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Innovative Applied Sciences for Protected Areas’ System Design & Management
Tuesday September 26 – Thursday September 28
Location: Georgian Bay Hotel & Conference Centre, Collingwood
You can now Register & Book Accommodations for the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Centre for Applied Sciences in Ontario Protected Areas (CASIOPA)
For 20 years, CASIOPA has organized meetings for professionals and students from private, government, NGO, and academic sectors to learn about the application of science to protected areas management. We’re making our 20th anniversary something special as the AGM will reflect on the past lessons, examine the state of science in the present, and consider where the next generation of innovators will take us in the future. We’ve chosen a wonderful venue on the shores of Georgian Bay in early autumn and will be hosting prominent international, national, and provincial plenary speakers. Participants contribute to roundtable discussions and may present their work conference style. You will have a choice of 3 field trips to spectacular protected areas, enjoy delicious meals, and participate in networking opportunities. The Conference will launch at noon start on day 1, provide terrific plenaries and concurrent contributed sessions, the field trips, and then conclude mid-afternoon on day 3 with a clear vision for future research and management.
The major conference session themes for the 2017 AGM are:
Protected areas systems design | Climate change | Ecological processes
Management effectiveness | Visitor use management
Registration/Fees: You register and pay the fee online via the University of Waterloo:
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- There is a pull down menu with 4 registration options; select one & it will change the costs – 1 day/3 day plans and professional/student plans comprise the 4 combinations of options.
- All meals, breaks, & field trips from lunch Tuesday through lunch Thursday are included in costs.
Accommodation: The Georgian Bay Hotel is the main conference accommodation venue. Rooms are the responsibility of participants & available on a first come, first served basis – book early. To book, call 1-705-445-9422 ext 801 (Chris Levoy) or ext 818 (Julie Apostolis); this is for the U Waterloo-CASIOPA group booking.
How to submit presentations (talks): Fill out the (Word 97-2003 compatible) form and email to stephen.murphy [at] uwaterloo.ca