2019 Natural Capital Symposium

March 18-21 | Stanford University

Every year, leaders from around the world come together at the Natural Capital Symposium to drive innovation and empower decisions informed by nature’s benefits to people. The Symposium provides a unique opportunity for scientists, NGO’s, government decision-makers, private industry, and practitioners to converge and collaborate towards our shared goal of a more sustainable, livable planet.

2018 Natural Capital Symposium

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The science of understanding nature’s benefits to people requires a diverse range of perspectives, and there’s no better place to cultivate interdisciplinary endeavors than at the Natural Capital Symposium. From scientists to software engineers and executives to implementers, our global community meets each March to develop new knowledge and apply it in scalable ways. Join us March 18-21, 2019 at Stanford University to continue our conversation around supporting both people and nature.

With a focus on Sustainable Development and Sustainable, Livable Cities, the Natural Capital Symposium is designed to foster meaningful dialogue across sectors. The Symposium features interactive sessions, topical working groups, and inspiring keynote addresses. In 2018, more than 350 participants from 33 countries attended the event.

2019 Natural Capital Symposium Timeline:

  1. September 2018:
    Registration Opens
    Call for Abstracts
    Scholarship Program Applications Open
  2. November 5th
    Abstract submission deadline
  3. November 30th
    Scholarship application deadline
  4. December 21st
    Early-bird registration deadline
  5. March 1st
    Registration deadline
    Poster submission deadline
  6. March 18-21, 2019
    Natural Capital Symposium
    Munger Conference Center
    Stanford University

We are pleased to offer scholarship opportunities again this year to support attendance and travel for students and practitioners from low-income countries. Please check back in September for more information about the scholarship program.

Visit our YouTube page to see more of last year’s event, and join in on this year’s conversation with #NatCap2019.

Watch this space for more information on the 2019 Symposium as the date draws closer!


Send us a message at natcap2018@gmail.com, or fill out the form.

Curious about our past Symposium events? Check out the 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 event pages.