Pathway to Increase Standards and Competency of eDNA Surveys (PISCeS) International Conference

PISCeS International Conference: Thursday, May 28 – Friday, May 29, 2020
Training Workshops: Wednesday May 27 & Saturday May 30, 2020

This spring, Pathway to Increase Standards and Competency of eDNA Surveys (PISCeS) International Conference will take place at the University of Guelph, Canada.
Registration and abstract submission now open!
PISCeS 2020 International Conference is envisioned as a conference where academia, regulators, and industry will join in a discussion on Pathways to Increase Standards and competency of Environmental DNA Surveys. The intent of the conference is to explore and inform public policy, industry strategies and future research on eDNA.

TRAINING WORKSHOPS:
eDNA Analytical Methods: Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
The eDNA Analytical Methods workshop will focus on targeted (morning) and passive metabarcoding (afternoon) approaches to detect eDNA.

eDNA Sampling: Saturday, May 30th, 2020
The eDNA Sampling workshop will explore a variety of sample collection methodologies for both professionals (e.g. using dedicated equipment) and citizen science collaborators (e.g. using inexpensive DIY kits).

KEY DATES:
• Early Bird Registration Fee – February 14th, 2020
• Regular Registration Fee – April 30th, 2020
• Late Registration Fee – During May

For conference details and key dates visit our website: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/PISCeS_2020

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