Plenary Speakers

Essential Biodiversity Variables

Jeannine Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota, USA

Michio Kondoh, Tohoku University, Japan

Eva Knop, University of Bern, Switzerland

Henrique Pereira, iDIV and Martin Luther University Halle, Germany

David Schimel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA, USA

Jon Hutton, Luc Hoffmann Institute, Gland, Switzerland

Earth System Processes

Sophie Cauvy-Fraunie, IRSTEA, France

Sarah Cornell, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden

Xiaojuan Feng, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Andrew Hector, University of Oxford, UK

Jes Hines, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Germany

Marcel Holyoak, University of California Davis, USA

Michel Loreau, Centre for Biodiversity Theory and Modelling Moulis, France

Yvonne Oelmann, University of Tübingen, Germany

Kirsten Thonicke, Potsdam Institute for Climate Research, Germany

Ecosystem Services

Aletta Bonn, Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany

Forest Isbell, University of Minnesota, USA

Thomas Knoke, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Tuyeni Mwampamba, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Mary O'Connor, University of British Columbia, Canada

Lindsay Turnbull, University of Oxford, UK

Esther Turnhout, Wageningen University, Netherlands

Maria Vallejos, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Resource Frontiers

Kai Chan, University of British Columbia, Canada

Jessica Hellmann, University of Minnesota, USA

George Holmes, University of Leeds, UK

Eric Lambin, Stanford University, USA

Barbara Muraca, University of Oregon, USA

John O'Neill, University of Manchester, UK

Ralf Seppelt, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ Leipzig, Germany

Christopher Trisos, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Centre (SESYNC), USA