ECBC Amsterdam 2020
Early Career Biogeographers Conference
The International Biogeography Society will be holding a special Early Career Biogeographers Conference in Amsterdam!
Important dates (Note – recently extended on request):
- Registration is OPEN
- Abstract Submission deadline: January 21, 2020
- Early Registration deadline (extended): February 14, 2020
- Conference Dates: April 17-19th, 2020
- April 17, 2020: Plenaries, Oral and poster presentations, 2 evening workshops
- April 18, 2020: Plenaries, Oral and poster presentations, 2 evening workshops, conference dinner
- April 19, 2020: Optional excursion to Oostvaarderplassen, with Frans Vera and Jens-Christian Svenning!
Rob Whittaker – Recent advances in the biogeography and macroecology of islands
Sandra Nogue – Applying a long-term perspective to assess biodiversity through time and space
Mark Bush – Recent advances in understanding pre Columbian impacts on South American ecosystems
Felisa Smith – The past as prologue: integrating historic perspectives into conservation
Kathy Willis – Recent advances in the use of spatial and temporal biogeographical techniques to assess resilient ecosystems
Dov Sax – Advances in the application of niche concept to forecast risks from climate change and evaluate controversial conservation strategies
Uma Ramakrishnan – Biogeography and evolutionary origins of Indian birds and mammals
Miguel Matias – Food-web responses to climate change across biogeographical gradients
Scientific Writing Workshop – led by Robert Whittaker
The wonderful world of Github – led by Suzette Flantua
How to make a video of your research – led by Julia Heinen
Making your CV stand out – led by William Gosling
The conference will provide excellent opportunities to network, take workshops, see plenaries, present your research and visit the Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve.