Meetings

Riparian KE workshop, June 2018

A Knowledge Exchange workshop on ‘The benefits of riparin buffers in Sabah’, co-hosted by the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), the Environment protection Department (EPD), the Department of Agriculture (DoA), and SEARRP will be held on 26th June 2018, in Kota Kinabalu.

Check out the SEARRP webpages for further info and news on the workshop.

Training Workshop on High-Resolution Mapping of Sabah’s Forest Carbon

The Sabah Forestry Department, in collaboration with the BALI project (Biodiversity and Land-use Impacts on tropical ecosystem functioning) of the Human Modified Tropical Forests (HMTF) programme and South East Asia Rainforest Partnership (SEARRP) and with support of the EU funded programme ‘Tackling Climate Change through Sustainable Forest management and Community Development’ held a training day on ‘High Resolution Mapping of Sabah’s Forest Carbon’ to develop capacity in Carbon Stock Assessment.  The meeting included a discussion and practical session by Prof. David Coomes from the University of Cambridge on the science behind the Sabah Carbon map with suggestions and recommendations on how to update the map and measure forest recovery in the future.

HMTF Science Day, 27th June 2018

The Human Modified Tropical Forests (HMTF) Programme will be holding a science focused knowledge exchange day on the 27th June 2018, at the Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.  The aim of this meeting is to share and discuss results from the BALI, LOMBOK and ECOFOR projects with local collaborators, researchers and students alike.

A copy of the programme can be found here.

ATBC 2018

55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) in  Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, Southeast Asia.

The meeting will be held at the Pullman Kuching Hotel, Sarawak, Malaysia, July 1-5, 2018

Call for abstracts is open till 31 March 2018.  For further info, please visit http://atbc2018.org/.

ECOFOR end of project meeting

The ECOFOR end of project meeting is planned for 29th November – 1st December 2017.  It will take place in the beautiful location of Alter do Chao (Santarem, Para).  Two intense days of talks and discussion are planned, followed by a field visit on the 1st of December and then some additional meetings related to continuing research projects in the Santarem area (PELD, Bio-Red, etc.).

9th BES Tropical Ecology Group Meeting 2017

Integrating Tropical Ecology Across Biomes and Continents

9th BES Tropical Ecology Group Meeting, which will be held at the Lancaster Environment Centre from 29th-31st March 2017.

The link to the event page, registration and abstract submission is here: http://bit.ly/ECRM17

Abstract submission: deadline midnight 10th February 2017
Download the abstract submission form here.
Please submit your completed form to BES.TEG.2016@gmail.com

Register here – Deadline 28th February 2017

Scottish Ecology, Environment and Conservation Conference 2017

3rd-4th April 2017, University of Aberdeen

The conference aims to bring together researchers in ecology, conservation and environmental science across Scotland (and more widely).  It is a great opportunity for PhD and MSc students to present their work, interact with peers and more senior researchers and policy makers, and to discuss the ways that research can be used to inform conservation and environmental policy.

Registration & abstract deadline: Monday 6th February

SEECC 2017 poster