World Conference on Marine Biodiversity 2014

World Conference on Marine Biodiversity 2014

12-16 OCT,2014

Dear Researcher,

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity 2014 (http://wcmb2014.csp.escience.cn) to be held at Qingdao, China during the 12th and 16th of Oct. with the theme of 'Life in the Changing Ocean'.

 

WCMB-2014 will take the form of keynote lectures, oral presentations, posters and exhibitions. It will cover topics from recent breakthroughs in Marine Biodiversity. WCMB-2014 will continue to provide a platform for marine scientists to debate on the issues affecting the progress of this emerging field and identify the challenges and opportunities facing the development of marine biodiversity.

 

We have 6 themes & 12 special sessions:

 

Theme 1: Marine Biodiversity & Global change

Theme 2: Marine Ecosystem Structure & Function

Theme 3: Marine Ecosystem Safety

Theme 4: Marine Biological Observation

Theme 5: Marine Biological Resources

Theme 6: Deep sea Biodiversity

Session 1: Effects of multiple stressors on ecosystem process, functioning and services

(Convenor: Martin Solan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 2:  Marine ecological disaster and biodiversity

(Convenor: Song SUN, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 3: Valuation of marine biodiversity and ecosystem services

(Convenor: Shang CHEN, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 4: The Energetic Basis for Marine Macroecological Patterns

(Convenor: Craig R. McClain, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 5: Linking marine biodiversity science and advice

(Convenor: Henn Ojaveer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 6: Ecological and  evolutionary  paradigms in marine  biology  and how meiofauna can be used to address them

(Convenor: Jeroen Ingels, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 7: Anthropogenic impacts on deep-sea biodiversity and their consequences

(Convenor: Telmo Morato, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Sesson 8: Evolution in the Deep Sea: Origins, Adaptation and Diversity

(Convenor: Adrian Glover, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 9: From ocean observation to decision making

(Convenor: Ward Appeltans, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 10: Global patterns in marine biodiversity

(Convenor: Mark Costello, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 11: Marine Algal Resources & Global Change

(Convenor: Siew Moi Phang, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

Session 12: Microphytobenthos: Advances in  understanding- Ecology, Biodiversity and Function

(Convenor:  David M. Paterson, Rupert Perkins, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

 

We look forward to your participation in this influential event in Qingdao. If you are interested, more information can be found at http://wcmb2014.csp.escience.cn

 

Important Dates

 

2014-05-30 Deadline for Early-bird registration and Abstract submission

2014-07-01 Notification for the acceptance of Abstracts

2014-08-30 Deadline for the regular registration

From The Organizing Committee

 

WCMB III Secretariat

Institute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences

7 Nanhai Road, Qingdao, 266071, China. Website: http://english.qdio.cas.cn/

Conference email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Conference website: http://wcmb2014.csp.escience.cn