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INTECOL 2013

18 - 23 ago 2013

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From 18-23 August 2013, the 11th INTECOL Congress "Ecology: Into the next 100 years" will be held in London, as part of the centenary celebrations of the British Ecological Society.

Abstract submission closes on 22 March 2013.

Registration and Abstract submission

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Key dates:

March 2012    Call for workshop proposals
26 July 2012    Submission deadline for workshop proposals
September 2012    Workshops announced
September 2012    Registration opens
September 2012    Submission for abstracts, talks and posters opens
Early 2013    Submission for abstracts, talks and posters closed

Plenary Speakers:

Professor Tim Clutton-Brock, University of Cambridge, UK: Behavioural ecology
Professor Joel Cohen, Rockefeller University, USA: Human microbe interactions
Professor Sandra Diaz, Córdoba National University, Argentina: Functional role of biodiversity
Professor Nancy Grimm, Arizona State University, USA: Urban ecosystems
Professor Illka Hanski, University of Helsinki, Finland: Spatial ecology
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, University of Queensland, Australia: Ocean acidification
Professor Georgina Mace, Imperial College London, UK : Biodiversity and conservation
Professor Martin Nowak, Harvard University, Evolution of cooperation and eusociality
Professor Susan Trumbore, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Germany : Carbon cycle under global change

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Symposia

  • A critical study of biodiversity studies
  • Altitudinal patterns of biodiversity in a rapidly changing world: time for synthesis
  • Applying ecological science to increase agricultural yield and sustainability
  • Applying the newest synthesis to understand how fast populations will respond to climate change
  • Biodiversity, ecosystem services and multifunctional landscapes
  • Biodiversity stocks and ecosystem service flows across coastal and shelf margins experiencing multiple sources of change
  • Biological invasions: how to reconcile science, management and policy
  • Climate change and African mountain ecosystems: modelling ecological change at different scales
  • Community ecology for infectious diseases
  • Eco evolutionary dynamics and the contemporary convergence of ecology and evolution
  • Ecological consequences of evolutionary changes
  • Ecological research and public policy in southern mega diverse countries: lessons from successes and setbacks
  • Ecosystem services contributing to poverty alleviation
  • Emphasising the importance of basic science in ecology
  • Evolution in ecological communities – how evolutionary processes shape ecological communities and communities determine the direction on evolutionary change
  • Evolutionary management: sustainable food, health and biodiversity for the next 100 years
  • Forest resilience, tipping points and global change processes
  • Global change and ecosystem ecology: beyond the study of nutrient cycling
  • Global change and multispecies systems: from understanding to prediction
  • Grassland multifunction under economic high speed development times
  • How can we transform predictive ecology to better meet scientific and societal demands?
  • Integrative island biogeography: new perspectives on a classic theory
  • International perspectives from long term research on ecosystem carbon budgets
  • Island biocultural diversity and traditional ecological knowledge
  • Light pollution in an urbanised world: ecological and evolutionary consequences
  • Long term urban ecological studies: linking pattern, process and ecosystem services towards sustainable cities
  • Maintaining top predator populations in the 22nd century: ecological channels and opportunities
  • Mechanisms of plant competition
  • Multilevel transmission processes in disease transmission: blending models and data
  • Natural forest succession in the tropics – lessons and implications for tropical forest restoration
  • New insights from new methods in ecology and evolution
  • Not just for geeks: broadening scope and participation in predictive ecology
  • Phenology and climate change: perspectives from ecosystems across the International Long Term Ecological Research Network (ILTER)
  • Plant functional ecology and vegetation modelling in a new data rich world
  • Plant invasion success: trait based analyses and prediction
  • Predicting and protecting marine biodiversity and ecosystem in a high CO2 world
  • Putting applied ecology into practice: knowledge and needs for the 21st century
  • Reinvigorating macroecology with process based approaches
  • Soil biodiversity and ecosystem function: recent advancement and new challenges
  • The effects of large scale manipulations of tropical forests on arthropod assemblages
  • The Forest Microbiome: how microbes shape the structure and function of forest ecosystems in a changing world
  • The future of ecological possibilities in citizen science
  • The tree of life in ecosystems: evolution of plant effects on carbon and nutrient cycling
  • Threats to an ecosystem service: evaluating multifactorial pressures on insect pollinators
  • Tools to enhance landscape resilience to human impact

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