XI International Symposium on Pollination
Monday April 16 through Friday 20, 2018
Botanical Gardens in Berlin (Dahlem), GERMANY
DR. CARLOS H. VERGARA - DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL-CHEMICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS AMERICAS PUEBLA, MEXICO
DR. PETER G. KEVAN - PROFESSOR EMERITUS, UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH, CANADA
DR. JENS PISTORIUS - INSTITUT FOR BEE PROTECTION, JULIUS KÜHN INSTITUT (FEDERAL RESEARCH CENTRE FOR CULTIVATED PLANTS), GERMANY
Other Members of the Organizing Committee
DR. PATRICIA NUNES SILVA - SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, ECOLOGY, ENTOMOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH, CANADA
DR. GORDON W. FRANKIE - DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, POLICY & MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF BERKELEY, USA
DR. MARCIA MAUES MOTTA - LABORATÓRIO DE ENTOMOLOGIA, EMBRAPA AMAZÔNIA ORIENTAL ? CPATU, EMPRESA BRASILEIRA DE PESQUISA AGROPECUÁRIA (EMBRAPA), BRAZIL
DR. VERNON THOMAS, INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH, GUELPH, CANADA
DR. LUCAS GARIBALDI - DIRECTOR, INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES EN RECURSOS NATURALES, AGROECOLOGÍA Y DESARROLLO RURAL (IRNAD), SEDE ANDINA, UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE RÍO NEGRO (SA-UNRN), ARGENTINA
DR. ARNON DAG - GILAT RESEARCH CENTER, AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION, MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, ISRAEL
DR. BRENO FREITAS - DEPARTAMENTO DE ZOOTECNIA - CCA, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO CEARÁ, FORTALEZA ? BRAZIL
DR. YUVAL SAPIR, DIRECTOR, THE BOTANICAL GARDEN, SCHOOL OF PLANT SCIENCES AND FOOD SECURITY TEL-AVIV UNIVERSITY, ISRAEL
DR. CASPER VAN DER KOOI - FACULTY OF BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, DEPT. OF ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, UNIVERSITÉ DE LAUSSANE SWITZERLAND
- Urban pollination
- Pollination of tropical crops
- Non-Apis bees as pollinators
- Invasive pollinators
- Restoring pollination
- Pollination and ecological intensification, threats and drivers of bee crop pollinators, promotion of pollinator species and populations.
- Pollination with Apis
- Plant pollination signaling
- Paleontology of Pollination
- Non-bee pollinators
- Abiotic pollination
- Pollination and policy following up on IPBES, people/management of restoration/scalable approaches/policies for pollinator protection
- Vertebrates and pollination
- Biogeography of pollination systems (forest, tropical deserts, boreal, etc.) pollination, pollinators, plant breeding systems.
- Mathematics on pollination (connectance patterns)
- Pollination and economics
- Interactions between wild and crop pollination systems
- Pollination and plant population genetics
- Plant mating & breeding systems: pollination & pollinators together
- Floral nectar: What do plants do, how do they do it, and what's the evolutionary explanation?
- Plant-pollinator mismatches due to climatic changes.
Please submit your abstracts as PDF (portable document format) documents formatted strictly according to the instructions below. Email your abstract as a PDF attachment to
All abstracts must conform to the following guidelines in order to be considered for acceptance. The corresponding author will be informed of acceptance.
Deadline March 1st, 2018
Title of Paper The abstract title should be printed in CAPITAL LETTERS, with the exception of scientific names which should be upper/lower case and italicized. Scientific names should not be preceded or followed by commas or parentheses or other markings.
Author(s) The author names should be should be in regular upper/lower case. Use * after the presenting author.
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Maximum Length 200 words (body of the abstract).
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Spacing Single spaced.
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Fonts Character fonts should be 12-point type Times New Roman or equivalent in black text color.
Abstract submission deadline
March 1st, 2018
Subsidized Full Early Registration until February 28, 2018- 130 Euro = Registration for participants from Central & South America, Africa, and Asia.
Full Early Registration until February 28, 2018- 150 Euro = Registration for participants from locations other than above.
Regular Full Registration 150 Euro, after February 28, 2018
Methods of payment
1. Wire transfers to:
International Commission for Plant Pollinator Relations
Meridian Credit Union, 3710 Stone Road West, Unit 8
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4V9
Institution No.: 837 or 0837 (the additional zero seems optional/discretionary)
Branch Transit No.: 21112
Account No.: 000388467311
IBAN: 08372 1112 0003 8846 7311
SWIFT Code: CUCXCATTVAN
2. PayPal account