Student Conference on Conservation Science

SCCS Hungary - 2017

Tihany (Lake Balaton), Hungary

29 August - 2 September, 2017



We are very happy to announce the 3rd SCCS Hungary which will be held in Tihany, between 29 August and 2 September 2017.


Background of the conference

The Student Conference on Conservation Science series started in Cambridge and have expanded with Brisbane, Beijing, Bangalore and New York.

SCCS  is the largest international conference in conservation science, where students and early career scientists are welcomed and have the chance to present their research, learn from each other and meet with experts of the field who can offer them guidance in their future careers.

In 2015, Hungary joined this inspiring event and organizes a conference, especially for young scientists from all around Europe to build a network among the presented parts of the continent.



We are proud to announce our confirmed plenary speakers. Prof. Dr. Teja Tscharntke,  Head of the Agroecology Research Group at the University of Göttingen, Faculty member in Agriculture and Biology and Dr. Peter Szabo,  Deputy head of the Department of Vegetation Ecology in the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prof. Andrew Balmford, Professor of Conservation Science in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge and Dr. György Pataki, Associate Professor of the  Department of Decision Sciences, Corvinus Business School, Budapest.


Important dates


30th April:     Registration and abstract submission opens.          

11th June:      Abstract submission deadline

15th June:     Abstract selection notifications sent out

15th July:       Deadline for invited presenters to confirm involvement

15th July:       Registration deadline

31st July:       Registration fee payment deadline



Centre for Ecological Research

Balaton Uplands National Park

Balaton Uplands National Park on youtube

Tihany peninsula

SCCS Tihany 2015

SCCS Tihany 2016

SCCS in Cambridge