Past events of the IPS and related organisations

2017

IPS Executive Board Meeting (phone)
18 January, 14 - 16 hrs

2 February 2017
World Wetlands Day
www.ramsar.org

Ramsar STRP meeting (STRP20) 
Gland, Switzerland
13 - 17 February 2017
www.ramsar.org

International Conference on Climate Change 2017 (ICCC 2017)
Climate Change, Facing the challenge beyond COP21
Colombo, Sri Lanka
16 - 17 February 2017
http://climatechangeconferences.com

23rd PERG Symposium
Université Laval, Québec City
21 - 22 February 2017
www.gret-perg.ulaval.ca

IVG MEdia Day Gardening
Cologne, Germany
22 February 2016
www.ivg.org

Executive Board Meeting
Lund, Sweden
1 - 3 March 2017

Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17)
Rome, Italy
21 - 23 March 2017
www.fao.org

Finnish National Committee
Seminar
Helsinki, 24 March 2017
www.suoseura.fi

53rd Session of the IPCC Bureau and 45th Session of the IPCC
Guadalajara, Mexico
26 - 31 March 2017
www.ipcc.ch

Blanket Bog and Climate Change 
York, United Kingdom
28 March 2017
www.britishecologicalsociety.org/event/workshop-blanket-bog-climate-change

Nordic Baltic Bionenergy
Helsinki, Finland
29 - 30 March 2017
www.nordicbalticbioenergy.eu

2016

Grüne Woche, international green week Berlin
Berlin, Germany
15 - 24 January 2016
www.gruenewoche.de

IPM Essen at the Messe Essen
Essen, Germany
26 - 29 January 2016
www.ipm-essen.de

World Wetlands Day
2 February
www.worldwetlandsday.org

Peatlands in the Bioeconomy World
First National Peatland Day
Helsinki, Finland
2 February 2016
www.suoseura.fi

Webinar: The Importance of Wetlands in Addressing Climate Change
and creating a Role for Wetlands
Through The Paris Climate Accord (Part 1)
& Northern Peatlands and the Global Carbon Balance –
Why We All Need to Care! (Part 2)
11 February 2016
www.sws.org

31st Salon du Vegetal
Parc des Expositions
Angers, France
16 - 18 February 2016
www.salonduvegetal.com

Executive Board meeting
by phone
24 February 2016

Giardina

Zürich, Switzerland
16 - 20 March 2016
www.giardina.ch

Keukenhof
Lisse, Netherlands
24 March - 16 May
www.keukenhof.nl

IPS Executive Board Meeting
Helsinki, Finland
5 - 6 April 2016

Finnish National Committee
Spring Seminar
Helsinki 7 April 2016

www.suoseura.fi

43rd session of IPCC
Nairobi, Kenya
11 - 15 April 2016
www.ipcc.ch

Flower Expo Ukraine
International Exhibition Centre
Kiev, Ukraine
12 - 14 April 2016
www.flowerexpo-ukraine.com

National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration
Coral Springs, Florida, USA
18 - 22 April 2016
www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/NCER2016

Nordic Baltic Bioenergy
Vilnius, Lithuania, 19 - 21 April 2016
www.nordicbalticbioenergy.eu

Peatlands in the EU Regulatory Environment.
Brussels, Belgium, 19 April 2016
http://succow-stiftung.de/peatlands-in-the-eu-regulatory.html

International Palm Oil Conference (INPOC 2016)
Medan, Indonesia
20 - 22 April 2016
www.palmoilconference.com

11th Annual SWS European Chapter Meeting
17-20 May 2016 Potsdam, Germany
in cooperation with the German Peat Society
http://sws-europe.igb-berlin.de

Executive Board
phone meeting
18 May, 15-17 hrs Finnish time
www.peatlands.org

World Bioenergy Week
Stockholm, Sweden
24 May - 26 May 2016
www.iwbweek.com

2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists
Texas, USA
31 May - 4 June 2016
www.swsannualmeeting.org

8th Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity
“Food systems for a sustainable future: Interlinkages between biodiversity and agriculture”
Trondheim, Norway
31 May – 3 June 2016
www.trondheimconference.org

Finnish National Committee Excursion to Estonia 
2 - 3 June 2016

www.suoseura.fi 

Bloom Ireland
Phoenix Park
Dublin, Ireland
2 - 6 June 2016
www.bloominthepark.com

IPS Executive Board Meeting by phone
8 June 2016

2016 Flower Trials
14 - 16 June 2016
Germany / Netherlands
www.flowertrials.com

German Peat Society
Peatland conservation in Lower Saxony
Meppen, Germany

22 - 23 June 2016

www.dgmtev.de/veranstaltungen.html

IPS Executive Board Meeting

Scientific Advisory Board Meeting
National Committee Round Table
Kuching, Malaysia
14 August 2016

15th International Peat Congress
"Peatland in Harmony - Agriculture, Industry, Nature"
Kuching, Malaysia, 15 - 19 August 2016
www.ipc2016.com

IPS-IMCG Meeting
Kuching, Malaysia
18 August 2016

IPS Annual Assembly and General Assembly
IPS Executive Board Meeting
Kuching, Malaysia
19 August 2016

6th International Meeting on the Biology of Sphagnum
Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, 15 - 24 August 2016
http://mukhrinostation.com

IMCG Field Symposium and Congress
Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo
Malaysia and Brunei, 19 - 28 August 2016
www.imcg.net

10th European Conference on Ecological Restoration
‘Best Practices in Ecological Restoration’
Freising, Germany, 21 - 27 August 2016
www.ser.org

CAFEi2016
3rd International Conference on Agricultural and Food Engineering
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23 - 25 August, 2016
www.cafei.upm.edu.my

Global Peatland Initiative
FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy
1 - 2 September 2016
www.unep.org/stories/Climate/Peat-fires-stoke-global-warming.asp

24th International trade exhibition Green is Life
Warsaw, Poland
1 - 3 September 2016
www.greenislife.pl

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016
Hawaii, United States
1 - 10 September 2016
www.iucnworldconservationcongress.org

Raptors, Uplands and Peatlands
Conservation, Land Management & Issues
Sheffield & the Peak District
9-10 September 2016
www.ukeconet.org/raptors.html

Workshop “Peatland Conservation and Wise Use in the Context of Climate Change”
Isle of Vilm, Germany
11 - 14 September 2016
http://ow.ly/pUwD303FDy5

16th Baltic Peat Producers Forum
Kaunas, Lithuania
14 - 16 September 2016
www.asocdurpes.lt/en

10th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference
`Hotspots of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services under Global Changes`
Changshu, China
19 - 24 September 2016
http://intecol-10iwc.com/EN/Index.aspx

LIFE+ Project - Making Moor Space workshop
South Yorkshire, England
26 September 2016
www.iucn-uk-peatlandprogramme.org

Executive Board Meeting No 86
Phone/Skype 27 September 27, 15 hrs EET

German Peat and Humus Day
Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
29 September 2016
www.ivg.org

Scientific Advisory Board
Hamburg, Germany
12 October 2016

44th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Bangkok, Thailand
17-20 October 2016
http://ipcc.ch

EUROPARCS Conference 2016
Seminar about peatland restoration, paludiculture and climate change
Jura Vaudois Regional Park, Switzerland
19 - 23 October 2016
www.europarc.org

Finnish Bioenergy Day
Tampere, 24 October 2016
www.bioenergiapaivat.fi

Indonesian National Committee
Seminar on Restoration, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Peatlands
Bogor City, Indonesia
26 - 28 October 2016
semnashgi@gmail.com

IPS Executive Board Meeting
1 November at 14-16 hrs EET

IPS Executive Board Meeting
Naaldwijk, Netherlands
16 - 18 November 2016

Biofuels in History - Issues of Energy, History, Landscape & Environmental Change
Sheffield, UK
17 - 18 November 2016
www.ukeconet.org/biofuelhistory.html

22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) and
12th COP to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12)
Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco
7 - 18 November 2016
http://unfccc.int/2860.php

IPS Finnish National Committee (Suoseura)
Autumn assembly and seminar
Helsinki, 22 November 2016
www.suoseura.fi

December 2016

Business and Biodiversity Forum
Cancun, Mexico
2-3 December 2016 in
http://cop13.mx/en/business-and-biodiversity-forum-2016

Convention on Biological Diversity
13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties
Cancun, Mexico
4 - 17 December 2016
www.cbd.int/cop

BRG International Symposium Towards Integrated, Organized and Massive Peatland Restoration Action in Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia
15 - 16 December 2016

2nd China Peat Industry Forum
24 - 25 December 2016

 

2015

Executive Board & Scientific Advisory Board Strategy Days
Twist/Geeste, Germany
18 - 20 January 2015

PERG's 21st Symposium
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
17 - 18 February 2015
www.wetlandshydrology.com/perg.html

The IEA's World Energy Outlook 2014: What are the implications for the EU's 2030 Climate and Energy Framework?
Brussels, Belgium
24 February 2015
www.europeanenergyforum.eu/iea-s-world-energy-outlook-2014-what-are-implications-eu-s-2030-climate-and-energy-framework

Executive Board Meeting
Berlin, Germany
16 - 17 March 2015

Finnish Peatland Society (Suoseura)
Spring seminar
Helsinki, Finland
18 March 2015
www.suoseura.fi

European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) Bioenergy Conference
Brussels, Belgium
4 - 6 May 2015
www.aebiom.org/conference

SWS European Chapter Meeting
Bled, Slovenia
10 - 13 May 2015
www.sws.org/europe-chapter

Wise Use of Peatlands Conference
Ballybay, Ireland
21 May 2015

The 17th IBFRA Conference: Towards a New Era of Forest Science in Boreal Region
Rovaniemi, Finland
24 - 29 May 2015
www.ibfra2015.org

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) Annual Meeting
Changing Climate. Changing Wetlands
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
31 May - 4 June 2015
www.swsannualmeeting.org

Ramsar COP12   
Punta, del Este, Uruguay
1 - 9 June 2015
www.ramsar.org

Biotalous 2015
Helsinki, Finland

9 June 2015

UNFCCC   
Climate Change Conference
Bonn, Germany
1 - 11 June 2015
http://unfccc.int/meetings/unfccc_calendar/items/2655.php

IPS Annual Meetings
"A new conversation on peatlands"
Tullamore, Ireland
7 - 12 June 2015
www.irishpeatsociety.ie

Sunday, 7 June
SAB 8:30 - 13:00
EB 14:00 - 17:00
Commission II 17:00 - 19:00

Thursday, 11 June
National Committee Round Table 9:00-11:00
Annual Assembly 11:00-13:00

Peat Balneology, Medicine and Therapeutics Round Table Conference
Valkeakoski, Finland
3-4 July 2015

e-mail: info (at) ainoklinikat.fi

International Seminar on Toward a Sustainable and Resilient Community
Co-existence of Oil Palm Plantation, Biodiversity and Peat Fire Prevention
University of Riau
Riau, Indonesia
30 July 2015
e-mail: haris1901 (at) gmail.com

Finnish Peatland Society
Excursion to Central Finland   
17 - 18 August 2015
More info: www.suoseura.fi

SER 2015 World Conference on Ecological Restoration
Towards Resilient Ecosystems: Restoring the Urban, the Rural and the Wild
Manchester, UK
23 - 27 August 2015
www.ser2015.org

Mires of Northern Europe: Biodiversity, Dynamics, Management
Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia
2 - 5 September 2015
email: mire2015 (at) krc.karelia.ru

Bioenergy and Wood 2015
Jyväskylä, Finland
2 - 4 September 2015
www.bioenergyevents.fi

IPS-ISHS Peat in Horticulture
Vienna, Austria
7 - 11 September 2015
www.ages.at/susgro2015

XIV World Forest Congress “Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future”
Durban, South Africa
7 - 11 September 2015

Wilder by Design 2
Sheffield, UK
9 - 11 September 2015
www.ukeconet.org/event/wilder-by-design-wild-thing

BIOECON Conference” Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability
13 - 15 September 2015
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Molinia management on upland peat in the UK
Huddersfield, UK
14 - 16 September 2015
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/marsdenmoor

Baltic Peat Producers Forum
Kuressaare, Estonia
15 - 18 September 2015
www.bppf2015.eu

UK Peat Society Annual Meeting
September 2015
More info: jack.rieley (at) btinternet.com

Third International Scientific and Practical Conference
"Study and use of Siberian peat resources"
Tomsk, Russia
27 September – 2 October 2015
http://ips2015tomsk.ru

 

Ramsar STRP
Gland, Switzerland
5-9 October
www.ramsar.org

42nd Session of the IPCC
Dubrovnik, Croatia
5 - 8 October 2015
climate-l.iisd.org/events/42nd-session-of-the-ipcc/

Deutscher Torf- und Humustag
Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
15 October 2015
www.ivg.org/de

Remote Sensing of Wetlands Symposium
Seville, Spain
23 October 2015

Research in the ‘Flow Country’: Taking Stock
Thurso, UK
27 - 30 October 2015
http://www.eri.ac.uk/eri/eri_aca/projectdetails.aspx?ind=24

Geological Society Of America (GSA) Annual meeting
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
1 - 4 November 2015
www.geosociety.org/meetings

