Eco-DAS XI Symposium Agenda

Sunday, 19 October

Participants arrive in Honolulu throughout the day
 
Welcome Reception at New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

Monday, 20 October

Bus departs hotel for East-West Center
Refreshments and getting seated
Welcoming remarks, introductions
 
Paul Kemp, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai`i
A conversation about goals and strategies
 
David Garrison, US National Science Foundation
NSF and interdisciplinary, collaborative research
 

Guest speaker and open discussion

Guest speaker: Rosie Alegado, University of Hawai`i
The intersection of traditional and academic knowledge and learning

Participant Presentations

Patrick Shirey, University of Notre Dame
Merging ecology, history, and law to inform stream and river restoration efforts
 
Sarah Heerhartz, University of Washington
Response of ecological linkages in aquatic systems to anthropogenic change
 
Ashley Smyth, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
Scaling up: Integrating biogeochemistry into conservation strategies
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Bridget Deemer, Washington State University
Reservoir nitrogen removal and greenhouse gas production: More than the "middle-child" on the river-lake continuum
 
Roxanne Razavi, St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences
The Great Wall: Insights from China on the rise of subtropical and tropical reservoirs and their effects on contaminants and freshwater function
 
Jennifer Olker, Natural Resources Research Institute - UMN Duluth
Agrochemicals in aquatic ecosystems: Effects of atrazine on tadpole growth, development, and gonadal anomalies
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 

Guest speaker and open discussion

Adrienne Sponberg, ASLO Director of Public Affairs
The Science-Policy Ecosystem

Participant Presentations

Natasha Gownaris, Stony Brook University
Hutchinson's hypervolume in the age of stable isotope ecology
 
Colin Kremer, Yale University
Causes and consequences of trait variation across scales in aquatic ecology
 
Michael Finiguerra, University of Connecticut-Avery Point
Connecting fitness and gene expression on the individual level to large-scale processes
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Benjamin Toscano, University of South Carolina
The personalities of predators
 
Cristian Monacom University of South Carolina
Predicting physiological performance across life-stages using remote sensing
 
Remi Daigle, Universite du Quebec a Rimouski and Simon Fraser University
Millimetres to multi-ocean: The scales of population connectivity and ocean health
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Connections of the Day
Overview of collaboration themes; Plans for tomorrow
Bus returns to hotel - dinner on your own!

Tuesday, 21 October

Bus departs hotel for East-West Center
Refreshments and getting seated
Announcements for the day

Participant Presentations

Kristin Strock, Dickinson College
Deciphering climate-mediated changes in lake ecosystems using integrated temporal perspectives
 
Darren Pilcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Integrating observations with general circulation models to resolve current issues in marine and large freshwater systems
 
Rebecca Asch, Princeton University
Investigating climate change impacts on marine ecosystems with high resolution Earth System Models (ESMs)
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Ashley Baldridge, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Aquatic invasive species: Ecological impacts and the influence of climate change
 
Mahealani Kaneshiro-Pineiro, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Scientific understandings and perception of jellyfish in ecosystems
 
Nicole Hayes, Miami University
Linking cyanobacterial expansion to global change
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
David Seekell, Umea University
Early warning of ecosystem tipping points
 
Michelle Maier, Oregon Health and Science University
Microbial friends and foes of phytoplankton
 
Sara Rivero-Calle, Johns Hopkins University
Coccolithophores, regime shifts and the future of ocean productivity
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Lunch and informal presentation by Ethan Allen, Likeable Science Host
 

Guest speaker and open discussion

Sasha Tozzi, Vice President, Aurora Algae, Inc
Challenges and rewards of commercial algae cultivation

Participant Presentations

Anne Kellerman, Uppsala University
Molecular-level regulators and composition of dissolved organic matter
 
Alicia Shepard, Texas A&M University
Connectivity of microbial plankton, physical and chemical elements across a gradient of marine ecosystems
 
Bradley Tolar, University of Georgia
Combining 'Classical' and 'Next-Generation' microbiology to characterize the marine Thaumarchaeota
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Alli Fong, Research Corporation of the University of Hawai`i
Marine snow: Not just the stuff ruining the Go Pro video of your epic Hawaiian diving adventure
 
Sara Paver, The National Science Foundation
Aquatic microbial communities: Toward a predictive framework
 
Cátia Carreira, Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
Microbial city
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Sean Jungbluth, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Transcending environmental boundaries: Integration of aquatic science tools and techniques
 
Lindsey Fields, University of Georgia
Incorporating benthic-pelagic coupling into a broad-scale synthesis of ecosystem function, variability and drivers of change
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Review of progress and plans for tomorrow
Bus returns to hotel - dinner on your own!

