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The sixth international sirenian symposium *

Date: 7 Saturday
Duration: Whole Day
Cost: $10
Organizer: Nicole Adimey
Organizer email: nicoleadimey AT gmail DOT com


SPONSORED WORKSHOP Courtesy of The Secretariat of the Dugong MOU*, Convention on Migratory Species Office - Abu Dhabi! The first 60 registrants are eligible to attend for a reduced fee of US$10, you will be notified by email if you are among the first 60

The aim of this full-day symposium/workshop, in collaboration with the IUCN Sirenian Specialists Group, is to foster communication between researchers, managers, and policy makers. Scientists and managers representing countries from all over the globe are invited to present new information on Sirenian conservation and management, stranding response and medical assessment, monitoring applications, and general biology and research. A special session will be devoted to Dugong conservation efforts in the Indo-Pacific. The symposium will include presentations, a poster session, and a Q & A session. Sirenian items will be available for purchase to raise funds for future student travel scholarships. Space is limited, so please register early. If you would like to submit a presentation or poster please send an electronic copy of your abstract (300 word limit) to Nicole Adimey by September 20, 2013. *Dugong MOU: "The Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs (Dugong dugon) and their Habitats throughout their Range"