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Capacity Building Events

Ecology Across Borders, Joint Annual Meeting


British Ecological Society invites applications for workshops at 'Ecology Across Borders,' the Joint Annual Meeting organised by BES, NecoV, and GfÖ, in association with the EEF.

Workshops are interactive sessions that encourage networking, skills development, and creative thinking.

For more details, please visit the BES website at http://bit.ly/2o9uBvn.

Date:11/12/2017 08:00
Location:Ghent, Belgium

The 6th International Conference on Deserts, Drylands & Desertification


Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is hosting the 6th International Conference on Deserts, Drylands & Desertification from November 6-9, 2017 in Sede Boqer Campus, Israel.
 
The central theme of the 2017 conference is "Combating desertification and dry land management-theory and practice" with sessions discussing the following issues:
  • Ecology of Drylands;
  • Irrigation;
  • Ecohydrology of Dryland Landscapes;
  • GIS Applications for Dryland Studies;
  • NGO Perspectives on Dryland Development;
  • Soil and Land Restoration;
  • Women and Economic Change in Rural-Arid Lands, etc.
For more details please visit the Ben-Gurion University's website at http://bit.ly/2k7I2JY.
Date:06/11/2017 00:00
Location:Sede Boqer Campus, Israel

The 11th International Conference “WOOD SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM” 2017


The "Transilvania" University of Brasov, Faculty of Wood Engineering is organizing the 11th International Conference “WOOD SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM" which is intended to provide to its participants a forum of discussion of the most recent advances in wood science and technology.
 
Full Registration Fee for delegates is 200 EUR. For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2hiuDBb.
Date:02/11/2017 00:00
Location:Brasov, Romania

Total Food 2017


Total Food 2017 is an international conference which focus on the sustainable exploitation of agri-food co-products and related biomass, thereby helping to minimize waste.

This three day event provides an open forum to highlight recent developments and to facilitate knowledge transfer between representatives of the agri-food industries, scientific research community, legal experts on food related legislation and waste management, and consumer organizations.

For more details, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2oE0Na7.

Date:31/10/2017 08:00
Location:Norwich, UK

IUFRO Tokyo 2017-Actions for Sustainable Forest Ecosystems under Air Pollution and Climate Change


The 28th International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) conference for Specialists in Air Pollution and Climate Change Impacts on Forest Ecosystems: “Actions for Sustainable Forest Ecosystems under Air Pollution and Climate Change” will be held in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan from October 22-26, 2017.
 
 
Following are the sessions:
 
  • Session 1: Asian forest ecosystem under changing environment;
  • Session 2: Developing detection, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Session 3: Ecophysiological and genetic understanding of plant responses;
  • Session 4: Water and nutrient cycles in forest ecosystems;
  • Session 5: Modelling and risk assessment;
  • Session 6: Forest ecosystems under multiple stressors.

Please note that the online registration starts from Feb 01,2017.For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2jXPYli

Date:22/10/2017 00:00
Location:Tokyo, Japan

Greenbuild India 2017


Greenbuild  is organising Greenbuild India 2017: This is the world’s Largest Conference dedicated to Green Building and is scheduled from October 12 to 13,2017 in Mumbai, India.
 
This conference features educational sessions covering all aspects of sustainable design, construction, and operations practices for buildings and communities, including their impact on people, the environment, and the economy both domestically and globally.
 
For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2hy6Iep.
Date:12/10/2017 00:00
Location:Mumbai, India

14th International Water Association (IWA) Specialist Conference


The conference will be hosted by the IWA Watershed and River Basin Management Specialist Group in partnership with the Water Institute for Southern Africa (WISA) and IWA-South Africa (IWA-SA), and will address cutting edge issues related to sustainable watershed management, with a special focus on emerging issues related to climate change.
 
For more details, please visit the RBM website at http://bit.ly/2mP1YYh.
Date:09/10/2017 00:00
Location:Kruger National Park, South Africa

1st International Conference "Water Management in Arid and Semi-arid Land: New perspectives and Innovative Approaches"


The objective of the conference is to bring together scientists, policymakers, water and agricultural managers and farmers to present and share their knowledge, polices, initiatives, case studies, innovative solutions to better manage water and agricultural input to promote sustainable water management and improve livelihood of people.
 
