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ISEC 2016: Save the Dates!

PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:20 pm
by bmcclintock
The fifth biennial International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC) will be held 28 June - 1 July 2016 at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA.

We have an extraordinary group of plenary speakers:

- Byron Morgan, University of Kent (UK)
- Marie-Josée Fortin, University of Toronto (Canada)
- Bob O’Hara, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (Germany)
- Ruth King, University of Edinburgh (UK)
- David Warton, University of New South Wales (Australia)
- Jim Nichols, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (USA)

Pre-conference workshops in the area of ecological statistics will be conducted at the venue 26 & 27 June 2016:

- Spatially-explicit capture-recapture (David Borchers)
- Analysis of occupancy data using hidden Markov models and E-SURGE (Olivier Gimenez, Rémi Choquet, & Roger Pradel)
- Bayesian model selection and decision theory for ecologists (Mevin Hooten)
- Flexible programming with BUGS models: Using NIMBLE for MCMC and beyond (Perry de Valpine)
- Spatial statistical models for stream networks (Jay Ver Hoef & Erin Peterson)

We will begin accepting abstracts in the autumn of 2015. Further information about the conference can be found at:

Please put the dates of the conference into your calendars (28 June – 1 July 2016) and visit the conference website for updates.

Best regards,

The ISEC2016 Local Organizing Committee