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World Biodiversity Forum 2022

26/06/2022 01/07/2022

Conferences 2022

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Congress Centre Davos

After a successful 1st edition in Davos 2020 and a virtual series in 2021, the World Biodiversity Forum returns in 2022 to Davos.

Un­der the theme 'In­spi­ra­tion for Ac­tion,' the sec­ond World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum will bring to­geth­er re­searchers across all dis­ci­plines of bio­di­ver­si­ty sci­ence with prac­ti­tion­ers and so­ci­etal ac­tors. The fo­rum of­fers in­spi­ra­tion and ex­am­ples for ac­tions and so­lu­tions to con­serve bio­di­ver­si­ty, and set us on a path to­wards trans­for­ma­tion for sus­tain­abil­i­ty.  The World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum 2022 will be or­gan­ised as a hy­brid event, with the in-per­son meet­ing tak­ing place at Davos Con­gress Cen­tre, Switzer­land from 26 June -1 July 2022.

The Forum will feature more than 50 thematic sessions. Sessions address timely questions in innovative and interactive ways, and the Forum invites you to submit abstracts for poster and oral contributions by 21 November 2021. You can submit an abstract here.

The Forum also invites proposal for interactive workshops, engaging training sessions, challenging panel discussions and lively debates. Keeping in mind the theme, 'Inspiration for Action,' the Forum encourages you to propose formats that foster exchange by bringing together researchers from different disciplines and a variety of societal actors. Submit your proposal using this formdeadline 21 November 2021

Visit the WBF website for more information, follow WBF on twitter at @WorldBioForum, or join the group on LinkedIn for regular updates. 

Related Article: MRI at the World Biodiversity Forum 2020

The 2020 Forum was organized in Davos, and was timed to follow the World Economic Forum to make the case between nature and economy.  Mountains were well-represented among the wide range of per­spec­tives and di­ver­si­ty of vi­sions in many sessions, among them three MRI-hosted sessions in the conference programme.

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