correlates of a secondary contact zone in titmice. Sonoma State University Biology Colloquium, Rohnert Park, CA, 29 February 2000. [oral, invited]
  21. 2000. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Molecular phylogeny of Empidonax flycatchers and their relatives using mitochondrial DNA sequences. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Society of Canadian Ornithologists, and British Ornithologists’ Union, St. John’s, Newfoundland, 14-19 August 2000. [oral]
  22. 2000. CICERO, C. Molecular, morphologic, and ecological correlates of a secondary contact zone in titmice. Seminar series in Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Berkeley, CA, 20 September 2000.
  23. 2001. CICERO, C. Splits, lumps and new species: What’s going on? Golden Gate Audubon Society, Berkeley, CA, 19 April 2001. [oral, invited]
  24. 2001. CICERO, C., C. Moritz, and J. Wieczorek. The MVZ tissue collection: 28 years of experience. Annual meeting of the Association of Systematics Collections, Chicago, IL, 8-9 June 2001. [oral, invited]
  25. 2001. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Mosaic patterns of evolution in the Sage Sparrow complex. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Seattle, WA, 15-18 August 2001. [oral]
  26. 2002. C. CICERO and N. K. Johnson. Empidonax flycatchers: If you’ve seen one, you haven’t seen them all. Seminar series in Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Berkeley, CA, 23 January 2002. [oral]
  27. 2002. C. CICERO. Decision-making by the AOU Committee on Classification and Nomenclature. Mt. Diablo Audubon Society, Walnut Creek, CA, 5 September 2002. [oral, invited]
  28. 2002. CICERO, C., A. T. Peterson, and A. G. Navarro-Siguenza. Sound recordings, distributed diversity databases, and ecological niche modeling: New tools create new functionalities. North American Ornithological Conference, New Orleans, LA, 24-28 September 2002. [oral, invited, symposium]
  29. 2002. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. The role of ecologic diversification in sibling speciation of Empidonax flycatchers: Multigene evidence from mtDNA. North American Ornithological Conference, New Orleans, LA, 24-28 September 2002. [oral]
  30. 2002. Johnson, N. K. and C. CICERO. The over-estimation of speciation times in modern birds. North American Ornithological Conference, New Orleans, LA, 24-28 September 2002. [oral]
  31. 2004. CICERO C., A. T. Peterson, and J. Wieczorek. The ORNIS network: data and tools for the ornithological community. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Quebec City, Canada, 16-21 August 2004. [oral]
  32. 2005. CICERO, C. The legacy of Joseph Grinnell in ornithology. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Santa Barbara, CA, 23-27 August 2005. [oral, invited, plenary]
  33. 2005. Remsen, J. V., Jr. and C. CICERO. A tribute to the career of Ned K. Johnson: Leadership by meticulous example. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Santa Barbara, CA, 23-27 August 2005. [oral, invited, co-organized symposium “Festschrift to Ned K. Johnson: Perspectives on Geographic Variation, Speciation, and Evolution in Birds”]
  34. 2005. CICERO, C. and N. K. Johnson. Geographic variation and secondary contact in the Sage Sparrow complex. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Santa Barbara, CA, 23-27 August 2005. [oral, invited, co-organized symposium “Festschrift to Ned K. Johnson: Perspectives on Geographic Variation, Speciation, and Evolution in Birds”]
  35. 2005. CICERO, C. and A. Steele. The Digital MVZ Project. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Santa Barbara, CA, 23-27 August 2005. [oral, invited, co-organized symposium “Increasing Access to Avian Biodiversity Data”]
  36. 2006. Conroy, C. and C. CICERO. The Digital Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. Annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Albuquerque, NM, 23-27 May 2006. [oral, invited, Arctos workshop]
  37. 2006. CICERO, C., M. Koo, A. T. Peterson, and J. Wieczorek. The ORNIS network: A distributed database resource with tools for the ornithological community. International Ornithological Congress, Hamburg, Germany, 13-19 August 2006. [poster]
  38. 2006. Peterson, A. T., and C. CICERO. ORNIS. Presentation and roundtable discussion at the International Ornithological Congress, Hamburg, Germany, 13-19 August 2006. [oral]
