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  • Summer School - Concepts and tools to engage in knowledge co-production and public participation — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    production and public participation Event details When Jun 27 2016 12 00 AM to Jul 01 2016 12 00 AM Where Montpellier France Contact Name summerschool2016 lisode com Attendees Successful applicants on payment of fee Add event to calendar vCal iCal This summer school is aimed at people interested in developing and improving skills and knowledge of participatory methods to engage in knowledge co production and public participation It will take place at Agropolis International www agropolis fr There is a fee of 1200 for professionals and 720 for students and PhDs Participants are responsible for travelling lodging and meal expenses The course will be taught in English For more details see the attached PDF file Application before April 15th 2016 Registration form can be downloaded at http www lisode com wpcontent uploads 2015 12 registrationform summerschool 2016 docx Participants will be notified of acceptance by April31st 2016 The number of participants is limited to 20 Related content Details of public participation Summer School Montpellier 2016 Filed under Summer School training ALTER Net involvement France February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

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  • 2016 BES Summer School — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Name BES Attendees Ecology undergraduates who successfully apply Add event to calendar vCal iCal The British Ecological Society is running a Summer School for aspiring ecologists in their 1st Undergraduate year Scottish 2nd year The school is designed to further develop existing knowledge with plenary lectures from senior ecologists fieldwork workshops careers mentoring and more at a week long residential course Successful applicants are invited to attend the school free of charge and for this reason we expect competition to be high The BES summer school is best suited to students at the end of their 1 st year in an English Welsh Northern Irish institution and 2 nd Year Scottish institution When 18 22nd July 2016 Where Malham Tarn Field Centre in North Yorkshire For full details and how to apply see the BES website More information about this event Filed under United Kingdom Summer School event ext February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Add your event Are you planning a biodiversity or ecosystems related conference

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  • EuroScience Open Forum 2016 — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    scientists science teachers media politicians industry and the public at large and aims to Presenting scientific and technological developments at the cutting edge from natural sciences to social sciences and humanities Stimulating the European public s awareness of and interest in science and technology Fostering a European dialogue on science and technology society and policy by offering a platform for cross disciplinary interaction and communication between the public politicians policy makers industry the media and scientists on current trends and future roads for science and technology their interaction with society and policy and the role of the public About EuroScience EuroScience is the European grassroots organization of scientists and all those taking an interest in science It is the voice of European researchers across disciplines and countries promoting dialogue with researchers worldwide Its objectives are Engaging with policymakers business and society to create a stronger Europe through science Working convening partnerships to work on careers rights and responsibilities of scientists and key issues of science policy Promoting transparency of and providing information on European STI policies Advancing science for the pursuit of knowledge prosperity and global development and for addressing transdisciplinary global challenges EuroScience is based in Strasbourg Filed under

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  • European Ecosystem Services Conference - Helping nature to help us — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    It is hosted by the University of Antwerp Belgium The organisers anticipate this conference will be the biggest European event in 2016 that links science policy and practice on ecosystem services and natural capital With a strong focus on practice and implementation it will showcase excellent knowledge and research share working examples from business land management policy and local practice Your input into this event is essential to make it a success The organisers now welcome proposals for conference sessions This is your chance to help shape the programme by demonstrating your work organizing a side event or running a scientific session Submit your session proposal by 1 February 2016 The programme committee will perform a selection to incorporate relevant proposals into the final conference programme Full guidelines for submitting proposals are on the conference website The organisers offer you an attractive and dynamic programme focussed on practice and implementation This will include a networking day for researchers policymakers and practitioners field trips to example projects as well as a science day to present the latest tools and developments in research More information about this event Filed under conference ecosystem services Netherlands call for sessions event ext February 2016 February

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  • ILTER Open Science Meeting — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    full range of academic sessions plenary lectures social events and field trips within the Kruger National Park For the scientific framework of the conference see the first announcement Themes The OSM themes are Nitrogen impacts on ecosystems structures and functioning Carbon and water cycles under climate change Towards sustainable usage of ecosystem services local regional global Drivers of biodiversity across scales Data integration and interoperability enabling global scale ecosystem research and linking with environmental monitoring Linking local regional and global Earth system observations and models Call for contributions There is a call for contributions relating to emerging issues and challenges for ecosystem research There will also be half a day dedicated to relations with major relevant global observation networks and infrastructures 2 day field trips to South African ecosystem research sites will be offered to a limited number of participants before the conference Who should attend The OSM specifically addresses LTER researchers and scientific site coordinators PIs LTER stakeholders and partners Early career scholars and postgraduate researchers who s participation is especially is encouraged Tentative time line A call for papers and sessions will be issued in January 2016 The deadline for receipt of proposals will be in late March early April A draft programme will be published in May If you are interested in attending the ILTER OSM please mark your calendar More detailed information will be available in the next circulars and on the ILTER website Furthermore you are encouraged to distribute this circular among other potential participants Sign up for further announcements Anyone can sign up for the ILTER OSM Information mailing list Send a message to sympa list ilternet edu Type in the subject line subscribe ILTER OSM INFO GivenName Name Leave the message body blank ILTER gratefully acknowledges the generous support of NRF and DST