The Conference's main focal areas include:
  • Hydrological Processes;
  • Soil and Water Conservation;
  • Agricultural Engineering and Management;
  • Water Treatment and Technology;
  • Socio-Economic Water Studies.
Last date for registration is June 1, 2017.
 
For more details, please visit the conference website at http://bit.ly/2ok7sYk.
Date:07/10/2017 10:00
Location:Dead Sea, Jordan

Women in Agribusiness Summit


The Women in Agribusiness Summit is globally recognized for quality speakers and the breadth of industry content covered.  Expert panel discussions along with workshop sessions help delegates expand sector understanding and develop essential leadership skills; equipping women to advance their careers, companies, and the agricultural industry.
 
For more details, please visit the WIA website at http://bit.ly/2n9DnJw.
Date:26/09/2017 00:00
Location:Minneapolis, USA

Water Security and Climate Change Conference


The Water Security and Climate Change Conference (WSSC) 2017 will serve as a platform for discussions towards water secure societies by providing a stimulating environment with the intention to yield innovative ideas and grounds for implementation.
 
The Conference focuses on the following issues:
  • Water Security and Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Paris Agreement; Sendai Framework);
  • Nature Based Solutions for Water Resources;
  • Water Supply and Water Reuse;
  • Sustainable Ground Water Management;
  • Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus;
  • Food Security in the Scarce Water World;
  • Water Security and Migration;
  • Coping with Droughts, etc.
The registration portal will be opened May 2, 2017.
 
For more details, please visit the event's website at http://bit.ly/2nuOgd8.
Date:18/09/2017 18:00
Location:Cologne, Germany

IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress


IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress – Interconnecting Forests, Science and People aims to provide a platform for the exchange of scientific knowledge across the full range of forest and forest-related topics and scientific disciplines.
 
The Congress program comprises several sessions dedicated to the following themes:
  • Forests for people;
  • Forests and Climate Change;
  • Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future;
  • Biodiversity, Ecosystem services and Biological invasions;
  • Forests, Soil and Water Interactions.

Early bird registration is until June 1, 2017.

For more details, please visit the Congress's website at http://iufro2017.com/.

Date:18/09/2017 09:00
Location:Freiburg, Germany

Agri Engineering 2017: Advanced Agri techniques for Sustainable growth (USA)


The Conference "Agri Engineering 2017" on theme "Advanced Agri techniques for Sustainable growth" will be held in San Antonio, USA.
 
By participating in this conference, people can share their views and ideas and can improve their knowledge about the advanced techniques to increase the productivity of the industries. The conference covers topics such as agricultural biotechnology, Agricultural Advanced Machine Systems, Organic Farming / Agriculture, Types of Agriculture, Agricultural Protection and Food security, Food Nanotechnology, Crop Protection and Awareness, Agricultural Systems, Agronomy and Soil Sciences, Energy Conservation and Agriculture, Agri Management, as well as Irrigation and Food Presentation.
 
For further information, please visit http://bit.ly/2g7ei3n.
Date:14/09/2017 00:00
Location:San Antonio, USA

The 3rd International Conference "Restoring Forests: Regeneration and Ecosystem Function for the Future"


The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is hosting the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) conference "Restoring Forests: Regeneration and Ecosystem Function for the Future" in Lund, Sweden during September 12-14, 2017.
 
The conference has an interdisciplinary character Focusing on communicating lessons from the past to the future of forest restoration, stressing tolerant plant materials, and designing and establishing resistant/resilient forest landscapes.

For more details, please visit the university's website at http://bit.ly/2lo7i3Q.

Date:12/09/2017 00:00
Location:Lund, Sweden

The Australasia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN) International Conference


The theme of the conference is "Facilitating balanced change for rural and urban communities", and will showcase the local and international extension theory and practice around agricultural production, natural resource management, community development and the health sector.

For more details please visit the APEN website at http://bit.ly/2kwx6ut.