Convention on Biological Diversity
Montreal, Canada
2 - 5 November 2015
www.cbd.int

Peatland restoration seminar
Värnamo, Sweden
3-5 November 2015
www.lifetoaddmire.se

International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair
Vijfhuizen, Netherlands
4 - 6 November 2015
www.hppexhibitions.com

FloraHolland Trade Fair Aalsmeer
Aalsmeer, Netherlands
4 - 6 November 2015
www.floraholland.com/tradefair

International Exhibition and Conference on Landscape, Leisure, Greenery Design, Construction and Technology
Singapore
5 - 7 November 2015

Finnish Peatland Society
Peatlands in land use planning
Helsinki, Finland
25 November 2015
www.suoseura.fi

IPS Executive Board Meeting
Düsseldorf, Germany
23 - 24 November 2015

2nd International Conference
Local and Global Arctic
In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process
Rovaniemi, Finland
24 - 26 November 2015
www.rovaniemiprocess.fi/en/invitation

UNFCCC COP 21
Paris, France
30 November - 11 December 2015 
www.unfccc.int

"Planning for Climate Change" Conference
London, UK
21 December 2015
www.planforclimatechange.co.uk

 

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2014

The Arctic Biodiversity Congress
Trondheim, Norway
2 - 4 December 2014
http://www.arcticbiodiversity.is/congress

Executive Board Meeting
Brussels, Belgium, 11 - 13 November 2014

Finnish National Committee
Autumn meeting and seminar
Helsinki, 26 November 2014
www.suoseura.fi

IUFRO 2014 World Congress
Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People. The Role of Research
Salt Lake City, USA, 5 - 11 October, 2014

http://iufro2014.com/

8th European Ramsar Meeting
Austria, Kufstein, 20 - 24 October, 2014
Peatland Action: Learning from Success - Annual IUCN Conference October 2014
20 - 22 October 2014
Inverness, Scotland

www.iucn-uk-peatlandprogramme.org

ICOS Sweden Annual Workshop 2014
SLU, Umeå, Sweden
2-3 September 2014
http://www.icos-sweden.se/

NRB BESS Conference 2014
University of Southampton, United Kingdom
8-9 September 2014
http://www.nrgbess.net/conference2014/

UK National Committee
'In The Bog' - peatlands as ecological and cultural landscapes  
Sheffield, September 2014
www.ukeconet.co.uk/events/50-conferences/291-in-the-bog-conference.html

International Wetlands Conference 2014
Huesca, Spain, 14 - 18 September 2014

www.wetlands2014.eu

Bioenergy from Forest Conference
Helsinki, Finland
15-18 September 2014
http://www.bioenergyevents.fi/

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Substrate 2030 – Anforderungen, Verfügbarkeit und Eigenschaften
Hanover, Germany, 17 September 2014

www.dgmtev.de

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Utilisation of Peatlands for Tourism and Environmental Education
Bad Wurzach, Germany, 24 - 26 September 2014
www.dgmtev.de

"Earth Living Skin: Soil, Life and Climate Changes" Conference
Bari, Italy
22-25 September 2014
http://www.els2014.eu/

9th European Conference on Ecological Restoration
University of Oulu, Finland
3-8 August 2014
http://www.ser2014.org/

9th SER Europe Conference and Peatland Restoration Sessions
Oulu, Finland, 4 - 8 August 2014
www.ser.org

4th International field symposium “West Siberian Peatlands and Carbon Cycle: Past and Present”
Novosibirsk, Russia, 4 - 17 August 2014
More info: Natalia Koronatova, wspcc@mail.ru

International Conference "Problems of Studying and Use of Siberian Peat Resources"
Tomsk, Russia, 18 - 21 August 2014

http://www.sibniit.tomsknet.ru/

IPS Annual Meetings and
International Peat Technology Conference
Riga, Latvia, 25 - 29 August, 2014
www.peat2014.lv

20th World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS)
Jeju, Korea, 8 - 13 June 2014
www.20wcss.org

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Conservation and restoration of mires in Thuringia
Oberhof, Germany, 25 - 26 June 2014
www.dgmtev.de

6th International Conference on Climate Change 
Reykjavik, Iceland, 27-28 June 2014
http://on-climate.com/the-conference/call-for-papers

Seminar - Sphagnum Reintroduction in Practice
Manchester Metropolitan University
11 June 2014
http://www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk/moorlife-seminar

International Mire Conservation Group
General Assembly and Field Symposium
Belarus, 14 - 26 July 2014
www.imcg.net/pages/events.php

