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Great Lakes Chapter 2024 Meeting

Great Lake Chapter of the Ecological Society of America 2024 Meeting

GREAT LAKES CHAPTER 

DATE

TIME

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

ROOM

DETAILS

Friday,
April 5

6:00 PM
-
9:00 PM

No Host Social

The Old Goat Tavern - 2731 W Michigan Ave  
Food and drinks at this event are not included in registration fee
 

Saturday,
April 6









8:00 AM
-
9:00 AM 
Chapter
Meeting 
 Fetzer Center TBA   

8:00 AM
-
9:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

 Fetzer Center Lobby

9:30 AM
-
10:30 PM

Keynote Speaker

Fetzer Center  Kirsch Auditorium Speaker:
Dr. Katie Stuble
(Holden Arboretum)
 10:45 AM
-
11:45 PM
Sessions  Fetzer Center  TBA  
11:45 AM
-
12:00 PM 
Break and Pick Up Boxed Lunch  Fetzer Center   Lobby  

12:00 PM
-
1:10 PM

Workshop I
(Best practices in reproduceable R workflows for ecological data analysis and visualization)

Fetzer Center   TBA  Choose only one event to attend when registering

Workshop II
(QGIS - Subject to change)

 TBA 
 Workshop III
 TBA 
1:10 PM
-
1:15 PM 
 Transition to Sessions  Fetzer Center    

1:15 PM
-
2:45 PM

Oral Sessions

 Fetzer Center  TBA 

2:45 PM
-
3:00 PM

Break

 Fetzer Center  Lobby
 3:00 PM
-
4:15 PM
 Oral Sessions Fetzer Center   TBA   

4:15 PM
-
5:30 PM

Poster Session

 Fetzer Center Lobby  
6:00 PM
-
8:00 PM
No Host Social  Bell's Eccentric Cafe - 355 E Kalamazoo Ave    Food and drinks at this event are not included in registration fee

Sunday,
April 7

10:00 AM
-
12:00 PM

Field Trip - sponsored by Western Michigan University

 Offsite W.K. Kellogg Biological Station  Attending the field trip is an additional $5
 


REGISTRATION TYPE PRICE PER PERSON
MEMBER NON-MEMBER
  STUDENT $55 $65
  NON-STUDENT $75 $95

Questions: Contact Binney Girdler, Chair, Great Lakes Chapter 
Regarding meeting registration: Contact 
Monica Rowe

Refund and Cancellation Policy 
Written notification of cancellation must be emailed to Monica Rowe
and a $25.00 USD fee will be assessed for processing refunds.

Cancellation Deadline: March 14, 2024
 (No refunds will be given after this date.) 

The registration deadline is March 21, 2024.


Housing

Listed below are a few hotels within a 10-minute drive of Western Michigan University.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kalamazoo West

Holiday Inn & Suites Kalamazoo West

Hilton Garden Inn Kalamazoo Downtown

Radisson Plaza Hotel

Meeting Code of Conduct
All attendees must review and adhere to the ESA Meeting Code of Conduct

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When
4/5/2024 6:00 PM - 4/7/2024 12:00 PM
Where
Fetzer Center Western Michigan University 1903 W Michigan Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Program

   

Friday, 05 April 2024

Description
Join your colleagues for a no host social gathering at The Old Goat Tavern (2731 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006). The only cost for this event is for the items that you order from the restaurant.
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM

Saturday, 06 April 2024

Description
There is no additional cost to attend the Chapter Meeting.
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM

Please note all workshops are at the same time- select only one. There is no additional cost to attend this workshop.
Time
12:00 PM - 1:10 PM
12:00 PM

Please note all workshops are at the same time- select only one. There is no additional cost to attend this workshop.
Time
12:00 PM - 1:10 PM
12:00 PM

Please note all workshops are at the same time- select only one. There is no additional cost to attend this workshop.
Time
12:00 PM - 1:10 PM
12:00 PM

Join your colleagues for a no host social gathering at Bell's Eccentric Cafe (355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007). The only cost for this event is for the items that you order from the restaurant.
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM

Sunday, 07 April 2024

Description
This field trip is sponsored by Western Michigan University. There is an additional $5 fee in order to attend the field trip.
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM