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2022 - Biodiversity Modelling Summer School

Presentation

This annual summer school will give you the opportunity to further your knowledge of biodiversity modelling, in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

The 2022 edition will be on the theme: Biodiversity changes and data visualization. The course will take the form of a workshop during which the students, in collaboration with local organizations involved in biodiversity monitoring, will develop a web platform for visualizing biodiversity changes.

  • Date : August 22 to 26, 2022
  • Location : Jouvence Resort in Orford, Quebec
  • Cost : Starting at $550

Objectives

By the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop analytical pipelines to quantify biodiversity changes
  • Create and critique data visualizations
  • Represent biodiversity data effectively to stakeholders from different sectors

Prerequisites

This course is intended for students and professionals from all sectors. No prior knowledge of data visualization is required, but an intermediate level of knowledge in scientific programming is necessary and access to a recent computer is strongly suggested.

Registration

The deadline for registration is July 4, 2022.

Official 3-credit course (at the MSc or PhD level) from the Faculty of Science of the Université de Sherbrooke, or Non-credit continuing education.

The intensive summer school is supported by Université de Sherbrooke and the NSERC-CREATE Training program in computational biodiversity science and services BIOS2.