The conference program will consist of invited and contributed research demonstrating the state of the art in the modern ecological theory and applications.
The Conference will include following thematic areas:
- Session 1: BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION: taxonomy; faunistics, floristics; terrestrial and aquatic Ecosystems; conservation biology; managing ecosystems and populations.
- Session 2: FUNDAMENTAL AND APPLIED ECOLOGY: ecology of populations and communities; behavioral ecology; landscape ecology, invasive species, biogeography; fisheries and aquaculture; epidemiology; conservation, propagation and phytochemical studies of medicinal plants.
- Session 3: GENETIC RESOURCES: all aspects of taxonomical, morphological, physiological, genetical, cytological and ethnobotanical research on genetic resources; crops/breeds evolution, gene bank management (collecting, maintenance, evaluation and documentation).
- Session 4: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: envrironmental chemistry; ecotoxicology; biomonitoring; pollution; ecological indicators; monitoring Systems; soil and water conservation; pedology; agro-meteorology; soil erosion; food technology; food safety.
- Session 5: FORESTRY AND AGROECOLOGY: silviculture; seed management; forest management, policy and economics; forest ecology and genetics; hunting; integrated pest management; plant protection; organic agriculture; production techniques; soil fertility management
- Session 6: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND PHYSICAL PLANNING: urban ecology; architecture & ecology; cultural ecology; ecology and society; tourism; rural architecture and preservation of rural heritage.
- Session 7: ECOLOGICAL EDUCATION: citizen science; climate change education; ecology and NGO.
- Session 8: ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY: ecological safety; policies related to environment protection and natural resources management; energy economics; energy accounting and balance; environmental services; ecological-economic modeling.