Seminars & Sessions

Organisation of Special Sessions and Scientific fora, Chair of Sessions:

Estratégia de Controlo de Infestantes em Sintra, 5 November 2019, Auditório Acácio Barreiros – Centro Cultural Olga Cadaval, Sintra. Chair of Session Estratégias do controlo de infestantes da Câmara Municipal de Sintra. [PDF Program]

Workshop Project RIVEAL – RIver and riparian forest Values and Ecosystem services in uncertain freshwater futures and Altered Landscapes, 15 January 2019, Forestry Auditorium, School of Agriculture, Lisboa. Organization and chair.



Special Session Ecosystem services in Agricultural Landscapes,  International Conference on Ecological Sciences -Sécologie 2018, 23 October, Rennes, France.  Chair of the Session (FC Aguiar & M. Planagenest)


Special Session Bringing interdisciplinary actions for river and riverine management. 2018. XIX Congresso da Associação Ibérica de Limnologia, 24-29 Junho 2018, Coimbra (FC Aguiar & MR Fernandes). Organization and chair.

Special Session Long-term-effects of human-disturbance.  2017 . The 60th IAVS Annual Symposium “Vegetation patterns in natural and cultural landscapes” Abstract. Palermo University Press: p. 34. (MR Fernandes & FC Aguiar). Organization and chair.


Workshop River Restoration and Management. 2016.  Sala de Atos-ISA, 15-16 December 2016, Lisboa. Organization (FC Aguiar, MT Ferreira & MR Fernandes)

Special Session Riparian and aquatic vegetation: impacts of flow disturbance and flow regulation. 2015. Aquatic Plants 2015, 14-18 September 2015, Edinburgh, UK. Organization and chair (FC Aguiar, Angela Gurnell)



Seminar FLOWBASE: base de dados de atributos funcionais de plantas lenhosas ripárias. 2014. (FLOWBASE: data traitbase of woody riparian plants), 12 June 2014, Pavilhão Mário Azevedo Gomes, University of Lisbon, ISA, Lisbon. Organization and chair.


Special Session Nature conservation of aquatic and riparian vegetation. Symposium Aquatic Weeds 2012, 27-31 August 2012, Poznan, Poland. Organization and chair. (FC Aguiar & MT Ferreira)

Workshop/kick-off meeting of the Project OASIS: How to run regulated rivers in semi-arid regions?, Forestry Auditorium, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, 18 June 2012, Lisbon, Portugal. Organization and chair.

Special Session Biodiversity and Functioning of Riparian habitats: indicators of change. 54th Symposium of the International Association of Vegetation Science, 20-21 June 2011, Lyon, France. Organization and chair. (FC Aguiar & K. Van Looy) 

Special Session Riparian Zones. XV Congress of Iberian Association of Limnology, Azores University, Ponta Delgada, 5th July 2010. Chair.


with CEFoutreach:

Seminar The Forest Engineer in the prevention and combat of rural wildfires, 11 April 2018, Sala de Actos, ISA, Lisbon (with Margarida Tomé; João Neves Silva)

Seminar Emergent Pests and Diseases in Forest Systems. 8 June 2017, Sala de Actos, School of Agriculture, Lisbon. (with M.Branco and H. Pereira)

Forest Sunset “International Day of Forests”, Forest Auditorium, School of Agriculture, Lisbon. (H Pereira)

International Conference CEF 40 years Looking back moving forward. 26-27 Janeiro 2017, Sala de Actos, School of Agriculture, Lisbon. (with H Pereira)

Forest Sunset and The Man Who Planted Trees, by TUT – University of Lisbon Theatre Company. 17 November 2016, Forest Auditorium, School of Agriculture, Lisbon. (with H Pereira)