Call for abstracts to EGF 2016

Call for abstracts to EGF 2016

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

The European Grassland Federation (EGF) warmly invite you to present your scientific work at the European Grassland Federation General Meeting in 2016. The theme of the General Meeting in Trondheim, Norway 4-8 September is ‘The Multiple Roles of Grassland in the European Bioeconomy’, with the following sessions:

  1. Reconnecting ruminants to grasslands
  2. Forage quality evaluation
  3. Forage potential in ruminant nutrition
  4. Synergies between ecosystem services, biodiversity and agricultural production in grasslands
  5. Grassland in a changing climate

Papers that do not fit within one of these subthemes will not be accepted. The focus of the General Meeting is the European context.

Abstracts of intended papers are to be submitted through OASES and should describe and summarize the content of the planned paper with maximally 200 words. Information on submission procedure is found on the website www.egf2016.no. Choose ‘submission of papers’, register in OASES and follow the instructions.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 December 2015. A letter of receipt will be sent immediately after submission. On 15 January 2016, you will be informed whether your contribution has been accepted or not. In case it has been accepted, you will be invited to write a full paper (three pages for offered papers, deadline 29 February 2016). The papers will be subjected to a further review. All accepted papers will be published in Grassland Science in Europe.

Information on a post-conference tour is now available on the website. The tour will start in Trondheim immediately after the closing session on Thursday and end in Sandnessjøen on Saturday afternoon. If you are interested in participating in this tour, we encourage you to inform us, without obligations at this stage. Please send your early expression of interest to egf2016@nibio.no.

For up-to-date information on the General Meeting (program, key note speakers, mid-conference tours, and social events) please regularly check the website www.egf2016.no.

Members

BGS Members BGS is a membership organisation which acts as a communication forum, through events and publications, for the profitable and sustainable use of grass and forage.

Local Societies

BGS Members Use our Local Society directory to locate your nearest societies, information resources and experts on grassland farming and foraging.