Frontiers in E3: cE3c Annual Meeting


The cE3c 5th Annual Meeting will take place on July 1-2 2019, at the National Museum of Natural History and Science. In this annual event, reserved for the cE3c community, researchers gather together to present and discuss their latest projects, scientific results and outreach initiatives and explore novel ideas. There is also a strong social component, promoting interactions between different research groups in the centre.

The two-day programme will include plenary conferences, oral presentations, poster sessions and thematic workshops. Details on these conferences, as well as on the programme, will be shortly announced.



Important deadlines

Abstract Submission: until May 10, 2019 EXTENDED until MAY 26. The abstract submission form is available HERE.

Registration Period: between May 27 and June 15. Registration form will be sent on May 27.

We remind you that abstracts should contain a maximum of 2500 characters (including spaces). During the process of abstract submission you will be asked to select up to a maximum of three keywords from the following list: Adaptation; Agro-forestry; Biogeography; Biomonitoring; Biotic Interactions; Conservation; Development; Ecosystem Services; Landscapes; Socio-ecological Systems.

Please consider the following guidelines when submitting your abstract:

  • Please remember that the Award for Best Poster is only available for posters whose first author and presenter is an associate member.
  • Full author list: Please provide author names separated with semicolon (";"). Each author name should have the form "LastName, Initials (1)". Please use numbers within brackets to indicate affiliation. Example: Sousa, VC (1); Magalhães, S (1); Sucena, E (2); Rodrigues, G (1)
  • Affiliation of all authors: Please provide affiliation details separated with semicolon (";"). For each institution use the form "(1) Accronym - Name of institution/department, University, City, Country". No detailed address is required. Example: (1) cE3c - Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, FCUL University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal; (2) IGC - Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oerias, Portugal.
Presentation rules

Presentations at the meeting should be in English and in one of the three following formats: Short Talk, Flash Talk or Poster. Please note that Flash Talks are reserved for Associate Members (PhD students, Master students or Grant Holders without a PhD) and Short Talks are open for both Associate and Integrated members of the centre.

Short Talks: The time assigned for each Short Talk is 12 minutes. It is recommended to keep the presentation time in a maximum of 10 minutes, leaving 2 minutes for discussion. If you consume the 12 minutes in your presentation you will not be allowed to take questions from the audience.

Flash Talks: Each Flash talk will have a maximum duration of 5 minutes. These will be grouped in the programme according to the keywords selected by the presenting author. Time for questions will be assigned at the end of each group of Flash Talks.

Power point/Pdf files of Short Talks and Flash Talks must be copied to the computer the day before, early in the morning or at the latest during the coffee break immediately before the scheduled session (each speaker will receive a message with the date and time scheduled).

Posters: They must be written in Portuguese or English. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. Poster orientation should be portrait. Poster size should be 800 mm x 1000 mm. Minimum font size for all text: 18 pt. Text and graphics must be readable from 2 meters away. Posters must have the cE3c and FCT logos, as well as the reference to FCT funding, namely, ‘This work was funded by national funds through FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia in the frame of the project UID/BIA/00329/2013 (2015-2018) and UID/BIA/00329/2019’.

Organizing Committee:

Ana Paula Rosa (PSE); Filipa Grilo (eChanges/CSES); Jéssica Paulo (EE); João Carvalho (EG); Judite Alves (NHS); Miguel Cruz (EE); Vendula Kurdíková (CSES); Marta Santos (Communication Office). 

Scientific Committee:

Ana Teresa Marques (TMB); Artur Gil (IBBC); Diogo Godinho (EE/eChanges); Filipa Soares (TMB); Gabriela Rodrigues (DEM); Luís Dias (CCIAM); Sara Dias (eChanges); Sérgio Chozas (ESFE).