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Conference Program

All scientific sessions will be held in meeting rooms in Jefferson Hall at the East-West Center on the University of Hawaii's campus. The center's address is: 1777 East-West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96848. Please see the accommodations page for info. on transportation to and from the center.

A detailed Conference Program is now available online. Download a PDF of the program here.

The following is a brief overview of program highlights -

THURSDAY, May 26, 2011 -
9AM-1PM - Methodological Workshop on Biodiversity Dynamics
2 - 5PM - Vignettes of Current Plant Conservation Efforts in Hawaii
6 - 8PM - Opening Reception on Lanai Overlooking the Japanese Garden

FRIDAY, May 27 -
8:00AM-12:00PM - Within-Lineage Biogeographic Patterns Across the Pacific
Brian Bowen - University of Hawaii, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
Rob Fleischer - Smithsonian Institution, Center for Conservation &           Evolutionary Genetics
Rebecca Rundell - University of British Columbia, Departments of Zoology           and Botany Evolutionary Genetics
Kerry Shaw - Cornell University, Dept. of Neurobiology and Behavior
Additional Contributed Papers to be Announced

1:15PM-5:15PM - Evolutionary Diversification Among Lineages Across           Disparate Island Systems
Bruce Baldwin - University of California, Berkeley, Jepson Herbarium and           Dept. of Integrative Biology
Alice Cibois - Natural History Museum of Geneva, Dept. of Mammology and           Ornithology
Rosemary Gillespie - University of California, Berkely, Department of           Environmental Science, Policy & Management
Patrick O'Grady - University of California, Berkeley, Department of           Environmental Science, Policy & Management
Rob Toonen - University of Hawaii, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
Additional Contributed Papers to be Announced

6:15PM-9:00PM - Luau Banquet at the Bishop Museum

SATURDAY, May 28, 2011 -
8:00AM-12:00PM - Interactactions Leading to the Formation of Novel Island           Ecosystems
Rafe Brown - University of Kansas, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary           Biology and Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Institute
Chris Filardi - American Museum of Natural History, Center for Biodiversity           and Conservation
Robert Moyle - University of Kansas, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary           Biology and Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Institute
Diana Percy - University of British Columbia, Department of Botany and           Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Jonathan Price - University of Hawaii, Department of Geography and           Environmental Studies
Additional Contributed Papers to be Announced

1:30-5:30PM - Human Influence on the Terrestrial and Near-Shore           Environments
Sam Gon - The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii
Lisa Matisoo-Smith - Otago School of Medical Sciences, Department of           Anatomy & Structural Biology
Patrick Kirch - University of California, Berkeley, Department of           Anthropology
Nick Porch - Deakin University, School of Life and Environmental Science
Jon Waters - University of Otago, Department of Zoology
Additional Contributed Papers to be Announced

6:00 - 7:30PM - Evening Reception and Poster Session

SUNDAY, May 29, 2011 -
8:00AM-12:00PM- Conservation of Island and Continental Ecosystems
Dave Burney - National Tropical Botanical Garden, Conservation
Dave Duffy - University of Hawaii, Manoa; Department of Botany
Michael Soule - University of California, Santa Cruz, Dept. of           Environmental Studies
Eleanor Sterling - American Museum of Natural History, Center for           Biodiversity and Conservation
Randy Thaman - The University of the South Pacific, Division of Geography
Additional Contributed Papers to be Announced

1:30-5:30PM - Concurrent Sessions of Contributed Papers to be Announced

MONDAY, May 30, 2011 -
11:00AM - Volcanoes of the Big Island of Hawaii Field Trip



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