2019 Symposium Information

The NE RISCC Management Network will be hosting two special sessions and a workshop at the North American Invasive Species Management Association conference in lieu of our annual symposium. The NAISMA conference will be held in Saratoga Springs, NY from September 30th - October 3rd.

Please consider submitting an abstract to the RISCC special session at NAISMA (deadline April 3). We're excited to showcase your experience in the form of regular-length (20 min) talks, short (3 min) speed talks, or posters. Topics might include:

  • Strategic planning that encompasses climate change
  • Shifts in management in response to climate change
  • Expanded partnerships for proactive planning
  • Lessons learned about incorporating climate change into your management
  • To submit to the RISCC special session, type 'RISCC' in the Special Session option in the NAISMA abstract submission form.  


    2018 Symposium Report

    The second annual RISCC Management Symposium was held Thursday July 12, 2018 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. This one-day symposium featured talks from an international group of invasive species experts, as well as interactive discussion sections deisgned to connect the research and management communities.

    Report (PDF)


    2017 Symposium Report

    The first RISCC Management Symposium was held at the UMass Amherst campus on July 27 and 28, 2017.

    Report (PDF)