Call for Abstracts

Submission deadline – 22nd April 2022

Submission guidelines

  • On the form, please answer all the mandatory questions marked with an asterisk (*). If a mandatory question is left unanswered or you exceed the word count, you will be able to submit, but you will be noticed about the incomplete submission. Incomplete submissions will not go for review.
  • You may submit more than one abstract, but in this case, please use the same login.
  • You will see all your submissions (both complete and incomplete) and can edit them through your account dashboard.
  • You can alter or complete your abstract(s) at any time up to the submission deadline of 22nd April 2022.
  • Please note that at least one author must register in full to attend and present the abstract at the conference.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed and any abstract that was submitted for oral presentation, but was unsuccessful in that regard, will be considered for poster presentation.

Conference topics:

  • Trends in the introduction, spread and evolution of biological invasions at different spatial and temporal scales
  • Past, current and future drivers responsible for biological invasions
  • Biological invasions and climate change
  • Novel ecosystems in the Anthropocene
  • Impacts of invasions on native species, communities and ecosystems
  • Biotic interactions in invaded communities and ecosystems, incl. interactions between invaders
  • Economic and social impacts of biological invasions
  • Non-native pests and pathogens. Pests and pathogens spread by invasive alien species
  • Novel tools and methods for detection, mapping, monitoring and control of invasive alien species
  • Engaging the public and stakeholders – from landowners to scientists, practitioners and decision makers and back
  • Effectiveness of past and current control measures and native communities restoration efforts
  • Relationships between weeds and invasive alien plants (joint session with EWRS)

Please note that due to the Russian Federation’s unprovoked and unjustified military aggression against Ukraine, abstract submissions and registrations from institutions representing Russian Federation or Belarus will not be accepted.