Date:12/09/2017 00:00
Location:Townsville, Australia

IWA-ASPIRE 2017: Conference on sustainable water management (Malaysia)


IWA-ASPIRE 2017 organised by Malaysian Water Association (MWA), Asia Pacific Group (ASPIRE) & The International Water Association (IWA) will be held on 11 - 13 September 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Conference topics will revolve around the theme “Breaking Boundaries – Developing a Better Water Future for Asia and the Pacific Regions”. The focus will be on a range of water related topics, including current development and water management issues in the Asia Pacific Regions to strengthening the water sector, to overcoming the uphill challenges in sustainable water management and how to get it right for the coming decades.

Deadline for abstract papers: 10 February 2017

Deadline for early registration: 15 April 2017

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2fA4JFX.
Date:11/09/2017 00:00
Location:Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

AGRITEX 2017 – CONFERENCE AND EXPO


The fifth edition of Agritex India will be held in conjunction with Food Pro India. This dynamic event will provide a comprehensive range of new agricultural technologies and innovations, with the focus on sustainability, as well as bring together players in the food processing and manufacturing industry to do business face-to-face. AGRITEX goal is focusing on and discusses important subjects such as soil fertilization, crop diversification, exports oriented agriculture, increased crop intensity, etc.
 
For more details, please visit the organization website at http://bit.ly/2nlYrga
Date:07/09/2017 10:00
Location:India

ICSD 2017 : 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development (Italy)


ICSD 2017 : 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development will be held on 6 - 7 September 2017. The conference is organized by European Center of Sustainable Development - CIT University with the theme "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education". This theme emphasizes the strong foundation that is provided by using research to inform our everyday practices, policies, and analytical approaches. The 2017 Conference will provide a forum for the sharing of ideas, presentation of research findings, and discussion of professional issues relevant to Sustainability Science.
 
For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/1VsAAId.
Date:06/09/2017 00:00
Location:Rome, Italy

Inaugural Global Forest Biodiversity Initiative Conference & GFBI-FECS Joint Symposium 2017


The Inaugural Global Forest Biodiversity Initiative (GFBI) Conference & Joint GFBI-FECS Symposium to be held in Beijing, China, on September 6-9, 2017.The symposium will bring together experts from around the world that are focused on the use of "big data" to understand forest systems.
 
The conference provides a platform for scientists to address crucial Big Data issues relating to Forest Ecosystems. For more details, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2oA2MjA.
Date:06/09/2017 00:00
Location:Beijing, China

Agri-2017: 10th International Conference on Agriculture & Horticulture (UK)


Conference Series invites you to 10th International Conference on Agriculture & Horticulture. The Conference to be held in London, UK will have the theme, "Agriculture for the Future". This Conference aims to attract people who are directly or indirectly working in or with the agriculture & horticulture industry as well as people from cademia.

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2e8IedQ.

Date:04/09/2017 00:00
Location:London, UK

15th International Conference on Environmental Science And Technology


The University of the Aegean (Greece),in association with University of Salerno (Italy) and the Imperial College London (UK) is organizing the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science And Technology from 31st August - 2nd September 2017.
 
The conference brings together engineers, scientists, researchers, students, managers and other professionals in order to address and discuss emerging environmental issues.
 
Please note that the deadline for the abstract submission is December 31,2016.
 
For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2h1lXNq.
 
 
Date:31/08/2017 00:00
Location:Rhodes, Greece

The XV EAAE Congress -Towards Sustainable Agri-Food Systems:Balancing between Markets and Society


The EAAE Congress is the triennial event that brings together the whole Association Membership, providing an important occasion for the exchange of innovative ideas on research and teaching in the field of Agricultural Economics and related areas.
 
For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2h4EG9L.
 
Date:29/08/2017 00:00
Location:Parma,Italy

Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR)


A Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR) will be held in August 2017 near Seattle, WA.

Common topics included are harvest scheduling, spatial reserve design, wildfire management, wildlife management, invasive pest detection and control, forest ecosystem services, supply chain optimization for biofuel as well as timber and non-timber forest economics.

For more details, please visit the symposium's website at http://bit.ly/2kxgGBT.

