Abstract submission deadline – March 31 , 2019

The conference recognizes the ideals and values stated in the European Landscape Convention. ​​The conference offers a great opportunity to meet colleagues from all parts of Europe to exchange scientific results and current research progress in Landscape Sciences to initiate new projects.
The Conference consists of plenary sessions, sections and "round table". The format of the event also includes discussions and question-answers.
The topics of the conference include but are not limited by following: Physical and socio-economic geography, culture studies, Historical geography, Historical ecology; Ecosystems and ecosystem services; Conservation of landscapes; Strengthening and restoring landscapes; Landscape planning; Landscape dynamics; Landscape degradation / degraded landscapes; Agro-landscapes; Landscapes ecology; Landscape policy; Landscape law, landscape architecture; Landscape ethics; Infrastructure and landscape; Landscape history; Agricultural landscapes and agroforestry; Anthropogenic impact on landscape; Applied geoecology; Geodesign; Climate change and landscape dynamics; Landscape cartography; Landscapes and GIS analysis; Biogeography; Conservation biology and landscape diversity; Cultural landscapes; Natural heritage and ecotourism; Surface observation and remote sensing of the Earth; Environmental policy and management; Landscape planning; Geopolitics and landscape; Natural threat analysis and natural disaster risk management at landscape levels; Land policy and management at the landscape level; Landscape and education; Landscape and water catchment basins; Landscape dynamics and landscape ethology; Landscape perception and visualization; Landscape sustainability; Landscape response to climate change; Environmental governance; Landscape space-time analysis and synthesis; Landscape and sustainable development goals; Forest sustainable management at landscape level; Urban landscapes and urban development, etc...
The Conference Proceedings will be published as a collection and will be uploaded on the event website.
The working language is English.

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The plenary speakers of the Conference and their reports are already defined, which are presented in details at SPEAKERS. The Conference sections will be established by the Scientific Committee on the basis of reviews of submitted reports.

The best younger speakers will be revealed at the Conference and will be awarded the Certificates. In parallel with the conference, a Seasonal School will be held and all the participants of the Conference can attend the lectures (except the field workshop in Kazbegi).

Within the conference the Photo Exhibition will be organized on the topic: "Landscapes of Georgia", where all interested people can participate. The aim of the exhibition is to demonstrate the landscape diversity of Georgia, promote the enhancement of the landscape consciousness of the society, and understanding of the significance and value of landscapes.

In addition to plenary sessions, sections, "round table" and Photo Exhibition, there will be a half-day field trip - Excursion in Mtskheta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which will provide the conference participants with a detailed knowledge of some natural-cultural landscapes in Georgia.

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