7th Annual ESP Conference 2014

15 August: deadline registration for (free) pre-conference trainings [with hyperlink to training page]
1 September: closing conference registration
e to interact and exchange ideas with the rapidly growing network of ESP members, practitioners, educators, policy-makers, researchers, and many others from all continents. Be part of special sessions and working-groups producing outcomes ranging from journal articles, white papers, book chapters, grant proposals, database structures, websites, and much more.


ESP conference 2014 Information


The emphasis of this Seventh international ESP conference will be on the use of the ecosystem services concept at the local level, focussing on Latin America with a special emphasis on Costa Rica. Scientists representing several EU-funded projects will present their results on Community Based Ecosystem Management: CiVi.Net, COBRA, EcoADAPT, CombioServe and COMETLA.
In line with the previous ESP conferences, the program consists of a mix of plenary sessions (keynotes, panels), workshops, open topic sessions, special sessions and field trips. See the Conference program for more details.

Workshops and Sessions

Central in the ESP conference are the workshops and sessions organised by ESP working groups and other organisations.
We received more than 50 proposals. The list of accepted sessions is available on our Workshops and Sessions Page.

Important deadlines

15 August: deadline registration for (free) pre-conference trainings 
1 September: closing conference registration

ESP2014 Updates

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Previous conferences

For the outcomes of the previous six ESP conferences please see our previous conferences websites.


Kolom rechts

  1. 2014/07/30Room sharing available!
  2. 2014/07/18Confirmation abstract acceptance
  3. 2014/07/15Delay in invoicing
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Attachments Size Date
Word Document ESP2014SessionForm.docx 205278 bytes 2/14/2014
Pdf Document Flyer ESP2014 Update 5.pdf 290882 bytes 7/24/2014
Pdf Document Sponsorship package.pdf 1015520 bytes 5/14/2014

ESP website

Previous Conferences
Bali 2013
Portland 2012
Wageningen 2011
Salzau 2010
Salzau 2008
Salzau 2006