Invasive Plant Symposium

Storrs, CT
Monday, August 10, 2009
 

PROGRAM

 

Monday, August 10

 

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Registration

1:00 – 1:10

Welcoming Remarks

1:10 – 2:15

Session 1:  Models of International Collaboration

 

Silander -- Collaborating Internationally in Invasive Species Biology Research and Education (25 min)

 

Molofsky – Has evolution created supergenotypes: A cross-continental perspective (20 min)

 

Fujii – International Research Network on Invasive Plants in Monsoon Asia (20 min)

2:15 – 3:15

Session 2:  Agency Perspectives

 

Bowers (20 min)

 

NSF representative (20 min)

 

Chinese funding agency representative (20 min)

3:15 – 3:30

Break

3:30 – 5:00

Session 3:  Policy and Regulatory Challenges

 

Ellis -- Spreading the Word on Invasive Plant Issues Through Public Awareness and Policy (20 min)

 

Fujii – Risk assessment of invasive alien plants in Japan and strategies for their control (20 min)

 

Berg Stack -- Regulation vs. Voluntary Compliance: Two Models of Addressing Invasive Plants (20 min)

 

J M Kim—Implication of scoping in ecological impact assessment of alien species in Korea (20 min) 

5:00 – 6:00

Posters, hosted reception

6:30 – 8:00

Banquet

 

Tuesday, August 11

 

8:00 – 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 – 12:00

Session 4:  Ecology

 

Roenko -- Invasive vascular plants in the flora of Dahuria (20 min)

 

K D Kim – Overview of exotic invasive plants in Korea (20 min)

 

Konuma – Unintended introduction of weed species through internationally traded grain commodities (20 min)

 

Silander –  Predicting the distribution and spread of invasive woody plants species across northeastern North America (20 min)

 

Nishio – Invasion ecology of North American cutleaf coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata in Japan (20 min)

 

Qiang -- Invasiveness mechanism:  physiological adaptation of invasive alien plants to temperature (20 min)

 

Ding -- Resistance and tolerance to herbivory in invasive plants and their implications for biological control (20 min)

 

Dong -- Potential use of (native) parasitic plants to control invasive species (20 min)

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Box lunch and posters

1:00 – 3:20

Session 5:  Horticultural breeding and biotechnology

 

Zhang – A rapid woody plant breeding system for alternative ornamentals: Ilex glabra (Inkberry) as an example (20 min)

 

Bao-- Genetic manipulation for fruitless Platanus acrifolia (20 min)

 

S T Kim – Allopolyploidy and invasiveness in Persicaria (Polygonaceae): hybrid speciation cases between native and alien species with molecular phylogenetic approach (20 min)

 

Brand— Genetic fingerprinting to study Berberis thunbergii invasion (20 min)

 

Li— Biotech and Molecular Approaches to the Invasive Problem of Euonymus alata (20 min)

 

Kurokawa – Molecular approach to inferring the invasion process of Abutilon theophrasti in Japan (20 min)

 

Tian -- Genetic behavior of DNA insertion/deletion and its possible effect on invasive species. (20 min)

3:20 – 3:30

Break

3:30 – 5:00

Panel:  Trading Problems: Trading Solutions

 

Wednesday, August 12

 

8:00 – 8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00

Contributed platform presentations, Ecology

10:00 – 10:15

Break

10:15 – 11:45

Contributed platform presentations, Horticultural breeding and biotechnology

11:45 – 12:00

Closing remarks

 

Contact Information

  • Phone: 860-486-9050, Email: conferences@uconn.edu

Payment Instructions

  • Payment may be made by credit card, check, or FRS account (UConn only). 
    Checks should be made payable to: University of Connecticut - IPS.


    Checks can be mailed to:

    University of Connecticut - IPS
    2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3013
    Storrs, CT 06269-3013
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