Systematikdagarna 2024 18-19th of November

We are happy to announce that Systematikdagarna 2024 will take place in Gothenburg 18-19 November. This will be followed by a course on nomenclature 20-22 November. And for early career systematists we are planning a half day meeting already on 17 November.

More information will be published at later. Hope to see you all there!

IBC registration deadline

Dear colleagues;

I am writing on behalf of the organizers of the International Botanical Congress to advise you that the deadline for regular registration is coming up soon, on 17 June. I encourage you to register now to avoid the higher late registration prices. 

Please see the Congress website for the latest news and the registration page:

The Congress website has information about invited speakers, accommodations, excursions, the Nomenclature Section, and much more. The scientific program looks very exciting with numerous symposia on a wide range of topics, and a diverse selection of invited speakers.

See you in Madrid!

Patrick Herendeen, Chair

International Association for Botanical and Mycological Societies

PhD position in Data Driven Evolution and Biodiversity: Plant Extinction

The Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences at Stockholm University (Sweden) invites applications for a four-year, fully funded PhD position in Data-Driven Evolution and Biodiversity. 

The project focuses on modelling and predicting recent and ongoing plant extinctions. The student will be will be supervised by Aelys Humphreys (Stockholm University) and work closely with an international team of collaborators associated with the project: Daniele Silvestro (University of Fribourg), Diana Fisher (University of Queensland), Alexandre Antonelli (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Gothenburg University) and Jon Norberg (Stockholm University).

Application closing date: 31 July 2024

Further information and how to apply:

The position is part of the Research School of the SciLifeLab and Wallenberg National Program for Data-Driven Life Science (DDLS). Further information about the research school can be found here:

All PhD positions listed under this call are available here:

Reading Systematics Association Biennial Conference

Reading Systematics Association Biennial Conference 19th-21stJune 2024

The Systematics Association has planned an exciting programme of talks
and activities for this year’s meeting, our first in-person conference
since 2019. You can find more information on the conference website:

The programme is designed to be especially attractive to students:

Just £150for three days for student Systematics Association members –
including the scientific programme, a choice of workshops, refreshments
and lunches, and a free welcome drink at our student networking event
Opportunity for students to present their work to a friendly and
supportive, specialist audience

Prize for best presentation

Registration and abstract submission closes 31st May 2024.

Julie Hawkins <>

Sök bidrag för nätverkande aktiviteter

SLU Artdatabanken utlyser bidrag från Svenska artprojektet för nätverkande aktiviteter som stimulerar uppbyggnad av kompetens inom systematik och taxonomi. Bidraget kan användas till nätverksbildande och kompetenshöjande aktiviteter med fokus på ökad kunskap om arter inom mindre kända organismgrupper i Sverige. Bidraget riktar sig särskilt till aktiviteter som gynnar samarbete och kunskapsutbyte mellan junior och senior kompetens. Sista ansökningsdag: 22 april.

Early registration deadline (29 February) for International Botanical Congress (July 2024)

Dear colleagues;

This is a reminder that the deadline for Early Registration for the International Botanical Congress is coming up soon: 29 February; 2024. Be sure to register before the “early bird” deadline!

Please see the Congress website for the latest news and the registration page:

The Congress website also has information about invited speakers; accommodations; excursions; the Nomenclature Section; and much more.

See you in Madrid!

Patrick Herendeen; Chair

International Association for Botanical and Mycological Societies

Doktorandtjänst i systematisk mykologi vid GU

Utlysning av doktorandtjänst i systematisk mykologi vid Göteborgs universitet: taxonomi, systematik, molekylära data, morfologi, ekologi, mikroskopering, fältarbete, tryffel-släktet Hymenogaster (Basidiomycota).

Mer information:

Mvh. Henrik Nilsson (

Early Career Systematists in Sweden mailing list

The Swedish Systematics Society ( are interested in bringing together the community of Early Career Systematists in Sweden, with the aim to organise workshops, symposia – or any event that would best benefit the Early Career community.

If you would like to receive information about such events and connect with other Early Career Systematists in Sweden, join the mailing list, here:

Thank you – and hope to see you in Lund!

Vice Chair – Swedish Systematics Society