EMODnet data products workshop

Europe House - London

EMODnet workshop in London to steer the development of key biological data products for the marine realm (10th October 2017).



Geodiversity workshop in Amsterdam

UvA - Amsterdam

An internal two-day workshop on geodiversity at the University of Amsterdam (12.-13. October 2017).


IBED Seminar by Prof. Stephen Wright

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

The next IBED seminar will be given by Dr. Stephen I. Wright from the University of Toronto about 'Evolution of sex chromosomes: Y go backwards?' (Thursday 26-10-2017; Time: 16.00; Location: Sciencepark 904, Amsterdam, Lecture room C0.110). More information here.



International Conference on Geomorphology

New Delhi - India

Harry Seijmonsbergen will participate in the 9th International Conference on Geomorphology (ICG) held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi (6-11 November 2017). He will give presentations on 1) multi-level geomorphological mapping, 2) geodiversity of hotspot islands, and 3) identification of karst development from LiDAR data. For further details on the conference see:


Autumn symposium Physical Geography/Earth Sciences

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Harry Seimonsbergen will give a presentation at the autumn symposium 'Physical Geography/Earth Sciences' held at the University of Amsterdam (16th November 2017). More details about the program, speakers and background (in Dutch).


Symposium 'Biodiversity and global change in the Tropics'

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

W. Daniel Kissling is co-organizing the symposium 'Biodiversity and global change in the Tropics' held at the University of Amsterdam (17th November 2017). More details about speakers and registration.


GEO BON workshop

Germany - Leipzig

W. Daniel Kissling is co-organizing a workshop on defining minimum requirements for Essential Biodiversity Variable (EBV) data products and the development of an EBV data platform for GEO BON (the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network). The workshop will be held at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in Leipzig, Germany (14/15 December 2017). More details about GEO BON.



Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting 2018

Lunteren - The Netherlands

The next Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting (NAEM) will be held on Tuesday 13 & Wednesday 14 February 2018 at the Conference Centre "De Werelt" in Lunteren, The Netherlands. W. Daniel Kissling will convene the session 'Monitoring biodiversity change: Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) and beyond' together with Rob Jongman. More details about speakers, program and registration.


GLOBIS-B workshop on species interactions

Bari - Italy

The fourth workshop of the Horizon 2020 project GLOBIS-B will be held from Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 February 2018 in Bari, Italy. W. Daniel Kissling organizes this workshop to bring together scientific, technical and legal experts to work on Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) on species interactions.



Climate Change Biogeography Meeting

Évora - Portugal

The Climate Change Biogeography Meeting of the International Biogeographical Society (IBS) will be held from 20-24th March 2018 at the Colégio do Espirito Santo, University of Évora (Portugal).


Royal Botanical Society of Belgium

Meise - Belgium

The 2018 annual meeting of the Royal Botanical Society of Belgium will be held on 23 March 2018 at the Botanic Garden Meise, Belgium.



GLOBIS-B policy workshop

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

In the last three years the EU funded project GLOBIS-B (global infrastructures for supporting biodiversity research) has explored together with global research infrastructures the feasibility of a common approach for the large-scale production of Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) in support of scientifically based indicators of biodiversity change. On 8-9 May 2018, a high-level policy workshop will be held in Amsterdam to discuss and agree on recommendations for producing EBV data products.



Göteborg - Sweden

the European Network of Palm Scientists annual meeting (EUNOPS 2018) will be held from 12-13th May 2018 at the Gothenburg Botanical Garden, Göteborg, Sweden. It will allow to exchange information on palm research and to promote integration and collaboration among palm researchers in Europe.


Islands of the World Conference

Terschelling - The Netherlands

The 16th Islands of the World Conference 2018 (ISISA2018) with focus on the changing futures of islands will take place from 10–14 June 2018 in Leeuwarden and Terschelling (the Netherlands). Conference webpage.




Montpellier - France

The GEOBIA 2018 conference will be held from 18-22 June 2018 in Montpellier, France. It will gather scientists, professionals and users, from academia, industry, the public sector and government from all over the world. Topics will include big data integration, open sources solution, cloud analyses, semantic and knowledge integration, with focus on object-based image analysis.


Evolution conference

Montpellier - France

The second joint congress on Evolutionary Biology (Evolution 2018 Montpellier), gathering the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), the American Society of Naturalists (ASN), the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE) and the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB) will be held from 19-22 August 2018 in Montpellier, France. The meeting will bring together evolutionary biologists from four of the world's largest academic societies in this field.



Sea-level rise conference

Utrecht - The Netherlands

The INQUA-PAGES conference for early-career researchers on 'Impacts of sea-level rise from past to present' will be held from 26-29 August 2018, Utrecht, the Netherlands. It will facilitate scientific exchange between early-career researchers (ECRs) from a broad range of disciplines working with sea-level change.


Ecological Informatics Conference

Jena - Germany

The 10th International Conference on Ecological Informatics (ICEI2018) will be held from 24-28 September 2018 in Jena, Germany. It will bring together researchers interested in data-intensive ecology – both from an ecological and a computer science point of view.


Remote sensing in Ecology Workshop

Leiden - The Netherlands

This Remote Sensing in Ecology Workshop aims to synthesize the recent developments in ecology in the Netherlands that are achieved through the application of remote sensing tools and the use of remotely sensed data. W. Daniel Kissling will present the eEcoLiDAR project with a talk about the 3D reconstruction of animal habitats from airborne laser scanning data.


Macroecology 2019

Würzburg - Germany

The Macroecology 2019 meeting will be the 13th annual meeting of the specialist group Macroecology of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (GfÖ). It will be held at the Biocenter of the University of Würzburg, Germany. The topic is ‚Bridging local patterns and global challenges‘, with contributions from ‘small data’ to questions of global relevance for biodiversity research. The conference will foster the dialogue between empiricists dealing with local patterns, bioinformaticians, data scientists, theoreticians and modellers from central Europe and beyond, promoting scientific exchange and progress. More information is found here.