The Society for Urban Ecology (SURE)
2nd SURE World Conference, 8-10 July 2016 in Shanghai

2nd SURE World Conference, 8-10 July 2016 in Shanghai

Events 2016

„Challenges for Urban Ecology by Rapid Urbanization and Global Environmental Change“

Organizers: SURE, East China Normal University (ECNU) and co-organized by SURE-China Chapter, Research Center of Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), CAS, China, Institute of Urban Environment (IUE), CAS, China, and Center for Human-Environment System Sustainability (CHESS), Beijing Normal University (BNU), China

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Programme of the parallel sessions

Programme of the plenary sessions

The second Congress was a real success: Nearly 350 participants from more than 20 countries worldwide such as USA, Canada, Argentina, Colombia, UK, Germany, France, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Slovakia, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Pakistan, China, etc. took part in the congress and six distinguished leading scientists on urban ecology and environmental science

The congress totally received 254 abstracts, 168 oral presentations and 47 poster presentations covering wide research interests in the field of urban ecology.

During the congress, SURE had an assemblage meeting and completed the election of the new board of executive committee member. Prof. Jürgen Breuste was elected to his second term of the SURE president.

Conference Report

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