UPDATED: Join an online conference for early career researchers and professionals in sustainability

See the full programme of events for a conference on human interactions with the planet. The conference runs from 14 to 18 August 2017.

UPDATE (8 August): See a full programme of events and details on how to join below.

Early career researchers and other professionals in sustainability will have an opportunity to join an online conference focusing on the connections between society and the planet. The event, called “Early career perspectives on Future Earth ecology & civilization,” will run from 7 to 19 August 2017. It is organised by Future Earth, the International Association for Ecology (INTECOL) and the International Network of Next-Generation Ecologists (INNGE).

For more information about this online conference, contact Peter Jørgensen. To RSVP for this conference, visit the event page on the Open Network.

See the official flyer for the online conference here.

Programme:

The future of biodiversity in the Anthropocene

International Network of Next-Generation Ecologists (INNGE)

August 14th, 1:30 pm UTC

This two hour session will exhibit the most recent research of leading early career ecologists on the future of biodiversity in the Anthropocene.

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-innge
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_innge/

Guiding civilization toward planetary stewardship in the Anthropocene

Stockholm Resilience Centre

August 15th, 2:30 pm UTC

This two hour session highlights contributions of resilience science for the understanding and identification of solutions for planetary stewardship in the Anthropocene.

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-src
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_src/

Outstanding Early Career Ecologists: Perspectives on Future Earth

Ecological Society of America - Early Career Section

August 16th, 1:30pm UTC

This session highlights research from some of the top contenders to this year’s Early Career Ecologist Outstanding Publication Award from the Ecological Society of America - Early Career Section.

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-esaecs
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_esaecs/

Knowledge for sustainable stewardship of social-ecological systems

Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS)

August 16th - time and date tbc

This session highlights place-based research on stewardship of social-ecological systems from early career researchers in the Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS).

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-pecs
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_pecs/

Linking conservation science to decisions in the real world

Luc Hoffmann Institute - Early career research fellows

August 17th, exact time tbc

This one hour session will highlight transdisciplinary conservation science research from Early Career research fellows of the Luc Hoffmann Institute. Established by WWF International and the Maca Foundation, The Luc Hoffmann Institute is an independent research hub catalysing new ideas to solve environmental challenges that require a range of scientific expertise.

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-lhi
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_lhi/

The Future of Ecology and Civilisation - What Role for Law?

World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) Early Career Group (ECG)

August 18th, 6:30 AM UTC

This one hour session highlights perspectives from early career environmental law scholars on the future of ecology and civilization.

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-wcel
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_wcel/

The Future of Ecology and Civilisation at the Science-Policy Interface

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Fellows

August 18th, 11 am UTC

This session presents the research and experience of fellows of each of the IPBES Assessments. The session combines the presentation of research papers with a panel discussion of the IPBES fellows experience and the contribution that Early-Career Scholars can make at the Science-Policy interface.

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-ipbes 
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_ipbes/

Sustainable Universities

Network of Early Career Sustainable Scientists and Engineers (NESSE)

August 18th, 1 pm (UTC)

This one hour session will highlight the work of NESSE on Sustainable Science and Sustainable Universities.

More info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/ecpfe-nesse
Meeting room: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_nesse/

Background

According to the announcement, the conference “will give an overview of the latest and highest-quality early career research insights and perspectives on the future and sustainability of human interaction with the planet.” It will also mark three high-profile milestones in global sustainability: