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posted Mar 1, 2016, 2:05 AM by Sean Gordon   [ updated Feb 8, 2017, 8:44 AM ]
Urban Ecology & Conservation Symposium
Monday, February 6, 2017, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Portland State University, Smith Center Ballroom
1825 SW Broadway, Portland

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

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 for oral & poster presentations are no longer being accepted for the 2017 symposium.


Open online through January 27, 2017 here. 

Early registration rates through January 9, 2017:  

General $45   Student: $15   Volunteer*: $10.   Includes lunch.

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

Registration rates January 10-27, 2017: 

General:  $60   Student: $15.   Includes lunch.

Registration at-the-door:  General: $60   Student: $15

Credit cards only.  No cash or checks.  Does not include lunch.