Celebrating 60 years of the New Zealand Ecological Society
28 August — 1 September 2011
Energy Events Centre, Rotorua
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28 August — 1 September 2011, Energy Events Centre, Rotorua
Ecology in the Heartland
Welcome and Conference Overview
He aha te mea nui o tenei āo He tangata, he tangata, he tangata What is the most important thing in this world today? It is people, people, people.
Welcome to ‘Ecology in the Heartland’ in Rotorua; the 2011 joint annual conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society (NZES) and New Zealand Society of Plant Biology (NZSPB). The organising committee is really pleased with the excellent selection of symposia and papers. We are sure you will enjoy your time at the excellent venue we have for a conference in Rotorua. This conference has a good mix of ecological research and plant biology papers, with c.130 oral presentations. A number of papers are also of interest to researchers in animal ecology. This year is the 60th year of the NZES, and it is a remarkable achievement that the Society has had an annual conference in every year of its existence. We welcome members of the NZSPB as we celebrate this achievement and we hope the interactions between the two societies will strengthen the science and contributions made to New Zealand society by both organisations. The theme for this year’s conference is “Ecology in the Heartland”, which recognises that this year’s conference is in Rotorua, the most inland city of New Zealand. Many of the themes are relevant to research of importance to the New Zealand heartland, with ten symposia and an excellent selection of oral presentations and posters. We have twelve plenary speakers from the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.... [continues]
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