Calendar of biodiversity-related events 2013 - continuously updated

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 Date Event
January 9-13th  6th International Biogeography Society Conference, Miami, Florida (USA)
January (20) 21st-26th  IPBES 1, First Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Bonn, Germany. 
January 23-25th  Climate and beyond: Knowledge Production about Planet Earth and the Global Environment as Indicators of Social Change, Bern, Switzerland. Organized by Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
February 4-7th  UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference, Fortaleza, Brazil. Economic assessment of desertification, sustainable land management and resilience of arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas
February 13-16th  PAGES 4th Open Science Meeting, Goa, India.  The Past: A Compass for Future Earth
February 15th (TBC)  1st Global Meeting of Indigenous Peoples Forum, Roma, Italy. Organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Develpoment (IFAD)
February 28th - March 1st EPBRS workshop on European Biodiversity Research Strategy 2020, Brussels, Belgium
March 3-14th  CITES-COP 16, Bangkok, Thailand. 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention in International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna (CITES)
April 15-18th  ALTER-Net Conference, Ghent, Belgium. Science underpinning the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy.
April 15th-19th  IGBP Scientific Committee Meeting, Bern, Switzerland.
April 23rd-24th BiodivERsA stakeholder engagement workshop, Peterborough, UK
May 13-16th  HydroEco'2013, Rennes, France. 4th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Hydrology and Ecology: Emerging patterns, breakthrough and challenges.
May 15-17th EPBRS meeting, Ireland
May 17-20th  19th International Conference of the EBCC (European Bird Census Council) in Cluj, Romania
May 21-24th  Biohydrology 2013, Landau/Pfalz, Germany. Water for Life.
May 21-24th  GWSP international conference, Bonn, Germany. Global Water System Project conference entitled: Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System
May 22nd  International Day of Biodiversity (Green Week, Brussels)
June 19-22nd  Birdlife international World Congress, Ottawa Convention Centre, Canada
June 26-30th  IAVS 2013,Tartu, Estonia. 56th Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science
July 21-25th  ICCB 2013, Baltimore, USA, The 26th biennial International Congress for Conservation Biology.
August 4-9th  98th ANNUAL MEETING ESA, Minneapolis, USA. Ecological Society of America. Sustainable Pathways: Learning From the Past and Shaping the Future
August 18-23rd  11th INTECOL Congress, Ecology: Into the next 100 years, London.The theme of the Congress is advancing ecology and making it count.
September 9-12th  IALE 2013 European Congress, Manchester, UK. Changing European Landscapes: Landscape ecology, local to global
October 3-4th


Identifying knowledge gaps for the Climate Action and Resource Efficiency Challenge in Horizon 2020

2nd International conference in Denmark (Aarhus)

October 4-10th  WILD 10, Salamanca, Spain. 10th World Wilderness Congress. Make the world a wilder place.
October 6-11th  5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
October 21-25th  3rd International Marine Protected Area Congress, Marseille, France.