Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth

An international conference organised by The Centre for Mountain Studies at Perth College, University of the Highlands & Islands, in collaboration with the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) and the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA).
When 03 Oct, 2015
Where Perth, Scotland
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Conference aims

  1. To present, evaluate and synthesise progress in our understanding of global change in mountain regions, and share examples of innovative approaches, particularly in terms of progress towards addressing the gaps in global research in mountain regions;
  2. To refine and agree agendas for collaborative research and action relating to global change and mountain regions, and to significantly increase the use of applied research findings on the ground in mountain regions;
  3. To foster effective interdisciplinary and international interactions between participants: researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers.

Key dates

15 October 2014: plenary speakers confirmed

27 February 2015: deadline for paper/poster submissions

30 April 2015: papers/posters selected for presentation

31 May 2015: draft final programme published online

14 August 2015: deadline for submission of extended abstracts

31 August 2015: deadline for registration

4 October 2015: conference field trips (Scottish Highlands)


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