12th International Conference on Biological Invasions

13-16 September, 2022, Tartu, Estonia

The planned 12th conference continues the Neobiota* tradition and covers a wide range of topics on biological invasion, both from a fundamental as well as a more practical perspective.

The Conference will concentrate on the most recent studies about the ecological and evolutionary characteristics of invaders and their management.

Biological invasions are one of the components of global change, causing dramatic impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems.

Local organizing committee

Madli Linder (Estonian Naturalists’ Society / Estonian Environment Agency) – conference organizer, email:<>

Eike Tammekänd (Estonian Environmental Board)

Aveliina Helm (University of Tartu)

Tiiu Kull (Estonian University of Life Sciences)

Toomas Kukk (Estonian Naturalists’ Society / Estonian Seminatural Community Conservation Association)

Ülle Reier (Estonian Naturalists’ Society)

Jonne Kotta (Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu)

Conference topics will be published later.

For further information, please contact by email <>

*NEOBIOTA is the European Group on Biological Invasions. It was founded in Berlin 1999 as a consortium of scientists and environmental managers aiming to enhance integration of invasion research and strengthen approaches to counteract negative effects of introduced organisms on biodiversity, ecosystem services and human health.

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