Conferences 2018

Help us compile a list of upcoming ecology and evolution conferences.

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Sep 28, 2017
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This is a draft list of conferences for the rest of this year and 2018. Please help us add any missing conferences using the commenting tool. Once we have a more complete list, we will put it on the main journal website.

Society of Population Ecology, Fukuoka, Japan, 13-15 October 2017

North American Society for Bat Research, Knoxville, USA, 18-21 October 2017

Entomology 2017, Denver, USA, 5-8 November 2017

Human Evolution, Hinxton, UK, 20-22 November 2017

International Barcode of Life Conference, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 20-24 November 2017

EcoTAS 2017, Hunter Valley, Australia, 26 November-1 December 2017

International Society for Evolution, Ecology and Cancer, Tempe, USA, 7-10 December 2017

Ecology Across Borders: Joint Annual Meeting, Ghent, Belgium, 11-14 December 2017

European Coral Reef Symposium, Oxford, UK, 13-15 December 2017

SMBE satellite meeting on Evolution of Microbes in Natural and Experimental Populations, Assam, India, 14-16 December 2017

The Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting, London, UK, 17-19 December 2017

Population Genetics Group, Bristol, UK, 3-6 January 2018

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2017, San Francisco, USA, 3-7 January 2018

150 Years of The American Naturalist, Asilomar, USA, 5-9 January 2018

Origins of Life GRC, Galveston, USA, 14-19 January 2018

Predator-Prey Interactions GRC, Ventura, USA, 28 January-2 February 2018

Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, USA 11-16 February 2018

Nordic Oikos, Trondheim, Norway, 19-22 February 2018

Ecological Society of Japan, Sapporo, Japan, 14-18 March 2018

Lyell Meeting: Mass Extinctions, London, UK, 18 March 2018

Climate Change Biogeography, Evora, Portugal, 21-25 March 2018

European Conference of Tropical Ecology, Paris, France, 26-29 March 2018 http://soctropecol-conference....

International Association for Landscape Ecology US meeting, Chicago, USA, 8-12 April 2018

Models in Population Dynamics, Ecology and Evolution, Leicester, UK, 9-13 April 2018

American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting, Austin, USA, 11-14 April 2018

AsiaEvo, Shenzhen, China, 18-20 April 2018

East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies International Congress, Nagoya, Japan, 21-23 April 2018

Biology and Genomics of Social Insects, Cold Spring Harbor, USA, 5-8 May 2018

The Biology of Genomes, Cold Spring Harbor, USA, 8-12 May 2018

World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Montreal, Canada, 13-16 May 2018

Population, Evolutionary and Quantitative Genetics, Madison, USA, 13-16 May 2018

Marine Evolution, Stromstad, Sweden, 15-17 May 2018

Society for Freshwater Science, Detroit, USA, 20-24 May 2018

State of the World’s Plants, tbc

The Biology of Butterflies, Bangalore, India, 11-14 June 2018 http://www.biologyofbutterflie...

European Congress of Conservation Biology, Jyvaskyla, Finland, 12-15 June 2018

Polar 2018, Davos, Switzerland, 15-26 June 2018

International Paleolimnology Association and International Association of Limnogeology Joint Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden 18-21 June 2018

International Marine Conservation Congress, Kuching, Malaysia, 24-29 June 2018

Euro Evo-Devo, Galway, Ireland, 26-29 June 2018

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease 2018, tbc

European Congress of Entomology, Naples, Italy, 2-6 July 2018

Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology, Wellington, New Zealand, 3-5 July 2018

Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Yokohama, Japan, 8-12 July 2018

International Paleontological Congress, Paris, France, 9-13 July 2018

Joint Meeting of Icthyologists and Herpetologists, Rochester, USA, 11-15 July 2018

Ocean Global Change Biology GRC, New Hampshire, USA, 15-20 July 2018

Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution, Guelph, Canada, 18-21 July 2018

North American Congress for Conservation Biology, Toronto, Canada, 21-26 July 2018

Unifying Ecology Across Scales GRC, Biddeford, USA, 22-27 July 2018

Drug Resistance GRC, Smithfield, USA, 22-27 July 2018

Latin America and Caribbean Congress for Conservation Biology, Trinidad & Tobago, 25-27 July 2018

International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies, Chile, July 2018 tbc

Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation, Kuching, Malaysia, tbc

Ecological Society of America, New Orleans, USA, 5-10 August 2018

International Union for the Study of Social Insects, Guaruja, Brazil, 5-10 August 2018

Asia Congress for Biodiversity Conservation, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, 7-10 August 2018

International Conference on Ediacaran and Cambrian Sciences, Xian, China, August 2018

International Society for Behavioral Ecology, Minneapolis, USA, 11-16 August 2018

European Palaeobotany and Palynology Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 12-17 August 2018

International Society for Evolution in Medicine and Public Health, Salt Lake City, USA, tbc

Evolution 2018, Montpellier, France, 19-22 August 2018

Neobiota 2018, Dublin, Ireland, 4-7 September 2018

Deep Sea Biology Symposium, Monterey, USA, 9-14 September 2018

European Society for Human Evolution, Faro, Portugal, 13-16 September 2018

Society for Vertebrate Paleontology, Albuquerque, USA, 17-20 October 2018

SFE International Conference on Ecological Science, Rennes, France, 22-25 October 2018

North American Society for Bat Research, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 24-27 October 2018

Entomology 2018, Vancouver, Canada, 11-14 November 2018




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Patrick Goymer

Chief Editor, Nature Ecology & Evolution

Patrick joined Nature Publishing Group in 2005 as an Assistant Editor at Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Reviews Cancer. In 2008 he moved to Nature, where he served as Senior Editor covering ecology and evolution, before becoming Chief Editor of Nature Ecology & Evolution in 2016. He has handled primary manuscripts and review articles across the entire breadth of ecology and evolution, as well as advising and writing for other sections of Nature. Patrick has a degree in genetics from the University of Cambridge, did his DPhil in experimental evolution in Paul Rainey’s lab at the University of Oxford, and did postdoctoral work on evolutionary and ecological genetics in Linda Partridge’s lab at University College London in association with Charles Godfray’s lab at Imperial College London.


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Rob Noble 24 days ago

Models in Population Dynamics, Ecology, and Evolution (MPDEE’18)

University of Leicester (UK),  April 9-13,  2018

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Patrick Goymer 24 days ago

Great, thanks for that Rob - I'll add it.

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Fouad El Baidouri 24 days ago

Marine Evolution 2018,  15-17 May 2018, Strömstad, Sweden.

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Patrick Goymer 24 days ago

And another great addition, thanks Fouad.

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Fouad El Baidouri 23 days ago

Very good idea Patrick!

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Steven Haddock 24 days ago

Deep-Sea Biology Symposium
Monterey, CA 

9-14 September 2018

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Patrick Goymer 23 days ago

Thanks very much - I've added it.

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Tanush Jagdish 23 days ago

SMBE satellite meeting on evolution of microbes in natural and experimental populations - synthesis and synergies.

Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India; 14-16 December 2017.

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Patrick Goymer 23 days ago

Thanks! Looks like a great meeting.

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Neha Savant 23 days ago

Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists (JMIH) 

Rochester, NY 

July 8-15, 2018

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Patrick Goymer 23 days ago

Great, thanks - I've added it.

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Vamsi Krishna KV 23 days ago

International Conferences on the Biology of Butterflies

11-14 June 2018


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Patrick Goymer 20 days ago


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Mark Brown 19 days ago

18th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, Brazil, 5-10 August 2018


XI European Congress of Entomology, Naples, 2-6 July 2018


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Patrick Goymer 19 days ago

Thanks Mark. I've added them.

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Alexa McKay 19 days ago

Society for Freshwater Science (SFS), Detroit, MI, USA,  20-24 May 2018

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) is a good one, but location and date TBD, usually announced early spring.

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Patrick Goymer 18 days ago

Great, thanks Alexa. I've added the details for SFS and put EEID in as tbc.