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11ICRS SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Convention Center floorplans and Room numbers

Click on a Mini-Symposium, Plenary title, or Poster session to view scheduled speakers/presenters (parentheses indicate the Mini-Symposium number)
  Grand
Floridian
Ballroom
Rooms
124/125
Rooms
113/114
Rooms
118/119
Palm A Palm B Room
315
Room
316
Room
305
Room 304 Floridan
Ballroom
D
Floridian
Ballroom
BC
Floridian
Ballroom
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08:00-09:30 Opening Ceremonies  Grand Floridian Ballroom
BREAK 09:30-10:00
AM Plenary
10:00-10:50
Malcolm McCulloch, The Australian National University, Australia: Lessons from the Past  Grand Floridian Ballroom  
11:00-12:30 Ecological
Processes
(10)
Hydro-
dynamics
(15)
Recorders
of
Change
(4)
  Social-
Ecological
systems
(21)
Biodiversity
(26)
Bio-
geochemical
cycles
(19)
Reproductive
timing
(11)
Coral-
microbial
interactions
(8)
Remote
Sensing
(17)
Reef
Management
(23)
Climate
Change
(25)
Genomics of
coral reef
organisms
(6)
LUNCH 12:30-14:00
PM Plenary
14:00-15:00
Joan Kleypas, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA: Helping coral reefs through a climate change crisis. Mission possible.   Grand Floridian Ballroom  
BREAK 15:00-15:30
15:30-18:00 Ecological
Processes
(10)
Hydro-
dynamics
(15)
Recorders
of
Change
(4)
  Social-
Ecological
systems
(21)
Biodiversity
(26)
Bio-
geochemical
cycles
(19)
Reproductive
timing
(11)
Coral-
microbial
interactions
(8)
Remote
Sensing
(17)
Reef
Management
(23)
Climate
Change
(25)
Genomics of
coral reef
organisms
(6)
Poster
presentations
Mini-symposia 3, 5, 7, 13, 14, 16, 20  16:00-18:00  Exhibit Hall/Poster area.  Poster presenters will be stationed at their posters during this time.
Reception Welcome Reception  18:00-19:30  Grand Floridian Ballroom Lobby  
                             
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AM Plenary
08:30-09:30
Roberto Iglesias-Prieto, Universidad Nacional Autonoma, Mexico: Photophysiology, Bleaching, and Adaptation  Grand Floridian Ballroom  
BREAK 09:30-10:00
10:00-12:30 Ecological
Processes
(10)
Reef
Connectivity
(14)
Recorders
of
Change
(4)
Biotic
Responses
(2)
Social-
Ecological
systems
(21)
Biodiversity
(26)
Bio-
geochemical
cycles
(19)
Reproductive
timing
(11)
Coral-
microbial
interactions
(8)
Remote
Sensing
(17)
Reef
Management
(23)
Climate
Change
(25)
Genomics of
coral reef
organisms
(6)
LUNCH 12:30-14:00
PM Plenary
14:00-15:00
Bob Cowen, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, USA: Population Connectivity in Coral Reef systems  Grand Floridian Ballroom  
BREAK 15:00-15:30
15:30-18:00 Ecological
Processes
(10)
Reef
Connectivity
(14)
Recorders
of
Change
(4)
Biotic
Responses
(2)

(ends at 17:00)
Social-
Ecological
systems
(21)
Biodiversity
(26)
Evolution
and
Conservation
(13)
Reproductive
timing
(11)
Coral-
microbial
interactions
(8)
Remote
Sensing
(17)
Reef
Management
(23)
Climate
Change
(25)
Genomics of
coral reef
organisms
(6)
 
Poster
presentations
Mini-symposia 1, 9, 12, 18, 22, 23, 24   16:00-18:00  Exhibit Hall/Poster area. Poster presenters will be stationed at their posters during this time, with a poster reception to follow.
Receptions Poster Reception  18:00-19:30  Exhibit Hall/Poster area          SeaWeb/COMPASS: Panel and reception  18:15-21:00  Floridian Ballroom
                             
