6:30 pm18:30

IGNITE Session Costume Mixer

Join us for the official after-party for the "Sections and ESA Awards: Meet, Learn, and Connect with the ESA Sections!" IGNITE session. Come have a great time and meet lots of really cool people.

8:00 pm20:00

*** Student Night Out !!!

This follow-up to the Student Mixer is all about camaraderie, building friendships and having fun. Come out and join in one of our favorite student events at the annual meeting.

11:30 am11:30

WK-21: Exploring Current Funding Opportunities for Students

Funding for research and academic advancement is crucial for young ecologists. Yet few students know how to locate funding opportunities, given their diversity in form. This workshop introduces participants to presently available grant and fellowships and the search engines used to find them.

8:00 am08:00

WK-9: Exploring Diverse Career Pathways in Ecology

This workshop provides activities and info to help young ecologists articulate their life and career values, interact with ecologists who have taken diverse career pathways, learn about the availability of nonacademic positions and address the challenges of pursuing a non-traditional career in ecology.