This is a reminder that authors are invited to submit an abstract for their presentation or poster for the fifth biennial International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC2016), to be held 28 June - 1 July 2016 at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. The submission deadline is 11:59pm PST (UTC -8:00) on Sunday, 10 January 2016.
Possible topics for contributed talk and poster sessions include (but are not limited to) abundance, animal movement, big data, biodiversity, capture-recapture, citizen science, community dynamics, disease ecology, distance sampling, epidemiology, evolutionary ecology, fisheries, individual-based models, integrated population models, metapopulation dynamics, multispecies models, occupancy models, population dynamics, spatial ecology, species distribution models, and survey design.
We have a great group of plenary speakers:
Jim Nichols (USA)
Byron Morgan (UK)
Marie-Josée Fortin (Canada)
Ruth King (UK)
Bob O'Hara (Germany)
David Warton (Australia)
There will also be pre-conference workshops taking place 26-27 June:
- 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)
Please place the dates of this conference into your calendars (28 June - 1 July 2016) and visit the conference website for updates.
The ISEC2016 Local Organizing Committee