09.11.2015 - 13.11.2015
8th ESP World Conference

The Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) is a worldwide network, founded in 2008, to enhance the science and practical application of ecosystem services. To facilitate the needed dialogue between scientists, policy makers and practitioners ESP organises an annual international conference in different parts of the world.

8th ESP World Coference will be held in South Africa from 9-13 November 2015 and is hosted at a very special location: Spier Wine farm and Conference Centre in Stellenbosch.

The central theme is ‘Ecosystem Services for Nature, People and Prosperity’. The conference will pay special attention to the public and private sector dialogue on how the ecosystem services concept can be used to support conservation, improve livelihoods and engage the business community.

Call for abstracts

The call for all abstracts is open. The deadline for abstract submission is approaching soon; for oral presentations 30 June,and for posters 31 July. To prepare your abstract submission, we advise you to have a look at the workshop overview webpage. To submit an abstract we ask you to select three workshops that best suit the theme of your abstract. When a workshop states 'CLOSED' it means no voluntary contributions can be uploaded to that workshop. 
ESP8 Program
All workshop descriptions have been uploaded onto the website and can be viewed on the workshop overview page. Please note that this is overview can still be subject to change.
Registration for the conference is possible at the registration page
Early Bird registration ends 31 August.
Conference flyer
The flyer can be downloaded here.

For more information and for registration, please visit the conference website: http://espconference.org/espconference2015



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