After two successful meetings in Britain (Sussex 2007 and Bristol 2009), the third biannual MMEE conference is going to make the jump to the continent, and will be organised by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. We are happy to welcome you at our Science Campus and in the lively city of Groningen from 17 to 19 August, 2011.

Following the tradition of the previous meetings, we aim to show the latest developments of mathematical modelling in evolution and ecology by presenting a programme including keynote talks and thematic sessions.

Registration for the MMEE 2011 meeting is now closed.

Public Lecture - Wednesday, August 17 

  • Simon Levin (Princeton University) : Evolutionary perspectives on public goods and collective behavior

Keynote Speakers

  • Paulien Hogeweg (Utrecht University) : Evolution of evolvability - Structuring of genomes, network and ecosystems 
  • Chris Klausmeier (Michigan State University) : Theoretical approaches to plankton ecology
  • Hans Metz (University of Leiden) : The geometry of meso-evolution
  • Sally Otto (University of British Columbia) : Inferring the past for traits that alter speciation and extinction
  • Corina Tarniţă (Harvard University) : Limitations of inclusive fitness theory
  • Homayoun Bagheri (University of Zurich): How can we understand ancient evolutionary transitions?
  • Andreas Wagner (University of Zurich) : The origins of evolutionary innovations

Organising Committee

Joke Bakker, Rampal Etienne, Bob Planque, Sander van Doorn, Franjo Weissing


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