Convening experts from around the world to present and discuss issues of interest to ecological statisticians and biologists.

Several workshops before the conference will also be available.

Plenary speakers
– Nils Chr. Stenseth, Univ. of Oslo (Norway): Opening remarks
– Steinar Engen, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway): stochastic age-structured modelling, including dynamics, genetics and some estimation
– Rachel Fewster, Univ. of Aukland (N.Z.): genetics in statistical ecology
– Joanne Flemming, Dalhousie University (Canada): The Ocean Tracking Network: visualization tools and novel analyses for acoustic tracking data
– Otso Ovaskainen, Univ. of Helsinki (Finland): the analysis of spatial data: individual movements and species and community models
– Andre Punt, Univ. of Washington (U.S.): estimating precautionary thresholds for US west coast fisheries
– Andy Royle, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (U.S.): Incorporating auxiliary spatial information in capture-recapture models
– Len Thomas, Univ. of St. Andrews (Scotland): The future of statistical ecology