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Updated Program Now Available

We expect 1500 to 1600 delegates from 75 countries to come to Columbus, Ohio, USA, for EcoSummit 2012 to hear 10 plenary presentations from the world’s premier ecologists and environmental scientists and practitioners, and 600 invited presentations in 65 symposia from around the world, and to participate in 21 forums and workshops on practical issues...Read More

Program Now Online

Program Now Available Online

Over 1950 abstracts from 100 countries have been received by EcoSummit 2012 for presentations in 69 symposia, dozens of general sessions, and hundreds of poster presentations. More than a dozen professional workshops...Read More

Symposia and Workshops Announced

70 symposia and 11 workshops accepted for the EcoSummit 2012 Program

The Conference Secretariat is proud to announce that 70 symposia and 11 workshops with almost 600 participants have been accepted for the EcoSummit 2012 Program. Some of the best-known ecologists and environmental scientists in the world...Read More

Plenary Speakers Announced

Details of the confirmed plenary speakers announced.

EcoSummit 2012 will bring together the world's most respected minds in ecological science to discuss restoring the planet's ecosystems...Read More

Columbus a Best Fall Trip Destination

Columbus Named Fourth Best Fall Vacation Destination in the World

National Geographic has listed its Top 10 vacation destinations, listing Columbus fourth, ahead of only Switzerland’s Lavaux Vinyard Terraces; Germany’s Cannstatter Volkfest, Stuttart; and Florida’s Emerald Coast...Read More

Registration Now Open

Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 27, 2012

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for EcoSummit 2012 on the conference website. Register by Friday April 27, 2012 for the reduced delegate rate US$500 (registration rate US$625)... Read More

Pre-Conference Ecology Field Trips Announced

EcoSummit 2012 Pre-Conference Schedule

EcoSummit 2012 is pleased to announce that we will be offering eight exciting pre-conference field trips focusing on a variety of topics addressing the conference’s key themes of Ecological Sustainability and Ecosystem Services Restoration. The field trips, which will be based out of the vibrant, cosmopolitan cities of New York, Washington DC, Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans, Chicago and Columbus... Read More

Exhibitor Information Now Available

EcoSummit 2012 Exhibitor Information

An "EcoExperience" exhibition hall will captivate attendees with interactive displays, activities and visualizations centered on ecological sustainability. The Greater Columbus Convention Center’s Exhibition Hall will be transformed into a world featuring the newest in sustainable products and innovations... Read More

First Announcement

EcoSummit 2012 First Announcement

Ecosystems such as streams, rivers, inland and coastal wetlands, grasslands, and forests provide numerous services that fundamentally support human health and well-being. EcoSummit 2012 will bring together the world's most respected minds in ecological science to discuss restoring and protecting the planet's ecosystem services.

Come hear Nobel Prize laureate Elinor Ostrom, Pulitzer Prize winners... Read More

Columbus in Top 3

Columbus, USA, site of EcoSummit 2012, is named one of top three Most Sustainable Cities in USA

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corporation today announced that nine communities from across the USA have been selected as finalists for the 4th annual Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. The finalists represent outstanding local-level efforts to achieve complementary economic, environmental, and quality-of-life goals.

"The Siemens Sustainable Community Awards show that sustainability is about building a better community for the long-term,” said BCLC Manager of Corporate Community Investment Hanna Felleke... Read More

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