PhD Presentations

Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting
Portland, Oregon, United States: August 2017
Oral Presentation given by Adviser Dr. Donald Jackson: “Evaluating Ecological Community Change and Resilience using Multivariate Gradient Analyses”

Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) Annual Meeting
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States: June 2017
Chairing Special Session: “Understanding and Mitigating Change in Aquatic Ecosystem Services”
Oral Presentation [separate session]: “Quantifying Community-Level Resistance and Resilience to Disturbance: An Example from Ontario Zooplankton Communities Experiencing Acidification”

NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystem Services 5th Annual Network Meeting
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: April 2017
3MT and Poster Presentation: “Evaluating Freshwater Ecosystem Condition by Quantifying Resilience”
5 Minute Pecha Kucha and Poster: “Demand for Non-provisioning Ecosystem Services as a Driver of Change in the Boreal Zone, Canada”

Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, Connecticut, United States: April 2017
Invited Oral Presentation [Patricia Szczys]: “Understanding our Role in Altering Freshwater Systems: From Genes to Communities”

Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States: February 2017
Poster Presentation: “Using Gradient Simulations to Aid in Resilience Metric Development”

Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR) Annual Meeting
Montréal, Quebec, Canada: January 2017
Oral Presentation: “Utilizing Gradient Simulations for Developing Measures of Community-Level Resilience to Disturbance”

Muskoka Summit on the Environment: Solutions for a Warming World
Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada: May 2016
Poster Presentation: “Quantifying the Resilience of Ontario Freshwater Fish Communities to a Warming Environment”
For summary of poster: Click Here.

NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystem Services 4th Annual Network Meeting
Guelph, Ontario, Canada: May 2016
Poster Presentation and 3-Minute Lightning Talk: “Evaluating Freshwater Ecosystem Condition by Quantifying Ecological Resilience”

NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystem Services HQP Webinar Series
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: March 2016
Invited Oral Presentation [CNAES HQP Committee]: “Resilience: a Perspective for Ecosystem Management and Challenge for Quantitative Ecologists”

Laurentian University, Vale Living with Lakes Centre
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada: March 2016
Invited Oral Presentation [W. Bill Keller]: “Resilience: a Perspective for Ecosystem Management and Challenge for Quantitative Ecologists”

American Fisheries Society: Ontario Chapter Annual General Meeting
Geneva Park, Orillia, Ontario, Canada: February 2016
Poster Presentation: “Quantifying the Resilience of Communities to Disturbance using a Multivariate Approach*”
*Won Ontario B.A.S.S. Nation Best Student Poster Award
Check out my thank you note in the AFS-OC Lateral Line Newsletter here.

Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium 2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: May 2015
Poster Presentation: “Quantifying Ecological Resilience using Community Data: A Simulation Approach*”
* = 3rd place Poster

NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystem Services 3rd Annual Network Meeting
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada: May 2015
Poster Presentation and 3-Minute Lightning Talk: “Evaluating ecosystem condition by quantifying ecological resilience”

Bridging Genes to Ecosystems: Joint Aquatic Science Meeting between the Society for Freshwater Science, Phycological Society of America, Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography, and the Society of Wetland Scientists
Portland, Oregon, United States: May 2014
Speaker Presentation: “Quantifying Ecological Resilience: A Simulation Study”

Muskoka Summit on the Environment: Environment vs. Economy
Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada: May 2014
Poster Presentation: “Using Circular Statistics to Quantify Ecological Resilience: A Simulation Study*”
* = Best poster award

NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystem Services 2nd Annual Network Meeting
Montréal, Quebec, Canada: May 2014
Poster Presentation and 3-Minute Lightning Talk: “Evaluating Ecosystem Health/condition by Quantifying Ecological Resilience”