Overall Objective of the IV IBG Congress
To foster and develop education and research in all disciplines contributing to the knowledge and stewardship of the biodiversity of the Guiana Shield and the conservation, preservation, and sustainable management of its natural, rural and urban ecosystems.
Theme and sub-themes
The theme for the IV International Congress on Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield, August 8-12, 2016 is:
The following sub-themes are identified for presentations (paper and posters);
- State and Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecological functions of the Guiana Shield
- Ecosystem-dependent and Indigenous Peoples and Conservation in The Guiana Shield
- The Guiana Shield and Global Climate
- Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Sustainable Development.
- Biodiversity Governance and Vulnerable Groups
Abstracts should be submitted preferably in English, but can also be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish or French. Abstracts should not exceed 250 words, written in Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, font size 12 with the title in bold upper case, font size 14. Abstracts that may not fit a particular subtheme, but are related to the main theme can be submitted. Deadline for the submission of Abstracts is 29th February 2016. If abstracts are accepted and approved, the deadline for the Full Paper will be 15th June, 2016.
Kindly submit abstracts to the following address: email@example.com
Information about registration, registration fees, accommodation, transportation, venues and the Congress programme will be posted and updated on the IV IBG Congress 2016 website www.biodiversityguyana.org/ibg2016congress/ from 10th October 2015
For more information and queries please contact the IBG 2016 Congress Secretariat at United Nations Development Programme (Guyana), 42 Brickdam and United Nations Place, Stabroek Georgetown, Guyana. Telephone number (592) 226-4040 (extension 261); Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.biodiversityguyana.org
You can download the full description of the call for papers in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and French here.