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"Landscape management for functional biodiversity": the 7th IOBC-WPRS Working Group Meeting

29 - 31 March, 2017
Dundee, Scotland, UK
for scientists, land managers and industry
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Only 1 day to go! We're looking forward to welcoming all our delegates to Dundee.

The next meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group, in conjunction with the British Ecological Society Agricultural Ecology Special Interest Group, will be held in Dundee, Scotland, UK, 29th to 31st March 2017.

The meeting will bring together scientists with land managers, conservation bodies and other stakeholders to discuss the latest advances in the research, development and application of landscape management for functional biodiversity with the aim of identifying barriers to landscape management and opportunities to tackle these.

The program allows ample time for scientific presentations and an opportunity for participants to interact socially.

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Register for Meeting

Registration is now closed.


Full programme can be downloaded below:


The meeting will be held at The Malmaison Hotel, Dundee, Scotland.

To help you with your stay in the city, we have a city centre map which has been tailored to highlight places of interest. You can view and download the map here. Copies will also be available from the conference venue on arrival.

Accommodation and Travel

We are pleased to be able to offer competitive rates at a number of local hotels and hostels to suit your budget as well as complimentary airport transfers from Edinburgh Airport.

Discounted accommodation booking closed permanently on 19 March 2017. You will need to make your own arrangements.

Complimentary airport transfer bookings have now closed. Below are links on "How to Get to Dundee"

Edinburgh Airport to Dundee (pdf file 89KB)

Aberdeen Airport to Dundee (pdf file 88KB)

Glasgow International Airport to Dundee (pdf file 88KB)

Bookings and enquiries for accommodation and travel are being made via Dundee and Angus Convention Bureau.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

We are delighted by the generous support we've received from so many local organisations and our thanks and gratitude go to everyone involved.

British Ecological Society Dundee and Angus Convention Bureau  Forbes of KingennieDundeeCityCouncil_Logo  James Hutton Institute logo     Gin Bothy  Angus Soft Fruits  Mackays LogoDC Thomson Logo   Agrii_Logo Horsch Logo Koppert logo 


General Enquiries

To register your interest in the meeting or for any other enquiries please email the Organising Committee

Organising Committee Chair: Graham Begg, James Hutton Institute
Organising Committee: Nick Birch (James Hutton Institute) and Barbara Smith (Coventry University)
Conveners: John Holland (Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, UK) and Barbel Gerowitt (University of Rostock, Germany)

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