At the 8th ESP World conference in 2015, ESP decided to organize ESP World conferences bi-annually, and regional conferences in the intermediate years. The aim of these regional conferences is to enable people from all around the world to share ecosystem services knowledge and strengthen local networks.
Upcoming Regional ESP conferences 2018/2019
Theme: Communicating and Engaging Ecosystem Services in Policy and Practice in Asia
Location: Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, India
Date: 9-13 October 2018
Theme: Ecosystem services in a changing world: moving from theory to practice
Location: Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium, San Sebastián, Spain
Date: 15-19 October 2018
Theme: Global changes, ecosystem services and multilateral agreements in Latin America and the Caribbean
Location: Convention Center – State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brasil
Date: 22-25 October 2018.
Theme: Natural Resources Benefitting People
Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Washington DC, USA, 2018
Date: 3-7 December 2018
Theme: Management of Ecosystem Services for Nature Conservation and Human Wellbeing in Africa
Location: Cristal Hotel, Kpalimé, Togo
Date: 4-8 February 2019
Regional ESP conferences 2018
ESP regional conference happened first time in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). If you would like to get more information about the ESP MENA conference, check the conference webpage.
Regional ESP conferences 2016
ESP regional conferences took place in 2016 for the first time on four different continents: Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa. Check the previous conferences for more information. Also in North America the bi-annual conference with ACES was held.
To learn from this year ESP has compiled a survey report consisting of survey results of the four conferences. Read the survey report regional conferences 2016.
Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum
From 27-31 March 2017 the Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum took place in Brisbane, Australia. Learn more at the official website of the event.