Smallwood, P.D. 2013. Current Efforts in Cooperative Scientific Engagement and Mechanisms for Sustainability of the Programs and Relationships. Presentation to invitation-only conference,
“International Biosecurity: Engagement between American and MENA Scientists” Hosted by the American Association of the Advancement of Science and the Morrocan Biosafety Assocation. Casablanca, Morocco. 18-19 May, 2013.
Smallwood, P.D. 2012. Protecting Natural Areas in Afghanistan – Conservation in a Conflict Zone. Plenary Presentation to the Annual meetings of the Natural Areas Association, 9-12 October 2012.
Johnson, MF, N Kanderian, CC Shank, H Rahmani, D Lawson and PD Smallwood. 2012. Setting priorities for protected area planning in a conflict zone: Afghanistan’s National Protected Area System Plan. Contributed paper to the Annual Meetings of the Ecological Society of America. Portland, Oregon, USA. 5-10 August, 2012.
Smallwood, P.D. 2011. Challenges and opportunities for global biosurveillance from conservation programs. Presentation to the 2nd Biothreat Nonproliferation Conference: Global Biosurveillance. 19-21 January 2011, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sponsored by DoE, DoD,
Smallwood, P.D. Warfare Ecology: Lessons from Afghanistan. Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Austin, TX, USA, 1-6 August, 2011. (Invited symposium
Smallwood, P.D., M. Johnson, D. Salisbury, and S. Nash. Educating Undergraduates and addressing ecological problems at the same time: two case studies. Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Pittsburgh, USA, 1-6 August, 2010 (contributed paper).
Smallwood, P.D., D. Lawson, and P. Zahler. Conserving Wildlife and Wild lands in conflict zones: Afghanistan. Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Pittsburgh, USA, 1-6 August, 2010 (Invited symposium speaker).
Smallwod, P.D., D. Lawson, and P. Zahler. Afghanistan: Conservation in a country in conflict. Contributed paper in session #5: Community-based Conservation. Annual meeting, International Congress for Conservation Biology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 3-7 July 2010.
Participant in AAAS program, International Engagement: Responsible Bioscience for a Safe and Secure Society. 3-6 October 2010, Amman, Jordan
Smallwood, P. D. Strategies for Conservation in high-profile conflict zones. Contributed paper in session “Conservation Strategies.” Annual meetings of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. 8-11 October, 2009.
M. Shafqat, J. Cao, J. Carlson, T. Genna, K. Hicks, D. Layer, H. Marking, A. McBrearty, A. McEuen, P. Smallwood, M. Steele, D. Terzaghi, W. Terzaghi Determining parent-offspring distances in oak forests by DNA fingerprinting Presented at American Society of Plant Biologists, meeting in Seattle, WA July 16-20, 2005
Steele, M. A. J.E. Carlson, P.D. Smallwood, A.B. McEuen, T.A. Contreras, W. B. Terzaghi. M. Steele. (Invited plenary presentation) Linking seed and seedling shadows in temperate forests: A test of the differential dispersal hypothesis in oaks. Fourth International Conference on Frugivory and Seed Dispersal, July, 2005, Brisbane, Australia (NSF sponsored)
P.D. Smallwood, W. Terzaghi, J.E. Carlson, J.E. Mank, E. Ribbens, T.A. Contreras, L. Caudill, and M. A. Steele. Searching for effects of animal dispersal on the distribution of oak seedlings. Presented at the Annual meetings of the Ecological Society of America, 4 August 2002, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
P.D. Smallwood, W. B. Terzaghi, M.A. Steele, J.E. Carlson, and J.E. Mank. Further investigations into the interactions between small vertebrates and oaks: A multidisciplinary approach. Presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, 4 January 2001. Chicago, Illinois, USA.
P.D. Smallwood, Danielson-Francois, A., and Fetterer, C.A. Mate Choice in an orb-weaving spider: Body condition matters. Presented at the meetings of the Animal Behavior Society, Corvalis, OR, USA. 15 July 2001.
Ngumezi, C., T. A. Contreras, P. D. Smallwood, and M. A. Steele. Effects of acorn size and habitat structure on the location of caches by eastern Gray Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis). Poster, presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mammalogists, 17 June 2001, Missoula, Montana, USA.
Smallwood, P.D., M.A. Steele, J. Brown, and J.F. Merritt. Title: Common caching behaviors of several tree squirrel species, and their consequences. 2nd International Colloquy on the Ecology of Tree Squirrels. 7-11 May 2000, Salem, Oregon, USA.
Smallwood, P. D., M. A. Steele, and J. Brown.From behavioral decisions to forest structure: Caching behaviors of animals and their effects on the dispersal of oaks. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Atlanta, GA, 7 January 2000. Society-Wide Symposium on Terrestrial Plant-Animal Interactions
Smallwood, P.D. M.A. Steele, and J. Radillo. Several small mammal species discriminate between red and white oak acorns: A general phenomenon for caching foragers. Annual meetings of the Animal Behaviour Society. Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA. 26 June 1999.
Smallwood, P.D. M.A. Steele, and Juan Radillo. Discriminating between red and white oak acorns: A general phenomenon for caching foragers? Annual Meetings of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. Denver, CO, 6 January 1999.
Smallwood, P.D., M.A. Steele. Squirrel foraging behavior: ultimate causes and consequences. Semi-annual meetings of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology. Asilomar, CA, 31 July 1998.
Smallwood, P. D. The misuse of the concept of heritability by people who know better: US! Oral presentation to the Division of Comparative Issues, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. Boston, MA, 5 January 1998.
Smallwood, P. D., E. Ribbens, and M.A. Steele. Title: The consequences of squirrel caching decisions: The spatial distribution of oaks and the structure of oak forests. International Theriological Conference VII, Accapulco, Mexico. 9 September 1997. (invited poster in the symposium in honor of the 25th anniversary of the publication of R. H. MacArthur’s Geographical Ecology.