ESA Annual Meeting 2017: Suggested Events for Early Career Ecologists

Early Career Ecologist Section organized & suggested events

Sat 5 Aug 2017

  • 5p-9p: WK7: Saturday Night Special! Get a job: strategies and tactics for early-career ecologists in finding and landing your dream career. Registration fee: 30 USD. Doubletree Hotel – Idaho.

Sun 6 Aug 2017

  • 8a-5p: WK17 – Exploring diverse career pathways in ecology. Registration fee: 25 USD. Oregon Convention Center – B115
  • 12p-5p: WK25 – Managing ecological data for effective use and re-use: a workshop for early career scientists. Registration fee: 25 USD. Oregon Convention Center – B117

Mon 7 Aug 2017

  • 10.15a-11.30a: SS8 – Student orientation: tips and tricks for getting the most out of the meeting. Oregon Convention Center – F151
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK30 – Accessing research funding from federal agencies: an early career networking session. Oregon Convention Center – B114
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK31 – Branding is not a dirty word: marketing yourself for your science in a digital world. Oregon Convention Center – D131
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK32 – Networking for nerds: become a networking rock star. Oregon Convention Center – S139
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK34 – Getting the job at a PUI: lessons from department chairs and search committee members. Oregon Convention Center – D135.
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK37 – The importance of networking and section involvement. Oregon Convention Center – F151
  • 5p-6p: Environmental Biology Careers for the Next Generation. Oregon Convention Center – D140.
  • 6.30p-8p: ESA Early Career Ecologists Section joint mixer (with Agroecology, Applied, Black Ecologists, Education, Human, Inclusive, Justice, Long-Term Studies, TEK, Urban and Southwest Chapter). Oregon Convention Center – Skyview Terrace. Drinks and appetizers provided

Tue 8 Aug 2017

  • 7a-8a: Early career mentorship program breakfast
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK 42 – Transitioning your career beyond academia. Oregon Convention Center – E142
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK 46 – Navigating NSF: Opportunities for funding research and training at all career stages. Oregon Convention Center – D139
  • 8p-10p: Enhancing diversity in ecology: planning for strategic coordination among ESA sections

Wed 9 Aug 2017

  • 7a-8a: Mid Atlantic chapter mentoring and recruitment event for students and early career ecologists. Oregon Convention Center – A106. Limited to 50 attendants
  • 6.30p-8p: SEEDS Minority ecologist forum. Doubletree Hotel – Idaho
  • 8p-10p: What editors want: an author’s guide to scientific journal publishing. Oregon Convention Center – B115

Thu 10 Aug 2017

  • 8a-11.30a: SYMP 16 – International collaboration in ecology: common keys to success. Oregon Convention Center – D139
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK59 – International collaboration in ecology: why should I and how do I do it? Oregon Convention Center – D139
  • 11.30a-1.15p: WK60 – Using logic models to write successful grant proposals. Oregon Convention Center – D136
  • 12p-1.15p: Student and Early Career Ecologist SectIon joint business meeting. Oregon Convention Center – F151