Agenda for the All Scientist's Meeting 2000
Long-Term Ecological Research: Unifying Principles and Global Applications

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Day 1 (Tuesday, August 1, 2000)
 
TRAVEL DAY - Arrivals and check-in; set up posters.

Evening:

  • 6:00-8:00 Dinner (on your own at local restaurants)
  • 8:00-10:00 LTER Mixer (cash bar)

Day 2  (Wednesday, August 2, 2000)

Morning:

8:00-8:30 Welcome and Introduction Bob Parmenter and Bob Waide.

8:30-9:15  Plenary

      • Dr. Scott Collins and Dr. Terry Yates, Division of Environmental Biology, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA "History and Future of LTER:  The NSF Perspective."

9:15-10:00  Plenary

      • Dr. William Heal, Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems, United Kingdom "LTER: Challenges for the 21st Century."

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-11:45 Plenary

        • Dr. James Gosz, Chair, LTER Network, University of New Mexico. "LTER: Knowledge for the 21st Century."

11:45-1:15 Lunch, with graduate student discussions
 

Afternoon:

1:15-2:15  Focused Plenary

      • Dr. Bruce Hayden, University of Virginia, VCR LTER. "Global Change in the 21st Century:  Climate, Ecosystems and People."

2:30-4:30 Concurrent workshops

4:30-6:00 Free time and committee meetings

Evening:

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:30-8:30 Evening Keynote Address

      • Dr. Rosina Bierbaum, Associate Director for Environment Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington, DC. "Integrated and Interdisciplinary Science Needs:  A National Perspective."

8:3010:00 Reception for international attendees and poster session (cash bar)
 


Day 3  (Thursday, August 3, 2000)

Morning:

8:00-9:00 Focused Plenary

      • Dr. Diana Wall, NREL, Colorado State University "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: The Need for Long Term Ecological Research."

9:00-11:45 Concurrent workshops

11:45-1:15 Lunch, with graduate student discussions

Afternoon:

1:15-2:15 Focused Plenary

      • Dr. Indy Burke, SGS LTER, Colorado State University "Spatial and Temporal Scaling in LTER."

2:30-4:30 Concurrent workshops

4:30-6:00 Free time and ad hoc meetings
 
Evening:

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:00-8:00  New LTER video presentations

8:00-9:00 LTER Town Meeting

9:00-10:00 Science posters and refreshments

 


Day 4  (Friday, August 4, 2000)

Morning:

8:00-9:00 Focused Plenary

      • Dr. Charles Redman, CAP LTER, Arizona State University "Human Ecology and the LTER Approach:  Potential Cooperation with Social, Behavioral, and Economic Scientists."

9:00-11:45 Concurrent workshops

11:45-1:15 Lunch, with graduate student discussions
 
Afternoon:

1:15-4:15  Concurrent workshops

4:15-6:00 Coordinating Committee meeting (if warranted)

4:15-6:00 Free time
 
Evening:

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:30-9:30 Science posters and refreshments

7:30-9:30 East Asia-Pacific Regional Decomposition Experiment organizational meeting

 


Day 5  (Saturday, August 5, 2000)

Morning:

8:00-12:00 Business meeting International LTER Chairs

Ad-Hoc meetings

ASM ends - departures