Online EcoSummit 2021: 14-15 June 2021

Live and On Demand Prelude to Australia in 2022

Due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, the 2021 EcoSummit will be an online event. However, we are planning to make it a uniquely useful and productive prelude to our live EcoSummit now planned for 30 May – 4 June 2022 at the Gold Coast, Australia.

How will this work?

The main focus of the Online EcoSummit 2021 will be the co-production of papers and special issues for cooperating Elsevier journals. It will be an opportunity for participants to both present their current work and to formulate and draft new syntheses around the EcoSummit’s themes in collaboration with colleagues from around the world. Life during Covid has increased everyone’s familiarity with online interactions, and Elsevier’s online system will provide a uniquely useful platform for Online EcoSummit 2021.

Working groups will be pre-established that participants can join, and new working groups can be established during the EcoSummit. Participant’s presentations will be pre-recorded for viewing by relevant working groups as background and input to the synthesis.

Plenary talks will be available to set and stage for the working group activities. The editors of the participating Elsevier journals will be on hand to provide advice on papers and special issues.

We expect that the working groups will produce results that can be presented at the live EcoSummit 2022 in Australia. The final result will be a set of documents that outline the vision and path to a better, more sustainable and desirable future for humanity and the rest of nature.


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Join us for Online EcoSummit 2021

Online EcoSummit 2021 will take place as a live-streamed and interactive event 14-15 June 2021. The two day conference will be held in Central European time zone (CET), starting on Monday 14 June at 08:00, concluding on Tuesday 15 June at 16:00.

Register now to participate in an interactive conference experience direct from your desktop or mobile device: live-stream presentations and take part in discussion through live chat and Q&A.

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Registration deadline for live participation (non-presenting delegates): 12 June 2021

Your registration includes on-demand access for 12 months (from one day after the conference).

Participate live from your desktop or mobile device to:


Deepen your knowledge: Live-stream a personalised schedule from the entire program to match your research interests.


Engage with our inspirational speakers and other attendees during the live-streamed sessions: Ask questions and participate in live chat and polls.


Review the latest research in the ePoster hall and discuss directly with the author in the live poster sessions.


  • Network with your peers, meet new contacts and renew relationships: Connect with other attendees during the live event to chat and arrange one-to-one meetings.
  • Connect with a wider, more-inclusive audience: our lower fees, online delivery and post-event on-demand access will make the event more accessible to all.
  • Visit the live exhibition booths to meet industry partners, chat with exhibitors and learn more about their products. 
  • Enjoy more flexibility with on-demand access to recorded sessions for 12 months after the event*. For multi-stream events, watch one stream live and catch-up on what you missed after the event.

* On-demand access includes recordings of talks and slides, poster pitches and posters from authors that have agreed for post event distribution: the organisers cannot guarantee on-demand access to all presentations.

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