11th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference to be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, in October 2020
The INTECOL Wetland Working Group (WWG) will hold the 11th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, from 18-23 October, 2020. The chair of the organizing committee is Philippe Gerbeaux, and the co-chairs are David Perenarra-O'Connell and Shona Myers. The chair of programme committee is Tim Davie. Other members of the committee are Stefanie Rixecker, Di Lucas, Deirdre Hart, Corinne Bataille, Katie Nimmo, and Jason Butt. 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 within 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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