Banner 07.jpg

10 - 14 October 2022 I Leiden The Netherlands

11th World
Sponge Conference

Reconnected

The World Sponge Conference is hosted every 3-4 years and brings together international scientists from all around the globe to meet up and have lively discussions. Due to the pandemic the last conference was almost 5 years ago in Galway, Ireland, we are thus very excited to invite you to Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

We will have a single session with a suite of international keynote speakers, normal presentations, speedtalks, poster sessions and a workshop on taxonomy.

The conference will be partly live streamed and key note presentations can be looked back during the week at the virtual platform. We are very much looking forward meeting you in Leiden in October

We look forward to seeing you again

Keynote speakers

Ana Riesgo.jpg
Dr. Ana Riesgo
Science-Math-faculty-2021-68.jpg
Dr. Scott Nichols
Shirley Head shot.jpeg
Dr. Shirley Pomponi
Paco Cardenas.jpeg
Dr. Paco Cardenas
Thomas Torsten.jpg
Prof. Torsten Thomas

Key dates 2022

March 7

Conference website open for abstract submission

June 15

Deadline for submission of abstracts 

August 15

Early bird deadline 

October 10-14

Conference

Leiden

The Netherlands

  • Twitter

For more information follow us on twitter @sponge_2022

Kopie van IMG_2374.JPG

See you in October

Sponsors & partners
logo_Naturalis_blauw_rgb_0-125-225 (3).png
UA.png
UL - Algemeen Internationaal - Black.jpg
wurlogo.png