2nd Symposium on Freshwater Biology (SOBS)

Dear colleagues

We invite you to the 2nd Symposium on Freshwater Biology (SOBS) with international participation, which will be held in Zagreb on February 17th 2017 at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb (address: Rooseveltov trg 6, Zagreb,  lecture hall BO1).

The symposium is organized by Croatian association of freshwater ecologists (CAFE) in cooperation with the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

The aim of the symposium is to present current research related to the biology and ecology of freshwater ecosystems, including all aspects of ecology, taxonomy, phylogeny, biodiversity, zoology, botany, protistology, ecotoxicology, and the impact of global change and anthropogenic activity on freshwater ecosystems. The Organizing committee is preparing attractive and informative one-day symposium including oral and poster presentations, as well as coffee breaks and lunch for all the participants. We are pleased to announce two invited plenary lectures during the symposium, given by two eminent guest speakers, dr. Gorazd Urbanič and dr. Simon Vitecek.

Official languages are Croatian and English. Abstracts are prepared in both languages, unless you are non-Croatian speaker, then only English is required.

Registration of the participants and abstract submission will be open from September 16th until December 16th 2016.

Registration fee 200.00 HRK

Registration fee includes: Scientific program, Book of Abstracts, Certificates of attendance, coffee breaks and organised lunch for the participants in a nearby restaurant.

Important dates:

Registration September 16th – December 16th 2016
Abstract submission September 16th – December 16th 2016
Deadline for abstract review and acceptance January 16th 2017
Registration fee payment January 16th  – February 10th 2017
Cancellation of Registration February 10th 2017

We invite you to join us at the 2nd Symposium on Freshwater Biology, where you are guaranteed to spend a great time in informative and fruitful discussions with freshwater biologists from all over Croatia and wider. Members of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the 2nd Symposium on the Freshwater Biology are looking forward to welcoming you in Zagreb.