This Conference is a Satellite Activity of the 9th European Congress of Mathematics (ECM). Registered participants in the ECM can enjoy a 20% discount in the registration fee (please choose the applicable option when completing your registration).

  • 220€ Regular fee

  • 175€ Reduced fee for participants of the 9th European Congress of Mathematics – Sevilla 2024

  • 0€ for CRM researchers

Satellite ECM 2024 Conference: CIEM24

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From May 27, 2024
to May 29, 2024

Climate-Inclusive Ecosystem Modeling: Understanding the Dynamics of Ecosystems in a Changing World

Dates: May 27-29, 2024

Location: Auditorium of Centre de Recerca Matemàtica

* Registration will cover coffee breaks, lunchs, wine and cheese reception and a gala dinner.

Registration deadline 17 / 05 / 2024


In a rapidly changing world, understanding the intricate relationships between climate and ecosystems has become more critical than ever. The “Climate-Inclusive Ecosystem Modeling: Understanding the Dynamics of Ecosystems in a Changing World (CIEM-24)” conference seeks to bring together researchers, scientists and stakeholders to explore and discuss cutting-edge approaches in modeling ecosystems, taking into account the profound influence of climate factors. The conference aims to address a wide range of topics, including theoretical ecology, ordinary and partial differential equations, autonomous and non-autonomous dynamical systems, multi-scale modelling, stochastic systems, among others, providing a comprehensive understanding of how climate change affects ecosystems and how ecosystem modeling can be enhanced to incorporate these effects.

Participants will delve into the following key areas:

1. Climate-Ecosystem Interactions: Explore the complex interactions between climate parameters and various ecosystems, such as forests, oceans, grasslands, and fresh waters. Understand how climate-induced changes, including temperature shifts, altered precipitation patterns, extreme weather events, and fires impact the structure and functioning of ecosystems, focusing on tipping points and regime shifts.

2. Advancements in Ecosystem Modeling: Showcase the latest advancements in ecosystem modeling techniques, including mathematical models, machine learning, remote sensing, and data-driven approaches. Examine how these models can simulate and predict ecosystem responses to climate change scenarios with greater accuracy and precision.

3. Impacts on Biodiversity and Species Distribution: Analyze the implications of climate change on biodiversity loss, species migration, and habitat alterations. Discuss strategies for preserving vulnerable ecosystems and mitigating potential ecological disruptions.

4. Resilience, Adaptation, and Prevention Strategies: Highlight successful cases of ecosystem resilience and adaptation in the face of climate challenges. Share best practices and innovative solutions that promote ecosystem sustainability and recovery. Model-based solutions to predict fires intensity and propagation.

5. Conservation and Restoration Efforts: Discuss conservation and restoration efforts based on climate-inclusive ecosystem modeling, focusing on ecosystem-based approaches that account for climate dynamics in restoration projects.

This conference aims to stimulate vibrant discussions, facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations, and promote the development of innovative methodologies and scientific works that consider climate as a pivotal factor in ecosystem dynamics. By uniting diverse perspectives and expertise, this conference endeavors to contribute significantly to the growing body of knowledge addressing the urgent need for sustainable management of ecosystems in an ever-changing world.

Organising Committee

Álvaro Corral | Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
Marc Jorba | Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
Josep Sardanyés | Centre de Recerca Matemàtica

Scientific Committee

Camila Artana | Sorbonne University
Marta Coll | Institut de Ciències del Mar
Álvaro Corral | Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
Jezabel Curbelo | Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
Ernest Fontich | Universitat de Barcelona – Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
Josep Sardanyés | Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
Blai Vidiella | Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra)


David Alonso

Center for Advanced Studies Blanes, CEAB

His primary research interests lie in the interdisciplinary study of ecology and evolution on the basis of the integration of physics, mathematics, biology and computer simulation. In practice, I have been working essentially on two research topics: the evaluation of risks of spread and emergence of infectious diseases as a consequence of human-induced global environmental change and the study of the variety of mechanisms involved in the origins, maintenance and loss of species in ecological communities. Community ecology, population biology, infectious diseases, biodiversity research, climate change, environmental forcing, stochastic birth-death processes, non-linear interactions, self-organization, and complex systems are all common key-words on which my research agenda is focused.


Susanne Ditlevsen

University of Copenhagen

Professor, Department of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of Copenhagen. Part of the Section Statistics and Probability Theory. Part of Data Science Laboratory.

MSc in mathematics in 1999 from la Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, Spain. MSc in statistics in 2000 from Department of Mathematical Sciences and PhD in biostatistics in 2005 from Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen. Project-financed statistician 2000-2001, PhD student 2001-2004, Assistant Professor 2004-2007 and Associate Professor from February 2007 at the same place. Moved in September 2007 to the Department of Mathematical Sciences, as full professor from July 2011.


Alan Hastings

University of California

Alan Hastings is a theoretical ecologist with broad interests. Current research focuses on invasive species, marine ecology and fisheries, transient dynamics in ecology, spatial ecology and experiments with Tribolium. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ecological Society of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. He is also a recipient of the Robert H. MacArthur Award from the Ecological Society of America.


Cristina Masoller

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Dr. Masoller is an expert in semiconductor lasers nonlinear dynamics. She received her PhD in Physics from Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, USA (1999) and has over 20 years of university teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has co-authored over 120 articles and supervised 4 PhD theses. She has been a program committee member of several international conferences.


Daniel Oro

Center for Advanced Studies Blanes, CEAB

My research interests focus on animal ecology, and more particularly, on the influence of endogenous processes and exogenous stochastic forces driving spatial-temporal population dynamics. Ecological themes that attract my attention are, among others, life history strategies, density-dependence, interference competition within communities, predator-prey dynamics and interactions of biotic components of ecosystems with physical drivers. I am also interested in the non-linear responses of populations to all these processes, and in our ability to anticipate these responses for a better conservation of species and ecosystems.



Martin Rasmussen

Imperial College London

My research aims at the development of the Qualitative Theory of Nonautonomous and Random Dynamical Systems. In particular, I have made contributions to the following areas:

  • stability and attractor theory,
  • bifurcation theory,
  • theory of invariant manifolds, and
  • Morse decomposition theory.

My Google Scholar page
My Mathematics Genealogy page


Natacha Roux

Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l’Environnement (CRIOBE)


Hugo Saiz

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos



Participants have the option to contribute with a talk or a poster presentation. The poster boards that are available at the CRM are DIN A0 format (1189×841 mm). Any poster size within these limits is fine.

To apply, please select the relevant option during the registration process.

  • Deadline for submission: April 1st, 2024.
  • We will inform you before April 22nd, 2024, of the selected contributions.


    Name Institution
    Athar Kharal Bahauddin Zakariya University
    Ernest Fontich Julià Universitat de Barcelona
    Antoni Guillamon Grabolosa Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
    Ceren Ekinci Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg
    David Romero i Sànchez Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
    Josep Sardanyés Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
    Tomas Alarcon Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
    Basile Guth Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
    Andrea Suárez Segarra Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
    Pau Reig Llunell Centre de Recerca Matemàtica


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