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NCCV 2019 - The Netherlands Conference on Computer Vision

Monday 16 - Tuesday 17 December 2019
NCCV is the premium scientific Computer Vision conference in The Netherlands. NCCV has a lunch-to-lunch schedule with overnight stay in order to foster interaction between students, staff, and practitioners both during the scientific program and in the evening.

Workshop “Applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship: from proposal to project”

Monday 16 December 2019 (14:00 – 17:00h)
This workshop aims to shed more light on what a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF) is, what it offers and what the application requirements are.

Workshop “AI and remote sensing for better cities”

Monday 20 January 2020 (12:00 - 14:30h)
This workshop precedes the PhD thesis defence of Shivangi Srivastava at 16:00h this same day. You are also invited to attend the public defence of the thesis in the Aula.

WIAS | PhD course Genotype by environment interaction, uniformity and resilience

Monday 3 - Friday 7 February 2020
The course is focused on the concepts of genotype by environment interaction (G x E) and heritable variability in performance. Theory will be lectured and practical computer exercises will allow the participants to bring the theory into practice.

Winter School: A Sustainable Future for the Arctic (application deadline 8 December 2019)

Monday 3 - Friday 7 February 2020
Global warming is most prominent in the Arctic with visible changes in ice and snow and enormous challenges for ecosystems and people to adapt to the new situation. Loss of the Arctic as we know it, coincides with new development in this area on conservation, cooperation, governance and security. New business opportunities should take account of the sensitivities of the natural environment and local people. Sustainable solutions require multidimensional knowledge and a prudent approach when coming from outside the Arctic.

Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting 2020

Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 February 2020
This conference is particularly geared towards people working in the field of ecology and/or evolution. It aims to strengthen the network of ecologists in the Netherlands, Belgium, and surrounding countries and provides an overview of the work carried out by the people in the network.

World Biodiversity Forum 2020

Sunday 23 - Friday 28 February 2020
The inaugural World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum will bring to­geth­er lead­ing re­searchers, ear­ly ca­reer re­searchers, prac­ti­tion­ers, rep­re­sen­ta­tives from dif­fer­ent sec­tors, de­ci­sion-mak­ers and so­ci­etal ac­tors to have a con­ver­sa­tion on the kind of fu­ture we want (and/or do not want) for bio­di­ver­si­ty.

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.

5th international symposium on Future of Butterflies in Europe

Thursday 2 - Saturday 4 April 2020
Dutch Butterfly Conservation (De Vlinderstichting(Butterfly Organisation) will host its 5th international symposium on Future of Butterflies in Europe – and this includes moths, of course. We invite you to join us in Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2-4 April 2020.

International Symposium: Future of Butterflies in Europe

Thursday 2 - Saturday 4 April 2020
Butterflies and moths are declining seriously in most countries across Europe, and action is needed urgently at all levels, from local to European, in order to secure their survival.This symposium will offer a perfect occasion to set new priorities in providing a future for butterflies and moths in Europe.

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.

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.

4th International Conference on Global Food Security

Tuesday 16 June - Friday 19 June 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.

Conference Plant Health, Agriculture & Bioscience (PHAB 2020)

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).