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LEBEN Symposium

donderdag 8 juni 2017
Holiday Inn Leiden
Haagse Schouwweg 10
2332KG Leiden

LEBEN stands for Leiden Evolution Biodiversity and Environment Network. This network started as a result of informal scientific meetings since 2014 between the IBL, CML, Hortus Botanicus and Naturalis, leading to this first symposium.


09:30                  Welcome with coffee/tea
09:45 – 10:00      Introduction - Prof. Dr. Herman Spaink (IBL)

10.00 – 10.30      Prof.Dr. Koos Biesmeijer (Naturalis) – ‘Nature for life: towards nature inclusive society’
10.30 – 11.00       Dr. Nicole de Voogd (Naturalis) – ‘Sponges as essential elements of reef ecosystems’

11.00 – 11.15     Short coffee/tea break

11.15 – 11.45         Prof.Dr. Jan Kolen (Archaeology) – ‘Europe, 20.000 BP: the earliest cultural landscape or the first human-induced environmental disaster?’
11.45 – 12.15         Dr. Maurijn van der Zee (IBL) – ‘The success of the insects’

12.15 – 13.45     Lunch

13.45 – 14.15        Prof.Dr. Martijn Bezemer (IBL) - ‘Living legacies: Managing soils to steer plant and insect communities in semi-natural grasslands’ 
14.15 – 14.45        Prof.Dr. Peter van Bodegom (CML) – 'Going beyond description: quantifying ecosystem services for an optimal management of our landscape’
14.45 – 15.15        Dr. Martina Vijver (CML) – ‘Scientific research challenges experimentally tested in outdoor facility 'Levend Lab'. The bridge between lab and field’

15.30 – 16.00  Walk to ‘Living lab’

16.00                  Official opening ‘Living lab’ by the deputy mayor of Leiden and the Dean of the Faculty of Science. Please register via the following link: registration form opening Living Lab.


If you are interested, please register by sending an e-mail before June 1st, to the IBL: sylvius@biology.leidenuniv.nl


Organizers: Prof.Dr. Koos Biesmeijer, Prof.Dr. Peter van Bodegom and Prof.Dr. Herman Spaink

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