Ancient Woodland Talk In the Bog - Managing Landscape Change and Future Ecologies
Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
15-16 May 2014
http://www.ukeconet.org/event/wilder-by-design/

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Workshop on restoratoration of groundwater fed peatlands
Blossin, Germany, 23 - 25 May 2014
www.dgmtev.de

Finnish Peatland Society
After-use of unproductive peatlands drained for forestry
Vantaa, Finland, 1 April 2014

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014
Vienna, Austria, 27 April - 02 May 2014
Peatland Hydrology Session
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2014/session/14356

2nd Flow Country Research Conference
Thurso, Scotland, 4 - 6 March 2014

http://www.nhconline.net/nhconline/flow/programme.htm 

IPS Executive Board Meeting
Groningen, the Netherlands, 26 - 28 March 2014

German Peat Society (DGMT)

International Symposium
New clinical and scientific data - Peloid therapy and spa research
Bayersoien, Germany, 21 - 22 March 2014
More info: andre.beer (at) klinik-blankenstein.de
www.dgmtev.de

World Wetlands Day
2 February worldwide
www.ramsar.org

Responsible management of peatlands: implications of the industrial sector  
Québec, Canada, 19 - 20 February 2014
www.gret-perg.ulaval.ca

2013

International Mire Conservation Group
IMCG Field Symposium
Australia, 1 - 13 December 2013
www.imcg.net/pages/events.php

IPS-EPAGMA Meeting
Brussels, 3 December 2013
www.epagma.org

EPAGMA Growing Media Forum
Brussels, 4 December 2013
www.epagma.org

Nordic seminar on peatland drainage and environment
Kuopio, Finland, 4 - 6 November 2013
http://bit.ly/1hz0E04

Tutkas Parliament Seminar
Finlands Peatlands - Resource or Nature Value
Helsinki, 13 November 2013
http://web.eduskunta.fi/Resource.phx/eduskunta/organisaatio/kansanedustajat/tutkas/index.htx

Finnish National Committee (Suoseura)
Autumn meeting and Seminar
Finland, 19 November 2013
www.suoseura.fi

International Mire Conservation Group
Re Visiting Fraser Island
26 - 29 November 2013
www.imcg.net/pages/events.php

Finnish Peat Initiative and Bioenergy Days
Helsinki, Finland, 27 - 29 November 2013
www.bioenergia.fi

October 2013

 

Workshop and field visit to the Humberhead Levels Peatlands National Nature Reserve, UK

2nd October 2013

 

UN Biodiversity Talks  
Convention on Biological Diversity
2 - 18 October 2013
Montreal, Canada
www.cbd.int/meetings 

 

Waxcaps and Wood-pasture Fungi - Identification Workshops  
9 October 2013
Longshaw, Peak District, UK
Tel: 0114 272 4227; 00 44 (0)114 272 4227

 

Anglesey and Llyn Fens project final conference 
9-11 October 2013
Plas Menai, United Kingdom

 

Conservation conference on upland bogs
12 October 2013 York, St John University
www.place.uk.com

 

37th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
14-18 October 2013  
Batumi, Adjara, Georgia 
http://www.ipcc.ch/scripts/_session_template.php?page=_37ipcc.htm#.Ul-wQBDz1vg

Finnish National Committee (Suoseura)
Member meeting and Seminar
Finland, 15 October 2013
www.suoseura.fi 

 

Sphagnum Mosses Identification Workshops
16 October 2013 and 20 November 2013
Sheffield area – Rivelin Valley
http://www.ukeconet.org/

 

German Garden Industry Association (IVG)
48. German Peat Day
Bad Zwischenahn, 24 October 2013
www.ivg.org

 

IPS Excecutive Board and Industry Meeting
Tallinn, Estonia, 28 - 30 October 2013

September 2013 

 

Investing in Peatlands: Partnership for a New Era 

10-12 September 2013

York, United Kingdom

http://www.iucn-uk-peatlandprogramme.org/news/230

 

Finnish National Committee (Suoseura)
Autumn excursion
16-17 September 2013
www.suoseura.fi 

 

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Annual Assembly
Freising, Germany, 25 - 27 September 2013
www.dgmtev.de

 

August 2013

 

32nd congress of International Society of Limnology (SIL)
Budapest, Hungary, 4 - 9 August 2013
www.sil2013.hu

 

98th ESA Annual Meeting
Ecological Society of America
Minneapolis, Minnesota
August 4 - 9, 2013
www.esa.org/minneapolis/symposia.php

