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).
See the official flyer for the online conference here.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: