37th Waterbird Society Meeting / Int. Wader Study Group Conference
International Ornithological Congress - Tokyo 2014
International conference on Black-Tailed Godwit
September 25-26, 2013 in Rees (Lower Rhine, near Kleve, Germany)
An international conference on Black-tailed Godwit conservation will be held as part of the German LIFE project “Hetter – important site of the Black-tailed godwit”. The project aims to improve the habitat conditions for meadow birds within the most important breeding sites of the Black-tailed Godwit in North Rhine-Westphalia.
At the congress, international conservationists and experts from Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark will present current research topics, strategies and activities to protect and improve the conservation of meadow birds. Read more ...
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Announcement: IOC 2014 Tokio
The 26th International Ornithological Congress will be held in Tokyo, Japan, 18-24 August
2014. The Scientific Program Committee has been formed, and a web page is in place:
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9th Conference of the European Ornithologists’ Union
27-31. August 2013, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Großbritannien
The conference will cover the full range of ornithological research, including both basic and applied aspects. The programme will be composed of plenaries, symposia, contributed oral and poster sessions, as well as, Round Table discussions. The programme will be prepared by the Scientific Programme Committee. There will be three full conference days plus one day of excursions to coastal habitats in eastern England. More information: www.norwich.eounion.org.
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37th Waterbird Society Meeting, 24-29 September 2013, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
The Waterbird Society will hold its 37th annual meeting from 24 - 29 September 2013 in Germany for the first time. The Institute of Avian Research “Vogelwarte Helgoland”, one of the oldest ornithological research institutes in the world, will be the host.
Main topics of the three day scientific program will be life history, migration and flyways, contamination and conservation of waterbirds. Excellent plenary speakers and interesting symposia form the basis of an attractive program, enriched by contributed papers and posters.
Plenaries will be presented by Emmanuelle Cam, Tim Dodman, Jennifer Gill, Jacob González-Solís, Ian Nisbet and Hans-Ulrich Peter.
Symposia will address: Population ecology of terns; Chemical contamination of waterbirds; Gull population changes in two worlds; Migratory connectivity in Arctic geese; Seabirds as bioindicators; Industrializing of the marine environment.
Saturday 28 September will be a joint scientific day with the International Wader Study Group (IWSG) annual conference (27 - 30 September).
The Meeting Homepage with detailed information on registration, submission of contributions and abstracts, and on accommodation will be available in April 2013 under www.waterbirds.org.
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