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Non-BES Events

Non-BES Events

If you are organising a meeting relevant to ecology and want to include it here, please email Amelia Simpson with details.


DEC 29-3 NOV

2015 Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia. Adelaide Oval, South Australia. Website: https://kaigi.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/esa2015/esa2015

Other Meetings 2016

JAN 19-21
9th International Conference on Marine Bio-invasions. Sydney, Australia. Website: http://www.marinebioinvasions.info/

FEB 1-16
MARES Conference on Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation. Olhao, Portugal. Website: http://www.maresconference.eu/.

FEB 8-11

2016 Annual Meeting Weed Science Society of America. Puerto Rico. Details from: http://wssa.net/meeting/2016-meeting/.

FEB 9-12
Species on the Move – Detection, Impacts, Prediction & Adaptation. Hobart, Tasmania. Website: http://www.speciesonthemove.com/

FEB 14-19
Second International Whitefly Symposia.  Arusha, Tanzania. Website: http://www.iita.org/iws2016

FEB 23-26
European Conference of Tropical Ecology. Gottingen, Netherlands. Full details from: http://www.gtoe-conference.de/

MAR 2-4
The 3rd Conference on Botany. Beijing, China. Details from: http://www.engii.org/ws2016/

MAR 2-4
Evolutionary Systems Biology: From Model Organisms to Human Disease Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

MAR 7-8

Tackling emerging fungal threats to animal health, food security and ecosystem resilience. The Royal Society. Website: https://royalsociety.org/events/2016/03/emerging-fungal-threats/

MAR 7-10
27th Vertebrate Pest Conference. Newport Beach, California, USA. Website: http://www.vpconference.org/Future_Conferences_-_Events/

MAR 20-24
63rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. Sendai, Miyagi. Website: http://www.esj.ne.jp/meeting/63/english.html

2nd Annual Meeting of the Forest Insect Group, Royal Entomological Society. Peterborough, UK. Website: http://www.royensoc.co.uk/meetings

APR 10-14
19th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Details from: http://www.icais.org/

APR 26-29
European Networks Conference on Algal and Plant Photosynthesis. Malta. Website: http://encapp2016.eu/home/.

APR 26-MAY 1
7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber. Edinburgh, UK. Details from:    http://steppe.org/event/7th-intl-conference-on-fossil-insects-arthropods-amber/

MAY 8-12
The International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2016. ISEM. Towson, University, MD, USA. Further details: http://www.isemconference.com/

JUN 6-7
18th International Conference on Biodiversity. New York, USA. Website: http://www.waset.org/conference/2016/06/new-york/ICB

JUN 27-01
9th International Symposium on Phlebotomine Sandflies – ISOPS. Reims, France. Further details from: http://www.univ-reims.eu/site/event/isops-ix/home

JUN 13-16
14th International Symposium on Scale Insect Studies, Catania, Italy. Details: http://www.issis2016.org.spazioweb.it/

JUN 19-23
Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation. Le Corum, Montpellier, France. Website: http://www.atbc2016.org/.

JUN 26-30
Plant Biology Europe, EPSO/FESPB 2016 . Prague, Czech Republic.  Details from: http://www.europlantbiology2016.org/

JUL 4-7
The Society of Experimental Biology Annual Meeting. Brighton, UK. Website: http://www.sebiology.org/meetings/index.php

JUL 6-8
Society for Conservation Biology – 4th Oceania Conference (OCCB). Brisbane, Australia. Details from: http://brisbane2016.scboceania.org/

JUL 24-29
Unifying Ecology Across Scales. Gordon Research Conference, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA. Website: www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=13261

AUG 7-12
101st Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Website: http://esa.org/ftlauderdale/

AUG 15-19
15th International Peat Congress. Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Website: http://ipc2016.com

SEP 1-10
IUCN World Conservation Congress. Hawaii, USA. Details from: http://www.iucnworldconservationcongress.org/

SEP 5-8
Ento’16 Annual National Science Meeting. Shropshire, UK. Further details: http://www.royensoc.co.uk/content/scottish-regional-meeting-12th-november-2015

SEP 25-30
Entomological Society of America. Orlando, Florida. Website: http://ice2016orlando.org/.

SEP 25-30
ICE 2016. International Congress of Entomology. Orlando, Florida, USA. Website: http://ice2016orlando.org/.

Nov 7-11
World Lake Conference 2016: Lake Ecosystem Health and its Resilience: Diversity and the Risks of Extinction. Bali, Indonesia. Details from:

Training Workshops

NOV 14 – DEC 14
Tropical Biology Association Course 15/3 – Tropical Forest Ecosystems in Madagascar. Details from: http://www.tropical-biology.org/training/courses/future_courses.htm


The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) runs a wide variety of courses for professional development. For further information and availability see www.cieem.net or e-mail enquiries@cieem.net .

The Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling runs a variety of workshops on a regular basis. For further information and availability see www.creem.st-and.ac.uk/conferences.php

University of Oxford Field Techniques for Surveying Mammals & Reptiles. Online course that can be taken for academic credit (10 CATS points at QCF Level 7) or not for credits. Details from http://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/ftsmr02.

Training Workshops 2016

The 3rd Biennial ANdiNA International Workshop. Applying transdisciplinary and systems approaches for sustainable weed management. Alberta, Canada. Details from: http://andinaalberta.weebly.com

JAN 18-22
Multivariate Data Analysis for Ecology and Evolution in R. The Institute Català de Paleontologia (Barcelona, Spain). 20% discount for BES members. Details from: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/multi-ecol-evol-in-r/

22 FEB-4 MAR
Mathematical Models for Infectious Disease Dynamics. Hinxton, Cambridge, UK. Further details from: https://registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk/Courses.wt.

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