  39. 2006. CICERO, C., J. D. Rising, and L. Benedict. Phylogeny of Aimophila sparrows, an unnatural assemblage: Insight into morphology, ecology, and behavior. North American Ornithological Conference, Veracruz, Mexico, 2-7 October 2006. [oral]
  40. 2006. CICERO, C. ORNIS: A Network of Avian Information for the 21st Century. Zoology seminar series, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 31 October 2006. [oral, invited]
  41. 2007. Spellman, G. M., C. CICERO, K. Winker, and J. Klicka. Clarifying the evolutionary history of a morphologically diverse species: Phylogeography of the Steller’s Jay. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Laramie, WY, 9-11 August 2007. [oral]
  42. 2008. C. CICERO, M. Koo, G. Spellman, K. Winker, and J. Klicka. Linking phylogeography and distributional ecology. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Portland, OR, 4-9 August 2008. [oral, invited, co-organized symposium “New Answers from Old Specimens”]
  43. 2008. C. CICERO. The significance of subspecies: A case study of Sage Sparrows (Amphispiza belli). Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Portland, OR, 4-9 August 2008. [oral, invited, coordinated session on subspecies]
  44. 2008. C. CICERO. A primer on recording field data, with an emphasis on good versus bad localities. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Portland, OR, 4-9 August 2008 [oral, invited, co-organized symposium “A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting and Preparing Museum Specimens”]
  45. 2008. Hanna, Z., C. CICERO, and R. Bowie. Phylogeography of the Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata). Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Portland, OR, 4-9 August 2008. [oral, student research]
  46. 2008. C. CICERO. The Grinnell Resurvey Project: A century of avifaunal change in California. Annual meeting of the Western Field Ornithologists’, San Mateo, CA, 11 October 2008. [oral, invited, keynote address]
  47. 2010. C. CICERO, H. Constable, A. T. Peterson, and J. Wieczorek. ORNIS: Current status, research uses, and future directions. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, San Diego, CA, 7-11 February 2010. [poster]
  48. 2010. C. CICERO, R. Bowie, M. Koo, Z. R Hannah, and S. Palida. Phylogeography of the Sage Sparrow (Amphispiza belli): Microsatellite and GIS analyses. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, San Diego, CA, 7-11 February 2010. [oral]
  49. 2010. C. CICERO. Molecular, morphological, and ecological divergence in the Sage Sparrow (Amphispiza belli). Seminar series in Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Berkeley, CA, 21 April 2010. [oral]
  50. 2010. Smith, A., Rauri Bowie, C. CICERO, C. Conroy, P. Epanchin, J. Patton, M. Koo, T. Morelli, K. Rowe, K. Rowe, E. Rubidge, M. Tingley, and C. Moritz. Predicting the ranges of species across time spans relevant to conservation: Species distribution modeling of vertebrates observed by Joseph Grinnell and contemporary resurveys. Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA, 1-6 August 2010. [oral]
  51. 2011. Ickert-Bond, S., C. CICERO, J. Cook, S. Edwards, and E. Lacey. AIM-UP! A research coordinating network to increase the use of museum collections in undergraduate education. Botany conference, St. Louis, MO, 9-13 Jul 2011. [poster]
  52. 2011. C. CICERO, P. van Els,, and J. Klicka. Phylogeographic variation in the Gray Jay: A widespread boreal corvid. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Jacksonville, FL, 24-29 July 2011. [oral, student research]
  53. 2011. C. CICERO, C. Spencer, M. Koo, D. Bloom. J. Wieczorek, A. Steele, R. Guralnick, D. Vieglais, A. T. Peterson, L. Russell, H. Bart, and N. Rios. VertNet: Distributed databases with backbone. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Jacksonville, FL, 24-29 July 2011. [poster]
  54. 2011. Spencer, C., M. Koo. D. Bloom, C. CICERO, J. Wieczorek, R.Guralnick, A. T. Peterson, L. Russell, D. Vieglais, N. Rios, and H. Bart. VertNet: Distributed databases with backbone. Annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, San Francisco, CA, 21-28 May 2011. [poster]
  55. 2011. Koo, M., C. Spencer, C. CICERO, G. Jarrell, and D. McDonald. Arctos: A Collaborative Collection Management Information System. Annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, San Francisco, CA, 21-28 May 2011. [live demo]
  56. 2011. CICERO, C., M. Koo, and C. Spencer. Arctos: A Collaborative Collection Management Information System. Seminar Series in Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Berkeley, CA, 7 September 2011. [live demo]