 

INTECOL 2013: Into the next 100 years
London, United Kingdom, 18 - 23 August 2013
www.intecol.org

 

July 2013

 

Polish National Committee and Commission III
Workshop Fen Peatlands after Drainage
for young scientists and PhD students
Solec, Warsaw, Poland, 9 - 11 July 2013
www.uwm.edu.pl/gleba/IPSC3/

 

June 2013

 

IPS Commission V
Symposium on Advances in Peatland Restoration
at the Annnual Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists
Duluth, Minnesosta, 3 June 2013
www.swsannualmeeting.org

 

Polish Peat Society

The IV Workshop of Structural Geomorphology  
Lublin and Chelm, Poland 5 - 8 June 2013

 

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Peat and Peatland Seminar and Excursion
Bad Wurzach, Germany 7 - 8 June 2013
www.dgmtev.de 

 

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Prospects for the sustainable use of peatlands in Lower Saxony
Schneverdingen, Germany, 12 - 13 June 2013
www.dgmtev.de

 

IPS Convention, Annual Assembly, Executive Board,
Scientific Advisory Board and Commission Meetings at the
ISHS-IPS “International Symposium on Growing Media and Soilless Cultivation” 
17-21 June 2013 in Leiden, the Netherlands
www.peatsociety.org/events/leiden2013
www.grosci2013.wur.nl

 

Society of Wetland Scientists
Annual Meeting 2013
Duluth, Minnesota, 2 - 6 June 2013
www.swsannualmeeting.org

 

21th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
Copenhagen, Denmark, 3-7 June 2013
www.conference-biomass.com

 

Side event on role of peatlands in post-2020 UNFCCC framework
'Learning for a post-2020 UNFCCC framework using national mitigation actions for peatlands as pilots' at the SBSTA Climate Change Conference
Bonn, Germany, 8 June, 13:15-14:45
www.succow-stiftung.de

 

38th Session of the FAO Conference
Rome, Italy, 15 June 2013
www.fao.org/bodies/conf/c2013/en

 

4th AEBIOM Bioenergy Conference
Brussels, Belgium, 17-19 June 2013
www.aebiom.org/conference

 

2nd International Conference - Energy & Meteorology
Weather and Climate for the Energy Industry
25 – 28 June 2013, Toulouse, France
www.icem2013.org

 

1st International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Environment   

Central Java, Indonesia, 27-29 June 2013

 http://icsae.uns.ac.id/

 

 

May 2013

 

Towards sustainable land management practices for peatlands – special focus on drained areas
Rome, Italy, 7 - 9 May 2013
www.fao.org

 

Biohydrology Conference 2013. Bio meets Hydrology
Landau/Pfalz, Germany
21 - 24 May 2013
www.biohydrology2013.de

 

April 2013

 

FAO Peatland Expert Workshop “Towards more sustainable land management practices for peatlands – special focus on drained areas”
Rome, Italy, 3 - 4 April 2013
www.fao.org

 

EGU General Assembly 2013
Vienna, Austria, 7 - 12 April
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2013

 

ALTER-Net Conference 2013
Science underpinning the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy
Ghent, Belgium, 15 - 18 April 2013
www.alter-net.info/outputs/conf-2013

 

AWARE: Approaches in WetlAnd Restoration - focus on fen landscapes
Warsaw, Poland, 21 - 23 April 2013
www.biol.uw.edu.pl/aware/main.php

 

4th European Conference on Renewable Heating and Cooling
Dublin, 22-23 April 2013
www.rhc-platform.org

 

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Peat and Peatland Seminar and Excursion
Zeven, Germany, 19 - 20 April 2013
www.dgmtev.de

 

March 2013

 

Executive Board Meeting
Email, 7 - 12 March 2013 

 

Finnish National Committee (Suoseura)
Spring Meeting and Seminar
Helsinki, 13 March 2013
www.suoseura.fi

 

International conference on Southeast Asian Gateway Evolution (SAGE 2013) &
Symposium and workshop on " Southeast Asian peat swamp forests: biodiversity vs. biofuel"
Berlin, Germany, 11 - 15 March 2013
www.sage2013.org

February 2013

 

National Ecological Networks Conference
Scottish Wildlife Trust
Edinburgh, UK, 6 - 7 February 2013
https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/shop/nen-conference-2013

 

International Conference on “Reed as a Renewable Resource” (RRR),  
Greifswald, Germany, 14 - 16 February 2013.
www.rrr2013.de

 

