Past events

  1. 6 Oct 2015
    7 Oct 2015

    The workshop will focus on the expansion of EASIN, especially by including offline databases that exist in institutes or national repositories and are not accessible to the scientific community.

  2. 2 Aug 2015
    6 Aug 2015

    The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), with Agropolis International and the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB), will host the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) and the 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology (ECCB) in Montpelier, France, from 2-6 August 2015.

    The joint meeting brings together the international community of conservation professionals to address conservation challenges and present new findings, initiatives, methods, tools and opportunities in conservation science and practice.

  3. 3 Jun 2015
    5 Jun 2015

    The 2015 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 3 to 5 June at The Egg Conference Centre, Rue Bara, in Brussels. The theme will be nature and biodiversity.

  4. 3 Jun 2015
    4 Jun 2015

    This, the ninth edition of European Development Days, will be held in Brussels from 3-4 June 2015. 2015 is the European Year for Development (EYD2015) and European Development Days (EDD15) will be its flagship event. The focus for EDD15, organised by DG DEVCO, echoes the motto of the European Year for Development - ‘Our world, our dignity, our future’. This year’s programme will be structured around 4 themes and 12 topics.

  5. 27 May 2015
    29 May 2015

    The 17th International Symposium on Landscape Ecology, organised by the Institute of Landscape Ecology, Slovak Ecological Society and Constantine the Philosopher University, will be held in Nitra, Slovakia, from 27-29 May 2015.

    This symposium aims to explore the current concepts and trends in landscape ecology and the links to other landscape-related issues.

    JRC scientist Peter Vogt will give an oral presentation on latest JRC-research on landscape fragmentation assessment schemes.

  6. 23 Feb 2015
    24 Feb 2015

    Meeting of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive Expert Network on Contaminants on the Review of the Commission Decision 2010/477/EU.


    Place: Hotel Europa, Ispra


    Contact: Georg Hanke and Victoria Tornero (JRC Water Unit)

  7. 12 Jan 2015
    17 Jan 2015

    The third plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services' (IPBES) will be held from 12 to 17 January 2015, in Bonn, Germany.

    The IPBES was established in April 2012, as an independent intergovernmental body open to all member countries of the United Nations. It is the leading intergovernmental body for assessing the state of the planet's biodiversity, its ecosystems and the essential services they provide to society.

  8. 2 Dec 2014
    5 Dec 2014

    The first Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, organised by the Global Soil Biodiversity Intitiative and the EcoFINDERS project team, will be held from 2-5 December 2014 at the Palais des Congres, Dijon, France.

    The Conference aims to synthesise and incorporate the scientific knowledge on the provision of vital ecosystem services by soil biodiversity into management and policy plans. It includes keynote speakers from all over the world, and will include sessions on:

  9. 2 Dec 2014
    4 Dec 2014

    The Arctic Biodiversity Congress, organised by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group of the Arctic Council and the Norwegian Environment Agency (Miljødirektoratet), aims to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity through dialogue among scientists, policy-makers, government officials, industry, civil society and indigenous peoples.

  10. 29 Oct 2014
    31 Oct 2014

    The theme of the 3rd International Conference on Biodiversity and the UN Millennium Development Goals, organised by the French CNRS Institut Ecologie et Environnement (InEE) and the German Leibniz Association (WGL), is "Biodiversity and Food Security – From Trade-offs to Synergies".