World conference 2017

9th ESP World Conference

The 9th world conference of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) will be held in Shenzhen, China from 11-15 December 2017. It will boast a broad range of topics on the latest state-of-the-art on the science, policy and practice of Ecosystem Services. The overarching theme will likely focus on the role of ecosystem services in ecosystem restoration and nature based solutions in natural, rural and urban areas.

The ESP world conferences are organised bi-annually and rotate over the continents to reach a diverse audience. This year we will target Asia, after hosting the 8th world conference in South Africa, Africa in 2015.

Practical information

The selected venue for this conference in Kylin Villa Shenzhen, China. Kylin Villa is 24 km away from Shenzhen Airport. It takes about 30 minutes to drive there. Soon more practical information will be provided on a separate conference website.

Planning

We plan to send out a call for sessions by the end of February. Abstract submission will most likely be possible from April onwards. Information on registration will follow in May. Please subscribe to our ESP Update to remain informed regarding the conference developments.