Workshops & Satellite Events

British Ecological Society Lunchtime Workshops:

12:50-13:50 Tuesday: How to Get Published

Open to all early career researchers who are preparing to submit their first manuscript to a journal or who are interested in learning more about the publishing process. This session, delivered by Chris Grieves (Methods in Ecology and Evolution) and Associate Editors of the journal, will include advice and guidance on choosing a journal to submit to, responding to reviewers and more. There will also be a Q&A with journal Editors at the end of the session.

Spaces on this workshop are limited to 60 places, please sign up at the BES stand in the exhibition area.

 

12:50-13:50 Thursday: How to be a Good Reviewer

Open to all early career researchers who are interested in becoming a reviewer and those who have just started out who would like to improve their skills set. This session will include advice and guidance on how to become a reviewer and how to write a review. It will be delivered by Chris Grieves – the Assistant Editor of Methods in Ecology and Evolution– along with Assistant Editors from the journal. There will also be a Q&A with journal Editors at the end of the session.

Spaces on this workshop are limited to 60 places, please sign up at the BES stand in the exhibition area.

Pre Conference Workshops:

Please find below the timetable for the workshops preceding the ISEC conference.  Click on the workshop names to find out more about the workshops and their presenters.  Each workshop will run from 9am-5pm.

Friday 29th June

Combining Different Data Types in a Single Model

Nick Golding, Nick Isaac, Liz Martin

Template Model Builder Anders Nielsen, Mollie Brooks, Andrea Havron
Saturday 30th June
Modelling Spatial Point Processes with INLAbru David Borchers, Janine Illian,  Finn Lindgren
Hierarchical Modelling of Species Communities Otso Ovaskainen
Sunday 1st July
Model-based Multivariate Analysis of Abundance Data using R  David Warton
Statistical Models for Animal Movement Mevin Hooten, Devin Johnson,  Brett McClintock, Juan Morales

Each workshop is priced at £70.00 and will include lunch and refreshments.

If you are attending the full conference you will be given the opportunity to register for the workshop/s of you choice during the registration process.

However the workshops are not exclusive to conference delegates.  If you are not able to attend the full conference and would like to register for the workshop/s of your choice, please click here.

Separately, but just prior to ISEC and nearby, is another workshop that may be of interest.  For additional details, please follow the link.

Integrated Population Modelling Workshop 25th - 29th June, Aberdeen

 

 

Satellite Events

  • 25th - 29th June - Integrated Population Modelling Workshop

    Separately, but just prior to ISEC and nearby, is another workshop that may be of interest.  For additional details, please follow the link.

    Integrated Population Modelling Workshop 25th - 29th June, Aberdeen

     

  • Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 18:30-21:30 - British Ecological Society Movement Ecology SIG social event

    Where: The Madras Rugby Club <https://goo.gl/maps/zjmhoPEFjW92>

    Interested in how animals move? Want to know the stories behind becoming a successful movement ecologist? Please attend the social event hosted by the British Ecological Society Movement Ecology Special Interest Group on Tuesday, July 3rd after the poster session.

    This social event will be a great way for interested researchers to find out more about the field of movement ecology, and will provide students and early career researchers with an opportunity to meet some of the field’s leading figures in a relaxed setting. 

    We are excited to have Roland Langrock, Stacy DeRuiter and Juan Morales as speakers! Each will give a 15 min personal account of how they started down the path of movement modelling and the surprises they encountered on the way. We will follow by having 1 min introductions from some young, upcoming movement modellers.

    Drinks and snacks will be provides thanks to the support of the British Ecological Society and the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

    For more information please contact Theoni Photopoulou <tp14@st-andrews.ac.uk> or Marie Auger-Méthé <auger-methe@stat.ubc.ca>.

  • Monday 9th July 2018 - The British Ecological Society Quantitative Ecology Special Interest Group 1-day conference

    Where: The Byre Theatre, St Andrews

    The BES Quantitative Ecology Special Interest Group is holding its first one-day conference and annual meeting in 2018. It will be sandwiched between the International Statistical Ecology Conference, and BES Macroecology 2018 in St Andrews. Do you have research to present using quantitative methods? Or a new method or software to showcase? Submit an abstract to this meeting; they are currently accepting submissions for 5 minute lightning talks and posters on any topic in quantitative ecology. Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/quantitative-ecology-2018-tickets-42532520915