The Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York offers several dynamic, interactive workshops for attendees.
Workshop Session I
Modeling Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions: What, Why and How?
Organizers: Richard Pearson, American Museum of Natural History; Robert Anderson, City University of New York; Steven Phillips, AT&T Labs-Research.
Conservation Action Planning: Developing Conservation Strategies for Applied Conservation Projects
Organizer: Karen Poiani and George Schuler, The Nature Conservancy.
Advances in Monitoring and Quantitative Ecology in Conservation Science
Organizers: Benjamin Zuckerberg, James Gibbs, and Wesley Hochachka, Cornell Lab of Ornithology and State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
Expanding Your Teaching Toolbox: An Introduction to Active and Scientific Teaching Approaches
Organizer: Ana Luz Porzecanski, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History.
Workshop Session II
Ecological Risk Analysis for Conservation Biology
Organizer: Nicholas Friedenberg, Applied Biomathematics.
Economics As a Tool for Conservation? Really?
Organizer: Brendan Fisher, Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy, Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs, Princeton University.
Legal and Ethical Issues of International Research and Specimen Collection in a Post-Convention on Biological Diversity World
Organizer: James S. Miller, Ph.D., Dean and Vice President for Science and Rupert Barneby Curator for Botanical Science, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York.