"We were able to put together a packed programme of activities to help introduce the public to key ecological topics."

Anna Bunney Grant recipient

Current/Future BES meetings

Current/Future BES meetings

Upcoming BES and Special Interest Group Events

2014

For more details and up-to-date information, or to contact SIG secretaries, please click on the links.

April:

1
Macroecology SIG: Changes in Macroecology
Location: Natural History Museum

1 – 4
Agricultural SIG: Pollinators in Agriculture
Location: Courtyard by Marriott, Brussels

3
NCI: Natural Capital and Business
Location: The Institute for Strategic Studies, Bloomsbury House, London

8
BES Policy Policy Workshop
Location: Charles Darwin House, London

13 – 15
Plant Environmental Physiology SIG: 3rd Annual PEPG Young Career Scientist Mini Symposium
Location: Castleton (Losehill Hall YHA), Derbyshire

14 – 16
Ecological Genetics SIG: 58th Annual Conference
Location: Longhurst Hall, Newcastle

25
Global Climate Change SIG: Ecological impacts of climate change: building on the IPCC fifth assessment report
Location: Charles Darwin House, London

May:

15 – 16
Peatlands SIG: Wilder by Design?
Location: Sheffield Hallam University

20
Conservation SIG: Putting Models into Practice
Location: Charles Darwin House, London

June:

Date TBC
Peatlands SIG: Sphagnum Mosses Seminar

2 – 4
Ecological Genetics SIG: Morphometrics and Multivariates

3 – 5
Forest Ecology SIG: Continuous Cover Forestry

8
Citizen Science SIG: Open Farm Day

25 – 27
BES Annual Symposia Joint Meeting with DICE: Considering the Future of Conservation
Location: University of Kent, Canterbury

30
Agriculture SIG and Conservation SIG: How to Plan Productively for Change
Location: Charles Darwin House, London

July:

8 – 9
Macroecology SIG: Annual Meeting

10 – 11
Macroecology SIG: Software Carpentry Bootcamp
Location: TBC

21 – 25
Aquatic SIG: Early Careers Day, SIG Reboot and Detrital Dynamics in Aquatic Systems
Location: Charles Darwin House, London

September:

Date TBC
Conservation SIG: Landscape Delivery Scale
Location: Charles Darwin House, London

3 – 5
Peatlands SIG: In the Bog
Location: Sheffield Showroom and Workstation

8 – 13
Plant Environment Physiology SIG: International Workshop
Location: Portugal

October:

2
BES Policy Training Workshop (run by the Scotland Policy Group, jointly with Scotland Biodiversity Strategy Science and Technical Group)
Location: Edinburgh

3
BES Policy One-Day Conference (run by the Scotland Policy Group, jointly with Scotland Biodiversity Strategy Science and Technical Group)
Location: Edinburgh

24 – 25
Forest Ecology and Peatlands SIG: Waxcap Symposia
Location: Sheffield Hallam University & Longshaw, Peak National Park, Derbyshire.

30 – 31
Conservation SIG: Invertebrate Ecology with AES
Location: Charles Darwin House, London

November:
6 – 7
NCI: Valuing Our Life Support Systems
Location: British Library, London

December:

9 – 12
Joint BES and SFE Annual Meeting
Location: Grand Palais, Lille, France

Dates and locations to be Confirmed:

Citizen Science SIG: ‘Fit for Purpose’

Conservation SIG: Applied Dispersal Ecology, Conservation Evidence Workshop

Invasive Species SIG: Invasive Science Workshop, Evening Public Lecture

Macroecology SIG: Manifesto Workshop

Parasite and Pathogen SIG: BSP Symposium, Early Careers Event, Autumn Symposium

Plant Environmental Physiology SIG: 3rd Annual Symposium

Tropical Ecology SIG: Early Career Research Meeting

Computational and Macroecology SIGs: Software Carpentry Bootcamp

Macroecology and Citizen Science SIGs: ‘Bridging the Gap’

Plant, Soils, Ecosystem and Plant Environmental Physiology SIGs: ‘C ’Cycling from Plants to Ecosystems’

Agriculture and Conservation SIGs: PME Training

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