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Elena Paoletti elena.paoletti at
Wed Jul 10 15:15:57 CEST 2019

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the international conference entitled “*Air
Pollution threats to Plant Ecosystems*” will be held in Paphos (Cyprus) on
May 4-8, 2020.

This international event is co-organized by the Committee on Air Pollution
Effects Research on Mediterranean Ecosystems (*CAPERmed*), the
International Union of Forest Research Organization (*IUFRO RG on Air
Pollution and Climate Change*) and the International Cooperative Programme
on Effects of Air Pollution on Natural Vegetation and Crops (*ICP

The CAPER*med* IV meeting will be held on 4-5 May 2020, back-to-back the 3rd
International Conference on “*Ozone and Plant Ecosystems*” and the 30th
international biennial conference of the IUFRO Research Group on “*Air
pollution and climate change*” on 4-8 May 2020.

Air pollution and climate change remain a persistent threat to plant
ecosystems, urging for international cooperation and unified research
efforts. The 2020’ conference, for *the first time combining three events*,
will serve as an excellent example of effective international collaboration
in the research of air pollution and plant ecosystems. *Do not miss this
cornerstone* of international science.

We are excited to invite all the experts in air pollution and climate
change impacts on plant ecosystems to this international conference.


Registration opened: *1st September 2019*

Deadline for abstract submission: *15th December 2019*

Early registration: *till* *15th February 2020*

Late registration: *16th February to 15th April 2020*

The main subjects of the conference are:

1. Environmental status and health of plant ecosystems

2. From cell to ecosystem: monitoring, biomonitoring,
mechanisms and modelling of air pollution and climate change effects on

*Keynote speakers*

*Prof. Jos Lelieveld *will join the conference talking about “*Climate
change and air pollution, **the current and future challenges*”. *Prof.
Xavier Querol *will also talk about “*Ozone pollution in Western
Mediterranean region*”. *Prof. Heinz Rennenberg *will deliver a talk
on “*Physiological
significance of rhizospheric NO for plants*”.

For more details:

*Website: *

*Contact: *Dr. Pierre Sicard (pierre.sicard at

*Twitter*: @PlantsPollution

See you soon in Paphos!

Elena Paoletti

*Institute of Research on Terrestrial Ecosystems (IRET)*
*National Research Council*
* (CNR) *
Via Madonna del Piano 10, Sesto Fiorentino (Florence) Italy
*Tel:* +393298061717 <%2B44%20%280%297827%20513%20156>
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