We are happy to announce the second conference on
“Stochastic Models & Experiments in Ecology and Biology” - SMEEB 2021
that will virtually take place from the European Center of Living Technology in Venice on 22-25 June 2021.
The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists with different background - people from biology, physics and mathematics - interested in stochastic models in ecology and microbial ecology, to discuss issues and exchange methods and ideas. A partial list of topics includes: stochastic population dynamics, branching processes, eco-evolutionary models, quantitative biodiversity, ecology and evolution of the microbiome, cross feeding, and microbial physiology and ecology.
Confirmed Invited Speakers are:
- Rosalind Allen, University of Edinburgh
- Eric Dykeman, University of York
- Daniel Fisher, Standford University
- Nigel Goldenfeld, University of Illinois at UC
- Susan Holmes, Standford University
- Terry Hwa, UC San Diego
- Eleni Katifori, University of Pennsylvania
- David Nelson, Harvard University
- Alvaro Sanchez, Yale University
- Agnese Seminara, CNRS, Institut de physique de Nice
- Corina Tarnita, Princeton University
- Amandine Veber, CNRS and Univ. of Paris
Please visit the official website of the conference for the registration fees and other useful information: https://liphlab.github.io/SMEEB2021/
We will have contributed talks and virtual posters presentations.
Call for abstracts will close on April 1st, 2021, and selected talks and poster will be communicated by April 6th.Deadline for registration is April 15th, 20201
We are monitoring the pandemic situation and evaluating the possibility of attendance in-person to the conference. We will let you know about this latter option in due course.
There will be 20 fee waivers for Ph.D. students and young post-docs offered by MPDI Journals Life and Entropy, and prizes: 200 Euro best contributed talk and 100 Euro best poster!
To apply for the fee waiver, please send your abstract via the Easy Chair link in the Abstract submission section, and send an email with few lines of motivation and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIFE and ENTROPY journals will publish a Joint Special Issue which will focus on the topics discussed in the conference and offers some special discounts (20%) for those who are willing to submit a contribution. In the registration form you can let us know if you wish to take advantage of this opportunity.
Please help us promote this conference by forwarding this email to anyone who might be interested, especially to PhDs and post-docs.
On the behalf of the workshop organizers:
Samir Suweis (University of Padova, ECLT), Amos Maritan (University of Padova), Andrea Giometto (Cornell University), Sandro Azaele (University of Padova), Marco Formentin (University of Padova), Stefano Favaro (University of Torino), Leonardo Pacciani Mori (UC San Diego), Enrico Bertuzzo (University of Venice), Achille Giacometti (University of Venice, ECLT)