We are pleased to announce the Second International Meeting on Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Bivalves to be held on October 4-8, 2015 at SUNY Buffalo State in beautiful Buffalo, NY, USA. There will be several thematic oral and poster sessions, including: Biology and ecology; Threats and conservation needs; Invasive species; Biogeography and taxonomy; Phylogeny and genetic diversity; Physiology and reproduction; Ecosystem services and functioning.