Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Macroecology Conference (29 Feb - 02 Mar 2012, Frankfurt, Germany)

6th Annual Meeting of the Specialist Group on Macroecology of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ)

29.02.2012 - 02.03.2012

Venue: Senckenberg Naturmuseum, Frankfurt/ Main

Organized by
Susanne Fritz, Christian Hof and Katrin Böhning-Gaese
at the Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Frankfurt (Main), Germany.

The sixth annual meeting of the Specialist Group on Macroecology of the GfÖ will be held in Frankfurt (Germany), and aims to bring together scientists and students interested in the research field of macroecology. The conference language will be English.
With a selection of keynote presentations by high-profile researchers, a mix of contributed oral and poster sessions, open discussions and social events we aim to promote scientific exchange on macroecology and beyond, in an open and stimulating atmosphere.
The deadline for registration (see below for further information) and abstract submission is 2 December 2011.

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Miguel B. Araújo (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain & University of Évora, Portugal)
Catherine Graham (Stony Brook University, New York, USA)
Thomas Hickler (Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) & Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany)
David Orme (Imperial College London, UK)
Ally Phillimore (Imperial College London, UK)
Carsten Rahbek (Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Special events:
• Icebreaker party
• Open discussion: “Meet the editors - the present and future of scientific publishing”
• Conference dinner
• Guided tour through the
Senckenberg Naturmuseum Frankfurt


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