The height, breadth and depth of physiological diversity

Programme


08:30 Registration
09:00 Welcome and Introduction
Simon Morley, John Spicer and Francisco Bozinovic
09:10 PLENARY LECTURE

Steven Chown (Monash University, Australia)
Thermal foraging traits as mediators of ant abundance and occupancy variation
09:40 Jennifer Sunday (McGill University, Canada)
Environmental variability across marine and terrestrial gradients
10:00 Andrew G Hirst (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
Patterns in the temperature, latitudinal and seasonal body size gradients within aquatic and terrestrial arthropod species
10:15 Johannes Overgaard (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Assessing the role of acclimation and adaptation in thermal performance curves
10:30 Wilco C E P Verberk (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Can an oxygen perspective explain the temperature-size rule?
10:45 Refreshment break/posters
11:15 Enrico Rezende (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile) and Francisco Bozinovic (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile)
Modelling thermal tolerance in ectotherms across environmental gradients
11:35 Curtis Deutsch (University of Washington, USA)
Diversity of marine hypoxia traits: Implications for biodiversity and extinction
11:55 Scott Bennett (IMEDEA, Spain)
Population vulnerability to warming across latitudinal gradients
12:15 Lisa B Jørgensen (Aarhus University, Denmark)
How to measure insect heat tolerance: unifying static and dynamic assays
12:30 David Atkinson (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
Water depth and contrasting correlations among metabolic scaling, metabolic level and body shape change: cephalopods versus teleost fish 
12:45 Lunch/posters
13:40 John Spicer (University of Plymouth, UK) and Simon Morley (British Antarctic Survey, UK)
There may be giants – but why? Testing the oxygen hypothesis of gigantism with amphipod crustaceans
14:00 Christine E Cooper (Curtin University, Australia)
Macrophysiology informs conservation for widespread species
14:15 Norman L C Ragg (Cawthron Institute, New Zealand)
Genetic basis for acute thermotolerance in the mussel Perna canaliculus distributed across a wide latitudinal range
14:30 Saskia Jurriaans (James Cook University, Australia)
Thermal acclimation strategies of reef-building corals along a latitudinal gradient on the Great Barrier Reef 
14:45 Jacinta D Kong (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
The egg stage drives life cycle adaptation to climate in the widely distributed matchstick grasshoppers (Vandiemenella and Warramaba, Orthoptera: Morabidae)
15:00 Discussion: Key research questions
15:40 Refreshment break/posters
16:10 Presentation of discussion points
16:40 Closing remarks
17:00 Poster session
18:00 Close of meeting