Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth<http://uhi.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=2a6615e995&e=9bd87ddb3a>

Conference aims

1.  To present, evaluate and synthesise progress in our understanding of global change in mountain regions, and share examples of innovative approaches, particularly in terms of progress towards addressing the gaps in global research in mountain regions;
2.  To refine and agree agendas for collaborative research and action relating to global change and mountain regions, and to significantly increase the use of applied research findings on the ground in mountain regions;
3.  To foster effective interdisciplinary and international interactions between participants: researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers. Read more<http://uhi.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=972fe3e997&e=9bd87ddb3a>.

Abstracts

You can use our online system to submit an abstract<http://uhi.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=25bc209bb5&e=9bd87ddb3a> for all of the session themes until 27 February 2015.

Submissions are invited for oral presentations to:

*   35 research presentation session themes;
*   16 round table discussions.
Full list of sessions<http://uhi.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=00a562fd7c&e=9bd87ddb3a>

Some abstracts submitted for oral presentation may eventually be accepted as posters, depending on the evaluation of the session organiser and the time available for oral presentations.

You may also submit a poster to any of the research presentation/round table themes.  If accepted, these will be grouped accordingly on display at the conference.

Registration/Funding

The conference is being financially supported by: The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation<http://uhi.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=bce26157af&e=9bd87ddb3a>; The Mountain Research Initiative<http://uhi.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=ca2c8e7670&e=9bd87ddb3a>; The Austrian Academy of Sciences<http://uhi.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=4db9092494&e=9bd87ddb3a>;The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment<http://uhi.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=4213493990&e=9bd87ddb3a>; and Perth and Kinross Council<http://uhi.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=ab660aa694&e=9bd87ddb3a>.
The conference organisers are identifying additional funding for the conference. Consequently, registration fees have not yet been set; this will be done no later than March 2015.  If you may require financial support to attend, please indicate this when you submit your abstract.

More detailed information about the conference can be found at:www.perthmountains2015.com<http://uhi.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a49643b0182c02aece63b746f&id=f4ad3a0880&e=9bd87ddb3a>

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