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WGS PhD Workshop Carousel - (CANCELLED)
Friday 24 April 2020 - CANCELLED
Every year, Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) organises a one-day event for PhD candidates consisting of a diverse set of workshops that deal with all sorts of elements important for PhDs. These workshops are generally set up as teasers that give insight in the more elaborate courses and workshops organised by Wageningen Graduate Schools.
Sharing Geoscience Online
Sunday 3 - Friday 8 May 2020
EGU has cancelled the physical General Assembly in Vienna and will instead host EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online (#shareEGU20), a week-long series of online activities to help minimize the impact of COVID-19 on scientific research and collaboration. More details will be announced in the coming weeks.
Join the Biodiversity Pitch competition! POSTPONED TO END OF 2020
Wednesday 20 May 2020
Do you want to present your research to a wide audience? And is your PhD about biodiversity? Join the Biodiversity Pitch competition. This competition encourages PhD candidates to share their personal pitch in biodiversity research to a broad audience (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK, NEW DATA WILL FOLLOW .
15th SWS Europe Chapter Meeting Theme: Connecting wetland research, policy and practice. (CANCELLED)
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.
Life2020: Networks in Life - (POSTPONED TO 2021)
Tuesday 26 - 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. Life2020 will be the second edition.
6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity for the Water Sector (ONLINE EVENT)
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. Given the most recent advice from the Dutch Government on coronavirus, and with the safety of our communities a top priority, we have made the decision to move forwards with the Symposium as an online event.
ASLO - SFS 2020 Joint Summer Meeting (CANCELLED)
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.
EMBO Workshop - Plant Genome Stability and Change 2020 (POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Sunday 7- Wednesday 10 June 2020
The aim of this meeting is to bring together the scientific community working with plants on subjects around genome stability and modification: DNA recombination and repair, chromosome stability, meiosis, replication, epigenetics and applications in plant breeding and genome engineering.
10th International Shallow Lakes Conference (POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
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.
Rooting 2020 – 9th International Symposium on Root Development (POSTPONED TO JUNE 2021)
Monday 22 - Friday 26 June 2020
The Rooting 2020 conference aims to bring together scientists in plant developmental biology, agriculture, horticulture, forestry, ecophysiology and biotechnology, with a shared interest in root development.
World Recreational Fisheries Conference
Sunday 28 June - Thursday 2 July 2020
Our world is changing rapidly. We humans are changing. Urbanization, overfishing and animal welfare are tough and well known issues. The sport fishing sector will have to deal with these challenges. During this conference science and knowledge on these subjects will be presented and discussed.
Plant Biology Europe 2020
Monday 29 June – Thursday 2 July 2020
Plant Biology Europe 2020 focuses on delivering the latest scientific developments in plant biology, following an inclusive approach where long-standing research sectors and novel breakthrough topics are showcased, including aspects of science policy and ethics, and fostering participation of young scientists
SEB annual conference – Prague 2020 (CANCELLED)
Tuesday 7- Friday 10 July 2020
We are delighted to let you know that in 2020 the Annual Conference of the Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) is going back to Prague, Czech Republic.
ATBC 2020 (POSTPONED TO 11-15 July 2021)
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.
21st General Congress Eucarpia | Breeding: the key to innovative solutions
Sunday 23 - Friday 28 August 2020
Experts and researchers from all over the world will present and discuss their findings and visions for meeting the great challenges that plant breeding will face in the next decades to integrate the many new technologies, skills and human experience into coherent breeding strategies under the theme:
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.
National Open Science Festival – Call for sessions
Thursday 27 August 2020
The National Open Science Festival provides researchers the opportunity to learn about the benefits of different Open Science practices. It is a place to meet peers that are already working openly or that are interested to start doing so. Key to this day is sharing knowledge and best practices. Open call submission deadlines: 10 March 2020
6th World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium - WMESS 2020
Monday 7 - Friday 11 September 2020
The main mission of the "World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium - WMESS" is to lead to contribute in multidisciplinary studies related with atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and pedosphere of the Earth and interaction of the human with them.
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.
4th International Conference on Global Food Security
Sunday 20 - Wednesday 23 September 2020
The 4th International Conference on Global Food Security addresses the topic of food security at all spatial levels from local to global, and from an interdisciplinary and systemic food systems perspective. It aims to better understand environmental, nutritional, agricultural, demographic, socio-economic, political, technological and institutional drivers, costs and outcomes of current and future food security. Interactions with contextual factors including climate change, urbanisation, greening the economy and data-driven technologies will be central.
26th European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology
Sunday 27 September - Friday 2 October 2020
The 26th European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB) will be held from September 27th to October 2nd 2020 in Killarney, Ireland. This conference is organized by and dedicated to PhD students in all disciplines linked to evolutionary biology.
Early career conference - IBS Amsterdam 2020
Friday 2 - Sunday 4 October 2020
The International Biogeography Society will be holding a special Early Career Conference in Amsterdam from 2 - 4 October 2020.
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.