June 15, 2018, 7:50 a.m. - June 26, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at Congress Centre Davos
Organized by the WSL-Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, POLAR 2018 is a joint event from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCAR and International Arctic Science Committee IASC. The conference provides an excellent opportunity for those interested to gather information about the latest research from Arctic, Antarctic, and high altitude regions and to meet scientists from all over the world. The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) will be there too with a presentation by Prof. David Keith, "Assessing Risks to Polar Ecosystems: The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Criteria".[Session Block: Geological heritage and geo-conservation in the Polar Regions & Conservation in the Polar Regions: Challenges, Strategies and Collaborations].
May 8, 2018, 9 a.m. - May 9, 2018, 5 p.m. at Shine Dome, Canberra, Australia
The Boden Research Conference "Ecological Surprises and Rapid Collapse of Ecosystems in a Changing World" aim to explore the relationships between stress build-up, critical transitions, tipping points, and collapse, and search for commonalities. Researchers from a range of disciplines including ecology, ecophysiology, population biology, human health, disaster science, physics, mathematics, and economics, as well as environmental managers, are welcome to attend the event and explore this topic. The Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) will be there too with two presentations (Ecosystem collapse: from science to policy - Prof. David Keith, Developing a standardized definition of ecosystem collapse for risk assessment - Dr. Lucie Bland) and a workshop (Dr. Emily Nicholson and Dr. Lucie Bland). Come join us!
April 17, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - May 20, 2018, 5 a.m. at Macquarie University
The Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network is an informal independent network for people and organizations concerned about mangrove and saltmarsh tidal wetland habitats around Australia, and elsewhere including professional researchers, managers, industry officers and environmental consultants, as well as community enthusiasts. Their annual conferences are known for providing a unique opportunity to hear primarily about the current trends in saltmarsh and mangrove management with a specific focus on the complex issues faced by conservation and rehabilitation efforts in urban environments.
Feb. 11, 2018, 9:12 a.m. - Feb. 15, 2018, 5:30 a.m. at Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi
IUCN RL Training Workshop to be held from 11th - 17th February in Abu Dhabi, to train the staff of Abu Dhabi's Environment Agency in assessing the extinction risk of species, and collapse risk of ecosystems. This will be the first in a series of workshops to evaluate the conservation status of Abu Dhabi's species and ecosystems, in a bid of this Emirate's to increase available knowledge to better inform conservation actions. In the same way, this workshop represents the first formal experience of join training between two of the knowledge products of IUCN - Red List of Threatened Species and Red List of Ecosystems -.
Feb. 6, 2018, 8 a.m. - Feb. 7, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at La Trobe University
Over two days in February 2018, the Victorian Biodiversity Conference aims to provide graduate students and early career researchers with an opportunity to showcase their work locally, and hopes to facilitate discussion and connections with industry, government, senior academics and the public through stimulating plenaries and panel discussions. Everyone is welcome to attend, and the Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) will be there too. Come join us!