Conference Programme

Monday, 15 July 2024
10:00 – 11:00 Registration and Welcome
11:00 – 12:00 Plenary 1: Prof Rachel McCrea, “Conservation translocations: a collection of statistical developments”.
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch (+ Roundtable: “Developing pipelines for integrated distribution models“)
13:30 – 15:00 Talks 1
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 16:30 Talks 2
16:30 – 18:30 Poster session 1

Tuesday, 16 July 2024
09:00 – 10:00 Plenary 2: Dr. Marie Auger-Méthé, “State-space models for animal movements”.
10:00 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 – 12:45 Talks 3
12:45 – 14:30 Lunch (+ Roundtable: “What are the key statistical methods and concepts that all [undergraduate] ecologists should learn?“)
14:30 – 16:30 Talks 4
16:30 – 18:00 Poster session 2

Wednesday, 17 July 2024
09:00 – 10:00 Plenary 3: Dr. Matthew Schofield, “Back to basics: a closer look at some simple statistical models”.
10:00 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 12:45 Talks 5
12:45 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 18:00 Social Events: Half-day excursions/free time
19:00 – late Conference dinner

Thursday, 18 July 2024
09:00 – 10:00 Plenary 4: Dr. Elise F. Zipkin, “Integrated Community Models: A framework combining multispecies data sources to estimate biodiversity dynamics”.
10:00 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 – 12:45 Talks 6
12:45 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:30 Talks 7
16:30 – 18:00 Poster session 3

Friday, 19 July 2024
08:30 – 09:30 Plenary 5: Prof John Fieberg, “Playing in the backyard: The role of statistical ecologists in the evolution of step-selection analysis”.
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee
10:00 – 11:00 Poster session 4 (with more coffee)
11:00 – 13:00 Talks 8
13:00 Conference closure and lunch