1999 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 23-25, 1999
Spatial and temporal dynamics for management of natural resource systems
This multidisciplinary conference is being sponsored by the Resource Modeling Association to provide a forum for new developments in modelling and analysis of natural resource systems, particularly ecological, economic and management aspects in forestry, fisheries, wildlife, agriculture, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation, and management of multiple use resources.
The conference will be held at Saint Mary's University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, an historic city dating back to the 1700s, and the major centre on Canada's Atlantic coast. A wide variety of activities are available during the conference for those accompanying conference participants.
Keynote speakers, paper and poster sessions, workshops, opening reception (evening of June 22) and banquet. Optional post-conference tours are planned for June 26th on coastal/fishery and inland/forestry themes; information will be provided at a later date to those expressing interest.
Colin Clark, University of British Columbia. "Conservation of Migrating Birds: A Dynamic Model of Western Sandpiper Migrations"
Hector Echavarria-Heras, CICESE, Ensenada, Mexico. "Mexico's Pacific Fisheries: Uncertainties, Realities, Dynamics"
Ola Sallnäs, Sweden. "New Developments in Forest Resource Modelling:Integrating Temporal and Spatial Dimensions"
Call for Papers
Abstracts of 100-200 words are welcome, submitted by e-mail if possible. Please note author's name and address, title of presentation, and whether oral or poster presentation is preferred.
Deadline: April 15, 1999.
Registration fees include lunches, opening reception, banquet. Rates (Canadian dollars) are: C$150 before May 1st; C$175 after May 1st; and C$50 for students (excluding banquet). To register, send name, full contact information and payment to the address below. Payment may be made either by cheque made out to Saint Mary's University in Canadian or U.S. dollars (drawn on a Canadian or U.S. bank) or by credit card (note whether Visa or Mastercard, and give cardholder name, card number, expiry date, and signature).
Blocks of rooms are reserved at The Lord Nelson Hotel (C$99 single or double; central Halifax near sightseeing and restaurants, walk or shuttle to conference; deadline May 22, 1999) and the university residence (on the conference site, with single rooms @C$27, twin rooms @C$42 and 2-bedroom apartments @ $78). Note: Prices do not include 15% tax. Details on making reservations will be provided upon registration and/or abstract submission.
The conference will be held at Saint Mary's University, in Halifax, an historic city dating back to the 1700s, and the major centre on Canada's Atlantic coast. A block of rooms is reserved at The Lord Nelson Hotel, located near sightseeing and restaurants, beside a Halifax landmark, the Victorian Public Gardens. (Rooms are also available in the university residence.) A wide variety of activities are available during the conference for those accompanying conference participants.
Registration Details and Other Information
Contact Information: To submit abstracts, to register or for enquiries, contact the "RMA Conference Committee" by E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), by Fax (902-496-8101), or by regular mail (Finance and Management Science, Saint Mary's University, Halifax N.S. Canada B3H3C3). Information is also available at the RMA web site (http://www.cqs.washington.edu/~gordie/rma.html).
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