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4th Annual Wageningen PhD Symposium 2017, Science: from Local to Global
3 May 2017
This event is being curated by the Wageningen PhD Council, with an audience of about 150 PhD students and faculty members in Wageningen. Goal is to bring together early career researchers from across all disciplines to give idea-focused talks that foster learning, inspiration, and wonder – and eventually, provoke conversations that matter.
20th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science
9 May - 12 May 2017
The theme of this conference is Societal geo-innovation. It is a great event to discuss the embedding of geo-information in society: What has been the societal impact of geo-innovations over the past 20 years? What state-of-the art geo-information science topics will boost societal changes within the nearest future?
International Training Program - DSSAT Foundation
15 May - 20 May 2017
Assessing Crop Production, Nutrient Management, Climatic Risk and Environmental Sustainability with Simulation Models.
IPPN Affordable Phenotyping Workshop
15 - 17 May 2017
This workshop is primarily intended for experimental biologists, who are looking for alternative low-cost approaches in different fields of plant phenotyping. The workshop will include lectures, demonstrations, hands-on and discussions on different topics like smartphone applications and programming.
Frontiers in Ecology: The soil-plant interphase
17 May 2017
In this symposium, five renown ecologists from across the globe will share their most recent insights regarding soil-plant interactions providing an exciting playground for discovering novel ecological and evolutionary interactions between the aboveground- and belowground world.
KEYS symposium 2017: “Boosting Crop Productivity”
Wednesday June 14th 2017, 10:00 – 12:30
Speakers: - Prof. Zach Lippman (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York): Tomato: Secrets Revealed - Prof. Martin Parry (Lancaster University, Lancaster): “Improving Photosynthesis: The Engine of Life
Conference Pedometrics 2017
26 June - 1 July 2017
Pedometrics 2017 will be a joint meeting of the Pedometrics Commission and five of its associated Working Groups. This will be an excellent opportunity to present and discuss your work and learn about recent developments in quantitative soil science. We will also look 25 years back and 25 years ahead.
International Conference: The Value of Life: Measurement, Stakes, Implications
28 - 30 June 2017
The conference aims at, asking what is at stake in contestations over appropriate standards for measuring and valuing ‘life’? How is ‘life’ variously categorized and defined in such different systems of measure? What are the oppositions, trade-offs, and potential complementarities between quantitative and qualitative assessments?
BES Symposium 2017: The Macroecology of Alien Species: Patterns, Drivers and Consequences of Global Biotic Exchange
24 July - 26 July 2017
Exploring the major drivers behind the mixing of the world’s biotas and the consequences for conservation of biodiversity.
14th International Congress on Invertebrate Reproduction and Development
28 August - 2 September 2017
Central theme will be Rhythms of Life and their Alterations (including both early development and aging); however, the conference expects to encompass all aspects, numerous phyla, and a range of technical approaches to understanding and applying knowledge of invertebrate reproduction and development.
Fundamentals of Life in the Universe Symposium
31 August - 1 September 2017
This symposium will cover a wide spectrum of topics, from planetary evolution to the fabrication of synthetic cells. Besides invited talks, the conference includes a keynote lecture by Ben Feringa (2016 Nobel laureate in chemistry), and a public lecture by Charley Lineweaver.
3rd International Conference on Global Food Security
3 - 6 December 2017
The five core conference themes (Food creation, Food safety and bio security, Food loss and waste, Food in a changing society, Food utilization) reflect an integrated approach to identifying solutions to the complex global challenge of food security.
Joint Annual Meeting; Ecology Across Borders
11 - 14 December 2017
The British Ecological Society (BES), NecoV and the Gesellschaft für Ökologie (GfÖ) aim to build closer ties between the vibrant academic ecological communities in Europe, and herewith meet the strategic objectives of all three of the ecological Societies.