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Tuesday 9 February 2016

0745 – 1600
Pre-conference Tour

Northern Midlands Restoration Program Tour

The tour will depart from the Hotel Grand Chancellor. Meet in the hotel foyer at 7:45am for an 8:00am departure. A lunch pack will be provided. We suggest you wear layered clothing, including a coat, and wear suitable shoes for walking.

0810 – 1600
Pre-conference Workshop

Bioinformatics tools to assess climate change impacts on composition and structure of ecological communities
Registration for the workshop will take place at IMAS from 8:10am for an 8:30am start.
IMAS, 20 Castray Esplanade, Salamanca (Google Map)

1530 Registration Opens
Mezzanine Foyer, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart
1630 – 1730 IMAS Early Career Networking
IMAS, 20 Castray Esplanade, Salamanca (Google Map)
1730 Coaches will depart from IMAS at 1730 sharp for the Government House Reception and also collect delegates at the Hotel Grand Chancellor at 1745. Delegates are not able to drive to Government House.
1800 – 1900 Government House Reception
2000 – 2130 Public Lecture (click here for more information and to register)
Grand Ballroom, Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart

Wednesday 10 February 2016

0815 Registration – Mezzanine Foyer
0900 – 0945 Opening Session – Grand Ballroom
0945 – 1015
Plenary Speaker

A global overview of species range changes an example resilience in a climate vulnerable species
Camille Parmesan

1015 – 1030
Lightning Plenary Speaker

NicheMapR – a general system for mechanistic niche modelling
Michael Kearney

1030 – 1045
Lightning Plenary Speaker

The mechanics of range shifts in a warming world
Jennifer Sunday

1045 – 1115 Morning Tea – Federation Ballroom

Theme 5: Cultural, social and economic dimensions of range shifts and changing ecosystems

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 9: Shifting species in polar terrestrial ecosystems: range expansion and invasions

Grand Ballroom 3

1115 – 1130 Keynote Presentation

Communal Visual Histories
Tero Mustonen

1115 – 1130 Keynote Presentation

Species on the move in Antarctic terrestrial communities
Sharon Robinson

1130 – 1145

Empirical evidence for different cognitive effects in explaining the attribution of marine range shifts to climate change
Ingrid Van Putten

1130 – 1145

Drivers of invasive species success in a warming, below-ground world
Charlene Janion-Scheepers

1145 – 1200 Invited Presentation

‘Washing away connection and knowledge’: the impact of climate change on Indigenous landscapes and values
Emma Lee

1145 – 1200

Antarctic invasion: non-native species movements in the sub-Antarctic and Antarctica
Justine  Shaw

1200 – 1215

Environmental, ecosystem and societal change in the Arctic:  using information and communications technology (ICT) for cross-domain mediation
Peter Pulsifer

1200 – 1215

Climate driven disruption of Arctic migratory flyways
Hannah Wauchope

1215 – 1230

Driving planetary adaptation using natural laboratories for climate change
Gretta Pecl

1215 – 1230

A species driven approach examining fire impacts and habitat recovery for barren ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus)
Gregory Rickbeil

1230 – 1245

Integrating knowledge in the marine space: the role of citizen science in science communications
Melissa Nursey-Bray

1230 – 1245

Islands in the ice: Climate change and ecological connectivity among Antarctica’s ice-free areas
Jasmine Lee

 

1245 – 1345 Lunch – Federation Ballroom

Theme 2: Detection, attribution, and facilitation of range change

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 1: Implications of species range change for health, food security and ecosystem services

Grand Ballroom 3

1345 – 1400 – Keynote Presentations

Embracing the idea of climatic niche stasis to investigate lags in species distribution changes under contemporary climate change
Jonathan Lenoir

1345 – 1400 Keynote Presentation

Implications of changes in fish distribution and abundance for food security and public health
Johann Bell

1400 – 1415

Declining endemicity and expanding ubiquity: detecting and monitoring population responses to Climate Change in Australia’s tropical montane avifauna
Stephen Williams

1400 – 1415

Modelling the transport of important artisanal fishery species in the Mozambique Channel
Warwick Sauer

1415 – 1430

Alaska’s coastline and resources: tracking and response through networks, pilots and satellites
Torie Baker

1415 – 1430

Transition of the infectious disease panorama in humans in the North
Birgitta Evengard

1430 – 1445

Causes of variation in estimates of species’ distribution responses to climate change
Christopher Brown

1430 – 1445

Socio-ecological vulnerability of fisheries to the changing climate in Canada’s Pacific region
Karen Hunter

1445 – 1500

Improving confidence in forecasts of climate-driven range shifts
Damien Fordham

1445 – 1500

Semi-domesticated reindeer may face health threats from climate-driven species redistribution
Ann Albihn

1500 – 1515

Spearfisher competition data provide evidence of multi-decadal change in eastern Australian coastal fishes
Daniel Gledhill

1500 – 1515

Management implications of marine range shifting species
Stewart Frusher

1515 – 1545 Afternoon Tea – Federation Ballroom

Theme 2: Detection, attribution and facilitation of range change

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 12: Species interactions and community dynamics in novel assemblages

Grand Ballroom 3

1545 – 1600

Determining climatic versus biotic range constraints using tree rings
Leander Anderegg

1545 – 1600 – Keynote Presentation

Beyond the tropics: ocean warming, shifts in species interactions and the tropicalisation of temperate reefs
Adriana Verges

1600 – 1615

Temperature tracking by North Sea benthic invertebrates in response to climate change
Jan Geert Hiddink

1600 – 1615

Hot, heatwaves and herbivores – drivers and feedbacks of changing species distributions and community reconfiguration
Thomas Wernberg

1615 – 1630

A generalized framework for the detection of range shifts from “resurvey” studies
Morgan Tingley

1615 – 1630

Community assembly along the eastern Australian biogeographic transition zone: high latitude reef communities as novel ecosystems
John Pandolfi

1630 – 1645

Temporal fluctuations in a species southern range: mechanisms and implications for estimating edge location
David Booth

1630 – 1645

Climatic variability promotes asymmetric competition and exclusion in ectotherms
Shih-Fan Chan

1645 – 1700

Coping with climate change: can variable flow patterns facilitate poleward range shifts of marine species inhabiting equatorward current systems?
Cascade Sorte

1645 – 1700

A global test of Eltonian and Grinellian niche conservatism: implications for forecasting species responses to climate change
Lise Comte

1700 – 1715

Phylogenetic signal in species range shifts
Gaël Grenouillet

1700 – 1715

Cothreatened hosts and parasites causes range contraction of an avian mutualist
Riddhika Kalle

1715 – 1723

Movement Ranges of Marine Species – A Meta-Analysis of the National Database for Acoustic Monitoring
Andre Steckenreuter

1715 – 1723

Dynamics of fish communities along a tropical to temperate gradient
Maria Beger

1723 – 1730

From attribution to expectations of marine range shifts to anthropogenic climate change
Elvira Poloczanska

1723 – 1730

Patterns in phylogenetic diversity reveal the signature of species interactions at the high-latitude range margins of corals
Brigitte Sommer

1730 – 1737

Hot or not? The role of sea, air and sand temperatures in determining the range edge for a shore-dwelling decapod in a marine warming hotspot
David Schoeman

1730 – 1737

Hanging with the locals: A strategy to counteract Allee effects?
Shannen Smith

1738 – 1745

Seabirds response to climate change in the Southern Ocean
Clara Peron

1738 – 1745

Incorporating interspecific interactions and dispersal into species distribution models
D. Scott Rinnan

1745 – 1915 Poster Session – Federation Ballroom
Federation Ballroom, Mezzanine Level, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart

Thursday 11 February 2016

 0800 Registration – Mezzanine Foyer

Theme 2: Detection, attribution and facilitation of range change Cont.

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 11: Decision-making for assisted colonisation as a climate change adaptation strategy

Grand Ballroom 3

0830 – 0845

Improving rainforest connectivity for facilitating range shifts
Jane Hill

0830 – 0845 – Keynote Presentation

The role of decision science in assisted colonisation
Hugh Possingham

0845 – 0900

Incorporating climate change into spatial conservation plans
Joshua Lawler

0845 – 0900 – Invited Presentation

Planning future translocations of an endangered passerine: management success, climate ?change and assisted colonisation?
Alienor  Chauvenet

0900 – 0915

Species range dynamics  over twenty years across functional groups of Southern African passerines
Raquel A. Garcia

0900 – 0915 – Invited Presentation

A network perspective on species invasion and colonization
Anna Eklöf

0915 – 0930

OceanAdapt: Open Data for an Ocean on the Move
Roger Griffis

0915 – 0930 – Invited Presentation

How to decide whether to move species threatened by climate change
Tracy Rout

0930 – 0945

Variable rates of response by species to climate change
Georgina Palmer

0930 – 0945 – Invited Presentation

Optimising assisted colonisation of a Critically Endangered turtle using mechanistic models
Nicola Mitchell

0945 – 1000

Will freshwater fishes keep pace with climate change?
Julian Olden

0945 – 1000

Global hotspots for assisted colonisation: where will assisted colonisation be most beneficial in conserving the world’s birds under climate change?
Alke Voskamp

1000 – 1015

Recognising the elephants when detecting and predicting species range change
Bruce Webber

1000 – 1030 

Facilitated Discussion

 

1015 – 1030

Conservation options for range change facilitation under multiple global change threats
Timothy Bonebrake

 1030 – 1100 Morning Tea – Federation Ballroom

 Theme 8: Impacts of climate change on composition and structure of ecological communities

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 10: Management strategies for multiple objectives and benefits

Grand Ballroom 3

1100 – 1115 Keynote Presentation

Bioclimatic scaling: a middle-ground approach to assessing and addressing potential impacts of climate change on distribution of biodiversity

Simon Ferrier

1100 – 1120 Keynote Presentation

Dynamic conservation and multiple objectives: delivering cost-effective habitat for migratory birds in agricultural landscapes
Mark Reynolds

1115 – 1130

Turnover in functional and phylogenetic diversity of avian assemblages across continental scales
Marta Jarzyna

1122 – 1129

Integrating telemetry-derived data into spatial decision-making and prioritization frameworks
Jennifer McGowan

1130 – 1145

Fish community responses to global changes in French streams: patterns and mechanisms
Lucie Kuczynski

1130 – 1145

Quantifying climate-smart management responses to shifting marine species distributions
Eva Plaganyi

1145 – 1200

The dynamic biogeography of the Anthropocene: recent range-shifts in seaweeds
Sandra Straub

1145 – 1200

Planning to connect biodiversity areas for wildlife movement
Althena Davidson

1200 – 1215

What is thermal bias and why is it so important for predicting changes in community structure?
Rick Stuart-Smith

1200 – 1215

Informing ecosystem-based management of the range extending long-spined sea urchin using a structured decision making process
Sarah Jennings

1215 – 1230

How does body size influence the movement rates in marine fish

Christopher Griffiths

1215 – 1230

Using biodiversity offset policies for climate-adaptive conservation
Jan McDonald

1230 – 1330 Lunch – Federation Ballroom

Theme 8: Impacts of climate change on composition and structure of ecological communities

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 6: Governance, legal and ethical issues for managing shifting species and changing ecosystems

Grand Ballroom 3

1330 – 1345

Sensitivity of marine communities to climate change
Michael Burrows

1330 – 1345 Keynote Presentation

Ocean Acidification and Oceans Governance in the Anthropocene
Tim Stephens

1345 – 1400

Sea-level rise and vertical range shifts
Megan Saunders

1345 – 1400

Marine Species on the Move in the Northwest Atlantic: A Sea of Governance Challenges
David VanderZwaag

1400 – 1415

Qualitative modelling towards ecosystem-based management of climate-driven species redistribution
Martin Marzloff

1400 – 1415

Developing dynamic law and policy for conservation introductions under climate change
Phillipa McCormack 

1415 – 1430

Incorporating ecological processes into biodiversity projections through metacommunity modelling
Karel Mokany

 1415 – 1430

The responsiveness and adaptability of Commonwealth fisheries management to climate change
Danait Ghebrezgabhier, Giulia Porro

1430 – 1445

Can validated information from amateur observers compliment scientific data used to investigate potential range extensions of tropical fishes in the eastern Indian Ocean?
Gary Jackson

1430 – 1445

Evaluating options for adapting to changing distributions of four key fisheries in South Eastern Australia
Emily Ogier

1445 – 1500

Does fire promote landward migration of coastal marsh assemblages vulnerable to sea level rise?
Loretta Battaglia

1445 – 1500

Pests on the move: Taking climate change into account in Pest Risk Assessments
Rebecca Harris

1500 – 1507

Fisheries range shifts: governance challenges for international management?
Marcus Haward

1508 – 1515 

Responsibility for the impacts of climate change on tuna fisheries in the South Pacific: what role for international law on trans-boundary harm?
Kerryn Brent, Jeffrey McGee, Gail Lugten

1515 – 1545 Afternoon Tea – Federation Ballroom

Theme 8: Impacts of climate change on composition and structure of ecological communities

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 7: Modelling Change from Molecules to Ecosystems: Understanding and representing multi-scale mechanisms that link climate, humans and living resources

Grand Ballroom 3

1545 – 1600

Bridging the gap between ecologists and modellers: the Biodiversity and Climate Change Virtual Laboratory (BCCVL)
Sarah Richmond

1545 – 1600 Keynote Presentation

From models of species distributions to models of communities
Miguel B. Araujo

1600 – 1615

Forest community reassembly with climate change
Janneke Hille, Ris Lambers

1600 – 1615

The ecology and evolution of species on the move: a mechanistic simulation model
Robert Colwell

1615 – 1630

Climate change versus other signals influencing spatial and temporal variation in composition and structure of beetle assemblages along an altitudinal transect in southern Tasmania
Lynne Forster

1615 – 1630

Climate change impacts on ecosystems and human food: bridging the land-sea divide
Julia Blanchard

1630 – 1645

Exceeding the tipping point of range-extension meltdown
Scott Ling

1630 – 1645

Predicting and mitigating future biodiversity loss using long-term ecological proxies
Barry Brook

1645 – 1700

Impacts of moisture availability on species interactions: a test from Western Australia’s York Gum woodlands.
Margaret Mayfield

1645 – 1700

Could the biggest movers be the biggest losers – clues from ecosystem modeling of whale-krill interactions
Vivitskaia Tulloch

1700 – 1715

Helping Biodiversity Adapt: Supporting climate adaptation planning using a community-level modelling approach
Kristen Williams

1700 – 1715

Climate Change Effects On The Cryptic Diversity Of Amphibians And Reptiles In The Iberian Peninsula
Silvia Benoliel Carvalho

1715 – 1730

Implications of climate change for the distribution of terrestrial vertebrates in Tasmania
Nicholas Beeton

1715 – 1730

Go with the flow under a changing climate: the role of advection in marine ecosystems
Ekaterina Popova

1730 – 1745

Rethinking climate change sensitivity:  Drivers of spatial variation in thermal safety margins
Scott Bennett

 

 

1730 – 1737

Unraveling how changing environmental conditions influence connectivity patterns in fish with ontogenetic migrations
Patrick Reis-Santos

1738 – 1745

Different Down-Under: How Australian avian breeding phenology differs relative to the Northern Hemisphere
Daisy Englert Duursma

1745 – 1752

Safety margins for climate warming in a continental flora
Rachael Gallagher

1745 – 1752

Scales of inference: the sensitivity of habitat models for wide-ranging marine predators to the spatial and temporal resolution of environmental data
Kylie Scales

1753 – 1800

Fine-grained paleoclimate surfaces as a key input to understanding and projecting patterns of biodiversity persistence under climate change
Chris Ware

1800 – 1845 Australian National Adaptation Research Plan for Terrestrial Biodiversity feedback session
Stephen Williams 
Grand Ballroom 1
1900 – 2130 TMAG Viewing and Barbeque
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Court Yard entrance, located directly opposite the Hotel Grand Chancellor. (Google Map)

Friday 12 February 2016

0800 Registration – Mezzanine Foyer

 Theme 4: Biological responses at the species level – physiology & genetics

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 3: Changing distributions and conservation paradigms

Grand Ballroom 3

0830 – 0845 Keynote Presentation

Range shifts and adaptation – using genetics to better understand patterns and processes
Jan Strugnell

0830 – 0845 Keynote Presentation 

Harnessing the Potential of Satellite Remote Sensing Research in the Face of Climate Change
Nathalie Pettorelli

0845 – 0900

Effect of physiological tolerances and evolutionary adaptation on the distribution of species and communities under climate change
Alex Bush

0845 – 0900

Feeling the heat: Boreal breeding birds follow modelled range changes under warming climate
Heini Kujala

0900 – 0915

Physiological effects of climate change on low-latitude coral reef fish and their potential for developmental acclimation
Giverny Rodgers

0900 – 0915

Expatriation of three tropical reef fish recruits along the EAC
Selma Klaten

0915 – 0930

Improving species distribution models to predict climate change impacts: accounting for species traits, weather extremes, landscape dynamics and demography
Natalie Briscoe

0915 – 0930

Good or bad moves in the southern Benguela?
Laura Blamey

0930 – 0945

Transgenerational acclimation of a coral reef fish to ocean warming
Jennifer Donelson

0930 – 0945

Modelling the circumpolar distribution of Antarctic toothfish habitat suitability – exploring methods for resolving issues in model fitting, testing and evaluating forward projections
Lucy Robinson

0945 – 1000

Physiological attributes altering the distribution of fishes: an energetics perspective
Timothy Clark

0945 – 1000

Poleward shifts of tropical butterflies due to climate change
I-Ching Chen

1000 – 1015

Is evolutionary trend to herbivory in fish frozen by temperature?
Ivana Matejickova

1000 – 1015

Identifying current and historical refugia for the persistence of Chilean endemic tree flora under climate change
Patricio Pliscoff

