2017 IPS Convention organised by United Kingdom Peat Society; supported by the International Peatland Society
Responsible Management of Peatlands
28-31 May 2017, Dyce, nr Aberdeen, Scotland
Best Practices for Agriculture, Forestry, Restoration and Industry
This important international conference will focus on the use of peatlands for agriculture, conservation, forestry and industry. It will also consider best practices for peatland after use including rewetting and revegetating to reinstate peat formation and also economic and leisure possibilities. This will be a major opportunity for landowners, managers, academics, regulators and policy makers to be briefed on and discuss the most important issues and problems facing ‘Responsible Management of Peatlands’. There will be a special session on 'Restoration of Tropical Peatland' with presenters from Southeast Asia and Japan.
Offers of oral and poster presentations are welcomed. We look forward to hearing about the many exciting projects currently taking place across the world. Suggestions for papers or mini-sessions should be sent to email@example.com by 31st March 2017.
Abstracts of presentations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st March 2017. These should be no longer than 150 words prepared in Times New Roman font size 12 without formatting. Titles should be in uppercase and names and addresses of authors provided. The Email address of the lead author should be given. At least one of the authors must be registered at the Convention in person.
We also invite offers of sponsorship and financial support for these exciting events, including brainstormer, symposium, workshops, excursions and Gala Dinner the last of which will be held in a Scottish stately home with traditional Scottish entertainment and hospitality.
Additional information can be obtained on the Convention website: IPS Annual Convention 2017
Documentation Downloads (22/03/17)
PAYMENT CONDITIONS & ADDITIONAL CHARGES
Payments by bank transfer (BACS) inside the UK are free of charges
The full registration fee is payable if cancellation is within 2 weeks of the event (14th May); 50% payable within 3 weeks (7th May); 25% payable within 4 weeks (30th April; over 4 weeks before (23rd April) – the full fee will be refunded minus an administrative charge.