All participants are invited to submit his/her paper to Community Ecology and, following a standard peer review process, a selection of the finest ones will be published in a special issue of the journal in 2020.

The special issue will be edited by Prof. Ferenc Jordán (Editor-in-Chief of journal Community Ecology / MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Budapest, Hungary) and by Prof. Alessandro Chiarucci (Conference chair of ComEc 2019 / Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy).


The award will be given to an under-35 participant with an excellent presentation at ComEc 2019. The award is a free card for an Open Access on an accepted publication in the journal Community Ecology. The manuscript will be subject to the normal peer-review process and, if accepted, it will be made open access for free. The award will also be recognized by a formal certificate.
Those who are interested can apply for the award upon arrival at the registration desk.