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Symposium: The Multiple Values of Nature (deadline abstract: Friday 29 November 2019)

Monday 2 - Tuesday 3 March 2020
The meeting will be an international, broad-scope, interdisciplinary event reflecting the ethos of both People and Nature and the Valuing Nature Programme. It will cover many aspects of the multiple values of nature. The meeting aims to foster cross-disciplinary research collaborations and inform the agenda in this growing and fast-moving research area.

Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity

Tuesday 10 - Thursday 12 March 2020
The main objective of this symposium is to fill some critical knowledge gaps and promote discussion among policy makers, food producers, scientists, practitioners and other stakeholders on solutions to live in harmony with nature, and ultimately, achieve the SDGs through the conservation and sustainable use of soil biodiversity.

Symposium Ecology and Practice

Thursday 12 March 2020
On Thursday 12 March, Ecologica is organizing for the 8th time the "Ecology and Practice" symposium. The symposium has become a household name in the green field and is visited annually by over 300 professionals.

International Symposium: Future of Butterflies in Europe

Thursday 2 - Saturday 4 April 2020
With an ever-growing community of scientists and practitioners in the field of Lepidoptera conservation, we feel that this symposium will offer a perfect occasion to meet again and set new priorities in providing a future for butterflies and moths in Europe! We expect to cover a range of emerging topics to advance Lepidoptera conservation and we welcome your contribution! NOTE: the early bird deadline for registration is 17th January 2020!

Early career conference - IBS Amsterdam 2020

Friday 17 - Sunday 19 April 2020
The International Biogeography Society will be holding a special Early Career Conference in Amsterdam from 17 - 19 April 2020.

NLSEB2020 PhD/Postdoc meeting

Monday 20 April 2020
We would like to invite you to the 1st PhD student and Postdoc Meeting of the Netherlands Society for Evolutionary Biology (NLSEB) on Monday, 20th of April 2020 at the Akoesticum in Ede. Registration and call for abstracts are now open.

15th SWS Europe Chapter Meeting Theme: Connecting wetland research, policy and practice.

Sunday 24 - Wednesday 27 May 2020
The conference has a range of symposia on different themes (Policy and Practice, Ecosystem services, Constructed wetlands, Wetland restoration and more), with a possible excursion to the Biesbosch National Park.


Tuesday 26 May - Wednesday 27 May 2020
Life is a unique, inspiring, annual national congress covering all disciplines and scales in the Dutch Life Sciences, from femtometer to kilometer, from cell to planet. The theme for this second edition of Life is ‘Networks in Life’. Networking and interdisciplinary collaboration is essential for researchers in the Life Sciences.. Researchers at all scientific research institutes including the university medical centres in The Netherlands, in all career phases including master students are warmly invited to join and contribute to the programme

6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity for the Water Sector

Wednesday 27 - Friday 29 May 2020
The 6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity Development will bring together scholars, decision-makers and practitioners to discuss the current and future role of capacity development within policy, operational practice and education. For this 6th edition, the Symposium will pay particular attention to effective implementation and aim to move towards a concept of implementation science for the water sector.

ASLO - SFS 2020 Joint Summer Meeting

Saturday 6 June - Saturday 13 June 2020
The full meeting dates are set Saturday, 6 June to Saturday, 13 June, to allow meeting participants to take part in educational activities, volunteer opportunities, and culturally relevant events.

10th International Shallow Lakes Conference

Sunday 21 - Friday 26 June 2020
We invite shallow lake ecologists to join the 10th International Shallow Lakes Conference in Natal city, Northeast of Brazil, to present their recent work on shallow lake ecology and discuss current challenges and opportunities toward a landscape ecology of shallow lakes.

ATBC 2020 | Call for Abstracts

Sunday 12 - Thursday 16 July 2020
The 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) will be held in Cartagena, Colombia. The theme is “Conserving Tropical Biodiversity and Achieving Socio-ecological Resilience in the Anthropocene: Opportunities and Challenges”.

SymBioSE “Beyond frontiers”

Saturday 25 July - Sunday 2 August 2020
100 biology students from all over Europe, from bachelors to PhD candidates, and all fields of life sciences will attend the symposium to network and present their research. The topic of this edition will be “Beyond frontiers”.

17th Symposium on Insect Plant relationships

Sunday 26 - Thursday 30 July 2020
SIP welcomes you warmly to the 17th Symposium on Insect-Plant relationships in Leiden. The latest developments in research on the relationships between plants, insects and associated microorganisms, from physiological mechanisms to ecological and evolutionary processes will be addressed.

SIL2020, the Congress of the International Society of Limnology

Sunday 23 - Friday 28 August 2020
The SIL Congress promotes open discussions on new scholarly findings and pioneer research in the field of limnology to foster knowledge transfer to scientists and researchers worldwide.

Conference Plant Health, Agriculture & Bioscience (PHAB 2020) - call for papers

Wednesday 9 - Friday 11 September 2020
The United Nations have declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development. To promote a global conversation about plant health and the future of sustainable agriculture as part of IYPH, CABI, Koppert Biological Systems and Wageningen University are organising a conference entitled Plant Health, Agriculture & Bioscience (PHAB 2020).

GfÖ Annual Meeting 2020

Wednesday 14 - Friday 18 September 2020
We are pleased to announce the 50th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, which will be held September 14-18, 2020 at the Technische Universität Braunschweig and the Thünen-Institut of Biodiversity, Braunschweig in Germany.

7th Fresh Blood for freshwater 2020

Wednesday 25 - Saturday 28 November 2020
The Fresh Blood for FreshWater is a conference organized by early-career freshwater scientists, representing not just new incomers to the field, but also those who still (or forever) feel themselves ‘fresh blood’. In this regard, the conference aims to provide a friendly atmosphere to present our work and to break boundaries exchanging ideas with other young researchers.