Call for Proposals DEADLINE EXTENSION: Nov 3rd, 2017, 17:00pm MT

Latecomers rejoice! We have extended our deadline to submit workshop, short course, symposium, or interactive session proposals for NACCB 2018. See the Call for Proposals webpage for submission criteria. The Scientific Program will take place July 23 – 25, 2018. Workshops & Short Courses will take place July 21, 22, and 26, 2018.  The Call for Abstracts (Individual talks, posters, speed talks) will open December 8th.

Sponsor, Advertise, Exhibit at NACCB

See our conference prospectus for opportunities!  Exhibitor Registration will open in the coming month. Contact us with questions:

Student Opportunities @NACCB2018

We encourage students to submit extended abstracts (in tandem with the Call for Abstracts) for NACCB’s Student Presentation Awards –  details to come next month! Student travel awards will be available on a competitive basis, with applications open in Spring 2018.  Volunteer opportunities for a reduced registration fee will be available again upon registration. New this year –  sign up for NACCB Mentor Match when registration opens in late January!  We pair students/early career scientists with mentors according to topics of interest & research. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable advice and connections with experts in the field!  There will be more student opportunities to come!

Plenary Speaker Sneak-Peek

The organizing committee has been hard at work developing a thoughtful and inspiring plenary program for the 2018 congress. Were excited to announce a few of the speakers to be featured in the 2018 plenary sessions:

David Miller served as President and CEO of WWF Canada for the past 4 years, and recently transitioned to a new role as North America regional director and ambassador for inclusive climate action for C40 Cities, the climate leadership group of 90 of the world’s greatest cities. David Miller was Mayor of Toronto from 2003 to 2010. Under his leadership, Toronto became widely admired internationally for its environmental leadership, economic strength and social integration. Source: WWF-CA

Valérie Courtois is the Executive Director of the Indigenous Leadership Initiative and a registered professional forester who specializes in Indigenous issues, forest ecology and ecosystem-based management and planning.  She is a member of the Innu community of Mashteuiatsh, located on the shore of Peikuakami, or Lac-St-Jean. She has served as a forestry advisor for the Assembly of First Nations of Québec and Labrador, forestry planner for the Innu Nation, and as a consultant in Aboriginal forestry. Valerie has also been involved in the push for a National Indigenous Guardians Network to support Indigenous stewardship of traditional territories.  Source: Indigenous Leadership Initiative

Julian Olden is an associate Professor, and leads the Freshwater Ecology and Conservation Lab in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. His research explores the ecology and conservation of freshwater ecosystems. Julian is active in science communications, and co-directs the UW Center for Creative Conservation.  He is also a Class of 2004 David H. Smith Fellow. Source: Research Gate

Stay tuned as we release more details!

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