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2013 Student Conference on Conservation Science New York

Welcome!

SCCS-NY 2013 Group Photo

AMNH/R. Mickens


The American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation and its partners hosted the fourth annual Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York on October 8-11, 2013.  The conference invited graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career professionals to present their work and interact with established conservationists to encourage collaborations, inspire further research, and launch lasting associations.

View and download the Conference Program! 

Videos of the conference's plenaries and award-winning talks and speed talks can be found here.

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The Conference

  • Student presentations: talks, speed talks, posters
  • Plenary addresses by leading conservation practitioners
  • Multi-disciplinary workshops
  • Mentors and reviewers offering personalized feedback
  • Mentor-hosted lunchtime discussions
  • Resource fair with NGOs, governmental agencies, universities, and more
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Special evening programs and receptions
  • Awards for outstanding presentations

Agenda 

Download the full conference program:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

"Questions for a Resilient Future," presented by Center for Humans and Nature and AMNH

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9

OPENING PLENARY, 9:00 a.m.
"Conservation on the Suburban Frontier"
Dr. David Skelly, Professor of Ecology/Associate Dean for Research, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

10:00 a.m.: Talk Session

12:30 p.m.: Mentor-Hosted Lunch

2:00 p.m.: Speed Talk Session

4:00 p.m.: Talk Session

5:00 p.m.: Poster Session and Reception

6:30 p.m.: Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series Panel Discussion: "This Year in Conservation"

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

9:00 a.m.: Talk sessions

12:30 p.m.: Mentor-Hosted Lunch and Group Photo

2:30 p.m.: Speed Talk Session

CLOSING PLENARY, 4:00 p.m.
"Conservation Beyond Taxa: Threats to Ecological Processes in Tropical Systems"
Dr. Rodolfo Dirzo, Bing Professor in Environmental Science, Stanford University

5:00 p.m.: Resource & Career Fair and Reception

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Workshops

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.: Workshops

 

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