Call for Abstracts


Instructions for preparing abstracts

Beginning October 2008 abstracts should be submitted electronically via the ‘Online Submission Website’. Web submission is strongly encouraged. Abstracts should be submitted for oral presentations, speed presentations, poster presentations and for invited symposia. Abstracts for symposium presentations are by invitation only.

Regardless of the method of submission, all abstracts must be received by 31st January 2009. The Programme Committee will attempt to notify all authors by 1st April 2009. Presenting authors must register and pay the registration fee for the meeting prior to 30th June or their presentation will be dropped from the program.

If you cannot submit your abstract via the Web site, please e-mail your abstract to Vendula Ludvíková (Congress Secretariat) at


General topic areas of submitted abstracts are:

  • Alien and invasive species
  • Artificial light and noise pollution
  • Biodiversity and conservation in Non European Countries
  • Biogeography
  • Climate change and biodiversity
  • Conservation at the science-policy interface
  • Conservation capacity building
  • Conservation genetics
  • Conservation in a socio-economic context
  • Conservation in agricultural landscapes
  • Economics of biodiversity
  • Ecosystem management: theory and practice
  • Ecosystem services
  • Education and outreach
  • Ex-situ conservation
  • Favourable Conservation Status
  • Fire ecology and management
  • Forest ecology and management
  • Freshwater and wetland ecology
  • Game ecology and sustainable hunting
  • Grassland ecology and management
  • Habitat fragmentation and metapopulation dynamics
  • Impact of human and animal health measures on wildlife
  • Impact of transport infrastructures
  • Inventory and monitoring
  • Landscape ecology and conservation
  • Marine conservation
  • Methods and analytical tools
  • Natura 2000
  • Population ecology and conservation
  • Protected areas: planning, design and management
  • Recovery of endangered species
  • Risk assessment and uncertainty
  • Scientists and managers: bridging the gap
  • Spatial ecology and conservation
  • Urban ecology and conservation