Call for Symposia

The Program Committee is now soliciting proposals for symposia that are relevant and responsive to current and emerging issues in ecology, evolution and entomology for the 2019 CSEE-ESC-AES joint annual meeting (August 18-21, 2019). Symposia should include time for introductory remarks along with15 minute presentations (12 minutes per talk and 3 minutes for questions).

Proposals are due February 15, 2019. They will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of the criteria listed below, with final decisions made by March 15, 2019. Proposals should be submitted by e-mail to

Proposal Criteria

The basic criteria for symposia include:

Proposal Content

Please include the following information in your proposal:

Please be aware that the Program Committee may suggest revisions to ensure the kinds of diversity suggested above and to avoid duplication. The program committee may also suggest that the Symposium Chair to fill in their symposium with relevant submitted talks.

To encourage diversity in symposium speakers, funds may be available to partially off-set the costs of under-represented speakers. Please indicate if you would have a speaker for whom access to funds is a barrier to attending the conference and who would like to be considered for a bursary.

If you would like to discuss a symposium idea before submitting a proposal, please contact the program committee at