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Call for Abstracts

Key topics for EMAPi 2015 include:

  1. Connecting science to management and restoration
  2. Biosecurity and risk assessment, including early detection and rapid response
  3. Impacts of plant invasions
  4. Ecological studies – reproduction and spread
  5. Global change and plant invasions
  6. Genetics and evolution of invasive plants
  7. Invader traits and resident communities
  8. Biogeography and macroecology of plant invasions
  9. Inventories, floras and databases
  10. Biocontrol of invasive plants
  11. Mechanical and chemical control of invasive plants
  12. Engaging the public with invasive plant issues
  13. New perspectives from China

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Program

Overview Meeting Matrix

EMAPi 2015 Program and Abstracts (PDF)

Plenary Speakers

Regan Early (University of Exeter)
Rhonda Loh (US National Parks Service)
John Hoffmann (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Phil Hulme (Lincoln University, New Zealand)
Dave Richardson (University of Stellenbosch , South Africa)
Katriona Shea (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Mark Van Kleunen (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Peter Vitousek (Stanford University, USA)

General Themes for EMAPi 2015 include:

Impacts of plant invasions
Connecting science to management and restoration
Biosecurity and risk assessment, including early detection and rapid response
Ecological studies – reproduction and spread
Global change and plant invasions
Biocontrol of invasive plants
Mechanical and chemical control of invasive plants
Genetics and evolution of invasive plants
Invader traits and resident communities
Biogeography and macroecology of plant invasions
Inventories, floras and databases
Engaging the public with invasive plant issue

Local Organizing Committee

Curt Daehler (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Susan Cordell (USDA Forest Service)
Carla D’Antonio (University of California Santa Barbara)
Rebecca Ostertag (University of Hawaii at Hilo)
J.B. Friday (University of Hawaii)
Tracy Johnson (USDA Forest Service)
Rhonda Loh (U.S. National Parks Service)
Christy Martin (Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species)
Peter Vitousek (Stanford University)
Stephanie Yelenik (U.S. Geological Survey)

International Scientific Committee

Jayne Belnap (US Geological Survey)
Giuseppe Brundu (Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy)
Paul Downey (University of Canberra, Australia)
Petr Pyšek (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
Dave Richardson (University of Stellenbosch , South Africa)
Mark Van Kleunen (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Montserrat Vilà (EBD-CSIC, Spain)
John Wilson (University of Stellenbosch , South Africa)