1. ESP8 Conference South Africa, 9-15 November 2015
We received exactly 400 abstracts in total. They have all been reviewed and most could be accepted for the workshop of first choice. All authors should have received an e-mail about the status of the abstract. Currently the 2nd review-round is underway and the results should be available before 15 August.
Submission for all type of abstracts is now CLOSED.
Pre-& post conference sessions
This year, two very interesting pre-conference and one post-conference sessions are planned:
Please keep an eye on the conference website for details about how to register and involved costs. These details will follow soon, but we inform you now already so you can keep this in mind when making your travelling-schedule.
- Two-day training on “Integrating ecosystem services into development planning” by GIZ (German Development Organisation: http://www.aboutvalues.net/ (Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 November).
- A one-day event organised by the Natural Capital Coalition (www.naturalcapital.org ) on “Incorporation Ecosystem Services into public and private decision-making and practices” (Sunday 8 November).
- A post-conference ‘Atelier’ (3-5 days) on “Developing an Ecological Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services Sector in South Africa” organised by the Department of Environmental Affairs.
Early bird registration
ends 31 August, so if you want to take advantage of the lower rate you should register before that date. Please remember that ESP members
are entitled to a reduced conference fee. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
in case you paid for your membership fee, but didn't receive the discount code yet.
Spier offers a special ESP8 rate for conference participants, however, they only have a limited amount of rooms available. Click here for more information about room reservation. Stellenbosch has many alternative accommodation options, some of them are listed on the conference webpage. Please note that accommodation is not included in the conference fee, and should be arranged by yourself.
Five field trips have been put together especially for ESP Conference participants. The outlines are now available on the field trip page. Field trip registration is possible through the registration form.
We would appreciate it very much if you could distribute the ESP Conference flyer widely in your network(s).
The flyer can be downloaded here.