2015 All Scientists Meeting

The 2015 KBS LTER annual All Scientist Meeting was a special symposium to celebrate 25 years of research in agricultural ecology. The celebration was held at the Kellogg Conference Center at MSU main campus in East Lansing on April 15 and 16, and commemorated past achievements with the publication of the first KBS LTER synthesis book by Oxford University Press and looked to the future with discussions of proposed initiatives for the forthcoming decades of KBS LTER research.

picture of Phil Robertson giving the introduction to the 25 year symposium

Invited speakers helped frame discussions:

In addition, KBS LTER scientists shared syntheses from 25 years of KBS LTER research:

The symposium began with a poster reception, dinner, and opening keynote address on the evening of Wednesday, April 15 and continued with a full day of events on Thursday, April 16 that featured additional keynote talks from invited speakers, presentations by KBS LTER investigators, and afternoon breakout sessions that provided opportunities for participants to interact with speakers and to help define future directions for KBS LTER research. A banquet dinner was held on the evening of Thursday, April 16 and was attended by the invited speakers, authors of the synthesis book, and special guests.

Meeting held on: 2015-04-15