Symposia

Symposia will be held January 10th & 11th, 2017 in Crowder Hall (DIRECTIONS HERE) on the University of Arizona campus, on the following themes:

1) Modeling large-scale ecological and evolutionary dynamics (Jan 10, AM)
Organizer: Rob Colwell, U. of Connecticut, USA. Speakers: Matthew Fitzpatrick, U. of Maryland, USA; David Nogués- Bravo, U. of Copenhagen, Denmark; Thiago Rangel, U. Federal de Goiás, Brazil; Felisa Smith, U. of New Mexico, USA; John W. Williams, UW-Madison, USA; Kathy Willis, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and U. of Oxford, UK.

2) Experimental macroecology (Jan 11, AM)
Organizers: Miguel Matias, Imperial College London, UK; Miguel Araújo, CSIC, Spain and CMECC, U. of Copenhagen, Denmark. Speakers: Miguel Matias, Imperial College London, UK; Vigdis Vandvik, U. of Bergen, Norway; Amy Freestone, Temple U., USA; Brian McGill, U. of Maine, USA; Vojtech Novotny, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic; Michael Kaspari, U. of Oklahoma, USA; Erica Crespi, USA; Sarah Supp, U. of Maine, USA.

3) Building up biogeography – process to pattern (Jan 11,  PM)
Organizers: Will Pearse, McGill U., Canada; Jonathan Davies, McGill U., Canada. Speakers: Susanne Fritz, (BiK-F), Germany; John Harte, UC Berkeley, USA; Luke Harmon, U. of Idaho, US; Sally Keith, U. of Copenhagen, Denmark; Will Pearse, McGill U., Canada; Daniele Silvestro, U. of Goethenburg, Sweden; Xiao Xiao, Utah State U., USA.; A. Marcia Barbosa, CIBIO/InBIO – UEvora.


Additionally, a special concurrent session is being organized on Jan 12th:

Biogeography of Southwestern North America (Jan 12, 10:30 am – 12 pm)
Organizers:  John Wiens (U. Arizona); Michael Sanderson (U. Arizona)
Speakers:  Brett Riddle, U. Nevada Las Vegas, USA; Tereza Jezkova, University of Arizona, USA; Joshua Harrison, University of Nevada, Reno, USA; Michelle McMahon, U. of Arizona, USA; John Wiens, University of Arizona USA; Catherine Badgley, University of Michigan, USA.
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