7th Conference of the Ecosystem Services Partnership
08.09.14 - 12.09.14
The 7th Conference of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP): “Local action for the common good”, will take place in Costa Rica. The emphasis of this Seventh international ESP conference will be on the use of the ecosystem services concept at the local level, focusing on Latin America with a special emphasis on Costa Rica. Several EU-funded projects will present their results on Community Based Ecosystem Management: CiVi.Net, COBRA, EcoADAPT and COMETLA.
The Conference is organised by the Ecosystem Services Partnership with Fundación Neotrópica as local host; supported by CATIE, Universidad Nacional and IUCN-CEM.
1 March 2014: Submission of workshop, special session and open topic ideas. For more information see the ESP2014 Call for session proposals page.
1 May 2014: Submission of presentation and poster abstracts (the abstract submission process will start beginning of March)
1 July 2014: ‘Early bird’ registration (15% discount) (Registration will start mid-March)
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