11th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference to be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, in September 2020

  • Posted on: 4 March 2018
  • By: admin

INTECOL Wetlands 2020The INTECOL Wetland Working Group (WWG) will hold the 11th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, in early September 2020. The Chair of the organizing committee is Philippe Gerbeaux, and the Co-Chairs are Deirdre Hart, Clive Howard-Williams, Di Lucas, Aroha Mead and Shona Myers. Beautiful New Zealand is within about 10 h from most countries on the Pacific Rim. There are many outdoor pre- and post-meeting excursions available including skiing 1-2 hr of Christchurch. Much of Christchurch is built on wetlands. Crown Research Institutes and two universities are co-located there. The tentative conference theme is: Traditional knowledge and innovative science in wetland research and management. A strong Maori and Oceania cultural presence is guaranteed within and around the conference.

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