This calendar gives details of natural capital-related events, workshops, conferences, training sessions, webinars, talks and other key dates. To submit your event, please contact us.
Date: 10am-4pm, 3rd July, Throws Farm Conference Centre, Essex (& 25th September, Lilleshall National Sports & Conference Centre, Shropshire.)
Host organisation: Ecosystems Knowledge Network
This one-day CPD level course is specifically designed to equip rural landowners, estate managers and their advisers to formulate responses to the Natural Capital approach now advocated by the UK government advisers that will make short- and long-term business sense. Trainers include environmental consultant Charles Cowap and eftec's Ian Dickie and trainees will learn through presentations, group and individual exercises, plenary discussion:
Date: 21 - 25 October, 2019
Location: Hanover, Germany
Host organisation: Ecosystems Services Partnership
The Ecosystem Services Partnership aims to facilitate discussion and cooperation among those working in the field of ecosystem services and has organised international conferences annually since 2008. As of 2015, ESP shifted to a bi-annual cycle for the World Conferences (a different continent each year to strengthen cross-global ties and share knowledge), with Regional conferences in the in between year.Topics covered in the working sessions will include nature-based solutions in river landscapes, cultural ES and public health in urban areas, how to get published: the reviewers and editors perspective and Valuing marine ES in the Anthropocene
To stimulate and support the participation of young, early career researchers in ESP conferences, the ESP offers 5 ECR Travel Grants. Find the conditions and eligibility criteria on this page. Submit your application before 12 July!
You still have a chance to make a late abstract submission for ESP10. Submit your abstract before 26 June 2019. On the Find the full descriptions of all accepted conference sessions on the website. To stimulate the application of the ecosystem services concept in business activity, the ESP is organising a business-focused day on Thursday that will run in parallel to the rest of the programme.
Register here before 5 August to take advantage of the Early Bird fees.
Have a look at the preliminary conference program here.
Date: 7-8 November, 2019
Venue: CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain
Host organisation: European Business and Biodiversity Platform, Ecoacsa, Fundación Empresa y Clima and Fundación Biodiversidad from Ministry for Ecological Transition – through Spanish Business and Biodiversity Initiative (IEEB) – and Ministry of the Environment of Finland.
At the UN Biodiversity Conference in 2018 an Action Agenda for Nature and People was launched to call for action from all sectors and stakeholders in support of biodiversity and the adoption of an ambitious post-2020 global biodiversity framework at the UN Biodiversity Conference in China in 2020. This new global framework will be a basis for the post-2020 EU biodiversity strategy. The summit will highlight examples of best practices, tools and approaches to deliver a positive business impact on biodiversity and enhance the engagement of governments, businesses and financial institutions on biodiversity and natural capital. Agenda tba.