Centenary of the British Ecological Society & Launch of the York Environmen...

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A major international scientific meeting to mark the centenary of the British Ecological Society and the launch of the York Environmental Sustainability Institute.

Focussed on sustainable solutions to global environmental change, the conference will feature major international speakers covering current advances in our understanding of the past, present and future consequences of human impacts on the earth system.

Contributions will reach across disciplines, spanning physical, natural, social sciences and humanities to address the causes and consequences of global change and the implications for policy.

There will be extensive opportunities for discussing the role of interdisciplinary research in understanding the impacts of global change and identifying new research which will allow us to mitigate and adapt to these impacts.

Programme now available!

Speakers include

  • Professor Georgina Mace CBE FRS
  • Professor Johan Rockström, Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre
  • Professor Sir John Lawton CBE FRS
  • Professor Sarah Harper
  • Professor Mark Pagani
  • Professor Peter Cox
  • Professor Mike Hulme
  • Professor Susan Owens OBE FBA
  • Professor Alastair Fitter CBE FRS
  • Professor Chris Thomas FRS
  • Professor Matthew Collins
  • Professor Phil Ineson
  • Professor Dave Raffaelli
  • Professor Ally Lewis
  • Professor Ian Graham
  • Professor Jane Hill
  • Professor Sue Hartley, Director of YESI