Conferences, workshops and courses


Logo for the Genomic Forecasting Symposium.
Time and place: July 1, 2020 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Online

This free online symposium explores ways to leverage the abundance of genomic and environmental data for predictions of ecological and evolutionary responses to change and the consequences of an evolutionary perspective on ecological forecasting. Please register.

Kristine Bonnevies hus.
Time and place: Nov. 25, 2019 8:45 AMNov. 26, 2019 3:50 PM, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindernveien 31.

Dear all CEES members: We are pleased to invite you to the CEES Annual Student Conference 2019. Please register.

Logo for the project Evolvability
Time and place: Aug. 15, 2019 9:30 AMAug. 17, 2019 4:00 PM, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (15-16 Aug.) and UiO Blinderen (17 Aug.)

A startup meeting regarding the theme "Evolvability: A new and unifying concept in evolutionary biology?". Focusing on refining and redefining the "key questions" about evolvability.

Cover of the book Evolutionary Genetics
Time and place: June 12, 2019 4:00 PM7:00 PM, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies hus

We welcome you all to the launch of the book "Evolutionary Genetics - Concepts, Analysis, and Practice" written by Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet. The book is published by Oxford University Press.

Time and place: Feb. 14, 2019 9:00 AM1:00 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, auditorium 1

A transdisciplinary workshop hosted by the convergence environment COMPARE.

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2018 9:00 AM5:30 PM, Gamle festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47

The inaugural Oslo Symposium on Ecology, Evolution, and Genomics will be held on Thursday, 30 August 2018. The theme is: “Bridging the Fundamentals of Ecology, Evolution, and Genomics: Challenges and Solutions”. The co-organisers are CEES Chair Nils Chr. Stenseth and CEES Researcher Jeffrey Hutchings (Dalhousie University, Canada).

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2018 9:00 AM7:00 PM, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo.

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters is hosting the International Polar Ocean Day, with the topic "An earth system perspective on Norwegian polar research". Open for all.

Time and place: Dec. 14, 2017 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

We are happy to announce that on Thursday 14th December, we will be hosting a symposium on Hybridization: causes and consequences for speciation at the Department for Biosciences, University of Oslo. The symposium will be held in Bikuben on the first floor of Kristine Bonnevies Hus. UiO Blindern Campus. Two prominent young researchers in the field, Joana Meier (University of Bern, Switzerland) & Mario Vallejo-Marin (University of Stirling, UK) are featured as invited speakers.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 12:15 PM4:15 PM, Bikuben

On behalf of Professor Slagsvold we would like to invite you all to this special seminar on December 7th. Thirteen former students of Slagsvold will give short presentations of their current research. Open for all!

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017Oct. 29, 2017, Reenskoug hotell

The Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) is pleased to invite you to the 31st Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Pollination Ecologists (SCAPE).

Registration is now open. For those that has already registered you can now access the online payment solution directly here. Please send your abstract directly to Dr. Nielsen himself.

Deadline for abstract submission and payment is set to September 15th.

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2017 8:30 AMSep. 26, 2017 2:25 PM, Scandic Holmenkollen Park, Kongeveien 26, 0787 Oslo

Dear all CEES members: We are pleased to invite you to the Annual Student Conference!

Time and place: May 4, 2017 10:30 AM11:00 PM, Oslo

It is our pleasure to invite you all to a combined “CEES Beyond 2017” Kick-Off and CEES Spring Party.

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 10:00 AM5:30 PM, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern

We are inviting all who to an open kick-off seminar for our RCN “Toppforsk” project REPEAT (Evolutionary and functional importance of simple repeats in the genome).

Time: Jan. 11, 2017Jan. 13, 2017

Keynote speakers: Hanna Kokko, Tim Coulson, Vigdis Vandvik and Bernt-Erik Sæther  

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2016 8:00 AMNov. 23, 2016 4:00 PM, Holmen Fjordhotell (Storsalen), Slemmestadveien 64, 1394 Nesbru

Dear all CEES members: We are pleased to invite you to the Annual Student Conference! Update: The program is available at the conference website!  

Time and place: Sep. 27, 2016 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3315

Minisymposium open for all! Talks by Grace Wyngaard, Kristian Alfsnes, Martin Malmstrøm and William Brynildsen Reinar. Start at 13.00.

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2016 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Seminar room 3315

Gunnar Dick, Coordinator at the Centre for Digital Life Norway, will give an update on research and innovation opportunities within life sciences and biotechnology. Open for all: Postdocs/researchers are especially encouraged to participate.

Time and place: May 9, 2016 9:30 AM, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Time and place: Feb. 11, 2016 12:15 PM4:45 PM, Seminar room 3315

Open for students and researchers at IBV. Send an email to & if you would like to participate.

Time and place: Dec. 9, 2015 9:30 AM11:45 AM, Bikuben

Have you ever wondered what Horizon 2020 is all about? And what are Societal Challenges? And whether that is something for you? Now is the time to get answers to all these questions!

Time and place: Oct. 14, 2015 8:00 AMOct. 15, 2015 4:00 PM, Sundvolden Hotel

Dear all CEES members: We are pleased to invite you to the Annual CEES Conference.

UPDATE: Download the Program (pdf)

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2015 2:00 PM2:45 PM, Seminar room 3213

A short introduction will be given by Solveig Kristensen, Professor and Vice Dean at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. 

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2015 2:00 PM2:45 PM, Seminar room 3513 (opposite side of the coffee room)
Time and place: Aug. 31, 2015 10:00 AM, Lysebu

Integrating Ecology and Evolution: From ecology to micro- and macroevolution. Registration necessary.

Time: July 20, 2015 9:00 AMAug. 1, 2015 8:00 PM