Call for Papers

Submission of abstracts
Starting from 23 April 2018 , you are cordially invited to submit an abstract for your planned contribution to the conference in the form of a poster or an oral presentation.
Please ensure that your submission arrives by 31 May 2018 at the latest.

How to submit an abstract

You will have to register first in order to submit a paper online.
Everybody is entitled to submit 1 oral and 1 poster contribution. To submit an abstract of your contribution, please follow the instructions on the online submission form and fill in the appropriate fields. The length of the abstract is limited to 2000 characters.

Themes and sessions will be listed here with the beginning of the call for papers. Please select the corresponding scientific session where your talk might fit in best. Contributions to other ecological topics are also welcome and will be organised in additional thematic or free sessions.

The following thematic sessions have been approved:


Alpine Ecosystems under global change

Functional traits in ecology

Biodiversity and ES in agroecosystems

Plant carbon allocation and storage

Citizen Science in ecology

Microbial ecology and soil processes

Science for conservation and restoration

Non-target effects of pesticides

Ecological perspectives on urban environments

Biological invasions

Ecosystem perspectives in wildlife ecology

Forest disturbance

Ecology 4.0

Forest function

Freshwater and society


Ecological and conservation genetics

Host vector parasite interactions


Ecological indicators and monitoring

Learning from protected areas

From science and practice in conservation

Novel tools and data

Eurasian steppe

Physiological plant ecology

Plant populations facing environmental change

Monitoring of farmland biodiversity

Pollinator ecology

Societal dimensions in ecological research

Scales in ecology

Social ecology: concepts and methods

Ecological long-term data

Trophic levels in biodiversity experiments

Plant phenology shifts

Water in plants and ecosystems

Free Session