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IBS EARLY CAREER CONFERENCE 2014 - CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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Conference Schedule

7th January 2014

09:00-17:30 Workshop 1 T1, Sciences Teaching Building, ANU
09:00-17:30 Workshop 2 T3, Sciences Teaching Building, ANU
08:30-12:30 Workshop 3 T2, Sciences Teaching Building, ANU
13:30-17:30 Workshop 4 T2, Sciences Teaching Building, ANU
12:30-14:00 & 17:00-18:30 Registration/Poster set up, ANU Commons

8th January 2014 - Species distribution across time and space

08:20-08:50 Registration/Poster set up, ANU Commons
08:50-09:00 Conference Opening
09:00-09:30 Keynote: The Thermodynamic Niche – physiologically based models of climatic constraints on animals - Michael Kearney
09:30 - 11:00 Contributed oral presentations
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 Contributed oral presentations
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Contributed oral presentations
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 Keynote: Comparing taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional dimensions of diversity in Andean Hummingbirds - Catherine Graham
17:00 - 17:35 Lightning Talks session
17:40 - 18:40 Poster session & Cash bar

9th January 2014 - Advances in phylogenetic methods for biogeography

09:00-09:30 Keynote: Phylogenomics at the tips - improving knowledge of diversity and understanding of its evolutionary dynamics - Craig Moritz
09:30 - 11:00 Contributed oral presentations
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 Contributed oral presentations
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Contributed oral presentations
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 Keynote: Phylogenetic approaches for understanding how species are distributed in space and time - Helene Morlon
17:00 - 17:35 Lightning Talks session
17:40 - 18:40 Poster session & Cash bar

10th January 2014 - Biodiversity turnover across spatial scales

09:00-09:30 Keynote: Modelling compositional turnover for biodiversity conservation assessment - Simon Ferrier
09:30 - 11:00 Contributed oral presentations
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 Contributed oral presentations
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 16:00 Contributed oral presentations
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 Keynote: Using community-level models to map current and future spatial patterns of adaptive genetic variation - Matthew Fitzpatrick
17:00 - 17:20 Thesis Prize Winner's Presentation - Matthew Iacchei
17:20 - 17:30 Wrap up - Prize giving
18:30 Drinks reception and BBQ at University House, ANU Campus

11th January 2014 - Field-trips

You can download the full conference time schedule here.

The abstract booklet can be downloaded here. No printed copies will be provided to conference delegates during the conference. Please help us in trying to keep this conference as environmentally friendly as possible by not printing a hard copy of the abstract booklet.


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