Workshops (Sunday, June 23rd and Wednesday, June 26th)
Remote Sensing of Algal Communities
Date: Sunday, June 23, 2019. Time: 1-4pm Cost: $35
Description: This workshop will provide attendees a background in remote sensing of algal communities including applications like monitoring harmful algal blooms, assessing spread of invasive species, resource mapping, and more. It will cover:
Information on the benefits of using certain platforms (such as drones, planes and satellites) and sensors (RGB, multispectral and hyperspectral), which would be best applied to certain research questions
Overview of technical skills and licensing needed for using survey tools (drones) and image processing.
This workshop is open to all students, early career, and Professors. Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring a laptop for using software (freeware). There will be AV equipment and power sockets (US plug size only) available in the room.
Facilitators: Dr. Clarissa Anderson (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), Dr. Kaytee Pokrzywinski (US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center)
An Introduction to the International Code of Nomenclature (ICN) for Phycologists (**New time)
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Time: 2-4pm Cost: $25
Description: This workshop will discuss the requirements of the ICN for the effective, valid and legitimate publication of names of algae. The structure will include a presentation and plenty of time for questions and discussions. Tea and coffee will be provided.
Facilitators: Dr. Mike Guiry (AlgaeBase and Notulae Algarum, National University of Ireland, Galway), Dr. Craig Schneider (Trinity College), Dr. Mike Wynne (University of Michigan)
Please visit https://www.sgmeet.com/psa/psa2019 to register for PSA 2019. Included in the full fees are the opening mixer, morning and afternoon coffee breaks, lunch, banquet, drink tickets, and receptions during the poster session and auction.
Early Registration Fees (prior to May 8, 2019):
Regular (member) = $395
Retired (member) = $350
Student/Postdoc (member) = $195
Regular (non-member) = $495
Guest/Spouse (attendance at banquet and all receptions) = $110
Extra banquet ticket = $70
One day (no drink tickets, no banquet ticket) = $95
After May 8, 2019 Registration Fees:
Regular (member) = $445
Retired (member) = $400
Student/Postdoc (member) = $245
Regular (non-member) = $545
Guest/Spouse (attendance at banquet and all receptions) = $160
We look forward to seeing you in sunny South Florida!
Dail Laughinghouse and Amy Carlile
Local Organizing Committee
Dail Laughinghouse, University of Florida/IFAS
David Berthold, University of Florida/IFAS
Evelyn Gaiser, Florida International University
Ligia Collado-Vides, Florida International University
PSA Program Manager
Amy Carlile, University of New Haven
Kirsten Müller, University of Waterloo
PSA Code of Conduct
Phycological Society of America
University of Florida / IFAS