ILTER East Asia-Pacific Regional Network Conference

“Citizen Science in supporting long-term ecological-social monitoring systems”

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For researchers in Australia wanting to present, please submit your abstracts to by midnight AEST 19 August 2021.

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Plenary session 1 (day 1):

Changes of biodiversity and its services under climate change and the role of community science – Session co-chairs and moderators (Yongyut Trisurat, Hiroyuki Muraoka)

Invited speakers​

1)  Dr. Ruey-Shing Lin (Division Chief of Habitats and Ecosystems, Endemic Species Research Institute, Taiwan): Role of citizen science in monitoring biodiversity in Taiwan

2)  Dr. Vijak Chimechome, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Thailand   (Secretary of Hornbill Research Foundation, Thailand): Role of community in long-term hornbill research & conservation in Southeast Asia

Plenary session 2 (day 2):

Panel discussion on Connection, co-design, and implementation of community LTER science


Prof. Dr. Hiroyuki Muraoka, Chair of ILTER-EAP and Co-chair of APBON

Dr. Mundita S. Lim, Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB)

Prof. Glenda Wardle, The University of Sydney and Australian Ecosystem Science Council

Sub-themes (parallel sessions)

Biogeochemical and eco-hydrological dynamics of ecosystems in changing environments – Session co-chairs (Hideaki Shibata, Victor Amoroso)

Urban ecological science and community science – Session co-chairs (Chiao-Ping Wang, Nguyễn Hồng Quân) 

Long-term ecosystem monitoring, experiment and research: best practices and perspective – Session co-chairs (Yu Xiubo, Ohseok Kwon)

Toward the establishment of Asia-Pacific eDNA monitoring network – Session co-chairs (Tanaka Kenta, Michio Kondoh)


Registration to the Conference depends on your style of participation. Interested participants can register without a registration fee.

  1. Participants who want to make presentations, please contact with your LTER coordinators. In Australia please email
  2. Participants who do not make presentations, please register you on the Zoom webinar link <>
  3. The virtual platform used in this conference is Webex. The meeting link will be sent to the registrant via registered email before the conference date.


We welcome your presentations either by oral or poster on the topics related to this conference. Please prepare an abstract not exceeding 250 words (MS Word format or PDF format, Arial 12). It should contain title, author details, summary of the work to be presented. Authors must nominate with which sub-theme of sessions do they want to present. Also, authors are requested to indicate the presentation time (5 minutes or 10 minutes: both will have 5 minutes for Q&A).

For researchers in Australia, please submit your abstracts to by midnight AEST 19 August 2021.

Abstract proceedings and a compilation of poster presentations will be provided to all registered participants.

Conference website