Upcoming event

Organized by
Susanne Fritz, Christian Hof and Katrin Böhning-Gaese 
at the
Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Frankfurt (Main), Germany.

The sixth annual meeting of the Specialist Group on Macroecology of the GfÖ will be held in Frankfurt (Germany), and aims to bring together scientists and students interested in the research field of macroecology. The conference language will be English.
With a selection of keynote presentations by high-profile researchers, a mix of contributed oral and poster sessions, open discussions and social events we aim to promote scientific exchange on macroecology and beyond, in an open and stimulating atmosphere.
The deadline for registration (see below for further information) and abstract submission  was  17 December 2011.

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Miguel B. Araújo (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain; University of Évora, Portugal & Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Catherine Graham (Stony Brook University, New York, USA)
Thomas Hickler (Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) & Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany)
David Orme  (Imperial College London, UK)
Ally Phillimore (Imperial College London, UK)
Carsten Rahbek (Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Special events:
• Icebreaker party
• Open discussion: “Meet the editors - the present and future of scientific publishing”
• Conference dinner
• Guided tour through the
Senckenberg Naturmuseum Frankfurt

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Submission and presentation guidelines 


How to find us: click here
From the airport:
To get to the city from the airport, follow the signs to the regional train station(“Regionalbahnhof”). To buy the correct ticket at the ticket machine, press “50” and then “Einzelfahrt”; this trip will cost you 4.10 €. To go to the Senckenberg Museum, take S8 or S9, (direction Hanau/Offenbach) to the central railway station (“Hauptbahnhof”) and then switch to U4 towards Bockenheimer Warte.


Deadline for registration, payment and abstract submission is 2 December 2011.

To register, please use the online registration form (see below).
The registration fee includes attendance at all conference sessions, drinks and snacks during the coffee breaks, the welcome reception, and the guided tour of the Senckenberg Nature Museum (optional).
In case you would like to present a lecture and/or poster, please indicate the title and authors of your presentation in the registration form.

After your online registration (and no later than the registration deadline), please also send an e-mail (mailto: to indicate
- if you are a member of the GfÖ (regular, PhD-student, student),
- if you would like to join the guided tour of the Senckenberg Nature Museum on Wednesday afternoon,
- if you are vegetarian,
- if you would like to join the conference dinner (EUR 20,-- excl. drinks) on Thursday evening.

Registration fees:
Note that GfÖ members get reduced registration fees! Become a member now!

Standard   EUR 80,--
GfÖ Regular Member  EUR 60,--
Student*   EUR 40,--
GfÖ Student* Member EUR 30,--
*BSc-, MSc-, Diploma- and PhD-Students

Payment is only possible via bank transfer to the following bank account.
Recipient: Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Bank: Frankfurter Sparkasse
Reference*: R21201 + (YOUR NAME)

for domestic use:
Account No.: 760157
Bank code: 500 502 01

for international use:
IBAN-No.: DE15500502010000760157   

*Please take care to fill in the correct reference!

Christian Hof
Phone: +49 (0)69 7542 1804

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