Date:27/08/2017 00:00
Location:Suquamish, Washington

7th World Conference on Ecological Restoration


The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) will host its seventh biennial World Conference in Foz do Iguassu, Paraná, Brazil from 27 August to 1 September 2017. The overarching theme of SER2017 is Linking Science and Practice for a Better World.
 
The SER2017 conference program will feature world-renowned keynote and plenary speakers as well as numerous symposia, training workshops, concurrent sessions, and technical field trips.
 
The Conference will discuss such topics as:
  • Science behind restoration;
  • Planning (governance, priorities, goals);
  • Economical, social and philosophical implications;
  • Challenges (particular issues and obstacles to face in the real world);
  • Restoration techniques in different biomes/ecosystems;
  • Restoration outcomes, monitoring (evaluating success), etc.
For more details, please visit the SER's website at http://bit.ly/2m3dYnl.
Date:27/08/2017 00:00
Location:Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture"


The 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry 2017 under the theme “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture” will present novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Sustainable Environment and Agriculture. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Agriculture related techniques.
 
For more details, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2gQJ9Mw.
Date:24/08/2017 10:00
Location:Colombo, Sri Lanka

4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry (Sri Lanka)


The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) of Sri Lanka invites you to the 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry 2017 under the theme “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture”. This international conference is for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Sustainable Environment and Agriculture. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Agriculture related techniques.
 
Abstract submission deadline: June 22, 2017
Early Bird Registration deadline: July 13, 2017
 
For further information, please visit http://bit.ly/2fR7s0l/
 
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Date:24/08/2017 00:00
Location:Colombo, Sri Lanka

2017 ISEAS: International Symposium on Engineering and Applied Science (Japan)


2017 ISEAS: International Symposium on Engineering and Applied Science organized by Higher Education Forum (HEF) will be held from August 14-16, 2017 in Osaka, Japan. ISEAS aims to provide a communication platform for scholars, professionals, academics and graduate students not only to present their recent and latest researches but also to share their thoughts and to discuss the future development in the field of Engineering and Applied Science including Environmental Sciences.

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: May 19, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: June 12, 2017

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2gh9vLn.

Date:14/08/2017 00:00
Location:Osaka, Japan

The 5th International Symposium on Biological Engineering and Natural Sciences (Japan)


The 5th International Symposium on Biological Engineering and Natural Sciences (Japan) organized by Higher Education Forum (HEF) is an international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of biological engineering, natural sciences. Topics include Food & Agriculture Engineering, Plant Science and Technology, Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Ecology, Effect of Climate Change on Ecosystem, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Soil Science.

Abstract Submission: May 1, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: from May 19, 2017 
Final Abstract & Full Paper Submission: June 12, 2017
Early-Bird Payment: June 12, 2017

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2gBq4Ch.

Date:14/08/2017 00:00
Location:Osaka, Japan

9th Global Summit on Agriculture & Horticulture (China)


Conference Series will hold the 9th Global Summit on Agriculture & Horticulture at Beijing, China. This agriculture conference brings together experts, researchers, scholars and students from all areas of Basic Agricultural Science, Agrochemical engineering, Organic Farming, Crop Sciences, Food and Nutrition, Agriculture Biotechnology, Environmental science, Soil Sciences, Agriculture & Food Security, Livestock Farming & Genetic Engineering.

For more information, please visit http://agriculture.conferenceseries.com/.

Date:10/08/2017 00:00
Location:Beijing, China

Third Global Summit on Plant Science (Italy)


Conference Series invites you to attend "Third Global Summit on Plant Science" which will be held in Rome, Italy. Participants include experts, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the globe to exchange their knowledge, expertise and research innovations. It will cover various themes including Agricultural Science, Soil Science and Soil-Plant Nutrition.
 
For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/29PS0Ot.
Date:07/08/2017 00:00
Location:Rome, Italy

The 7th Congress of the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics


The 7th Congress of the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (EAAERE) will be held in Singapore from 5th to 7th August, 2017.
 
The main theme of the Congress of the EAAERE is “Environment and Sustainable Development: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions.”
 
For more details, please visit the EAAERE website at http://bit.ly/2kziR44.
Date:05/08/2017 00:00
Location:Singapore

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