What's FLEUR?

FLEUR is a European network of researchers interested in the dynamics of forest plant species in a changing environment. We use observational and experimental approaches as well as large databases to answer questions in connection to forest plant population biology and ecology and global change themes.

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Past and future activities

The FLEUR network meets on a regular basis to discuss progress and ideas for future research. The next plenary FLEUR meeting will be held in Alnarp, Sweden in March 2024.

FLEUR group photo

The following plenary meetings and symposia have been held in the past:

  • 2023, 6-8 March: annual meeting in Katowice, Poland
  • 2022, 28-29 April: annual meeting in Bremen, Germany
  • 2022, 10 February: short meeting online (due to COVID)
  • 2021, 11 February: annual meeting online (due to COVID)
  • 2020, 3-6 March: annual meeting in Trondheim, Norway
  • 2019, 27 Feb.-1 March: meeting in Amiens, France
  • 2018, 20 - 23 March: meeting in Sainte-Croix, France
  • 2017, 27 February - 1 March: meeting in Ghent, Belgium
  • 2016, February 29 - March 2: meeting in Berlin, Germany
  • 2015, March, 2nd-5th: meeting in Navarinou, Messinia, Greece
  • 2014, February, 24th-26th: meeting in Bruges, Belgium
  • 2013, March, 11th-13th: meeting in Bremen, Germany
  • 2012, March, 5th-7th: meeting in Tovetorp, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2011, February, 28th-March, 2nd: meeting in Trondheim, Norway
  • 2010, November, 29-30th: meeting in Ghent, Belgium
  • 2010, August, 30th-September, 3rd: meeting in Giessen, Germany (at the GFO annual conference)
  • 2010, August, 30th-September, 3rd: Symposium 'Biodiversity along latitudinal and altitudinal gradients' at the GFO annual conference, Giessen, Germany
  • 2010, March, 8-10th: meeting in Lund, Sweden
  • 2009, February, 2-4th: meeting in Potsdam, Germany
  • 2008, March, 3-5th: meeting in Amiens, France
  • 2007, September, 11th: meeting in Marburg, Germany (at the GFO annual conference)
  • 2007, March, 20-22nd: meeting in Abisko, Sweden
  • 2006, September: meeting in Bremen, Germany (at the GFO annual conference)
  • 2006, March, 18th: meeting in Ghent, Belgium