  57. 2012. CICERO, C., C. Spencer, D. Bloom, M. Koo, R. Guralnick, A. Steele, J. Wieczorek, N. Rios, H. Bart, D. Vieglais, and L. Russell. Vertebrates in the cloud: Are we there yet? North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, 14-18 August 2012. [oral]
  58. 2012. CICERO, C., C. Spencer, J. Wieczorek, N. Rios, and H. Bart. VertNet Round Table. North American Ornithological Conference and World Congress of Herpetology, Vancouver, British Columbia, 14 August 2012. [oral]
  59. 2012. Spencer, C., C. CICERO, M. Koo, N. Rios, D. Bloom, and J. Wieczorek. Lessons learned from HerpNET and VertNet: Collaborative georeferencing and data quality improvement in natural history collections. World Congress of Herpetology, Vancouver, British Columbia, 8-14 August 2012. [oral, invited]
  60. 2012. Karin, B., C. CICERO, and R. Bowie. Song comparison of two Amphispiza belli subspecies. North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, 14-18 August 2012. [poster, student research]
  61. 2013. Kingston, S., T. Parchman, Z. Gompert, C. A. Buerkle, C. CICERO, J. Klicka, and M. Braun. Hybridization, introgression and differentiation on a continental scale: Genome-wide sequence analysis in Pipilo maculatus. Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, Snowbird, UT, 21-25 June 2013. [oral, student research]
  62. 2013 CICERO, C., C. Spencer, M. Koo, D. Bloom, R. Guralnick, A. Steele, J. Wieczorek, L. Russell, J. Otegui, D. Vieglais, H. Bart, and N. Rios. VertNet and Big Data; Visualizing birds in the cloud. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society, Chicago, IL, 12-17 August 2013. [oral, invited, symposium “The Extended Specimen: Emerging Frontiers in Collections-based Ornithological Research”]
  63. 2013. Jimenez, R., J. Ornelas, and C. CICERO. Blue-tailed Hummingbird might be a hybrid species. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society, Chicago, IL, 12-17 August 2013. [oral, student research]
  64. 2013. Gowen, F., J. McCormack, and C. CICERO. Genetic structure in Western Scrub-jays. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society, Chicago, IL 12-17 August 2013. [poster, student research]
  65. 2013. CICERO, C., C. Spencer, M. Koo, D. Bloom, R. Guralnick, J. Wieczorek, and L. Russell. VertNet: Biodiversity Data in the Cloud. MVZ Lunch Series in Evolutionary Biology, Berkeley, CA, 4 September 2013. [oral]
  66. 2014. CICERO, C., C. Fidler, M. Koo, and K. Dodd. Uncovering and integrating archives for multidisciplinary research at the MVZ. Annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Cardiff, Wales, 22-27 June 2014. [oral, invited]
  67. 2014. CICERO, C., L. Olson, J. Cook, M. Koo, D. McDonald, and G. Jarrell. Arctos: A collaborative, cost-efficient solution for managing and publishing biodiversity data in collections of all sizes. Annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Cardiff, Wales, 22-27 June 2014. [oral, invited, symposium “Recruiting, Retaining, and Supporting Small Collections in Biodiversity Digitization Initiatives”]
  68. 2014. Schrage, A. and C. CICERO. Geographic and temporal variation in songs of Baeolophus inornatus and B. ridgwayi. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO, 23-28 September 2014. <[oral, student research]
  69. 2014. CICERO, C., L. Benedict, C. King, and B. Karin. Cultural evolution in Bell’s and Sagebrush Sparrows (Artemisiospiza belli and A. nevadensis): Does song reflect phylogeny and ecology? Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO, 23-28 September 2014. [oral, student research]
  70. 2014. Walsh, S., K. Burns, and C. CICERO. Genetic and phenotypic divergence of the Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) on the California Channel Islands. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists, Estes Park, CO, 23-28 September 2014. [oral, student research]
  71. 2015. King, C., C. CICERO, L. Benedict, and B. Karin. Cultural evolution in Bell’s and Sagebrush Sparrows (Artemisiospiza belli and A. nevadensis): Does song reflect phylogeny and ecology? Annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, West Palm Beach, FL, 3-7 January 2015. [poster, student research]
  72. 2015. CICERO, C., C. Spencer, D. Bloom, M. Koo, R. Guralnick, J. Wieczorek, and L. Russell. VertNet: Advances in Biodiversity Discovery and Data Quality Improvement. Integrated Digitized Biocollections Workshop, Ithaca, NY, 4-7 May 2015. [oral, invited, “Strategies for Vertebrate Digitization Workshop”].
