7th Annual ESP Conference 2014

The rapidly growing network of ESP members, practitioners, educators, policy-makers, researchers, and many others from all continents, get together to interact and exchange ideas at the 7th annual ESP conference. 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.

For an overview of the Conference program please see this page.
For the details of our conference program, please have a look at these links:

  Conference Opening   Conference Program
  Sessions and Workshops   Training Sessions
  Books of Abstracts   News
  Keynote Presentations   Field trips
  Conference Organisation   Sponsors
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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 Program Booklet for more details. A hardcopy of the program booklet with all the information about the conference will be distributed upon registration.

Book of Abstracts

The Book of Abstracts is now available. The Book of Abstracts consists of separate PDF files per session. Each 'book' contains a detailed session description, an overview of the presenters, the abstracts and, when available, a timetable of the presentations. 

Important deadlines

25 August: closing date registration ESP Conference
25 August: deadline registration for (free) pre-conference trainings 
1 September: closing conference registration
8 September: start of the conference

ESP2014 Updates

If you would like to receive updates on the ESP Conference, please register as ESP Friend on the ESP website.

Previous conferences

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


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Attachments Size Date
Pdf Document programbooklet_ESP2014.pdf 1699429 bytes 8/28/2014
Pdf Document ESP2014ProgramOverview.pdf 231195 bytes 8/22/2014
Pdf Document ESP2014SessionSchedule.pdf 334747 bytes 8/22/2014
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