This year’s theme
seeks to help create an ESA for All Ecologists by providing programming and inviting sessions that better engage private- and public-sector ecologists by highlighting projects that are implementing ecological science, collaborating across sectors, educating future scientists and decision makers, and disseminating basic and applied ecology research to those who need it most.
Call for Session Proposals
The submission deadline is Thursday December 15th, 2022.
Choose from our array of session formats.
We are pleased to announce our previous year’s award winners. Our array of Awards recognize outstanding contributions to ecology in new discoveries, teaching, sustainability, diversity and lifelong commitment to the profession.
Presentations for this year’s award recipients happens during a ceremony at the Ecological Society’s following Annual Meeting.
Check out the biographies of the 2022 Award Winners.
This Year’s Plenaries
Plenary topics have already been submitted. See the list of plenaries which is updated as new topics are accepted.
Exhibit, Sponsor and Advertise
Promote your products, services,
technology, equipment and literature to industry professionals, scientists, researchers, educators, administrators and policymakers in the science of ecology and the environmental sciences.
Learn About Presentations
Get information about session submissions for this year including how to submit your presentation or session for review. Information such as session types, dates, submission instructions and the cancellation policy can be found at the following link.
Frequently Asked Questions
Get general information regarding about ESA meetings with our FAQ’s page. From child care options to registration details our FAQ’s aim to answer your questions about the annual meeting.
Though traditionally a society for academics, ESA’s membership has grown and diversified over the years to include scientists in the government and nonprofit sectors, educators, science communicators, and consultants and practitioners in a variety of fields. To support all ecologists regardless of career pathway, we developed resources to aid anybody exploring or considering a career in ecology, plus practical advice for navigating your pathway.
The Portland Convention Center
Site selection plays a role in helping ESA to reduce our environmental impact. We look at how convention centers, hotels, and cites manage their sustainability programs. Portland (Oregon) is among the leaders of convention center sustainability programs. Examples include cities which limit the use of plastic and paper, have a recycling program in place, and offer…
Meeting Mentor Signup
SEEDS specific events at the Annual Meeting include an orientation meeting and dinner, a mixer, and a breakfast for participants and mentors. Other highlighted events include a diversity luncheon and student events such as section meetings and mixers.
For 25 years, the SEEDS program has been supporting students to participate in our annual gathering of ecologists, which brings together over 3,500 scientists to communicate their research at the annual meeting. As well as hearing from experts in a variety of fields, you will be under direct tutelage from those same experts as you select your own meeting mentor!
Local Attractions and Activities
See our curated selection of locations in and around Portland or link to the most recent updates from the Travel Portland website.
Travel and Hotel Details
Find local hotels, public transportation options, airport directions, and links to local resources to help you get around more easily.