EUROMAL on line. Despite the favorable development of fight against the pandemic in many parts of the world, it was finally decided that to ensure the EQUITABLE ACCESS and SAFETY of participants of the conference, EUROMAL 2021 will be converted to an ONLINE-ONLY format on the postponed date (5-9 September 2021). We hope that this will allow greater accessibility for participants globally.

The registration for EUROMAL 2021 is now officially open – click the link below to go to our registration page. No attendance fee is required, but deadline for registration is 30th June 2021. Please follow our website and social networks where information about the outstanding congress program, invited speakers and topic sections is continuously updated:

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We look forward to welcoming you at the 9th EUROMAL 2021 in virtual environment. Until then, stay safe and healthy!

EUROMAL triennial series of conferences started in 2000 and since then they have visited 8 different venues all over the Europe. It is our great honor to invite you to virtual environment, for 9th European Congress of Malacological Societies from September 5th  to 9th 2021 organized by malacologists from Prague and Brno (Czech Republic). 9th EUROMAL, originally planned as an in-person meeting on the campus of the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague (2020), was postponed (2021) and subsequently brought online due to a global pandemic. The congress will bring together experienced scientists as well as students and practitioners in malacology and related research fields from across Europe and beyond.  The recent and most important findings from the hottest topics will be presented:

Applied malacology: from pure science to environmental monitoring, ecological restoration and aquaculture* Critically evaluating the functional role of freshwater mussels and their ecosystem services * Island biogeography, systematics and ecological constraints * Patterns of land snail diversity and communities * Crowdsourcing: a neglected research approach in malacology * Biogeography and Quaternary malacology * From shells to genomes, systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of molluscs * Monitoring of mollusks using eDNA and other innovative methods * Conservation of freshwater mollusks in the Anthropocene * Current advances in propagation methods of endangered mollusks * Modern approaches to species delimitation in molluscs * Taxonomy and evolutionary systematics of mollusks * Mollusks as a model system in paleontology * Interspecific relationships and behavior of mollusks * Evolution, ecology and host-parasite relationships * Ecotoxicology of bivalves and gastropods * Mollusk diversity in understudied regions * Morphology and biology of mollusks * Climate change and mollusks * Mollusks collections * Invasive mollusks – impact on ecosystems, biodiversity and economy