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					Biodiversity responses to climate change: perspectives from the southeastern US

                                    -   Tentative schedule -

March 14, 2014

Time             Speaker                                       Tentative Title
8:30 AM          Center for Biodiversity faculty               Introduction

8:45 AM          Terry Root (Stanford)                         Changing Climate: Changing
                                                               Species

9:30 AM          Ryan Boyles (NC State University)             Future climates for the
                                                               southeastern US
10:15 AM         BREAK

10:30 AM         Jim Clark (Duke)                              Forest response to climate
                                                               change in the Southeast:
                                                               perspectives on the Piedmont
                                                               and southern Appalachians

11:15 AM         Ray Semlitsch (University of Missouri)        Abundance, diversity, and
                                                               disturbance relationships:
                                                               examples from pond-breeding
                                                               amphibians

Noon             LUNCH

1:30 PM          Bob Christian (East Carolina University)      Ecogeomorphological links
                                                               between climate change and
                                                               biodiversity in coastal
                                                               wetlands

2:15 PM          Joel Kingsolver (University of North          Ecological and evolutionary
                 Carolina)                                     responses of insects to climate
                                                               changes: are means or
                                                               extremes more important?
3:00 PM          BREAK

3:15 PM          Allen Hurlbert (University of North           The consequences of climate
                 Carolina)                                     change for avian biodiversity
                                                               and migration

4:00 PM          Ellen Damschen (University of Wisconsin)      How complex landscapes
                                                               shape plant movement and
                                                               persistence in a changing
                                                               climate
4:45 PM           Brian Silliman (Duke)                       Food webs, climate change
                                                              and new theory in ecology.
5:30 PM           Dinner on own

7:30 PM – 10:00   Reception and poster session
PM


March 15, 2014

Time              Speaker                                     Tentative Title
8:30 AM           Center for Biodiversity faculty             Summary of presentations
                                                              from prior day.

8:45 AM           Erik Sotka (College of Charleston)          Adaptation to warming
                                                              estuaries of the northwestern
                                                              Atlantic: an evolutionary
                                                              perspective

9:30 AM           Rob Dunn (NC State University)              Dead trees and stinging ants.
                                                              The future of the South in a
                                                              warming and less predictable
                                                              world
10:15 AM          BREAK

10:30 AM          Reed Noss (University of Central Florida)   Climate change and
                  & Joshua Reece (Valdosta State              biodiversity in Florida: long-
                  University)                                 term and short-term concerns

11:15 AM          Panel – Audience discussion

12:15 PM          Conclusion

				
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