IALE, the International Association for Landscape Ecology (www.landscape-ecology.org), invites proposals to host the next IALE World Congress in 2027. The IALE World Congress is the premier event for landscape ecologists worldwide and regular attracts ~1000 attendees. The event lasts one week and must include plenaries, symposia, oral sessions, posters sessions, a social dinner and field trips.
Past locations include (see also our website for a more detailed overview of past events: https://www.landscape-ecology.org/World-Congress):
2003 – Darwin, Australia
2007 – Wageningen, The Netherlands
2011 – Beijing, China
2015 – Portland, Oregon, USA
2019 – Milan, Italy
2023 – Nairobi, Kenya
IALE is committed to providing the fullest support possible for hosting the event including loans, direct travel support for young scholars, processes and procedures developed over the past 30 years, including program assistance, registration and other. We encourage all interested parties to submit a proposal. Bids are due by January 5, 2024.
All proposals must be routed through an IALE national or regional chapter. We will not accept bids directly from individuals, academic/research institutions or private companies. Guidelines for bid preparations (including details about the city, venue, transportation options, field trips, potential support, meeting sustainability efforts) are available on request.
Please provide your proposal as a PDF file to the IALE Secretary General Benjamin Burkhard.