Life Discovery Partners

A consortium of four scientific societies with a collective membership of nearly 20,000 have banded together to organize this inaugural conference that will highlight the leading science, data exploration, curriculum design and implementation in a research-rich education for grades K-16.

This consortium jointly manages the LifeDiscoveryEd Digital Library and serve as curators of Society-specific collections within the digital library.

2014 Local Conference Partner

San José State University – Biological Sciences

2014 Conference Collaborators

Planning Committee

Members of the Planning Committee are leaders from each of the partner societies.

  • Jeffrey R. Corney, Ph.D., 2014 Conference Program Chair, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, University of Minnesota, MN
  • Joshua Mackie, Ph.D. 2014 Local Conference Chair, San José State University
  • Rob Pennock, Ph.D.   Michigan State University
  • Sandy Davis, Ph.D. University of Indianapolis

Conference Staff

  • Teresa Mourad, Director of Education and Diversity Programs, Ecological Society of America

     Interns / Conference program assistants at ESA

Xue Dong, Fall 2014

Léa Dolimier, Summer 2014

Colin Walker, Spring 2014

Keegan McCrady, Fall 2013


If you have any questions about the conference please contact ESA staff:

  • Tel: (202) 833-8773
  • Email:

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