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ACES Pre-Conference Workshops

The ACES 2014 pre-conference workshops are available to all registered conference participants on Monday, December 8, 2014 at no additional charge.  Current workshop descriptions can be viewed by clicking on the session titles below. Workshop agendas will be linked below as they become available.

  • Participants will have the option to sign up for workshop sessions while registering for the conference
  • Participants may choose separate morning and afternoon sessions, or a  single full-day session
  • Workshop seating is limited and advance registration is required to attend
  • Deadline to register for workshops is November 10th  

All-Day Workshop

All-Day-1 Methods for Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Planning and Decision-Making

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am, Lunch Break, 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Lydia Olander, Duke University, National Ecosystem Services Partnership

 

Morning Workshops

AM-2 Ecosystem Services, Climate Change, and the Arctic Environment
Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am
Organized by: Joseph Nicolette, ENVIRON International Corporation
AM-3 Coordinated Approaches to Enhance Ecosystem Services in Watersheds Dominated by Agriculture

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am
Organized by: Leah Harris Palm-Forster, Michigan State University
AM-4 Program Development: Building Performance-Based Programs From the Ground Up

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am
Organized by: Katie Riley, Environmental Incentives, LLC

AM-5 Back to the Future: Scenario Development for Ecosystem Services

(participants encouraged to bring own laptop)

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am
Organized by: Amy Rosenthal, Natural Capital Project - World Wildlife Fund

AM-6 Incorporating Ecosystem Services concepts and measures into Coastal, Marine and Great Lakes Management
Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am
Organized by: Marilyn Buchholtz ten Brink, Interagency Working Group on Ocean Social Sciences, US EPA 
AM-7 The Forest Carbon Offset Market Comes of Age: Lessons from the Launch of California’s Landmark Climate Action Program

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am
Organized by: Constance Best, Pacific Forest Trust
AM-8 Modeling Species Banking at a Landscape-Scale

Agenda

(participants must provide own PC laptop)
Monday, December 8, 2014 | 8:00am-11:30am
Organized by: Douglas Bruggeman, Ecological Services & Markets

 

Afternoon Workshops

PM-2 Best Practice in Program Design: Key Decisions in Building Ecosystem Service Payment, Incentive, or Trading Programs that Work

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Carrie Sanneman, Willamette Partnership
PM-3 Managing Agricultural Hydrology to Deploy Ecosystem Service Markets

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Alex Echols, Sand County Foundation

PM-4 Getting Better Biodiversity Outcomes From Coordinated Environmental Markets

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Stacy Small-Lorenz, Environmental Defense Fund

PM-5 Communicating Ecosystem Services Using Collaborative Learning and Mental Models

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Christine Feurt, University of New England
PM-6 Natural Infrastructure: Reducing Risks and Generating Co-Benefits Along Coastlines and in Floodplains

Agenda

Monday, December 8, 2014 | 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Timothy Boucher, The Nature Conservancy
PM-7 Ecosystems and Community/ Tribal Social-Ecological Systems 
Monday, December 8, 2014 | 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Jeffrey Thomas, Puyallup Tribe of Indians
PM-8 Ecosystem Valuation Toolkit: Hands-on with Online Tools for Valuing Natural Capital
(participants must provide own laptop)
Monday, December 8, 2014 | 1:00pm-4:30pm
Organized by: Jonathan Kochmer & Nora Wahlund, Earth Economics

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS

August 25, 2014

Deadline for submission of finalized workshop description for publication on the website. CLICK HERE to view an example of a Workshop Description.

September 5, 2014

Workshop Organizer to email Conference Coordinator Jasmine Garcia, with FINAL SESSION AGENDA for your workshop, including full speaker names, talk titles and order of presentation to be included in Conference Program Announcement.

October 24, 2014

Workshop Organizer to email Conference Coordinator Jasmine Garcia, detailed request for set up of workshop session, including audio-visual requirements. You will be contacted prior to the conference to reconfirm final arrangements.

January 9, 2015

Workshop Organizer to email Conference Coordinator Jasmine Garcia, a Workshop Summary as an MSWord document.
CLICK HERE to view an example of a Workshop Summary.

 

 
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