Dear Colleagues, we have the pleasure to announce that the 2nd Gypsum Ecosystems Research
Conference will be held in 2020 in Nicosia (Lefkosia) Cyprus. The Symposium is sponsored by the GYPWORLD H2020-MSCA-RISE project and organised jointly by the Open Univeristy of Cyprus and the Department of Forests, MANRE.
This conference originates from the activity of the GYPNET network, a network of scientists working on gypsum ecosystems and is part of the activities of the H2020-MSCA-RISE GYPWORLD project, aiming at promoting international research on gypsum ecosystems. As such, it aims to initiate a series of International Conferences focused on any research done on gypsum ecosystems. It will offer an International forum to interested scientists from around the world to present and discuss research results in all aspects related to gypsum ecology.
Location and Dates
Monday to Friday: 27 April to 1 May 2020
The official language of the conference will be English.
The Conference will focus on different aspects of research carried out on gypsum ecosystems globally. It will consist of key speakers plus oral talks and poster presentations providing an ideal background for scientific interactions and interchange of ideas.Young researchers will have the opportunity to attend to short courses on Biological Soil Crusts and Functional Traits.
Both courses will be free of charge. There is a limit of 30 participants for the Functional Traits course and 20 participants for the Biological Soil Crusts course. Participation is served on a first come first basis. To register, send an e-mail with your personal information (name, surname, affiliation) to:
Attendance is free of charge however registration is required. Please visit
|Abstract Submission Opens||1 February 2020|
|Abstract submission Closes||15 March 2020|
|Notification of acceptance||31 March 2020|
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