World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling RMA 2015 Bordeaux


June 29 - July 1, 2015

Conference Title  

Modeling and Sustainability of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

General presentation and topics  

The  2015 International Conference of the Resource Modeling Association will be held at the University of Bordeaux from 29 th June to 1st July 2015.
The main goal of the 2015 conference is to foster cooperation and exchanges among scientists involved or interested in the mathematical and numerical modeling of ecosystems, socio-ecosystems, renewable resources management and scenarios of marine and terrestrial biodiversity. Thus, the central theme of RMA 2015 is the "Modeling and Sustainability of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services". Such an issue requires interdisciplinary exchanges between Ecology, Economics, Mathematics and Computer Sciences. In terms of applications, particular attention will be paid to the following fields: fisheries, agricultural systems, forest management, wildlife management, invasive species and climate change impacts. Methodological contributions are especially invited on the themes of ecosystem-based modeling, model-based scenarios, sustainability criteria, diversity metrics and resilience formalization. 

RMA 2015  is also a great opportunity for students and young researchers to present and discuss their first results.Submissions of PhD students are especially welcome. They can be potentially articulated with the summer-school of LabEx COTE to be held in Bordeaux just before the conference.

A special issue of the journal NRM (Natural Resource Modeling) focusing on "modeling and sustainability of biodiversity and ecosystem services" will be derived from the 2015 conference.


Important dates  

Deadline for abstract submission:  January 30, 2015

Decision on acceptance of the papers: March 2, 2015

Deadline for early registration: April 15,2015

Registration closing deadline:  May 15, 2015

Symposium:  June 29-30 and July  1,  2015 

Social Event:  June 30, 2015

Deadline for paper submission NRM Special issue:  September 30, 2015

Contact GREThA:
Julie Vissaguet, Administrative et financial assistant  (