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TIES North American Regional Meeting

University of Washington, Seattle

June 19 - June 21, 2007

Climate change and its environmental effects: monitoring, measuring, and predicting


Keynote speakers
Paul Switzer, Stanford University
Regional Time Trends in Climate Model Simulations

David Brillinger, University of California at Berkeley
Probabilistic risk modeling at the wildland-urban interface: the 2003 Cedar Fire

Invited sessions
Agroclimate risk assessment
Forests, fires and stochastic modelling
The role of statistics in environmental policy
Paleoclimatic temperature reconstruction
Monitoring the environment and biota on landscape to continental scales
Assessing trends in extreme climate events
Inference for mechanistic models
Measuring biodiversity and species interactions
Climate impacts on ocean and freshwater

Finalized program (version in PDF format )

Program committee

Peter Guttorp, University of Washington
Ashley Steel, NOAA Seattle
Emily Silverman, USFWS Maryland
Joel Reynolds,  USFWS Alaska
Eliane Rodrigues, UNAM, Mexico City
Jim Zidek, University of British Columbia

Abstract information
Contributed presentations (posters or talks) are welcome. Last day for submitting abstracts is March 15.

Blocks of rooms have been set aside at some local hotels. For other possibilities see this link.

Travel funds
Travel funds for students and young faculty have been made available through NOAA Fisheries, the National Science Foundation, and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS). If you would like to apply for travel funds, please submit your abstract and a short CV to Funds will be made available to qualified applicants on a first-come first-served basis starting March 1st.

Registration information
Online registration is now available.

Ordinary registration: USD 250.
Student registration: USD 110.

Registration includes opening reception and conference dinner.

Local information
  • University District Chamber of Commerce (restauratns, maps, etc.)
  • The weather page, with average temperatures by month.
  • Airport directions, parking, transportation.