We are pleased to announce this year’s Keynote Speakers: Britta Schroeder, Dick Shideler, and Matthew Wooller.

About our Speakers:

Britta Schroeder, GIS Specialist & UAS Operator, National Park Service

Britta is a GIS Specialist and UAS operator for the National Park Service based in Denali Park, as well as an instrumented rated private pilot. She has been involved in national fire and all-hazard response as a UAS operator and a data specialist, and teaches Department of Interior UAS courses for both research and fire operations. She initially joined the NPS in 2011 while earning her M.S. in Natural Resource Management from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (2014). She holds a B.S. in Forest Management from Colorado State University (2004) and spent seven years working for the U.S. Forest Service in Southeast Alaska prior to moving to Interior Alaska.

Dr. Matthew Wooller, Professor, UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Dr. Matthew Wooller is a Professor of Marine Biology in the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences and a Researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He is also Director of the Alaska Stable Isotope Facility in the Water and Environmental Research Center at UAF’s Institute of Northern Engineering.

His talk is entitled Applications of advanced isotope technologies to wildlife research.