The international conference focuses on the institutional frameworks and governance structures of PES schemes in both, developing and industrialized countries.
The conference takes place on Thursday and Friday, 10-11 November 2011, a field trip to visit a PES scheme in practice in Brandenburg is organised for Saturday, November 12th. Proposals for paper and poster submissions are due 12 August 2011 (extended deadline).
Facilitators of the conference are the research group CIVILand headed by Dr. Bettina Matzdorf (Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)) in cooperation with Prof Dr. Stefanie Engel (Professorship of Environmental Policy and Economics, ETH Zurich) and Prof. Dr. Thomas Koellner (Professorship of Ecological Services, University of Bayreuth).
Venue is the Representation of Brandenburg with the Federal Government located in the city center of Berlin, Germany.
A publication of selected articles in a special issue of Ecological Economics is intended.