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International Union for Conservation of Nature in the #24ICSB

The #24ICSB will be hosting a meeting of the Cave Invertebrate Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-CSIG), on Tuesday, 21 August 2018, after the scientific presentations. The IUCN-CISG is a global network of experts in invertebrate zoology, karst and subterranean cave system biodiversity, cave fauna conservation and speleology interested in exploration and conservation of these extraordinary species. More information: IUCN SSC Cave Invertebrate Specialist Group
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Six workshop proposals received so far

So far we have received six pre-conference workshops proposals for the #24ICSB from: USA, Australia, Denmark, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Still 20 days for the deadline for submitting workshop proposals: 30 November 2017! Submit your proposal here:
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Call for workshops

Call for workshops   We seek proposals for pre-conference workshops to be held in the 24th  International Conference on Subterranean Biology at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Workshops will be exciting parts of ICSB meetings as they offer great opportunities to disseminate and learn about cutting-edge topics in subterranean sciences. Workshops can be either in the form of a full or half-day and ideally would offer conference attendees opportunities to expand their knowledge in specific applications, topics, and opportunities for networking. Workshops will be held on August 18-19th, the days before the official beginning of the conference. (more…)
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ISSB Travel Grants for young researchers

The International Society for Subterranean Biology (ISSB-SIBIOS) announces that it will fund five travel grants of 500 euros to support students and young scientists, in order to attend and present their research results at the 2018 International Conference on Subterranean Biology (ICSB) in Aveiro, Portugal. (more…)
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Registration in the 24th International Conference on Subterranean Biology will be open from January to June of 2018. Payment of registration fee will be available only by bank transfer. (more…)
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