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Friday, May 22
 

08:00

Symposium - Frontiers in resource and habitat selection
  • 8:00 - Vander Wal E and McLoughlin P. 'Introduction to the Symposium: Frontiers in Habitat and Resource Selection
  • 8:05 - Avgar T  'Integrated step selection analysis: bridging the gap between resource selection and animal movement
  • 8:30 - Bastille-Rousseau G 'Considering scale in resource attraction: implications for movement modelling of Newfoundland caribou.
  • 9:00 - Shafer A 'High-resolution animal location data meets ecological genetics
  • 9:30 - Northrup JM 'Habitat selection and the hierarchy of behavioral scale.


Friday May 22, 2015 08:00 - 10:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

08:00

Symposium - Using species interactions to predict and manage novel ecosystems
  • 8:00 - Rayfield B. Defining minimum requirements for focal species richness and composition in biodiversity conservation planning
  • 8:30- Borrelli J. The signature of stability selection in empirical network patterns
  • 9:00 - Vamosi J. Conservatism in diet specialization in changing environments
  • 9:30- Lessard J-P. Improving phylogenetic and trait-based inference of biotic interactions with process-based species pool definitions


Friday May 22, 2015 08:00 - 10:00
PHYSIC 165 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30

Symposium - Frontiers in resource and habitat selection
  • 10:30 - Cagnacci F 'Habitat selection across scales: insights and opportunities by studying a species at the distribution range scale
  • 11:00 - Sparkes S and Merrill E.  'Using use or selection models for management: Does it matter?
  • 11:30 - Morris D 'Eco-Evolutionary Games and Habitat Selection


Friday May 22, 2015 10:30 - 12:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30

Symposium - Using species interactions to predict and manage novel ecosystems
  • 10:30 - Cazelles K. Integration of species interaction into a theoretical model of Biogeography
  • 11:00 - Cirtwill A. Source–sink dynamics of the structure of ecological interactions
  • 11:30 - Poisot T. The Small Data era: how ecoinformatics allows the generation of synthetic datasets

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Alyssa Cirtwill

PhD candidate, University of Canterbury
I'm nearing the end of a PhD with Daniel Stouffer, working on several aspects of species' roles within food webs and other ecological networks.


Friday May 22, 2015 10:30 - 12:00
PHYSIC 165 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

14:30

Symposium - Frontiers in resource and habitat selection
  • 2:30 - Fortin D, Buono P-L, Schmitz O, Courbin N, Losier C, St-Laurent M-H, Drapeau P, Heppell S, Dussault C, Brodeur V and Mainguy J. 'Species-specific habitat selection by apparent competitors can reverse density dependence in fitness correlates
  • 3:00 - Schmitz OJ 'Toward a community ecology of landscapes: using  resource selection to develop predictive theory for multiple predator-prey interactions
  • 3:30 - Boyce M 'Spatial ecology meets population biology


Friday May 22, 2015 14:30 - 16:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

14:30

Symposium - Using species interactions to predict and manage novel ecosystems
  • 2:30 - Brown C, Urli M, Vellend M.Biotic interactions moderate plant species' responses to climate change

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Carissa Brown

Memorial University


Friday May 22, 2015 14:30 - 16:00
PHYSIC 127 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
 
Saturday, May 23
 

08:30

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 8:30 - 9:00    Axel Diederichsen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, Canada, Crop evolution:Vavilovian centers of crop origins
  • 9:00 - 9:30    Shahal Abbo, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Plant
    domestication vs. Crop evolution: How can we distinguish between the two? And why does it matter?
  • 9:30 - 10:00  Robin Allaby, University of Warwick, UK, The pace of adaptation
    under domestication


Saturday May 23, 2015 08:30 - 10:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

