Ecological Society of America to hold all-virtual conference: Harnessing the ecological data revolution

For Immediate Release:  June 11, 2020

Contact: Heidi Swanson, (202) 833-8773, ext. 211, gro.asenull@idieh



The 105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will be held as an all-virtual meeting. ESA invites press and institutional public information officers to attend for free (see credential policy).




Monday, August 3, to Thursday, August 6, 2020




Meeting plenaries and symposia will explore the meeting theme “Harnessing the ecological data revolution.” The meeting schedule will include daily live plenaries and panels, as well as presentations available on demand starting on August 3.




Please contact ESA Public Information Manager Heidi Swanson directly at gro.asenull@idieh. Same-day press registration will be available during the meeting, and members of the press will be able to access resources and ask questions during the meeting via a live virtual press room.




The Ecological Society of America, founded in 1915, is the worlds largest community of professional ecologists and a trusted source of ecological knowledge, committed to advancing the understanding of life on Earth. The 9,000-member Society publishes five journals and a membership bulletin, and broadly shares ecological information through policy, media outreach, and education initiatives. The Society’s Annual Meeting attracts 4,000 attendees and features the most recent advances in ecological science. Visit the ESA website at