The goal of the conference is to bring together people working on invasive species from a broad range of perspectives, including ecologists, economists, legal scholars, historians and outreach/communication specialists.
The conference begins on Wednesday the 11th at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago with a keynote address by Rick Shine (University of Sydney, Australia): Invasive Cane Toads in Australia: the ecological, evolutionary and social effects of a tropical amphibian in a strange land.
This will followed by sessions at the University of Chicago all day Thursday (12th) and Friday (13th.
More detail, including the full list of speakers, is available at: http://pge.uchicago.edu/invasive-species. This website it being regularly updated, and will soon have the full schedule.
All sessions of the conference, including the keynote, are free and open to the public.
Please contact Reuben Keller (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.