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Insect-Plant Interactions (IPI) lunch meeting

Tuesday 24 April 2018 (12:30h)
This Tuesday 24 April we will listen to Cindy will give a talk for which the topic will be a surprise.

WEES Seminar - Feeding on Electrons

Thursday 25 April 2018 (16:00h)
Amelia-Elena Rotaru (Assistant Professor at NORDCEE, Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark), will give a lecture on Feeding on electrons.

B-Wise lunch meeting

Tuesday 1 May 2018 (12:30h)
On Tuesday May 1st, there will be a B-Wise meeting at 12:30h in room C0221 in the Forum building. Lunch will be available from 12:00h onwards. Speakers are Sumanth Mutte (WU Biochemistry) and Hernando Suarez Duran (WU Bioinformatics).

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.

Model training for scenario analysis

Friday 11 May 2018
The Water Systems and Global Change Group is organizing a Model training for scenario analysis on Friday 11 May 2018 in the Forum building.

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.

Summer school: Exploring climate change challenges and solutions in the real world: from research to practice

Monday 21 - Friday 25 May 2018
The aim of this summer school is to introduce IMPRESSIONS methods and tools so as to demonstrate their applications through studying the impacts of climate change and socio-economic changes in Bulgarian mountains and rural communities. Deadline applications is 30 NOVEMBER 2017 instead of 30 September 2017.

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.

Summer School on agroecology and animal production

Monday 2 - Friday 6 July 2018
The Summer School Agroecology and animal production is especially designed for PhD students in the field of agriculture, and professionals in agriculture and the feed and food industry, such as consultants, technical advisors, policy makers and researchers.

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.