  73. 2015. CICERO, C., C. Spencer, D. Bloom, M. Koo, R. Guralnick, J. Wieczorek, and L. Russell. VertNet: Advances in Biodiversity Discovery and Data Quality Improvement. Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society, Norman, OK, 28 July-2 August 2015. [oral]
  74. 2015. CICERO, C. The value of digitizing bird collections. Integrated Digitized Biocollections Vertebrate Digitization Interest Group, 29 September 2015, Berkeley, CA. [oral, invited, Webinar.
  75. 2016. Benedict, L., C. CICERO, C. King, J. McEntee, and R. Bowie. Birdsong variation in relation to genetics and morphology across a hybrid zone. Winter Animal Behavior Conference, Winter Park, CO, 30 January-3 February 2016. [oral]
  76. 2016. CICERO, C., C. Spencer, and C. Conroy. What to transcribe and database? Fully populated vs skeletal records. Integrated Digitized Biocollections Workshop, Berkeley, CA, 4-6 April 2016. [oral, invited, “Vertebrate Digitization Workshop Two].
  77. 2016. McDonald, D. and C. CICERO. Data migration from Excel: A brief introduction to Arctos. Integrated Digitized Biocollections Workshop, Berkeley, CA, 4-6 April 2016. [oral, invited, “Vertebrate Digitization Workshop Two].
  78. 2016. CICERO, C. The voucher nexus: Linking isotope data to museum specimens. IsoBank, Sevilleta Field Station, NM, 22-23 April 2016. [oral, invited, workshop]
  79. 2016. Hiller, A., C. CICERO, M. Albe, T. Barclay, C. Spencer, M. Koo, R. Bowie, and E. Lacey. Mutualism in museums: A 10-year retrospective on the MVZ Undergraduate Program. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, D. C., 16-20 August 2016. [oral, invited, student research, co-organized symposium and roundtable discussion “Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education”]
  80. 2016. CICERO, C. Arctos: A collaborative, cost-efficient solution for managing and publishing biodiversity data. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, D. C., 16-20 August 2016. [oral, invited, co-organized symposium and roundtable discussion “Issues in Collections Management and Museum Science]
  81. 2016. CICERO, C., C. Spencer, D. Bloom, M. Koo, R. Guralnick, J. Wieczorek, and L. Russell. VertNet: Advances in Biodiversity Discovery and Data Quality Improvement. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, D. C., 16-20 August 2016. [oral, invited, co-organized symposium and roundtable discussion “Issues in Collections Management and Museum Science]
  82. 2017. CICERO, C., M. Campbell, and K. Hildebrandt. Curating and Publishing Genomic Data in Arctos: A Collaborative Solution for Museums and Researchers. Global Genome Biodiversity Network, Washington, D. C., 11-13 April 2017. [oral, invited, workshop]
  83. 2017. CICERO, C., J. Wieczorek, L. Russell, and D. Bloom. VertNet: Global Biodiversity Data for Research and Conservation. Global Genome Biodiversity Network, Washington, D. C., 11-13 April 2017. [oral, invited, workshop]
  84. 2017. Fidler, C. and C. CICERO. Preserving and promoting access to field notes in natural history collections. Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Denver, CO, 18-24 June 2017.

Featured image: Spectrogram showing complex song of Spotted Towhee. Image courtesy of Colin Jenkins.