The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (WCMB) has become the major focal assembly to share research outcomes, management and policy issues, and discussions on the role of biodiversity in sustaining ocean ecosystems. Arranged on a 3 - 4 year cycle, prior WCMB meetings (Valencia, Spain; Aberdeen, Scotland; Qingdao, China) have each attracted leading specialists from around the world, and catalyzed numerous sidebar sessions on marine biodiversity issues.
The Società Entomologica Italiana and the Accademia Nazionale Italiana di Entomologia are hosting the XI European Congress of Entomology in Naples on 2-6 July 2018. A wide variety fo topics will be dicussed during sessions on the following themes:
Under the auspices of the International Palaeontological Association (IPA) and with the participation of the whole French Palaeontological community, the IPC5 Conference, dubbed as “the Fossil week” will be organized in 2018 in Paris, July 9th-13th.
This event is a unique opportunity for the palaeontological community to present its new results and discuss all aspects of our discipline.
The Berkeley Natural History Museums, the Berkeley Initiative for Global Change Biology, and iDigBio are hosting the second annual Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference, to be held in Berkeley, CA, 4-6 June 2018.
ICT 2018, the key European ICT research and innovation event organised by the European Commission, will be back next year and hosted in Vienna on 4-6 December 2018.
The 2018 Austrian Presidency will host the next ICT event at the Austria Centre Vienna in December next year. The ICT events organised since 1998 by the European Commission have become Europe's most visible internationalforums for ICT innovation and a unique gathering of the entire ICT research and innovation community.
The conference will have the theme: Translating Ecological Data into Knowledge and Decisions in a Rapidly Changing World. The conference aims to bring together researchers interested in data-intensive ecology — both from an ecological and a computer science point of view.