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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE UPDATES & CHANGES: As a result of the prolonged government shutdown, we experienced a number of cancellations and changes to the schedule. Cancellations and changes are listed here (as of January 26, 2019). 

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Amanda Rodewald

Cornell University
Amanda Rodewald is the Garvin Professor and Senior Director of Conservation Science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University.  Prior to joining the Cornell faculty in 2013, she spent 13 years as a professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University.  Dr. Rodewald received a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from University of Montana, an M.S. in Zoology from University of Arkansas, and a Ph.D. in Ecology from Pennsylvania State University.  She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Ornithological Society, and her leadership roles have included a decade of service on the Science Advisory Board of the US Environmental Protection Agency.  Dr. Rodewald leads an interdisciplinary, international research program that seeks to understand how socioecological dynamics and global change affect ecological communities and populations and, given that understanding, how we can most strategically approach conservation.  Since 2000, she has generated over $8 million in funding and published 130 scientific papers, 10 book chapters, and >60 popular articles.  Dr. Rodewald works hard to tightly integrate her research and outreach efforts to inform policy and management, and she regularly interacts with government agencies, conservation organizations, private sector entities, and the public.