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Urban Ecology & Conservation Symposium 2018

posted Mar 1, 2016, 2:05 AM by Sean Gordon   [ updated Dec 26, 2017, 2:51 PM ]
Urban Ecology & Conservation Symposium
16th Annual Symposium
Monday, February 5, 2018, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Portland State University, Smith Center Ballroom
1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR
The symposium will be focused on urban environmental issues and the practical application of related ecological and social science research in the greater Portland/Vancouver region, featuring:
  • Brief presentations and a poster session that will give you a taste of what’s happening locally
  • Inspiring keynotes by noted researchers and practitioners
  • Networking opportunities pre-conference (8-9 AM), during lunch, and at an afternoon social (4-6 PM)
  • Lunchtime discussion groups with opportunities to share information and further your knowledge

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be accepted through November 17, 2017.

Relevant fields include biological, chemical, physical and social sciences, land use planning, habitat management and restoration, climate change, citizen science, and environmental education.  Abstracts should focus on sharing results, lessons learned, or information about opportunities and resources.

Abstracts are being collected using the PdxScholar system this year in order to build a searchable online database:


Click here for online registration (through 123Signup).

Early registration rates through January 15, 2018 (includes lunch)

General $45   Student: $15   Volunteer*: $10 

*Limited number; register early and select the “volunteer” option.

Regular registration rates January 16-26, 2018 (includes lunch)

General: $60  Student: $15

Late registration (including at-the-door) (does not include lunch)

General: $60 Student: $15 

Credit cards only. No cash or checks.

Photo: Schweitzer Wetlands, Portland, OR

Photo: Schweitzer wetlands, part of the Johnson Creek floodplain (Credit: Naim Hasan for the Bureau of Environmental Services)
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Jan 24, 2018, 9:46 PM