The International Conference on Climate Change and Local Wisdom : Living in Harmony within Our Built Environment
Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia
14 - 15 February 2013
http://genius-loci-conference.com

 

World Sustainable Energy Days 2013
Wels, Austria, 27 February - 1 March 2013
www.wsed.at

 

January 2013 

 

Executive Board Strategy Meeting
Amsterdam, 26 - 27 January 2013 

 

Bioenergy, Environment and Sustainable Technologies  
Tiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu, India
27 - 30 January 2013 
http://best.biotechpage.com

 

Student Conference on Conservation Science Australia
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
21 - 24 January 2013
http://sccs-aus.org

 

 

2012

SIDE EVENT: ECOSYSTEMS BASED MITIGATION: FROM INCENTIVES TO PRACTICE
Opportunities and progress in reducing emissions from peatlands
Hosted by Wetlands International and FAO
Doha, 6 December 2012
www.fao.org

13th International Conference in Wetlands Systems for Water Pollution Control
Perth, Western Australia
25 - 29 November 2012
for more information visit: http://www.promaco.com.au/events/wetlandsystems2012.html
 

18th Conference of the Parties (COP18) of the UNFCCC
Doha, Qatar, 26 November - 7 December 2012
http://unfccc.int/meetings/doha_nov_2012/meeting/6815.php

2nd International Conference on Climate Change & Social Issues 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
28 - 29 November 2012
for more information visit: http://www.globalclimate.info

Flower Show Turkey 2011
Istanbul Plants, Landscape and Sub-industries Specialization Fair
Istanbul, 13 – 16 December 2012  

Finnish National Committee + Geological Survey of Finland
Finnish Peatlands in Nature and Economy
Espoo, Finland 28 November 2012
More info: www.gtk.fi

5th International Meeting on the Biology of Sphagnum 
Estonia and Latvia, 10-19 August 2012
More info: http://natmuseum.ut.ee/Sphagnum2012

Nordic Water 2012
Catchment Restoration and Water Protection
XXVII Nordic Hydrological Conference
Oulu, Finland, 13 - 15 August 2012
More info: http://nhc2012.oulu.f

Ramsar COP11
Bucharest, Romania, 6 - 13 July 2012
More info: www.ramsar.org

BIOGEOMON 2012
7th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior  
Maine, USA, 15 - 20 July 2012
More info: www3.villanova.edu/conferences/biogeomon

Sharing experience on Raised Bog Restoration
 Riga, Latvia, 22 - 25 July 2012
for more information visit http://http://www.purvi.lv/en/news/international-seminar

 9th INTECOL Wetlands Conference
Wetlands in a Complex World
Orlando, Florida, USA, 3 - 8 June 2012 (same as International Peat Congress!)
More info: www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/intecol

AEBIOM Focus 2012: EU legislation, sustainable feedstock supply and market opportunities”
Brussels, Belgium, 25-26 June 2012
More info: www.aebiom.org

Joint BES IUCN Symposium 2012
Investing in Peatlands – Demonstrating Success
Bangor University, United Kingdom, 26 - 28 June 2012
More info: www.tiny.cc/r5l51

Rewetting of Raised Bogs
Schneverdingen, Germany, 26 - 28 June 2012
for more information visit http://www.dgmtev.de

 International conference Fuels of the future 2012
Berlin, Germany, 23 - 24 January 2012
More info: www.fuels-of-the-future.com

International Symposium on Water and Wetlands in the Mediterranean – From Grado
to Agadir: The next twenty years
Agadir, Marocco, 6 - 8 February 2012
More info: http://agadir2012.medwet.org

2nd Asia Forum on Carbon Update (AFCU 2012) 
Bandung, Indonesia, 15 - 17 February 2012
More info: www.tiny.cc/zmjmq

Mire Protection in Germany - Moorschutz in Deutschland
Braunschweig, Germany, 27 - 28th February
More info: www.organische-boeden.de

AFN National water conference and tradeshow 
Edmonton, Canada, 5 - 7 March 2012
More info: www.afn.ca/index.php/en/news-media/events/national-water-conference

6th World Water Forum
Marseille, France, 12 - 17 March 2012
More info: www.worldwaterforum6.org

European Peat and Growing Media Association
Forum on Growing Media  
Brussels, Belgium on 27 March 2012
More info: www.epagma.eu

Association of Finnish Peat Industries (AFPI) 
Spring seminar
Jyväskylä, Finland, 12 April 2012
More info: www.turveteollisuusliitto.fi

