Conference on Forest Ecosystem Genomics and Adaptation

A call for abstracts is NOW OPEN for the scientific conference on 'Forest ecosystem genomics and adaptation', organized by the EVOLTREE Network of Excellence ( In addition to the scientific sessions, a Stakeholders’ event is planned during the conference, aimed at engaging policy makers, practitioners and scientists in a discussion on how to incorporate the research findings into sustainable forest management.

Date and venue:  9 - 11 June 2010, San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid), Spain

Main scientific topics:
- Phenomics under climate change
- Population genomics of adaptive traits
- Evolutionary responses to environmental change
- Community responses to environmental change
- Migration under climate change
- Eco-regional trends in adaptation
- New technologies in ecosystem genomics
- Climate change mitigation options

- Submission of abstracts: February 1st, 2010
- Early registration - conference (only): March 15th, 2010
- Joint registration to the Conference + EVOLTREE Annual meeting: March 15th, 2010
- Closing of registrations: May 10th, 2010