08:30

Symposium - Wildlife Biologging: Advances in the study of animal ecology and energetics
  • 8:30 Pelletier, F. (Université de Sherbrooke): Using proximity loggers to study social behaviour of wild animals
  • 9:00 Stothart M. and Elliot K.  Counting Calories in Cormorants: Using accelerometers to measure daily energy expenditure
  • 9:30 Humphries M. Biologging species components of a boreal food web across space and time


Saturday May 23, 2015 08:30 - 10:00
PHYSIC 165 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 10:30 - 11:00  Marc Johnson, University of Toronto-Mississauga, Toronto, Canada, Impact of crop domestication on resistance to herbivores
  • 11:00 -11:30  Isobel Parkin. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, Canada. Early allopolyploid evolution in Brassica napus oilseed genome
  • 11:30 -12:00  Paul Gepts, University of California Davis, CA, USA, The PvTFL1y locus for determinacy in common bean: the origin of mutations in crop evolution

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Speakers
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Paul Gepts

Professor, University of California, Davis
My research and teaching is focused on studying the evolutionary factors that affect crop biodiversity, with particular emphasis on Phaseolus beans, including intrinsic plant factors such as gene flow and gene diversification, environmental correlations with crop biodiversity, and... Read More →


Saturday May 23, 2015 10:30 - 12:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30

Symposium - Wildlife Biologging: Advances in the study of animal ecology and energetics
  • 11:00 Willis C. Biologging bats: Using technology to tackle White Nose Syndrome
  • 11:30 Rosen D.  Remote measurements of energy expenditure in freely diving sea lions: what works and what doesn’t


Saturday May 23, 2015 10:30 - 12:00
PHYSIC 165 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

13:00

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 1:00 - 1:30  Briana Gross, University of Minnesota Duluth, MN, USA, Genomic insights into the origins of domesticated rice
  • 1:30 - 2:00  Ana Caicedo, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, Evolution of US weedy rice


Saturday May 23, 2015 13:00 - 14:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

13:00

Symposium - Wildlife Biologging: Advances in the study of animal ecology and energetics
  • 1:00 Heaslip S. Bowen WD, James M, Iverson S, Hooker S.  Using animal-borne cameras to study the foraging behaviour of large marine predators;
  • 1:30 Williams C. Using biologging to assess plasticity in daily and seasonal timing of free-living vertebrates


Saturday May 23, 2015 13:00 - 14:00
PHYSIC 165 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

14:30

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 2:30 - 3:00   Greg Baute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
    Canada, The genomic profile of a new hybrid crop: 40 years of sunflower breeding
  • 3:00 - 3:30   Loren Rieseberg, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada, The
    accumulation of deleterious mutations as a consequence of domestication and
    improvement in sunflowers and other Compositae crops

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Saturday May 23, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

14:30

Symposium - Wildlife Biologging: Advances in the study of animal ecology and energetics
2:30 Bayne E. Development of an Automated Acoustic Monitoring Network

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Saturday May 23, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
PHYSIC 165 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
 
Sunday, May 24
 

08:30

Symposium - Understanding individuals to conserve populations
  • 8:30 - Avgar T and Prokopenko C. 'Introduction'
  • 8:35 - Coltman D. 'Disentangling environmental and genetic responses of the condition of Western Hudson Bay polar bears to a rapidly changing environment'
  • 9:00 - Festa-Bianchet M. 'How differences in age distribution, inbreeding and occurrence of specialist predators affect dynamics of small populations of ungulates'
  • 9:30 - McAdam A. 'Lessons learned from evolutionary biology and inter-individual variance in fitness'


Sunday May 24, 2015 08:30 - 10:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30

Symposium - Understanding individuals to conserve populations
  • 10:30 - Fryxell J. Variation in mortality risk by woodland caribou due to movement
  • 11:00 - Reale D. The pace of life syndrome and its consequences for management and conservation of wild populations
  • 11:30 - Boyce MS. Black bears foraging on the Tangled Bank


Sunday May 24, 2015 10:30 - 12:00
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan