What is Stiftung fiat panis offering to young scientists? Dr. Andrea Fadani answers.

Stiftung fiat panis does help to make Tropentag 2011 reality. Dr. Andrea Fadani tells us what else the foundation is doing and which opportunities it is offering to young scientists.

Prof. Asch stresses the opportunities for young scientists at Tropentag

Just one day before the Tropentag 2011 conference in Bonn, Prof. Dr. Asch of the University of Hohenheim and Chair of ATSAF, pointed out his main ambitions for this year's conference. He encourages especially the opportunities for young scientists to get in touch with colleagues, get feedback on their research and find out about jobs.

Update of Tropentag 2011

Tropentag is just two hours away now. All student reporters are ready to bring interesting updates as the conference progresses on the following events: At 13:00 is the welcome address by Prof. Dr. Christa E. Muller, Prorector, University of Bonn At 13:30 Gordon Conway from Imperial College London speaks on 'the double green revolution' At 14:00, Rattan Lal from the Ohio State University, USA, speaks on marginal soils. At 14:30 comes a talk on marginal people: "Surplus Youth" in the Global Taxonomy of Insidious Harm by Paul Richards from Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Also, there is a guided poster session at 17:00 and a social gathering at 18:30 to wrap up the day's events.

Tropentag extends abstract submission deadline

Tropentag organisers have extended the deadline for submission of abstracts until Monday, 30th May 2011. If you are a researcher in the fields of resource management, environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences, don't miss you chance to share results and insights with the world of development-oriented research. Tropentag 2011 takes place in Bonn, Germany, with participants coming from almost 70 countries. Among others, keynote speakers include Gordon R. Conway (Imperial College London), Rattan Lal (Ohio State University), Paul Richards (Wageningen University), Tewolde Berhan (World Future Council), Hans J. Preuss (GIZ), Anthony Patt (IIASA), Christian Borgemeister (ICIPE), Ravinder Paul Singh Malik (IWMI), and Carla Roncoli (University of Georgia). Short biographies of this year's keynote spekers coming up in this blog!

Tropentag 2011 - Call for Papers

Tropentag 2011 will take place at the University of Bonn, Germany on 5 - 7 October 2011. The call for papers and the first conference information is now published on the Tropentag website. Original research abstracts of 250-350 words must be submitted using the online form until the deadline of May 15th, 2011. Young scientists are especially encouraged to submit their contributions. All accepted contributions will be published in the conference proceedings and on the Tropentag homepage. Contributions of an interdisciplinary nature will be preferred for oral presentations.
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