The first one day conference of our Quantitative SIG will be held on Monday 9 July. It will be sandwiched between the International Statistical Ecology Conference (2-6 July), and the BES Macroecology Conference 2018 (10-11 July) at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. The day will be made up of keynote speakers (Professor Jane Reid, University of Aberdeen, plus one more TBC), a student plenary, lightning talks, posters and discussions.