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27.06.14

ialeUK Annual Conference

Urban landscape ecology: science, policy and practice

 

ialeUK Annual Conference 1-3 September, London, UK


Registration is now open for the Annual Conference of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK) to be held in London, UK, 1-3 September 2014.

 

Hosted by Dr James Millington and others at King’s College London, the theme of this year’s conference is ‘Urban landscape ecology: science, policy and practice’. Meeting at the heart a global city of culture, business and ideas will provide the perfect location from which to consider the pivotal role landscape ecology has to play in identifying sustainable solutions to challenges faced by urban landscapes and those connected beyond.

For more information visit http://iale.org.uk/conference2014

The conference will have three days of presentations, networking events and field excursions. An outline of the conference programme is available at: http://iale.org.uk/conference2014/programme with further details below.    

Registration is via: http://iale.org.uk/conference2014/registration

Early-bird (prior to 30th June) and ialeUK member discount rates are available.  

ialeUK is pleased to offer 10 Student Conference Registration Fee Awards. Applications for the awards are open to all ialeUK registered students who are attending the conference.

Details of how to apply are at: http://iale.org.uk/students

Sessions:

  • Mapping and Modelling Urban Landscapes
  • Managing Urban Landscapes
  • Urban Patches and Heterogeneity
  • Urban Rivers and Water


Keynotes:

  • Prof. John Handley, University of Manchester, 'Ecology in the service of the city'
  • Prof. Ingo Kowarik, Technical University Berlin, ‘Urban habitats for biodiversity conservation’


Excursions:

  • The Shard - view London from western Europe’s tallest building
  • The Thames Barrier - tour London’s vital flood defence
  • Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park - explore the ecological legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games


For more information visit:

http://iale.org.uk/conference2014

or email

conference2014@iale.org.uk

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