Meetings, Seminars & Workshops

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Land-Water-Food Nexus: Towards sustainable food production in China & other regions
Tuesday 8 May 2018
First announcement of this symposium on Tuesday 8 May at the Orion building in Wageningen.
6th Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress
Monday 14 - Thursday 15 May 2018
This conference will examine the latest NGS, ‘omic’ and gene editing technologies being used for progressing plant-based research, as well other gene-focused aspects of plant science.
5th Annual Wageningen PhD Symposium 2018, Bridging Science and Society: Unifying Knowledge
Thursday 17 May 2018
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.
Symposium - Migratory birds in a rapidly warming Arctic
Thursday 17 May 2018
With regard to the defence of Thomas Lameris, a symposium is organized on 17 May regarding climate warming in the Arctic, and how this will affect migratory birds breeding in the Arctic.
Symposium and Workshop: Principles and dynamics governing transmission of mycobacterial infection
Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 May 2018
This event can be of interest to animal health and public health professionals who deal with multi-host diseases in complex ecological systems. The symposium is scheduled on 22 May, the workshop on 23 and 24 May.
Workshop Exploring opportunities for Citizen Science in Environmental Monitoring and Food Security applications
Wednesday 23 May 2018 (13:00h)
The workshop 'Exploring opportunities for Citizen Science in Environmental Monitoring and Food Security applications’ precedes the PhD thesis defense of Qijun Jiang.
WGS PhD Workshop Carousel
Friday 25 May 2018
Since 2014 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 into more elaborate courses and workshops organised by Wageningen Graduate Schools.
Workshops Crop Management and Development of Innovative Cropping Systems
May 2018
In the framework of the EU-Whealbi project, two workshops are organised: 1) Crop Management and Development of Innovative Cropping Systems - 29 - 30 May 2018 and 2) Wheat and Barley Pre-breeding - 30 - 31 May 2018 in Cambridge.
Latsis Symposium 2018 – Scaling-Up Forest Restoration
Wednesday 6 - Thursday 7 June 2018
The Latsis Symposium 2018 brings together leading scientists and practitioners to address the ecological, economic, and societal challenges for scaling-up forest restoration. The symposium is motivated by the challenge of delivering an effective global response to two major environmental threats, climate change and forest degradation through restoration.
Tropentag 2018
Monday 17 - Wednesday 19 September 2018
Tropentag is an annual, international conference on food security, natural resource management and rural development in the tropics (sensu lato). It is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference. It addresses issues of resource management, environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide.
Sfecologie 2018 - International Conference on Ecological Sciences
Monday 22 - Thursday 25 October 2018
Sfécologie (the French Ecological Society's International Conference) will take place from 22 - 25 October 2018 at the historic Couvent des Jacobins in the old part of the city of Rennes.