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Meetings attended by PALMS researchers and students

  • EUNOPS XIII. May 11-13th, 2013, Aarhus, Denmark
    With participation from: Henrik Balslev, Anders Barfod, Finn Borchsenius, Jens Christian Svenning, Dennis Pedersen, Bill Baker, Max Weigend, Grischa Brokamp, Manuel Macia, Rodrigo Camara, Jean Christophe Pintaud, Renato Valencia, Maria Jose Sanin

  • II Bolivian botanical congress held in La Paz (October, 2012) Co-organized by Monica Moraes from UMSA in La Paz
    Memorias from the congress
  • Renato Valencia and Carolina Altamirano from PUCE presented results from WP6 (policy component) to people that use and commercialize NTFPs (and to the generel public), in a meeting organized by The Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment. The meeting was held in San Miguel de los Bancos (Northwest Pichincha) in Ecuador. June 25, 2012

    Meeting organized by the Ministry of Environment in Ecuador

  • EUNOPS XII. May 12-13th, 2012 Sanremo, Italy
    With participation from: Anders Barfod, Dennis Pedersen, Bill Baker, Grischa Brokamp

  • Grischa Brokamp gave a talk at the GfBS2012 Conference (13. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik) in Bonn at Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK) February 23 - 25, 2012 Bonn, Germany
    The talk was entitled:

    Detecting adulteration and population differentiation by PCA and Cluster analysis with fatty acid composition data of Oenocarpus bataua (Arecaceae) mesocarp oil from NW South America.

    Link to Conference website
    WP4 talk as PDF

  • XXI Scientific Meeting of the Research Institute for Biological Sciences (ICBAR),  2012 - Lima, Peru
    Selected abstracts:
    Machahua et al. 2012 ICBAR_PERU

  • Max Weigend gave a talk at the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn; entitled "Palmito und Aguaje? Tausend Nutzen für neuweltliche Palmen." - January 11, 2012 Bonn, Germany
    Link to museum website

  • Lucia de la Torre gave a talk at the "Bio trade towards a new development model in Ecuador” course in Quito. This course was organized by the Bio Trade GEF-CAF project, CORPEI and the Ministerio del Ambiente del Ecuador - November 22 - 23, 2011 Quito, Ecuador
    Presentation summary
    Bio trade brochure

  • Max Weigend, Moritz Mittelbach and Grischa Brokamp (Bonn) gave a talk on: Neotropical Palm Products - Underutilised Ressources for Marginal Lands ... at the conference Tropentag (tropics day) - October 5 - 7, 2011 Bonn, Germany
    Conference website
    Abstract of oral presentation

  • FUB will be represented by Grischa Brokamp in the Botaniker Tagung 2011 - September 18 - 23, 2011 Berlin, Germany
    Grischa gave a talk with the title: Trade in Palm products in northwestern South America – bad future prospects for sustainable resource extraction
    Link to talk
    Conference website

  • Henrik Balslev participated in V Congreso Colombiano de Botanica - August 11 - 15, 2011 Cali, Colombia. He presented a paper entitled Palmas Americanas, Sistematica y Cambios Climaticos.
    Link to abstract (spanish)

  • XX Scientific Meeting of the Research Institute for Biological Sciences (ICBAR),  2011 - Lima, Peru
    Selected abstracts:
    Marín et al. 2011 ICBAR_PERU

  • Henrik Balslev was invited to speak at the Asia Pacific Science in the 21st Century, Meeting the Challenges of Global Change. June 14 - 18, 2011: Sub theme: Global Change and Ecosystems entitled: Palms, Systematics and Climate.
    Official congress website
    Link to abstract


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