28-31 Mar 2017 La Grande Motte (near Montpellier) (France)

Conference theme

This Functional Ecology conference will present the latest research on how organisms acquire and then make use of resources in metabolism, movement, growth, reproduction, as well as on how ecosystems cycle, store or lose resources through biotic and abiotic processes. The impacts of climate and anthropogenic changes on these processes will also be at the heart of the conference. There will be 6 sessions (for details, see the tag Sessions and keynotes):

  1. Species responses to climate change and resource availability: flexibility mechanisms from the individual to the population
  2. Functional ecology and agro-ecology: deepening the links
  3. Enhancing the dialogue between modellers and experimentalists
  4. Stoichiometry of biogeochemical cycles at various scales
  5. Community structure and global changes
  6. Emerging approaches and tools in functional ecology

Submission of oral and posters presentations is closed. Sorry, the registration to the conference is now closed. All presentations will be in English. Keynotes presentations 30 mn + 10mn discussion. Regular ones 15 mn including 3-5 mn discussion. POSTER SIZE SHOULD BE A0 IF POSSIBLEThe submission tag appears once you are logged in. A template for the submission of the abstracts (400-500 words) becomes available at the step 3 (File) of the submission process (top of the page).    Contact: jacques.roy@cnrs.fr


Registration and fees payment

The formal registration to the conference is done through the payment of the conference fees through the tag 'Fees payment'.Once the payment done, you will receive a registration confirmation mail. Note that you can submit your presentation before paying the fees.

The conference will take place in the spacious holiday resort Belambra Club in La Grande Motte with meals and housing provided (http://www.belambra.fr/club-la-grande-motte-presqu-ile-du-ponant/ete).  We offer various fees packages to give you some flexibility in your attendance of the conference. Thanks to our sponsors, the fees are low (for example 450 € including taxes, 350 € for students, for the package "3 conference days" with full board.


AnaEE France

AnaEE France is a national research infrastructure for the study of continental ecosystems and their biodiversity. It offers the international scientific community 22 services: experimental platforms (in controlled, semi-natural or natural environments), analytical platforms, modeling platforms, shared instruments and access to data. https://www.anaee-france.fr/fr/


AnaEE France workshops

The last day of the meeting (March 31 from 8:30 to 12:15) will be devoted to 3 parallel workshops (run in French) on: 1) Expérience croisée biodiversité et fonctionnement des écosystèmes, 2) Harmonisation des méthodes de mesure, 3) Annotation sémantique. See the menu on the left.

Contact: andre.chanzy@inra.fr

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