BIT Congress Inc. is proud to present BIT’s 1st Annual World Congress of BioD 2012. With the theme of Today Eco-civilization, Tomorrow Happiness the conference will be held during April 25-28, 2012 in Xi’an, China.This event will continue to offer professionals in the field a multidisciplinary informative platform. BioDiversity, as the measure or degree of ecosystems determines species on earth, has been accepted as an important global issue, and the precarious balance is affected by various complicated aspects. The BioD 2012 is bringing together scientists, industrial leaders and decision makers from all over the world in a great range of subjects through cluster conferences, expositions, excellent lectures, tech tours and training programs.As part of this conference, a Session for Young Scientists will be held on April. 27th, 2012 from 13:30-17:10. Below, the programme for this Young Scientist Session is given: 13:30-13:35 Chair’s Introduction 13:35-14:00 Title: Water Sources of Urban Trees in the Los Angeles Metropolitan AreaDr. Neeta S. Bijoor, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, USA 14:00-14:25 Title: TBDDr. Lucia Porzio, Post Doc, Functional and Evolutionary Ecology Laboratory, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Italy 14:25-14:50 Title: TBDFilipe Natalio, Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Mainz, Germany 14:50-15:15 Title: Self-Organising Maps in Ecosystem ModellingSubana Shanmuganathan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geoinformatics Research Centre (GRC), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand 15:15-15:30 Coffee Break 15:30-15:55 Speech Opportunity Available 15:55-16:20 Title: Case Studies on Decapod Crustaceans from the Philippines Reveal Deep, Steep, Underwater Slopes as Prime Habitats for 'Rare' SpeciesDr. Jose Christopher E. Mendoza, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 16:20-16:45 Title: Culture and Ethics of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation and UtilizationLaxmi P. Pant, PhD Candidate, University of Guelph, Canada 16:45-17:10 Panel Discussion For detailed information on registration, the full conference programme, deadlines for participants that want to submit research papers etc, check the website of BioD 2012. .
en Qujiang International Conference Center, Xian, China