OP2016 – Last Three Days for Abstract Submission – Deadline 30th April 2016


Orglogoanic Phosphorus Workshop, Lake District, England,  5th – 9th September 2016

Important Dates

30th April 2016 – Abstract Submission – Details of the abstract submission process can be found on OP2016.com

31st May 2016 – Register by this date via the Lancaster University On-line store for the early bird registration price of £300.

Keynote and Invited Speakers Confirmed

We are pleased to confirm the following key note and invited speakers at the workshop: –

New Keynote Speaker: Ben Turner (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute )

Keynote Speaker: Barbara Cade-Menun (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

Keynote Speaker: Erwin Klumpp (Forschungszentrum Jülich)

Keynote Speaker: Federica Tamburini (ETH Zurich)

Invited Speaker: Anna Rosling (Uppsala University)

Invited Speaker: Mark Smits (Hasselt University)

Invited Speaker: Marie Spohn (University of Bayreuth)

Thematic Sessions Planned

 Session 1- Organic Phosphorus flows in the environment in context with other nutrient cycles: Integration across ecosystems.

Session Chairs:  Ben Turner and Reiner Giesler

Session 2- Analytical methods for evaluating organic Phosphorus stocks, concentration and speciation.

Session Chairs:  Martin Blackwell and Andrea Vincent

Session 3- Biotic interactions in organic Phosphorus cycling.

Session Chairs: Leo Condron and Tandra Fraser

Session 4- Abiotic interactions of organic Phosphorus in soil and waters: Stocks, Flows and impact of scale.

Session Chairs:  Marc Stutter and Courtney Giles

Session 5- Global challenges for Organic Phosphorus research.

Session Chairs:  Tim George and Alan Richardson


The Low Wood Bay Hotel hotel is starting to fill up, so to take advantage of the reduced room rates, the hotel should be contacted directly on 015394 39431, quoting Ref. 821506. The room rates include accommodation, Full English Breakfast, Three course Table d’hôte Dinner and use of the Leisure Club: –

  • Sole Occupancy rate per person, per night – £120
  • Twin Occupancy rate per person, per night – £100
  • Delegate partner rate per person, per night – £80 (where the partner is not attending the workshop)
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