RESEARCH

2020 Finger Lakes Research Conference
January 15, 2020


WHEN: Wednesday, January 15, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Scandling Center, Vandervort Room, 300 Pulteney St, Geneva, NY 14456

The Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host its annual research conference on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. This conference will provide an opportunity to learn about the research being conducted in and applicable to the Finger Lakes.

Register here.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

We are excited to welcome Dr. Rick Relyea, the David M. Darrin '40 Senior Endowed Chair; Director of the Darrin Freshwater Institute; and the Director of the Jefferson Project at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as our keynote speaker. 

Keynote Address: "Integrating Science and Technology for Enduring Lake Protection"

Rick Relyea

AGENDA


8:30 a.m.

Registration and poster set-up

9-9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Overview

9:15-9:45 a.m.

A program to understand and mitigate nutrient supply and harmful algal blooms in Skaneateles Lake

Charles Driscoll, PhD, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse University

9:45-10:30 a.m.

PANEL: Citizen Science HAB Programs in Seneca and Canandaigua Lakes.

Frank Di’Orio, Bill Roege, Sally Napolitano, Lynn Klotz, HABs Program Managers for Seneca and Canandaigua Lakes

10:30-11 a.m.

Break

11-11:30 a.m.

Gobies and invasive mussels in New York lakes - predicting future ecosystem effects

Lars Rudstam, PhD, Professor, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, and Director, Cornell Biological Field Station

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Changes to wetland structure and function following plant community restoration at Braddock Bay Wildlife Management Area, NY

Rachel Schultz, PhD, Associate Professor of Wetland Science, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology, SUNY Brockport

12-1 p.m.

Lunch

1-2 p.m.

Keynote Address: "Integrating Science and Technology for Enduring Lake Protection"

Rick Relyea, PhD, the David M. Darrin '40 Senior Endowed Chair; Director of the Darrin Freshwater Institute; and the Director of the Jefferson Project at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

2-2:30 p.m.

Managing New York State’s Water Resources

Brian G Rahm, PhD, Director, New York State Water Resources Institute; Department of Biological & Environmental Engineering; Faculty Fellow, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future

2:30-4 p.m.

Poster Session and networking


PARKING INFORMATION

The research conference will be held in the Scandling Center in the Vandervort Room. There will be signs directing you to the building and where to park for free. The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Scandling Center is across the street from the Medbery Parking Lot (visitor lot) located on Pulteney Street. Enter the Scandling Center and take the stairs to the second floor to locate the Vandervort Room. Signs will be posted as well.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Enter the address 300 Pulteney St., Geneva, NY 14456 in your GPS unit.

From East or West via NYS Thruway (I90) - Take Exit 42. Follow Route 14 South to first light, about 6 miles. Turn left onto Castle Street. Turn right onto Routes 5 & 20. Take Route 5 & 20 past the lake take a left turn onto Pulteney Street (Large brick Hobart and William Smith Colleges entrance sign on the corner). You will now be on campus. Take your first left and park there (Medbery Parking Lot)

From the East or West via Routes 5 & 20 - Follow 5 & 20 to Geneva. Turn South onto Pulteney Street (Large brick Hobart and William Smith Colleges entrance sign on the corner). You will now be on campus. Take your first left and park there. (Medbery Parking Lot)

From South - Follow Route 14 North to Geneva. Route 14 becomes Main Street as you enter Geneva. Turn left onto St. Clair Street and then turn right onto Pulteney Street. You will be heading through campus. Take Pulteney Street past the Dining Hall (Scandling Center) and turn right at the parking lot (Medbery Parking Lot) It is the last right prior to Routes 5 & 20.

Contact

601 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456
E-Mail: fli@hws.edu
Fax: (315) 781-4399

Mailing Address:
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456


Past Conference Agendas and Abstracts

Click on a year to view the presentations and posters.

2018
2017
2015
2014
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005


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