International Conference 2018 Santiago de Compostela

LANDCARE FOR THE FUTURE:
CHALLENGES FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING, OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYABILITY
 
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS
Venue:
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, 16-18 july, 2018

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://landcareforfuture.com/

ORGANIZERS: Partners of the Erasmus + Landcare Project. (www.landcare.es)

OBJECTIVES
The overall objective of Landcare for the Future is to improve educational and training capacities in relation to Ecological Restoration. This is necessary to preserve our environment and also to fulfil the demands of an emerging labour market and create novel job opportunities.

The conference aims to bring together specialists on environment, education and employment from around the world to share their different approaches and insights.

TYPES OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Landcare for the Future will consider examples of Educational and Training paths related to global environmental threats (wildfire, contamination of soils and water, degradation of wetland ecosystems, coastal degradation, and overexploitation of agricultural and forest landscapes). It will also consider the application of innovative technologies and tools in education and good practices to improve employability and entrepreneurship skills.

ACTIVITIES
- Regular conference sessions and workshops: Challenges for Education, Training and Employability on Land Restoration.
- Conference sessions by students.
- Post conference training course (3 days) on Land Restoration.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES
Abstract submission 15 March 2018
Early bird registration 15 June 2018