NRG BESS Early Career Researcher Conference 2014

 Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability

8th – 9th September 2014, University of Southampton

This year, Geography & Environment at the University of Southampton will host the first NRG BESS Early Career Conference on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability.

We kindly invite all early career researchers (postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers, research assistants and technicians) to attend, present a poster or give a talk. Abstracts for presentations and posters can be submitted for one of the four main conference themes: Upland Rivers, Coastal Landscapes, Urban Ecosystems and Lowland Multifunctional Landscapes. We will, however, accept abstracts for all related research. To submit an abstract, please click here.

Important deadlines:

Early-bird registration and first round abstract submission: July 15th

Final date for abstract submission: August 1st – no abstracts will be accepted beyond this date!

Final registration: August 15th


Please click here to go to the registration page where you can also book accommodation and your place at the conference dinner.


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An Introductory GIS training course – open to all – will be held on September 10th and 11th. For further details please click here or email