Memories of Medecos 2022

Thematic Sessions

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Day 5: Friday 9 September 2022

08H00-08H30 KEYNOTE 11 – KERSTIN BRAUN: Climatic stability recorded in speleothem stable isotopes affects diversity of Mediterranean climate regions 08H30-08H50 Tea break Parallel session Parallel session 08H50-10H50 SYMPOSIUM 9 : C Marean, R Cowling et al. – The Palaeo-Agulhas Plain Revises our  Understanding of the Cape Floristic Region SYMPOSIUM 10: Global Forest Communicators Network (supported […]

Day 4: Thursday 8 September 2022

Welcome and announcements | Conference Yoga 08H00-08H30 08H30-09H00 KEYNOTE 8 – FRANK SCHURR: Macrodemography – how large-scale biodiversity dynamics arise from the reproduction, mortality and dispersal of individuals KEYNOTE 9 – ROB SALGUERO-GOMEZ:  In the search for demographic oddities and their role in ecology, evolution and conservation biology (ONLINE) 09H00-09H30 Tea break Printed Poster Session […]

Day 3: Wednesday 7 September 2022

07H30-08H00 Arrival and coffee 08H00-08H30 08H30-09H00 KEYNOTE 6 – JACO LE ROUX:  How do soil microbes drive and respond to plant invasion in Mediterranean ecosystems? KEYNOTE 7 – MINGZEN LU: Biome boundary maintained by intense belowground resource competition in world’s thinnest-rooted plant community (ONLINE) 09H00-09H30 Tea break Printed Poster Session 4 Parallel session (Hall 1) […]

Day 2: Tuesday 6 September 2022

07H30-08H00 Arrival and coffee 08H00-08H30 KEYNOTE 4 – RUPERT KOOPMAN: Upcycling the past to shape the present and future of Plant Conservation 08H30-09H00 KEYNOTE 5 – JASPER SLINGSBY:Tracking and forecasting change in the Cape Floristic Region 09h00-09h30 Tea break Parallel session (Hall 1) – Session chair: Andrew Turner, Dewidine Van Der Colf Parallel session (Hall […]

Day 1 Monday 5 September 2022

07h30-08h15 Arrival and coffee – Registration 08H15-08H45 Welcome (Hall 1) Martina Treurnicht (Chairperson), Adriaan Grobler (Vice-Chair) 08H45-09H15 KEYNOTE 1 – KAREN ESLER: Spotlight on Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: Model systems for global change comparisons, regional and local responses 09H15-09H45 KEYNOTE 2 – ANTON PAUW: Ecology of the West Coast of Southern Africa 09h45-10h15 Tea break Parallel session […]


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