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EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2006 Num. article: 2006/024

Announcement of the Neobiota Conference in Vienna, AT, 2006-09-27/29

The 4th NEOBIOTA European Conference on Biological Invasions will be held in Vienna, Austria, 2006-09-27/29 and is organized on behalf of the Austrian Federal Environment Agency Ltd. and the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation. More information about the conference (accommodation, venue, excursion, deadlines, etc.), registration forms and call for abstracts are available on-line at http://www.umweltbundesamt.at/neobiota Please note that deadline for submission of abstracts for paper or poster presentations is 2006-05-31.
The conference will start with an invited evening keynote lecture presented by Dan Simberloff from the University of Tennessee. Everyone interested in Biological Invasions (ecologists, conservation agencies, and other stake-holders) is invited to participate and share thoughts, opinions and new results. All organisms (pathogens, plants, fungi, animals) and habitats (marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems) will be considered.

Contact:        Dr. Franz Essl
       Umweltbundesamt GmbH - Federal Environment Agency Ltd
       Abt. Naturschutz, Spittelauer Lände 5
       A - 1090 Wien
       Tel. +43-1-31304-3323
       E-mail: franz.essl@umweltbundesamt.at
       Web: www.umweltbundesamt.at


4th European Conference on Biological Invasions