ICMB-X 2018


Themes and special sessions

The Themes for the ICMB-X are:


  • Connected World: advances through international networks
  • Citizen science: communication, social involvement and media
  • Biofouling and regional spread: theory and practice
  • Bioinvasions and the ecological consequences of climate change
  • Predictions and solutions: risk assessment and management


  • 1. Special session: Functional ecology of marine bioinvasions. Chair: Prof. Dr. Marleen De Troch (Ghent University, Marine Biology, Krijgslaan Belgium). Co-chair: Prof. Dr. Sergej Olenin (Klaipeda University, Marine Research Institute, Lithuania).
  • 2. Special Session: Development and application of environmental DNA and RNAtools for improved marine biosecurity surveillance. Chair: Dr. Xavier Pochon (Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand). Co-Chair: Dr. Anastasija Zaiko (Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand). Co-Chair: Dr. John Darling (Environmental Protection Agency, Durham, NC, USA).
  • 3. Special Session: Adaptive evolution in biological invasions. Chairs: April Blakeslee (East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA), Carolyn Tepolt (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA).
  • ​4. Special Session:​ ​Controlling invasive marine species - natural factors​ ​and management actions that regulate the outburst of populations. Co-Chairs:​ ​Tjaša Kogovšek ( Marine Biology Station, National Institute of Biology, Piran, Slovenia)​ a​nd Davor Lučić​ (Institute for Marine and Coastal Research, University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia​)​.
  • 5. Social/Cultural Impacts
  • 6. Networks and Citizen Science
  • 7. Predictions and Regional Dispersion
  • 8. Global Change and bioinvasions
  • 9. Ecology and Biology of invaders
  • 10. Economic Impacts
  • 11. Vectors and their Management
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