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17th International Peatland Congress

04 - 09 August 2024
16:00 - 18:00 Europe/Rome
Taizhou, China, Online
The 17th International Peat Congress (IPC 2024) will be held in Taizhou, Zhejiang Province, China from August 4th to 9th, 2024.The Congress is hosted by the International Peatland Society and organized by Northeast Normal University, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Taizhou University , China Humic Acid Industry Association and Taizhou Peat Research and Development Center.
The proposed theme of the Congress is “Peatlands in a Changing World”. The Congress aims to provide a platform for peatland scientists, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to stimulate the exchanges of knowledge, best practices and new ideas about multiple functions and biodiversity conservation of peatlands from a global perspective, advocate responsible use of peat and peatland resources, and recognize the values of peatlands in economic, environmental and social aspects from a sustainable perspective in a changing world.

We have an exciting and diverse program planned for the Congress, featuring a range of keynote speakers, symposia, workshops and oral and poster presentations that highlight collaboration between different peatland sectors and disciplines. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate and discuss various topics, including but not limited to:

  • Ecological functions, conversation, and management of peatlands
  • Peatlands and human life
  • Technical innovation in peat industry
  • Tropical peatlands and more!
In addition to a variety of exiting sessions, we have also planned various networking events throughout the week. We warmly welcome all the participants to China!