PECS 2017 conference - keynote speakers confirmed

The second PECS conference will be held in Oaxaca, Mexico, between November 7-10 2017

The conference, entitled "PECS II: Place based transdisciplinary research for global sustainability", will be structured around 4 overarching themes:


  1. Context-specific pathways towards sustainability
  2. Challenges and opportunities for informing global sustainability from place-based research
  3. Social-ecological dynamics of ecosystem services: synergies, trade-offs and links to human wellbeing
  4. Cross-scale connections and feedbacks that impact structure and dynamics of social-ecological systems


Confirmed keynote speakers are:



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PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Stockholm Resilience Centre

Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Kräftriket 2


The Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a new initiative jointly sponsored by ICSU and UNESCO. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.