Annual Invasive Species Conference
Invasive Species Conference Agenda
The Annual Invasive Species Conference covers a variety of topics on invasive species science, management and emerging issues. The 2013 conference will highlight work within the Fairbanks area and cover subsistence and economic impacts in depth.
Continuing Education Units for Certified Pesticide Applicators of Alaska
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is offering 9.5 continuing education units to certified pesticide applicators of Alaska for attending all of the Alaska Invasive Species Conference. If you can only attend part of the conference the continuing education units available are:
Day 1: 3.5 CEU
Day 2: 4 CEU
Day 3: 2 CEU
To recieve the units applicators must sign in and out of the conference.
The 2013 Conference
The 2013 conference is scheduled for November 5 - 7 in the city of Fairbanks at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough has an active invasive species management group which, in conjuction with various other partners, works through the Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District. Fairbanks offers a unique perspective on invasive species management considering the reliance of many remote communities on native fish, wildlfe and plant species. The conference will host a variety of topics highlighting invasive species management and science in the Fairbanks area as well as emerging issues statewide.
About the Conference
The Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plant Management and the Alaska Invasive Species Working Group organize an invasive species conference held annually in the late fall. The conference rotates between locations in Anchorage, Fairbanks and various rural communities.
The conference is a forum for discussing invasive species management activities within the state and offers expert presentations about emerging invasive species science and management issues. The conference typically draws 100 to 150 participants.
Call for Presentations
The Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plant Management (CNIPM) and the Alaska Invasive Species Working Group (AISWG) are proud to announce a call for presentations at the 2013 conference. Presentations will encompass all types of invasive species management from all regions of Alaska. Special emphasis will be placed on issues relevant to Interior Alaska.
If you are interested in presenting at the conference, please submit abstracts by September 30, 2013. E-mail abstracts as a word document to Gino Graziano: email@example.com
Please follow these instructions to prepare your abstract:
- No more than 300 words
- Use Times New Roman, 12 point font
- First line: Title in bold font
- Second line: List primary author (last name first) followed by contributing authors
- Third line: Affiliation below author line
- Leave a single space between the title, authors, affiliation and abstract body
- Single space the abstract body
- Spell check and proofread carefully
We will review the abstracts and contact speakers that make the final agenda by September 20th. If you have any questions, please contact Gino Graziano at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 907-786-6315. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you in Fairbanks.