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AM Plenary
08:30-09:30
Drew Harvell, Cornell University, USA: Drivers of Coral Infectious Disease  Grand Floridian Ballroom 
BREAK 09:30-10:00
10:00-12:30 Ecological
Processes
(10)
Reef
Connectivity
(14)
Lessons
from the
Past
(1)
  Associated
Fisheries
(22)
Biodiversity
(26)
Ecosystem
Assessment
(16)
Reef
Restoration
(24)
Len
Muscatine
memorial
(5)
Reef status
and trends
(18)
Reef
Management
(23)
Climate
Change
(25)
Diseases on
coral reefs
(7)
LUNCH 12:30-14:00
PM Plenary
14:00-15:00
Daniel Pauly, University of British Columbia, Canada: Coral reef fisheries - a re-assessment of their ecological and socioeconomic impacts  Grand Floridian Ballroom  
BREAK 15:00-15:30
15:30-18:00 Ecological
Processes
(10)
Reef
Connectivity
(14)
Lessons
from the
Past
(1)
  Associated
Fisheries
(22)
Biodiversity
(26)
Ecosystem
Assessment
(16)
Reef
Restoration
(24)
Len
Muscatine
memorial
(5)
Reef status
and trends
(18)
Reef
Management
(23)
Climate
Change
(25)
Diseases on
coral reefs
(7)
Poster
presentations
Mini-symposia 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 15, 19  16:00-18:00  Exhibit Hall/Poster area.  Poster presenters will be stationed at their posters during this time, with a poster reception to follow.
Reception Poster Reception  18:00-19:30  Exhibit Hall/Poster area  
                             
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NOAA Admin.
Address
08:30-08:45
V. Adm. Lautenbacher: NOAA Administrator Address  Grand Floridian Ballroom 
ISRS Pres.
Address
08:45-09:30
Rich Aronson: ISRS Presidential Address: Science and Advocacy  Grand Floridian Ballroom 
BREAK 09:30-10:00
10:00-12:30 Ecological
Processes
(10)
Reef
Connectivity
(14)
Lessons
from the
Past
(1)
Modeling
Concepts
(20)
Associated
Fisheries
(22)
Biodiversity
(26)
Ecosystem
Assessment
(16)
Reef
Restoration
(24)
Len
Muscatine
memorial
(5)
Reef status
and trends
(18)
Reef
Management
(23)
Reef
Resilience
(12)
Diseases on
coral reefs
(7)
LUNCH 12:30-14:00
  ISRS General Meeting  14:00-15:00  Ballroom A  
BREAK 15:00-15:30
15:30-18:00 Room
unavailable
Reef
Connectivity
(14)
Chemical
Ecology
(9)
Modeling
Concepts
(20)

(ends at 17:00)
Associated
Fisheries
(22)
Calcification
(3)
Ecosystem
Assessment
(16)
Reef
Restoration
(24)
Len
Muscatine
memorial
(5)
Reef status
and trends
(18)
Reef
Management
(23)
Reef
Resilience
(12)
Diseases on
coral reefs
(7)
 
Poster
presentations
Mini-symposia 10, 17, 21, 25, 26  16:00-18:00 Exhibit Hall/Poster area.  Poster presenters will be stationed at their posters during this time. 
Closing Banquet Closing Banquet  19:00-22:30  Grand Ballroom
                             
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Darwin Medal
Lecture
08:30-09:30
Terry Hughes,  Darwin Medal Lecture:  Science, Policy and the future of Coral Reefs  Grand Floridian Ballroom 
BREAK 09:30-10:00
10:00-12:30 Ecological
Processes
(10)

(ends at 11:00)
  Chemical
Ecology
(9)
  Associated
Fisheries
(22)
Calcification
(3)
Ecosystem
Assessment
(16)
Reef
Restoration
(24)
Len
Muscatine
memorial
(5)
Reef status
and trends
(18)
NOAA
(10:00-11:00)
Reef
Resilience
(12)
Diseases on
coral reefs
(7)
  ITMEMS
(11:00-11:45)
      Reg. wrkshps
(11:45-12:30)
LUNCH 12:30-14:00
14:00-15:45 Closing Ceremonies  Grand Floridian Ballroom