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  • Land system science: understanding realities and developing solutions — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    OSM 2016 will be organized by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the coordination of Scientific Steering Committee SSC and International Project Office IPO of GLP The aim of the event is to bring together large parts of the international research community working on land system issues showcase the width and scope of ongoing research help build a community in this highly interdisciplinary field inspire new research and facilitate review theory building and application of science in practice The Global Land Project GLP is pleased to announce the opening of a call for sessions for this conference GLP is currently looking for original and innovative session proposals of high scientific quality societal relevance and relevance to the land science community You can submit your session proposal through the online GLP OSM2016 conference interface In case you cannot access the conference website you can connect directly to the submission management system Once session proposals are selected a call for abstracts will be issued in January 2016 for individual contributions For more information on the conference please visit the conference website or in the last resort contact the organisers info glp2016 caas cn GLP look forward to receiving your contributions The

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  • Past Events — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    AM Aarhus Denmark Environmental monitoring and assessment is fundamental to the understanding of our ecosystems to prevent adverse effects on ecosystems and human health as a basis for policies and as a tool to follow the outcome of regulations ALTER Net partner DCE Aarhus University has a long tradition in combining monitoring and research to inform policy making both nationally and internationally Together with Partnership for European Environmental Research PEER Aarhus University would like to invite researchers and practitioners to discuss the future challenges and opportunities for environmental monitoring and assessment Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation in the EU finding solutions through linking biodiversity climate change and sustainable development from Sep 29 2015 03 00 PM to Sep 30 2015 04 00 PM Brussels Workshop on biodiversity and Nature based solutions especially in urban areas organised by the European Liaison Office of German Research Organisations KoWi 2015 ALTER Net summer school A from Sep 02 2015 12 00 AM to Sep 12 2015 12 00 AM Peyresq France 10th ALTER Net Summer School Peyresq France International iDiv Summer School Biodiversity Synthesis from Aug 23 2015 12 00 AM to Aug 29 2015 12 00 AM Leipzig Germany A summer school for young scientists providing an opportunity to interact with various biodiversity research groups at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research iDiv Towards resilient ecosystems restoring the urban the rural and the wild from Aug 23 2015 12 00 AM to Aug 27 2015 12 00 AM Manchester UK 6th world conference on ecological restoration ICCB ECCB 2015 from Aug 02 2015 12 00 AM to Aug 06 2015 12 00 AM Montpellier France Mission Biodiversity Choosing new paths for conservation 7th Asia Pacific Biotech Congress from Jul 13 2015 12 00 AM to Jul 15 2015 12 00 AM Beijing China Biotechnology for a Better World Challenges and Opportunities The Precautionary Principle Governance of Innovation and Innovations in Governance from Jun 27 2015 12 00 AM to Jul 04 2015 12 00 AM Budapest Summer school aiming to explore challenges and possible ways forward for the effective and appropriate application of the precautionary principle in sustainability governance European Society for Ecological Economics ESEE 2015 Transformations from Jun 30 2015 12 00 AM to Jul 03 2015 12 00 AM Leeds UK This conference takes place as this century s key challenges for human society become ever clearer and more entrenched increasing levels of resource use and environmental impacts threats to food water and energy security unequal distribution of economic and physical wealth power imbalances and conflicts new waves of political and economic migration and the lack of international will to address the reality of planetary threats such as climate change and global biodiversity loss I S Rivers 2015 from Jun 22 2015 12 00 AM to Jun 26 2015 12 00 AM Lyon France 2015 International Conference on Integrative sciences and sustainable development for rivers Motivations and arguments to act for biodiversity Alternative ways to inspire innovative policy making from

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  • Webinar: i-Tree Eco - The Benefits of Urban Trees — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    cover in the built environment The tool provides data on the structure and composition of the urban trees and estimates the ecosystem services that they provide in towns and cities It was recently used by Torbay Council where the tool calculated that carbon storage by Torbay s trees was worth 1 5m and their pollutant removal was worth 1 3m see article The tool also analyses how much rain water is intercepted by trees in urban areas The i Tree Eco tool will be presented by Kenton Rogers Treeconomics and Kieon Doick Forest Research They will present how the tool has been used in UK case studies at Sidmouth Glasgow and Swansea and the Tawe Catchment as well as at Torbay and in an up coming study for London To reserve a place please email info ecosystemsknowledge net with i Tree webinar in the title The Ecosystems Knowledge Network is the UK s leading resource to help people manage land and water in ways that provide greater benefit for all The EKN aims to show what a holistic and inclusive approach to looking after the natural environment known as the ecosystem approach looks like in practice More information about this

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