The conference is entirely dedicated to biodiversity science and its connections to human sciences. In keeping with the Conference title, scientists worldwide are invited to submit proposals for symposia on the following topics:
Strengthening biodiversity science
Evolution of biodiversity – Inventorying biodiversity – Monitoring biodiversity changes – Drivers of biodiversity changes – Prediction of biodiversity changes – Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning – Linking ecosystem functioning to ecosystem services
Supporting the science – policy interface
Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity – Valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services – Economic incentives – Biodiversity and development
Integrated approaches to topical issues
Agrobiodiversity – Biodiversity and health – Freshwater biodiversity – Invasive species – Marine biodiversity –Mountain biodiversity – Etc.