Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Upcoming Conferences of Interest

Two upcoming conferences that might be of interest to SRM members:

Grasslands in a Global Context

When: September 12-14, 2011
Where: Kansas State University
Abstract Deadline: poster abstracts due by June 1, 2011
About: excerpt from the website "...The conference strives to develop a current, comparative synthesis of grassland/savanna ecosystems within a global framework. With the development of Konza Prairie as a global research platform in grassland studies coinciding with the benchmark 30th and 40th year anniversaries of our research station and LTER program, the stage is set for a synthesis of past, ongoing and new research results in the context of global understanding of grassland systems. This synthesis is aimed at identifying generalities in the structure and function of grassland and savanna ecosystems around the globe, recognizing continental level differences of critical importance, while identifying significant research gaps that can drive future studies. In short, we hope that this conference will develop a critical synthesis..."
Website: http://www.dce.k-state.edu/conf/grassland/

Synergy in the Technical Development of Agriculture and Food Industry

When: October 9-15, 2011
Where: GÖDÖLLŐ, Hungary
Abstract Deadline: abstracts due by May 23, 2011
About: excerpt from the website "...The conference deals with the up-to date questions of the solar, geothermal, wind, biomass energy, heat pumps, and hybrid power plants of regenerative energies. Besides of the above mentioned actual questions and research results of the environmental industry, logistics, precision farming, furthermore issues of computer aided engineering, production systems, project management also will be discussed...."
Website: http://synergy.szie.hu/news.php

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