European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly
Wien, Austria, 22-27 April 2012
More info: www.meetings.copernicus.org/egu2012

Side event to launch the global ‘Organic Soils and Peatlands Climate Change Mitigation Initiative  
at the Intersessional climate session of the United Nations
Bonn, Germany, 17 May 2012
More info: www.fao.org/climatechange/micca/en/

International Conference Tackling Climate Change: the contribution of forest scientific
knowledge   
Tours, France, 21 - 24 May 2012
More info: www.gip-ecofor.org/tours2012

14th International Peat Congress - Peatlands in Balance
Stockholm, Sweden, 3 - 8 June 2012
More info: www.ipc2012.se (times below not definite yet)

German Peat Society (DGMT)  
Rewetting of Raised Bogs II
Schneverdingen, Germany, 27- 28 June 2012
More info: www.dmtev.de

IPS Executive Board and Scientific Advisory Board meeting
Dublin, Ireland, 9-11 March 2012

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Peloid therapy in outpatient and inpatient
medical care – expiricism and evidence
Hattingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 9 - 10 March 2012
More info: www.dmtev.de

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Seminar and Exkursion on Peat and Peatlands
Zeven, Rotenburg/Wümme, spring 2012
More info: www.dmtev.de

Finnish Peat Society (Suoseura ry)
Spring Seminar: New knowledge on peatland gas balances and their influence factors new! 
Vantaa, Finland, 26 March 2012
More info: www.suoseura.fi

German National Committee
Mires and their catchment areas
Schorfheide-Chorin, Werbellinsee, Germany, 6 - 8 September 2012
for more information visit http://www.dgmtev.de

Finnish Peat Society (Suoseura ry)
Autumn excursion: Eastern Lapland's Aapa mires
Rovaniemi, Finland 3 - 5 September 2012
More info: www.suoseura.fi

Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanien National Committees
Baltic Peat Forum 2012
Estonia, 5 - 7 September 2012
More info: www.turbaliit.ee

German Peat Society (DGMT)
Mires and their catchment areas
Schorfheide-Chorin, Werbellinsee, Germany
6 - 8 September 2012
More info: www.dgmtev.de/

Mires and peat as a raw material
GeoHanover 2012
Hannover, Germany, 1 - 3 October 2012
More info: http://www.dgmtev.de/

Industrieverband Garten
German Peat and Humus Day
Bad Zwischenahn, 18 October 2012
More info: www.ivg.org

IPS Executive Board meeting
Bad Zwischenahn, 24 - 26 October 2012

Finnish National Committee
In the mire - Peatland culture and society research today - Semimar and Autumn Assembly
Helsinki, 20 November 2012
More info: www.suoseura.fi

19th Flowers IPM   
Moscow, From August 29 to September 1, 2012

Bioenergy from Forest Conference and Exhibition  
Jyväskylä and Jämsä, Finland, 27 - 31 August 2012
More info: www.bioenergy.finbioenergy.fi

IMCG Field Symposium 2012
Andes, 21.09-03.10.2012
More info: www.imcg.net

Mires and peat as a raw material - GeoHanover 2012
Hannover, Germany, 1 - 3 October 2012
for more information visit http://www.dgmtev.de

International conference of the LIFE Project SEMEAU
How to combine Forest Management, Local Development and Protection of Surface and Groundwater
France, October 2012
More info: www.life-semeau.eu

Climate Change: Security, Resilience and Diplomacy
London, United Kingdom 
15 - 16 October 2012
http://www.chathamhouse.org/climatechange2012?campaign=confalerts 

2012 Beyond Sustainability Conference: Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Economy - Creating Nexuses 
Tampa, Florida, USA
26 - 27 October 2012 
http://www.hccfl.edu/beyondsustainability

International Hortifair
Netherland 30 October - 2 November
Horti Fair in the Amsterdam RAI from 30 October to 2 November 2012 is the biggest international trade show for Technology, Innovation and Inspiration in Horticulture.
More: www.hortifair.nl

International Conference on fresh water governance for sustainable development
Drakensberg, South Africa, 5 - 7 November 2012

for more information visit www.wrc.org.za/freshwater/Pages/default.aspx

CLIMATE 2012 - The World's CO2-friendly Scientific Online Climate Conference
5 - 9 November 2012
for more information visit: http://www.climate2012.de

International Wetland Symposium 2012: Safeguarding Wetlands, Securing Future
Pokhara, Nepal
7 - 9 November 2012
for more information visit: http://www.wetlands.org.np/announcement/