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[CONFERENCE] Island Biology 2016

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18 Jul 2016
18th to 22nd of July 2016, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal

Island Biology 2016, the International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation will take place at the University of Azores at Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal from July 18th to 22nd, 2016.

The Island Biology 2016 international conference will bring together the expertise of a wide spectrum of research fields, in order to achieve a unified view of island biology. The conference will include poster presentations, plenary and regular sessions, and will host a high number of Symposia, aimed to accommodate specialized discussions in topical areas in Island Biology.

Biodiversity, Global Changes, Conservation, Invasive Species, Evolutionary Biology, Species Interactions and Networks, Paleobiology and Biogeography are the key conference themes. The expectation is that the pioneering ideas, leading theories, novel methodological approaches and recent ground-breaking results presented at this conference will provide advances in island biology research and guidelines for the future development of this field.

In addition, the interdisciplinary expertise of participants is expected to contribute to decision-making concerning effective conservation planning strategies in Island Ecosystems, following the inspiration provided by the Declaration of the Guadeloupe 2014 International Conference on Biodiversity and Climate Change.

The conference will include:

- 26 specialized symposia

-1 special day event "Workshop pn:Biodiversity and Biological Invasion on islands"

- 2 workshops on "IUCN" and "iDigBio"


Date: July 18th to 22nd, 2016

Abstracts submission deadline: March 15th, 2016

Early registration deadline: March 15th, 2016

Venue: University of Azores at Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal


For more information, please visit the event's website.