Plants-Soils-Ecosystems Annual Meeting 2016

pse16-bannerConnecting Above- and Belowground Researchers Across Scales

6 – 7th April 2016, Charles Darwin House, London, WC1N 2JU.

Plant-Soils-Ecosystems is pleased to invite you to our annual meeting. This year we aim to connect researchers across career stages, ecosystems and spatial scales with a meeting that will span topics ranging from policy to R problems. Bring a short format talk, bring a problem, bring some data and let’s get started!

Preliminary programme

Wednesday 6th April

Morning: Short format talks
Submit your abstract by 13th March! Details below.

Afternoon: Discussions, career panels and skills-sharing coffee break
Including Q&A with invited speakers (details to be confirmed).

Evening: Speed networking campaign over drinks and conference dinner

Thursday 7th April

Morning: Better data handling and reproducibility with R
Managing, tidying and plotting your data, as well as making your analyses reproducible with Github. Optional: bring your own data and have a go!

Afternoon: Policy workshop
Where do the challenges and opportunities for linking plant-soil ecology with policy lie, and what can we do?

Download the flyer.

Abstract submission

Abstracts for short-format talks are now being accepted. Please email the title and an abstract of no more than 200 words, and an indication of the temporal / spatial extent of the work on a scale from 1 to 10 (1 = small/short, 10 = large/long) to by 13th March.


Students: £50
BES members: £65
Non-BES members: £80

Register here.


Attendees will need to book their own accommodation. Details of hotels and hostels near Charles Darwin House can be found here.

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