The scientific program will run over four full days with plenaries in the mornings and parallel sessions in the afternoon.
Session themes for the conference are:
- Barcode Projects, Networks and Initiatives
- Building the Reference Library of Life, Methodological Advances
- Mechanisms and Obligations under the Nagoya Protocol
- aDNA and Past Communities
- iDNA, Diet, Foodwebs and Pollination
- Freshwater Biodiversity (includes eDNA and metabarcoding)
- Marine Biodiversity (includes eDNA and metabarcoding)
- Terrestrial Biodiversity (includes eDNA and metabarcoding)
- Community Dissection by Molecular Tools: Advances in Community Analyses
- eDNA and Metabarcoding, Technical Advances
- Authentication of Food, Feed & Medicinal Plants
- Wildlife Forensics and Nature Conservation (includes identification of pest-, invasive- or threatened species)
- Biosystematics (includes taxonomy, phylogeny and classification)
- Bridging Ecology and Evolution
- Community Phylogenetics and Biogeography (includes analysis of community divergence & diversity, and phylogeography)
Please revisit this page for more information and a detailed program at a later stage.
The social events during the conference include an organ concert in the Nidaros Cathedral sponsored by the City of Trondheim, followed by a Reception in the Arch Bishops Palace (next to the church). The Gala Dinner will include locally produced ingredients in an especially selected menu.