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2021 Conference

Our Changing World

BioPhysical Economic 

Models for the 


10th International Conference

This year's BioPhysical Economic Conference will be held September 6th - 10th, 2021, at the Flathead Lake Biological Station in Polson, MT, USA. The Station offers a state of the art facility with the capacity for intimate meetings where we can easily share ideas. The in-person conference price will include catered meals. Accommodations are available on site. We have chosen this site because of its natural beauty, wonderful facilities and relatively low cost. The theme is: Our Changing World: BioPhysical Economic Models for the Anthropocene. We are anticipating a diverse group of scientists who are contributing to the field of BioPhysical Economics and want you to submit an abstract.

We are aware of the public health concerns posed by the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19.  Our number one priority is keeping our community safe.  Please check out our COVID-19 Action Plan for more details. 

Conference Topics

Sept. 7th: Climate Change, Renewables and the Political Economy.

Sept. 8th:  True Energy Costs, EROI and Agriculture.

Sept. 9th Modeling Energy, Economics and Development. 

Sept. 10Biophysical Economics in a world defined by SARS2-CoV2 and the Emerging Climate Crisis.

Important Dates:

July 15  - Last Day for Submission of Abstracts (200 words) and Application Form*


July 20  - Acceptance notification

July 15 - Preliminary Program

*Special consideration will be given to participants who will require traveling visas.  Please contact Jessica Lambert 

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Accommodations and Logistics 

This year's conference will be held at the Biological Station located on gorgeous Flathead Lake, MT, USA. This state-of-the-art facility has access to high-speed internet and modern conference amenities.  For logistical reasons conference lodging will be billed separately. However, food is included in the cost of the in-person conference and transportation to and from the Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) is available upon request.  For those attendees on a budget, wishing to rent a car, we recommend the slightly larger and less expensive Missoula International Airport, MSO (a two-hour drive from the conference facilities).

Registration Fee:

In-person conference registration fees include board for the entirety of the conference. Accommodations are located on-site.*  


* We will work individually to accommodate attendees living in the surrounding area or those wishing to stay off-site. Please contact if you have questions. 




Check out our registration page for more details.

ISBPE Members will be entitled to a $50 discount from the in-person registration fees. Become a member now and enjoy more benefits: 

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