The Odum School of Ecology will host “Aquatic Conservation Science: Merging Theory and Application” Oct. 3-4. The symposium will honor the careers of emeritus faculty members Judith L. Meyer and Gene Helfman.
The symposium will feature individual talks and a panel discussion by internationally renowned speakers on aquatic conservation science. Speakers will represent areas of expertise including ecosystem and fisheries science, aquatic conservation policy and water resource management.
The formal sessions will begin Oct.4 at 8 a.m. in the Odum School auditorium. Speaker presentations will occur throughout the day, and the event will culminate with a banquet.
There is a registration fee of $100 for non-students and $55 for students. Registration forms are due by Sept. 8. More information is available online (www.rivercenter.uga.edu/helfmeyer.htm).