11th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference

Event Date(s) and Time
Sunday, October 18, 2020 - Friday, October 23, 2020
Location
Christchurch, New Zealand
Contact Person
Contact Person: 
Charlotte Emery
Contact's Email: 
charlotte@conference.nz

The Christchurch/ Ōtautahi INTECOL Wetlands Conference Organising Committee will be hosting the 11th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference (IWC). The Program Committee solicits abstracts and will then use these submissions to build unified sessions. To promote collaboration and interdisciplinary dialogue, you are invited to help develop the program by proposing sessions related to your field of expertise.

Key dates

  • Call for symposium and workshop proposals close | 31 July 2019
  • Acceptance of symposium and workshop proposals | Early September 2019
  • Call for abstracts opens | 1 October 2019
  • Call for abstracts close | 28 February 2020
  • Acceptance of abstracts | 30 April 2020
  • Early bird registrations close | 18 June 2020

Conference themes
Sharing traditional knowledge, science and management lessons of wetlands(1) that can be used for:

• Facing the challenges of climate change

• Developing green infrastructure in urban and rural landscapes

• Understanding bio/geo/hydro diversity and wetland functioning

• Promoting sustainable resource use and community wellbeing

• Guiding community ecological restoration projects

(1)The RAMSAR definition of wetlands "areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres".