US-IALE 2018 Foreign Scholar Travel Application
Deadline is 18 December 2017 for foreign scholar travel award applications
to the US-IALE meeting in Chicago in April!!! Read on for more information!
Chair, FSTA Committee
US-IALE Foreign Scholar Travel Award
US-IALE 2018 Annual Meeting
April 8-12, 2018
The United States Regional Association of the International Association for
Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) supports attendance of landscape ecologists from
foreign countries and fosters international exchange about advances in
landscape ecology at each annual meeting.
The award recipients will receive US$1,200 at or just after the Annual
Meeting. It is the recipients' responsibility to make all transportation
arrangements and cover all transportation and lodging costs associated with
participating in the meeting.
1. Applicants are NOT eligible if:
- the applicant is a citizen or current resident of the United States
- the applicant is a citizen of a G7 country (Canada, France, Germany,
Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States).
- the applicant (of any nationality) is currently studying in the
United States or Canada.
- the applicant (of any nationality) received a Master's or Doctorate at
an institution in the United States or Canada.
- they have already been a recipient.
2. Applicants must submit an abstract for a paper or poster presentation at
the 2018 conference. You must submit your abstract to the conference
organizers by 18 DECEMBER 2017.
1. Scientific merit and application to landscape ecology. We will favor
applicants who demonstrate that their research (i) advances the scientific
basis of landscape ecology, and/or (ii) the application of landscape ecology
for natural resource protection or management.
2. Financial need. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and show
that without FTSA support, they would not be able to attend the Conference.
Applicants currently studying or residing in G7 countries must demonstrate
the extent to which they have pursued travel funding from their host
3. Professional development. Applicants must demonstrate that attending the
US-IALE Conference will represent a significant professional opportunity for
developing their expertise in landscape ecology and establishing working
relationships with landscape ecologists from other countries. Preference is
given to applicants in early career stages.
4. Geographical representation. Selection may be made to maximize the number
of countries and regions represented.
5. Clarity of English and expression.
HOW TO APPLY
All application materials must be in English. Incomplete applications will
not be reviewed. A complete application contains the following:
1. Name, Institution, Email address, Postal Address, Citizenship.
2. Curriculum vitae (maximum 4 pages).
3. Title and abstract of the paper or poster you will present at the
Conference. The abstract should also be independently submitted to the
conference organizers by 18 DECEMBER 2017 at the conference website
4. A summary of your research (750 words maximum) explaining how your
research extends the scientific basis or application of landscape ecology
(see Selection Criteria listed above).
5. Statement on what you hope to gain professionally from attending the
US-IALE Conference (200 words maximum).
6. An explanation (200 words maximum) of why you need financial assistance
to attend the conference (see Selection Criteria listed above).
Submit your abstract to the conference organizers by 18 DECEMBER 2017 at the
conference website (http://www.usiale.org/call-for-presentations.html).
Submit your FSTA application materials by 18 DECEMBER 2017 by email to
kathy.vigness.raposa<AT>gmail.com. Acceptable formats include Microsoft
Word, Rich Text Format and Adobe Acrobat (pdf). Please put all materials
into a single file with your last name included in the filename (e.g.,
Vigness_FSTA_2018.pdf). Files will be returned if materials are not
combined into a single file.
Awards will be announced on or before 9 January 2018.
U.S. IALE: <http://www.usiale.org> www.usiale.org
2018 Annual Meeting: http://www.usiale.org/annual-meeting.html
Other questions -- email us at kathy.vigness.raposa<AT>gmail.com
U.S. IALE FOREIGN SCHOLAR TRAVEL AWARD COMMITTEE
Members: Kathy Vigness-Raposa (Committee Chair, Marine Acoustics, Inc.),
Robert Corry (University of Guelph), Deahn Donner (US Forest Service ),
Nancy McIntyre (Texas Tech University), Tammy Wilson (US National Park
Service), and Anne Kuhn-Hines (US Environmental Protection Agency).
Kathleen J. Vigness-Raposa, Ph.D.
Vice President of Environmental Programs
Marine Acoustics, Inc.
2 Corporate Place, Suite 105
Middletown, RI 02842
It is our great pleasure to launch the website of the joint meeting of the 5th IUFRO Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment and the 2do Congreso Latinoamericano Bosques y Agua, to be held at Universidad Austral de Chile in Valdivia, Chile on November 5-9, 2018. Please visit <http://forestsandwater2018.cl/en/> forestsandwater2018.cl<http://forestsandwater2018.cl/en/> to find important information about this meeting.
A call for abstract submissions will be made in December 2017. Please pass the attached announcement on to whoever might be interested. To get on the conference mailing list, send us a message at forestsandwater2018(a)zentidos.cl.
The Joint Conference Co-Chairs
Dr. Kevin Bishop, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Dr. Christian Little, Instituto Forestal, Chile
Our apologies for cross-posting if you receive the message twice.
Con mucho agrado les anunciamos el lanzamiento de la página web de la reunión conjunta de la 5th IUFRO Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment y el 2do Congreso Latinoamericano Bosques y Agua, que se realizará en la ciudad de Valdivia, Chile entre el 5-9 de Noviembre del 2018. Por favor visiten <http://forestsandwater2018.cl/en/> forestsandwater2018.cl<http://forestsandwater2018.cl/> <http://forestsandwater2018.cl/en/> donde encontrarán información actualizada sobre la conferencia.
En diciembre del 2017 se realizará el primer llamado a enviar resúmenes. Agradecemos reenviar esta información a todos aquellas personas que pudieran estar interesadas. Para ser incluidos en una lista de contactos solicitamos escribir a forestsandwater2018(a)zentidos.cl.
Los presidentes conjuntos de la Conferencia
Dr. Kevin Bishop, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Suecia
Dr. Christian Little, Instituto Forestal, Chile
Lo sentimos en caso de que reciba este mail más de una vez.
International Forests and Water Conference 2018
Joint meeting of
The 2nd Latin American Congress Bosques y Agua
The 5th IUFRO Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment