The conference will start on Monday 9 September, with an evening plenary introductory talk by Marc Cadotte, followed by ice-breaker. Other plenary speakers include Jane Catford, Milan Chytrý, Franz Essl, Doria Gordon, Heinke Jäger and Melodie McGeoch (see dedicated page for their profiles). We will continue with conference program on 10–12 September (including half day excursion on Wednesday afternoon and conference dinner on Thursday evening in a restaurant (www.klasternirestaurace.cz/en) at the Strahov monastery (www.strahovskyklaster.cz/en) and the event will finish on Friday 13 September midday.