Wednesday, 22 October

Bus departs hotel for East-West Center
Refreshments and getting seated
Announcements for the day

Guest Panel and Open Discussion

David Garrison, Michael Sieracki, Cynthia Suchman, Sasha Tozzi, David Karl
Government- and privately-funded research

Participant Presentations

Jessica Corman, Arizona State University
Calcium carbonate: Not just in the ocean
 
Beth Hundey, University of Western Ontario
Principles of effective dissemination of aquatic science
 
Leanna Heffner, Louisiana State University
Enriching our coasts: How does eutrophication affect nitrogen and carbon sequestration in coastal wetlands
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Johnna Holding. Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats
Making robust predictions of oceanic carbon cycling with global change: A multi-disciplinary approach
 
Ashley Coble, Michigan Technological University
Seasonality, quantity, and quality of N, P, and C export in Lake Superior tributaries and identification of controls on biodegradable DOC
 
Francois Guillemette, Uppsala University
Reintegrating the concept of the microbial loop into food web allochthony
 
Discussion regarding collaborative ideas from presentations
 
Review of connections and overall themes

Lunch and Working Afternoon

Over lunch - discuss collaboration themes
Which ones would you prefer to focus on for chapter topics?
Are there other themes we missed that should be considered?
 
Lydia Baker, University of Hawai`i
Group dynamics and strategies
 
Breakout session to discuss ideas for collaborative chapters
Goal: Finalize your ideas for collaborative chapters
 
Chapter ideas on the board
Reconvene to construct a list of tentative ideas for chapters
 
Let's play Jargon Taboo!
 
Plans for tomorrow

Thursday, 23 October

Bus departs hotel for East-West Center
Refreshments and getting seated
Announcements for the day

Career Panel and Open Discussion

Sasha Tozzi, Craig Nelson, Michael Sieracki, Cynthia Suchman, Adrienne Sponberg. Moderator: Paul Kemp
Panelists will offer very brief (5 min) informal summaries of their career choices, and their reasons, rewards and challenges. Feel free to ask questions and share your own experiences.
 
Bus to Waikiki
Working lunch – chapter development
Before leaving the restaurant, please provide chapter information:
Author list
Working title
Three sentence summary

Working Afternoon

Collaboration themes:
Group volunteers prepare brief (10 min) presentations for Saturday, describing conclusions and recommendations of your working group. Please get input from your working group members.
 
Author teams:
Which ideas are most interesting to the team? Take notes! Reminder: realistically, you can lead one chapter and participate in another.

Friday, 24 October

Bus departs hotel for East-West Center
Refreshments and getting seated
Announcements for the day

Guest Speaker and Open Discussion

Craig Nelson, University of Hawai`i and Eco-DAS VIII participant
Six Years Later

Morning Session

Review the chapter summaries from yesterday's lunch
Work in chapter groups
Finalize AUTHORS and identify TEAM LEADERS,
Select a TITLE,
Prepare a detailed OUTLINE and ROUGH DRAFT
Evaluate the ESTIMATED TIME to 1st DRAFT, and

Continue to work on PRESENTATION for tomorrow:
How are your research interests complementary?
Why does this chapter need to be written?
What are your ideas for future collaboration?
 
Lunch and stand-up session
Introduction of a few “non-conventional resources” at EcoDAS

Afternoon Session

Elisha Wood-Charlson, Sean Jungbluth, Allison Fong, Sara Paver
Networking Tools and Strategies
 
Author teams: sign up for a presentation time slot!
Continue to work on chapter outlines and presentations
 
Review of progress and plans for tomorrow
Bus returns to hotel - dinner on your own!

Saturday, 25 October

Bus departs hotel for East-West Center
Refreshments and getting seated
Announcements and goals for the day
 
Collaboration themes
Short presentations and discussion
 
Author teams
Short presentations of proposed chapters, and discussion
 
Wrapping up after lunch
After author teams have completed their presentations, we will discuss target dates and rules for the proceedings volume. The symposium will then be adjourned.

Farewell gathering at C-MORE Hale

Bus returns to hotel ~4PM