2021 ESP Asia Conference

Eco-health and ecosystem services in Asia:

Bottom-up aspects for planetary health

The Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) is happy to announce that its third ESP Asia Regional conference is held full-online from 14-17 December 2021.

The ESP Asia 2021 Regional Conference is part of the annual cycle of ESP regional conferences around the globe. The regional conferences follow our world conferences, of which the last world conference in Germany hosted more than 750 delegates from over 65 countries.

  • Location:  Virtual(Japan)
  • Date: 14-17 December 2021
  • Venue:  Full-online (Nagasaki Uni.)
  • Theme:  Eco-health and ecosystem services in Asia: Bottom-up aspects for planetary health


Time zone

All times mentioned in the program and anywhere on this website are in JST - Japan Standart Time (GMT+9). 


You can find your way around the program by checking out the Program Overview and the Day-by-day Program. For the detailed descriptions and schedules of the parallel sessions, have a look at this page

If you are a registered participant - check your email for additional information, like getting access to the conference program.

Special Issue on Eco-Health in Asia

The ESP Asia Forum on Thursday, 16 December, will bring together researchers for a special issue in the ECOSER journal, titled 'The role of ecosystem services in the relationship between ecosystem health and human wellbeing in Asia'. This special issue will aim at addressing research gaps, methodologies and policy implications of public health effects of ecosystem services approaches in Asia. The call for papers is open now!

Keynote speakers

During the conference, four keynote speakers will address insightful and inspirational speeches about the overarching conference theme 'Eco-health and ecosystem services in Asia: Bottom-up aspects for planetary health'. You can find the list of keynote speakers, their topics and biographies on this page.


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Conference rooms

All ZOOM links to keynote and sessions can be found in "Conference rooms". 



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