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Conferences, Workshops and Symposia

The International Peat Society regularly holds Symposia, Workshops and other meetings in many parts of the world. An International Peat Congress is organised every 4th year. Moreover, the IPS encourages its members to attend conferences and meetings of other organisations dealing with peat and peatland research.

In case you would like to have your event included into this list, please contact susann.warnecke (at) peatsociety.org. 


Events of the International Peat Society


Finnish National Committee
Turpeesta terveydeksi & suosta moneksi
Espoo, 8 February 2011
More info: www.suoseura.fi

Canadian National Committee
PERG 17th Annual Workshop

Université Laval, Québec, Canada, 24 February 2011
More info: www.gret-perg.ulaval.ca


Executive Board and Scientific Advisory Board Meetings

Stockholm, Sweden, 7 - 9 March 2011

German National Committee
Moore und Wasser - eine Positionsbestimmung

Plön, Germany 17 - 19 March 2011
More info: www.dgmtev.de/veranstaltungen.html

Russian National Committee
All-Russian Peat Forum

Tver, Russia, 27 - 28 April 2011
More info: www.peatlands.ru/files/1300694229.pdf

German National Committee
Seminar and Excursion

Zeven, Germany, 6 - 7 May 2011
More info:
www.dgmtev.de/veranstaltungen.html

Annual Assembly of National Representatives
SAB Meeting, Commission Meetings, EB Meeting

Québec City, Canada, 13 - 14 June 2011
More info and registration:  www.peatsociety.org/index.php?id=306

Symposium on Responsible Peatland Management and
Growing Media Production
Québec City, Canada, 13 - 17 June 2011
More info: www.peatlands2011.ulaval.ca

Polish National Committee
Necessity of peatlands protection
Tleń, Bory Tucholskie 1 - 2 September 2011
More info: www.tiny.cc/cyl4r

Finnish Peatland Society (Suoseura ry)
Autumn Ecxcursion to the Mires of Kainuu region 
Oulu, 12 - 13 September 2011
More info: www.suoseura.fi

Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian National Committees
Baltic Peat Forum

Latvia, 14 - 16 September 2011
More info: www.peat.lv

Commission IV, German National Committee
Peat and Humic Substances: Current research in chemical, physical and biological characterization of peat

Zittau, Germany, 28 - 30 September 2011
/2ndcallzittau2.pdf 2ndcallzittau2.pdf 529.98 KB
/programmezittau2011.pdf programmezittau2011.pdf 385.80 KB 
 
IPS and International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
International Symposium on Growing Media, Composting
and Substrate Analysis

Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain, 16 - 22 October 2011
More information: www.ishs.org


2012


14th International Peat Congress - Peatlands in Balance

Stockholm, Sweden, 3 - 8 June 2012
More info: www.ipc2012.se
/1stannouncement2012final.pdf 1stannouncement2012final.pdf 258.59 KB

Baltic Peat Forum
Estonia, September 2012

15th International Peat Congress
Kuching, Malaysia, 2016


Events of Related Organisations


World Wetlands Day
2 February 2011
More info: www.ramsar.org

LIFE Active blanket bog in Wales Project Conference
Lake Vyrnwy, Wales, United Kingdom, 8 - 9 March 2011
More info: www.blanketbogswales.org

Integration of ecosystem services in the economies of the CIS
Moscow, Russia, 28 - 29 March 2011
More info: www.peatlands.ru/files/1296635317.doc

European Geosciences Union General Assembly
Vienna, Austria, 3 - 8 April 2011
More info: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2011/sessionprogramme/BG

International Symposium on Organic Matter Management and Compost Use in Horticulture
Adelaide, Australia, 4 - 7 April 2011
More info: www.compost-for-horticulture.com

International Conference: Mires and Wilderness
Tartu, Estonia, 18 - 20 April 2011
More info: www.tiny.cc/b9to7


Pellets for Bioenergy: The market takes off
Cologne, Germany, 5 May 2011
More info: www.aebiom.org

6th International Congress of the European Society for Soil Conservation: Innovative Strategies and Policies for Soil Conservation

Thessaloniki, Greece, 9 - 14 May 2011
More info: www.esscthessalonikicongress.gr

19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
Berlin, Germany, 6 - 10 June 2011
More info: www.conference-biomass.com

Investing in Peatlands - Delivering Multiple Benefits' Conference
Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom, 20 - 22 June 2011
More info: www.iucn-uk-peatlandprogramme.org/news/148

West Siberian Peatlands and Carbon Cycle: Past and Present
Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, 27 June - 5 July 2011
More info: http://en.ugrasu.ru/international/WSPCC_2011

AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference & RENEXPO® Bioenergy Europe
Brussels, Belgium, 29 - 30 June 2011
More info:
www.renexpo-bioenergy.eu

Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists, Wetpol and Wetlands Biogeochemistry
Prague, Czech Republic, 3 - 8 July 2011
More info: www.sws2011.com

Nordic Bioenergy Conference
Jyväskylä, Finland 5 - 9 September 2011
More info: www.nordicbioenergy.finbioenergy.fi

British Ecological Society Annual Meeting
Peatland Ecosystems
Sheffield, United Kingdom, 12 - 14 September 2011
More info: www.tiny.cc/yvs4m

SWS Asian Wetland Convention and Workshop

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 13 - 15 September 2011
More info: www.sws2011.org

World Canals Conference 2011
Groningen, the Netherlands, 19 - 24 September 2011
More info: www.worldcanalsconference2011.nl

3rd International Workshop on “Wild Fire and Carbon Management in Peat-Forest in Indonesia” new!
Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia on 22 - 24 September 2011
/2ndcircJST-JICAworkshop2011.pdf 2ndcircJST-JICAworkshop2011.pdf 527.60 KB 

Sustainable management of wetlands in transboundary context

Minsk, Belarus, 11 - 13 October 2011
/firstannminsktransboundary.pdf firstannminsktransboundary.pdf 1.03 MB 

Innovative Aspects of Production, Processing and Use of Peat

Tomsk, 18 - 20 October 2011
More info: www.peatlands.ru/files/1289914742.doc

IFES-GCOE Field Short Course 2011 : Management Strategy of Tropical Peatland: Development and Conservation 
Bogor, Palangkaraya, Pelalawan, Indonesia, 8 - 19 November 2011
More info: http://gcoe.ees.hokudai.ac.jp/orse/?p=275〈=en

Biolief 2011 - 2nd World Conference on Biological Invasions and Ecosystem Functioning
Mar del Plata, Argentina, 21 - 24 November 2011
More info: www.grieta.org.ar/biolief


2012

9th Intecol Wetlands Conference new!
Wetlands in a Complex World
Orlando, Florida, USA
3 - 8 June 2012
http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/intecol/agenda.html

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


2013

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

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