upcoming IUBS events

Upcoming IUBS General Assembly

The next, the 33rd, General Assembly of the IUBS will take place in Norway in 2019 and will celebrate the centenary of the Union.

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Supported events
30 Nov 2018 · Supported Event

Plants & Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-6)

The 6th International Conference on Plants & Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-6) will take place in Lucknow, India, from 27-30 November 2018.

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23 Nov 2018 · Young Scientists · Supported Event · Egypt

Participation of young scientists in the Science Forum

4th Science Forum: Science for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

IUBS sponsored the participation of 4 young scientists in the 4th Science Forum organized during the COP 14  on 23-24 November 2018 in Egypt.
Renu Kumari, from India, Sameh Hamdy Soror, Mai Abdelmoaz Allam and Mohamed Ezzat Abdelhack, from Egypt, actively participated in the forum by facilitating the group discussions during the 2 days.

(Photo: Left to right: Mohamed Ezzat Abdelhack, Sameh Hamdy Soror, Nathalie Fomproix, Renu Kumari and Mai Abdelmoaz Allam)

30 Jun 2018 · Young Scientists · Supported Event · Germany

International Diatom Symposium

25th International Diatom Symposium, was organized in Seminaries and Botanical Garden Berlin, Germany, from 25th to 30th  June 2018 by the International Society for Diatom Research (ISDR).

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20 Apr 2018 · Supported Event

International Symposium on Pollination

International Symposium on Pollination, taking place at the Botanical Gardens in Berlin (Dahlem), Germany, from 16-20 April 2018. Organized by the International Commission on Plant Pollinator Relations (ICPPR).

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04 Apr 2018 · Supported Event

Symposium on Ciliate Biology

International Symposium on Ciliate Biology, will take place in New Delhi, India, from 4-6 April 2018.

The supporting International Society of Protistologists (ISOP) is one of IUBS's scientific members.

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Young Scientists

Support: Conference Participations in 2018

6th International Conference on Plants & Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-6)
Lucknow, India, 27– 30 November 2018

IUBS supported the participation of Young Scientists in the Science Forum
Egypt, 23-24 November 2018 

European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB 24)
Granada, Spain, 9– 15 September 2018 

25th International Diatom Symposium
Berlin, Germany, 25– 30 June 2018

International Symposium on Pollination
Dahlem near Berlin, Germany, 16– 20 April 2018

Support: Conference Participations in 2017

BIOMAT 2017 – 17th International Symposium on Mathematical and Computational Biology
Moscow, Russia, 29 October – 4 November 2017

5th International Symposium "Alien Species in the Holarctic: Borok V
Uglich, Yaroslavl Area, Russia, 25– 30 September 2017

The 4th International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology
Moscow Russia, 18– 23 August 2017

Past IUBS events

9th BCGC Symposium

The 9th BCGC Symposium will be held during the The 9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology, which is entitled "Response and adaptation of animals to extreme environments". The conference will be held in Xining, Qinghai Province, China, from 27th to 31st August 2017. It is organized by the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS), a scientific member of IUBS, and supported by IUBS via its Biological Consequences of Global Change (BCGC) programme.

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Announcement: Traits Past, Present, and Future

Training Workshop: Quantitative approaches to paleontology, conservation, and climate change biology in Africa

The workshop of the iCCB programme of IUBS will bring together paleontologists, ecologists, and quantitative biologists in Nairobi, Kenya, from 6th to 8th March 2017 to discuss how data from paleontology, modern ecology, and conservation biology can be integrated to provide a comprehensive framework for monitoring and measuring ecosystem structure and function through space and time.

Nairobi, Natural History Museum of Kenya, Kenya, 6 - 8 March 2017

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Three BCGC Symposia 2016

Three international symposia on BCGC during the 22nd International Congress of Zoology (ICZ), 14-19 November 2016, Okinawa, Japan. Over 1,100 participants from 31 countries and regions attended. They were organized within the BCGC programme of IUBS.


Impact of Landcover Change on Biodiversity

Impact of Landcover Change on Biodiversity: Pollinators & Pollination. 3rd Science for Biodiversity Forum of International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) and Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13), Cancun, Mexico. December, 2016. Presented by P. Kevan


ISIZ 2016

8th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ), 25-29 July 2016, Xilinhaote, Inner Mongolia, China. Over 100 scientists attended.


Workshop: Animal Ecology on Grassland

International training course at the “Research Station of Animal Ecology on Grassland” in Xilinhaote, Inner Mogolia, 29 July to 6 August 2016. Over 20 scientists and students from Germany, Russia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and China attended. The course included lectures, discussions, specimen collection in the fields, classification and analysis of the collected specimen. The workshop was organized within the BCGC programme of IUBS.


Workshop: Invasive Species

The International training course on invasive species 26-28 October 2016 in Hainan, China. Over 50 people from Viet Nam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Fuji, Samoa, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nigeria, Japan and China attended. The workshop was organized within the BCGC programme of IUBS.

Latest IUBS Conference

The latest, the 32rd, General Assembly of the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) entitled "Frontiers in Unified Biology" was held in Berlin, Germany, 14–16 December 2015.

Programme: http://www.iubs2015.org/programme.html

Satellite Symposia: http://www.iubs2015.org/satellites.html

Conference Website: http://www.iubs2015.org/index.html

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Other Events
26 Oct 2017 · Event

32nd ICSU General Assembly

The International Council for Science (ICSU) invites National, Union Members and other members to attend the 32nd ICSU General Assembly on 23-26 October 2017. As a member IUBS is taking part in it and looks forward to discuss the union with the International Social Science Council (ISSC) on 25-26 October 2017.

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05 Jul 2018

Founding of ICS

IUBS, as a member organisation, attended the Funding General Assembly of the ICS (International Science Council), that launched in July 2018 as the result of a merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC).

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15 Nov 2017


ICSU CODATA workshop on Data Standards and Integration, London UK, 13 -15 November 2017.

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04 Nov 2017


IUBS sponsors the attendance of young scientists to the 17th International Symposium on Mathematical and Computational Biology (BIOMAT 2017) conference, which will be organized from 29th October to 4th November in Russia.

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29 Jun 2017


The 4th International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology (ICIM4) will take place in the Russian Capital Moscow from 18th to 23rd August 2017. IUBS sponsors the conference as well as the attendance of young scientists.

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