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Call for abstracts: PECS second open science conference

The Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), a global research project of Future Earth, has opened a call for abstracts for its second international conference. This conference, called “PECS II – Place-Based Transdisciplinary Research for Global Sustainability,” will run from 7 to 10 November 2017 in Oaxaca City, Mexico. It will focus on how the world can build pathways to sustainability in different places and contexts.   

​The conference organisers are accepting abstract submissions for oral presentations, speed talks and poster sessions. The conference will address four general themes:

  • Context-specific pathways for working towards sustainability,
  • Challenges and opportunities for informing global sustainability through place-based research,
  • Social-ecological dynamics of ecosystem services: Synergies, trade-offs and links to human wellbeing,
  • Cross-scale connections and feedbacks that impact the structure and dynamics of social-ecological systems.

​The deadline for abstracts is 15 April 2017. To submit an abstract or to learn more about this conference, see the announcement here.