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Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt To Speak At Ecological Society of Americas 1998 Annual Meeting

The Ecological Society of America is pleased to announce that Bruce Babbitt, Secretary of the Department of Interior, will speak at the plenary session of ESA's 1998 Annual Meeting, to be held in Baltimore, Maryland, on August 2-6, 1998. Rosina Bierbaum, Acting Associate Director for the Environment of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will deliver the closing keynote address at the plenary. This year's meeting is being held in conjunction with The American Institute for Biological Sciences and eight other societies. The theme is "Ecological Exchanges Between Major Ecosystems" and some 3,200 scientists will be in attendance. The meeting will feature symposia, field trips, and numerous poster and paper presentations.

ESA Plenary Session (August 4, 1998)

In a late addition, Secretary Babbitt is scheduled to open this year's plenary. His speech is entitled "Restoring Watersheds and Ecosystems at the Turn of the Millennium." Dr. Bierbaum will close with a speech on "Achieving a Sustainable Future: Challenges and Opportunities in Monitoring and Assessment of Our Nation's Ecosystems." William C. Baker, President of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and William Matuszeski, Director of EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program Office will also speak at the plenary. There will be a press availability for all speakers after the plenary.

All-Society Opening Ceremonies (August 2, 1998)

Rita Colwell, the newly confirmed Director of the National Science Foundation, will present the keynote address. Her speech is entitled "Balancing the Biocomplexity of the Planet's Living Systems: A 21st Century Task for Science." Also speaking will be Donald Boesch, President of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies. His speech is entitled "Restoring the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem: A Challenge for Science and Society."

Please see below for a complete list of symposia.

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Contact: Gabriel Paal
gabriel@esa.org
202/416-6181
Ecological Society of America
29-Jul-1998


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