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Schedule of Events: provisional and thus subject to change

 

7 January 2011: Pre-conference workshops and field trips:

Workshops: Morning Spatial Analysis in Macroecology
  Communicating Biogeography
Workshops: Afternoon Phylogenetic Analysis in Macroecology
Field trips Irakleion Archaeological Museum, Irakleion Historical Museum and Central Irakleion Market
  "Knossos" Archaeological site, "Archanes" traditional village, N. Kazantzakis Museum at "Myrtia" village and Miliarakis Winery (with cocktail)

 

8 January 2011:

8:00am - 8:15am Opening Ceremony
8:15am - 8:50am Brief introduction to the Biogeography of Crete
8:50am - 10:30am Symposium I: Mediterranean biogeography - Where History Meets Ecology Across Scales
10:30am - 11:00am Coffee break
11:00am - 12:10pm Symposium I: Mediterranean biogeography - Where History Meets Ecology Across Scales (continued)
12:10pm - 2:00pm Posters and buffet lunch
2:00pm - 3:30pm Symposium II: Comparative Phylogeography - new perspectives, integrative approaches, and challenges
3:40pm - 4:10pm Coffee break
4:10pm - 5:20pm Symposium II: Comparative Phylogeography - new perspectives, integrative approaches, and challenges (continued)
5:20pm - 7:30pm Posters with cash bar; presenters for even-numbered posters in attendance
6:30pm - 7:30pm Graduate student discussion (for travel award recipients)
7:30pm - 9:00pm Welcome reception

 

9 January 2011:

8:00am - 10:40am Symposium III: Biogeography and Ecology - two lenses in one telescope
10:40am - 11:10am Coffee break
11:10am - 12:15pm Symposium III: Biogeography and Ecology - two lenses in one telescope (continued)
12:20pm - 2:00pm Posters and buffet lunch
2:00pm - 3:40pm Symposium IV: Analytical advances in macroecology and biogeography
3:40pm - 4:10pm Coffee break
4:10pm - 5:20pm Symposium IV: Analytical advances in macroecology and biogeography (continued)
5:20pm - 8:00pm Posters with cash bar
6:30pm - 7:30pm Graduate student discussion (for travel award recipients)

 

10 January 2011:

8:30am - 10:00am Contributed Papers: 1. Island Biogeography - - - 2. Climate Change
10:00am - 10:30am Coffee break
10:30am - 12:00pm Contributed Papers: 3. Conservation Biogeography - - - 4. Palaeoecology
12:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch (in town)
2:00 pm - 3:30pm Contributed Papers: 5. Marine Biogeography - - - 6. Hot topics
3:30pm - 4:00pm Coffee break
4:00pm - 4:30pm Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony
4:30pm - 5:30pm Wallace Award Keynote Lecture
5:30pm Close of Meeting
6:00pm IBS Board Meeting
9:00pm Conference dinner
at the "Anadromes Live" in the village Archanes
see http://www.anadromes.gr (transfer with buses included)

 

11 January 2011: Post-conference excursions:

  Lasithi Plateau - Diktaion Andron (Dicteon Cave) - Kera Monastery
  "Knossos" Archaeological site, "Archanes" traditional village, N. Kazantzakis Museum at "Myrtia" village and Miliarakis Winery (with cocktail)
  Vai Palm Forest - Toplou Monastery - Zakros Archaeological site - Cretan Cheese Factory - Sitia

 

 

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