We are planning a comprehensive program including plenary addresses, symposia, contributed oral papers, posters, and mid-conference field trips.

Expected Plenary Speakers (updates ongoing)

Regan Early (University of Exeter)
Richard Hobbs (University of Western Australia)
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)
Peter Vitousek (Stanford University, USA)


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)