Organizers - ICMB-XI

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

The LOC is formed mostly by members of SERC's Marine Invasions Lab.

Member Institution
Gregory Ruiz (Co-Chair) Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Katy Newcomer (Co-Chair) Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Whitman Miller (Co-Chair) Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Julia Blum Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Richard Everett U.S. Coast Guard, USA
Laura Falsone Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Brenda María Soler Figueroa Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Linsey Haram National Institute of Food and Agricultures, US Department of Agriculture, USA
Natasha Gray Hitchcock Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Kristen Larson Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Linda McCann Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Monaca Noble Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Mario Tamburri Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, USA
Brianna Tracy-Sawdey Department of Oceanography, United States Naval Academy, USA

Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)

Member Institution
Chela Zabin (Co-President) Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and San Francisco State University, USA
Jeff Crooks (Co-President) Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, USA
Alejandro Bortolus Grupo de Ecología en Ambientes Costeros, Instituto Patagónico para el Estudio de los Ecosistemas Continentales (IPEEC-CONICET), Argentina
Marnie Campbell Murdoch University, Australia
João Canning Clode MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Madeira Island, Portugal
John Darling EPA National Exposure Laboratory, USA
Lisa Drake SGS Global Marine Services, USA
Amy Fowler George Mason University, USA
Paul Gribben Sydney Institute of Marine Science and the University of New South Wales, Australia
Graeme Inglis National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Sciences Ltd (NIWA), New Zealand
Inti Keith Charles Darwin Foundation, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Whitman Miller Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
Gil Rilov National Institute of Oceanographic and Limnological Research, Israel
Marc Rius Centre for Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB, CSIC), Spain
Tammy Robinson-Smythe Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany & Zoology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Evangelina Schwindt Grupo de Ecología en Ambientes Costeros, Instituto de Biología de Organismos Marinos (IBIOMAR-CONICET), Argentina
Thomas Therriault Department of Fisheries & Oceans, Canada
Takefumi Yorisue University of Hyogo, Museum of Nature and Human Activities, Japan

Advisors

Member Institution
Judith Pederson MIT Sea Grant College Program, USA
James Carlton Williams College, USA