International Symposium of Ecologists of Montenegro

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ISEM9 - Virtual Conference, 4-6 November 2020, Montenegro

During the last months, we have encountered the impact of the Corona pandemic on different aspects of our personal and professional lives. Despite the fight to preserve our way of life, the academics all over the world are trying to cope with the changed circumstances that impact our way of teach, research, and promotion of their results.


In order to support the scientific community in their efforts for publication and networking, we have decided to continue the organization of ISEM9 (International Symposoum of Ecologists of Montenegro) as  a  virtual conference, which is which is planned to be organized in Montenegro from 4-6 November 2020


The Conference which will be followed by the publication of the abstracts/papers in the e-Book of Abstracts, the Conference e-Proceedings, and in the special issue of Ecologica Montenegrina.


The event will be organized as online web Conference using Zoom online platform. We recommend you to use computer (it is mandatory for the oral presenters as we need you to share your screen with PowerPoint presentations), but it can be installed and used at smart phones too.


We are dedicated to continuing to support the community in their efforts for publication and networking.


We shall inform you about the conference path over email and on the conference website:


Abstract Deadline extension


It is our understanding that you may be overwhelmed with the current situation, and therefore we have decided to extend the abstract submission deadline to 10 October 2020.


Registration: On 15 May 2020,  registration will open to those wishing to attend the online conference.  


The Registration to the Conference is mandatory to be enabled to attend the Virtual Sessions and to have the accepted Paper included in the published Conference Proceedings/Journal Special Issue. To this end it is mandatory to complete the registration process by the firm deadline of September 1, 2020.


For registering to the conference, you must follow the Registration link shown at the navigation bar.

Conference Proceedings: All accepted authors will be invited to extend (optional, not compulsory) their abstracts into a proceedings paper. These papers will undergo an in-depth peer-review process aiming at preparing quality. The Conference e-proceedings will be published online.


Special Issues:  We plan to publish a set of high-quality papers in a Special Issue of the SCOPUS indexed journal. Authors of the best proceedings papers will be invited to submit the full and comprehensive version of their papers in the journal Ecologica Montenegrina.


Key Dates

» 10th of May 2020
Abstract submission opening and opening of registration

» 10th of October 2020
Abstract submission deadline

» 1st of September 2020
Deadline for early-bird registration