Photo: Kristian Bell

Chair: Jodi Price (

Current members:

  • Gail Spina, ESA Executive Officer
  • Tricia Hopkins, Kaigi Conferencing and Events
  • Michelle Evans, ESA member
  • Daniel Falster, ESA member


The overall Conference Committee objectives are:

  • Develop a more strategic vision for ESA Annual conferences
  • Reduce the administrative burden of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) and free up their time to develop the conference theme, symposia, presentations, and fieldtrips
  • Develop appropriate policies related to conference attendance: equity, conduct.

Detailed terms of reference


ESA2020 Student Prize Winners

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Each year at the ESA Conference, several student awards are given to outstanding posters and….... Read more


ESA2020 full program available online – registrations open!

Sunday, 18 October 2020

The full program for ESA2020 is now available! Visit for details of all presentations,….... Read more


Financial assistance available for ESA2020 attendees

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

With ESA2020 moving online this year, we will be adapting a couple of our usual….... Read more