You will need the following programs for the workshop:

A spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel, Macintosh Pages, Google Spreadsheet, or OpenOffice
R statistical computing package
Text editor for R (MacWindowsLinux)
Mesquite evolutionary analysis software
BayesTraits trait evolution software
BEAST phylogenetic analysis software
Tracer
An up-to-date version of Java (for BEAST)
FigTree tree viewer