EGF 2011 Conference - Call for papers

EGF 2011 Conference - Call for papers

Friday, September 17, 2010

16th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation on 28 August - 31 August 2011.

The conference activities will take place at the Agricultural Research and Education Centre (AREC) Raumberg-Gumpenstein, which is located in the geographical centre of Austria. Grassland of various types dominates the well structured and attractive landscape that has been formed by traditional farming over the centuries.

The general topic of EGF 2011 will be:

"Grassland farming and land management in mountainous regions"

Participants are welcome to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations under one of the following sessions:

- Meeting the challenge of grassland management in disadvantaged areas

- Organic, low-input and alternative grassland farming systems

- Grassland as a source of biodiversity and public goods

Please submit a title and abstract of max. 200 words online no later than *31 October 2010.* Details for submission are provided on our website

All papers will be peer reviewed. If the abstract is accepted, you will be invited to submit a full-length paper. Accepted papers will be published in the 16th issue of the EFG Series 'Grassland Science in Europe' which in addition to book form will also be available on CD-ROM.

A post-conference tour is provided (1 to 2 September 2011), starting at AREC Raumberg-Gumpenstein and ending up at Vienna. In addition, an attractive associate delegate's programme is offered to visit interesting locations and idyllic countryside.

More useful information concerning the conference is provided on the conference website


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