Members of the media and freelance writers are invited to attend a special meeting, hosted jointly by the Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society (BES). The meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida and will run April 10-13, 2000. The theme is "Ecology: Achievement and Challenge."
This event will mark the first time the two societies have met together. The three-day program will include a full agenda of 7 symposia, 4 scientific field trips and the presentation of more than 150 papers describing new ecological research being conducted by investigators all over the world. Speakers include some of the world's leading ecologists who will be addressing topics of international importance. More detailed information about the agenda is available on the ESA Homepage at: http://esa.sdsc.edu.
Members of the press are exempt from registration fees and are free to attend all meeting sessions. A staffed press room, including copier, fax, computer, printer, telephone, and area for interviews, will be available. Please contact Alison Gillespie for more information or to register.
INSTITUTIONAL PRESS OFFICERS
Press officers may request copies of all abstracts related to their institution. ESA will distribute any relevant press releases in the meeting press room. Please contact Alison Gillespie for more information.