Plenary Speakers

Uta Berger

Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Studied Electronic Engineering at the TU Dresden, received her PhD in the field of Physico-Chemistry at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and habilitated  about patter-oriented modelling in ecology (venia legend: Theoretical Ecology) at the University of Bremen.

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Tatiana Filatova

University of Twente, the Netherlands, & University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Tatiana Filatova is Professor of Computational Economic Modeling at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, and at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

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Xuehua Liu

Director of Division of Ecology School of Environment, Tsinghua University Beijing, China

Dr Xuehua Liu is an associate professor in School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

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George Perry

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Talk Title: Using spatial simulation to understand ecosystem dynamics of the past and their legacies for the future

My research is focused on the long-term effects of humans on forest ecosystems and, in particular, how anthropic changes to disturbance regimes have restructured ecosystems and the legacies and challenges this has left for the restoration and conservation of modern ecosystems.

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Rupert Seidl

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Rupert Seidl is professor of forest ecosystem management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna. His research focuses on understanding how climate and disturbances affect forest ecosystem dynamics.

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Josef Strobl

University of Salzburg, Austria

Josef Strobl is Professor at the University of Salzburg, leading the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics. He holds degrees in Geography from Vienna University and is teaching GIScience and related subjects in residential and online graduate programs.

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