The vifabio Calendar of Conferences and Congresses provides an overview of the most important upcoming events in biology, in chronological order. Only larger conferences and congresses of several days' duration are considered. Please take advantage of the options on the right-hand side to refine the list of events.
The 15th International Symposium on Aquatic Plants will be held in stunning Queenstown, in the South Island of New Zealand, from 18–23rd of February 2018. The aim of the conference is to promote debate on all issues relating to the science and management of aquatic vegetation, and will include a wide scientific programme. It is the first time this meeting has been held outside of Europe, reflecting the rising interest in aquatic vegetation globally. Previous International Aquatic Plant Symposiums have had an intimate and collegial atmosphere which has facilitated discussion, formal networking and the enjoyment of delegates. The main topics will be: Biodiversity, conservation and bio-monitoring; Management and invasive plants; and Ecosystem response and restoration. ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Oceania section is proud to team up with Victoria University of Wellington to host the 5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology to be held on July 3-5, 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand. The meeting will bring together the community of conservation professionals to address conservation challenges and present new findings, initiatives, methods, tools and opportunities in conservation science and practice. Scientists, students, managers, decision-makers, writers, and other conservation professionals are invited to participate in this event. ... [Information of the supplier]
The 1st Joint Meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and the Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) also known as the Taxonomic Databases Working Group, will take place from August 25th to September 2nd 2018 in Dunedin, New Zealand. The theme of the conference is: Collections and Data in an Uncertain World. The destructive forces of nature were never more evident than with the 2011 Tōhoku tsunami in Japan or the earthquakes that struck Christchurch in 2010 and 2011. The damage to museums and collections, and data loss were staggering. As reconstruction is now well underway, what have we learned from these catastrophes and how can we mitigate damage to our "libraries of life" in the future? ... [Information of the supplier, modified]