1015 – 1030
Effects of diluted salinity on the survival, righting reflex and respiration of a marine intertidal isopod, Cirolana harfordi
Umme Salma

1015 – 1030

Novel assemblages: challenges for ecology and the conservation/restoration orthodoxy
Richard Hobbs

 1030 – 1100 Morning Tea – Federation Ballroom

 Theme 4: Biological responses at the species level – physiology & genetics

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 3: Changing distributions and conservation paradigms

Grand Ballroom 3

1100 – 1115

Life in the trees: Can tree living save species from climate change?
Brett Scheffers

1100 – 1115

Assessing how climate change will affect different ecosystems across Africa’s Albertine Rift
Rocio Ponce-Reyes

1115 – 1130

Non-consensual body size response to climate and primary production in common songbirds: habitat and thermal preference matter
Nicolas Dubos

1115 – 1130

Climate velocity and the future global redistribution of marine biodiversity
Jorge Garcia Molinos

1130 – 1145

Colonisation pathways, genetic diversity and evolutionary potential of a non-native lizard
Sozos Michaelides

1130 – 1145

Marine fish larvae on the move – behavioural variability and flexibility and their implications for dispersal
Jeffery Leis

1145 – 1200

Evalulating thermal performance reactions norms as a predictor of vagrant tropical fish success in temperate waters
Will Figueira

1145 – 1200

Abrupt and non-uniform movement of thermal habitat boundaries in a warming world
Alex Sen Gupta

1200 – 1207

Sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) phenology in a warming world
Eric Wapstra

1208 – 1215

How important is evolutionary potential for predicting tree species range shifts?
Romain Bertrand

1200 – 1215

Applying the velocity of climate change in conservation
Anthony Richardson

1215 – 1222

Climate-adjusted provenancing: constructing forests for the future
Dorothy Steane

1215 – 1230

The potential impacts of climate change on the migration of birds
Christine Howard 

 

1223 – 1230

Dispersal behaviour, connectivity, and range shifts: a wicked problem with innovative solutions?
Veronica Doerr

1230 – 1237

Spatiotemporal variation in resource selection of servals: insights from a landscape under heavy land-use transformation
Tharmalingam Ramesh

1230 – 1245

Life on the move: effects of changing seasonal dynamics on migratory birds
Kasper Thorup

 

 

1245 – 1330 Lunch – Federation Ballroom

 Theme 4: Biological responses at the species level – physiology & genetics

Grand Ballroom 1

Theme 3: Changing distributions and conservation paradigms

Grand Ballroom 3

1330 – 1345

Integrating physiology, ecology and biogeography to better understand species responses to climate change
Christian Hof

1330 – 1345

NOAA’s Protected Species Climate Vulnerability Assessment (PSCVA)
Matthew Lettrich

1345 – 1400

Reactive females: individual, annual and geographic variation in temperature effects on phenology
George Cunningham

1345 – 1400

Dynamic ocean management allows preconditioning for species movements and management responses under climate change
Alistair Hobday

1400 – 1415

Genes to the Niche! Five reasons why genetic information can improve predictive niche models and their underlying theory
Jan Engler

1400 – 1415

Fire driven state change and assisted migration: the case of Eucalyptus delegatensis in the Australian Alps
David Bowman

1415 – 1430

Role of blood oxygen transport in setting octopods’ range limits
Michael Oellermann

1415 – 1430

Landscape connectivity to address climate change: tracking climates through time and space
Caitlin Littlefield

1430 – 1445

Can behaviour and physiology mitigate climate change impacts on snow skink persistence and distribution?
Mandy Caldwell

1430- 1445

Monitoring ecological consequences of efforts to restore landscape-scale connectivity
David Watson

1445 – 1452

Stay or move – genetic signatures of localised persistence and some expansion in evolutionary history of plants
Margaret Byrne

1445 – 1500
Identifying the most important corridors for species movement under future climatic change in the rainforests of the Australian Wet Tropics
Lorena Falconi

1453 – 1500

Adaptive capacity to ocean acidification along the distribution range of the southernmost South American sea urchin Loxechinus albus
Juan Diego Gaitan Espitia

 

 

1500 – 1507

Mechanistic understanding of climate driven range shifts: using thermal tolerances of rock lobster to predict future range shifts
Samantha Twiname

1507 – 1520 Afternoon Tea – Mezzanine Foyer, Outside Grand Ballroom
1520 – 1600 Closing Plenary – Grand Ballroom 
1715 – 2230 Conference Dinner @ MONA – Ferry departs Brooke St Pier at 1730
Brooke Street Pier, Franklin Wharf, Salamanca Waterfront (Google Map)

Species on the Move

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