INTECOL 2022, the 13th International Congress of Ecology, will take place from 28 August to 2 September in Geneva and online. This world-renowned congress will gather experts from all over the world to discuss environmental issues, global climate challenges, energy and territorial development, with an outlook on Geneva's biodiversity. The Geneva Environment Network is a partner organization of the Congress.

About the Congress

INTECOL 2022, the 13th International Congress of Ecology, will take place from 28 August to 2 September in Geneva. This world-renowned congress will gather experts from all over the world to discuss environmental issues, global climate challenges, energy and territorial development, with an outlook on Geneva’s biodiversity.

INTECOL is organized by the International Association for Ecology (INTECOL), which supports collaboration amongst ecologists and ecological societies across the world. Ecologists can share their knowledge and work together to find creative solutions to world’s ecological issues.

The Congress will be structured in more than 40 experts-led sessions exploring the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Our Bedrock! Fundamental Ecology and Evolution
  • Theme 2: All Is Not Well! Global Change and the Biodiversity Crisis
  • Theme 3: Look Up! Conservation & Restoration
  • Theme 4: Keep Going! Sustainability
  • Theme 6: My Favorite Part of the World! Ecology of Biomes
  • Theme 7: It’s in the Data! Monitoring, Modeling, Ecological Data and Indicators
  • Theme 8: Heard about Pandemics? The Ecology of Diseases and other Consumer Resource Interactions

Registration

INTECOL 2022 will take place in a hybrid format, allowing remote access to sessions through live streaming platforms. For more details on pricing and what’s included, please visit the website.

Call for Volunteers

INTECOL is offering students the opportunity to participate to the Congress by volunteering to support the organization of the event. The Organizing Committee is seeking Swiss and international students interested in providing support over the period of the Congress.

Conference Activities

Excursions

As a part of the Congress, the INTECOL Scientific Committee is offering to interested participants a series of environment-related excursions around Geneva on 31 August. For all excursions, reservation is required and restricted to a limited number of participants.

More information on specific excursions can be found here. A brochure is also available.

Workshops

Various workshops are also available for conference participants who wish to acquire different research methodologies and tools, or for those who are simply curious about biodiversity and ecology. Reservations can be done upon applying to the conference.

More information on the workshops can be found here. A brochure is also available.

Early Career Program

Workshops within the conference’s Early Career Program have also been developed for upcoming researchers. From getting tips on publishing to learning how to network, the conference provides opportunities for those who want to advance their careers in the field. Reservations can be done upon applying to the conference.

Early Career Program INTECOL 2022

More information on the workshops can be found here. A brochure is also available.

Geneva Environment Networking Bars

Geneva welcoming INTECOL 2022 is therefore an opportunity to link the INTECOL and Geneva international communities on topics that are at the center of the global environmental agenda.

Two hybrid networking sessions – Geneva Environment Networking Bars – open to Geneva communities are proposed in the margins of INTECOL 2022. Facilitated by the Geneva Environment Network (GEN) and the University of Geneva, these sessions aim to discuss topics that are at the heart of the global environmental agenda.

The Value of Nature: Finance for Biodiversity | INTECOL 2022

30 August 2022 | CICG, Club l’ésprit de Genève & Online | 17:30–19:00 CEST

The Triple Planetary Crisis: Breaking Silos | INTECOL & Alternatiba 2022

31 August 2022 | CICG, Club l’ésprit de Genève & Online | 13:00–15:00 CEST