Program

August 27 to September 1, 2017
Redfield Auditorium

 

SundayAugust 27
18:00Opening Public Talk: Discovery of Deep-Sea Vents (Dr. Bob Ballard)
19:00Panel discussion: Implications for Life on Earth and Beyond
20:00Reception
MondayAugust 28
8:00Welcome
8:15Introductory Remarks
8:30Plenary: Discovery of Vents and the History of Research on Chemosynthetic Communities (Dr. Jim Childress)
9:15Community Structure and Dynamics (Contributed Talks)
10:00Coffee
10:30Community Structure and Dynamics (Contributed Talks)
12:00Lunch
13:40Chemosynthetic Habitats and Society (Invited Talks)
15:00Coffee
15:30Chemosynthetic Habitats and Society (Contributed Talks)
17:30Poster I with selected flash talks: Chemosynthetic Habitats and Society/Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry/Microbiology/Symbiosis/Physiology and Adaptation
19:30
TuesdayAugust 29
8:30Plenary: Symbiosis and Holobiont Physiology (Dr. Jillian Petersen)
9:00Habitat Structure and Dynamics (Contributed Talks)
10:00Coffee
10:30Symbiosis (Contributed Talks)
12:00Lunch
InterRidge Open Meeting
13:45Symbiosis (Contributed Talks)
15:00Coffee
15:30Microbiology (Contributed Talks)
17:00
18:00
Symposium Dinner at Sea Crest Beach Hotel
22:00
Wednesday August 30
All day excursions
ThursdayAugust 31
8:30Plenary: Food Web Dynamics (Dr. Marie Portail)
9:00Microbiology (Contributed Talks)
10:00Coffee
10:30Microbiology/Chemosynthetic Energy Transfer (Contributed Talks)
12:00Lunch
13:45Chemosynthetic Energy Transfer/Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry (Contributed Talks)
15:00Coffee
15:30Evolution (Contributed Talks)
17:45Poster II with selected flash talks: Life History/Biogeography/Evolution/Community Structure and Dynamics/Trophic Ecology
19:45
FridaySeptember 1
8:30Plenary: Dispersal and Connectivity (Dr. Satoshi Mitarai)
9:00Evolution (Contributed Talks)
10:00Coffee
10:30Biogeography (Contributed Talks)
12:15Lunch
14:00Roundtable: Future Research Directions and Societal Relevance of Chemosynthetic-Based Ecosystems
15:30