Workshops and Training

March 16, 2018

American Society of Mammalogists Meeting (June 25-29, 2018, Kansas)

The 98th annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists will take place June 25th – 29th, 2018 on the campus of Kansas State University. This year’s meeting will offer a program with five workshops, two symposia, two plenary sessions, in addition to the diversity contributed papers and posters. Workshops will provide training in using […]

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March 16, 2018

Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 5-10, 2018, New Orleans)

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a professional society whose aims are to: promote ecological science by improving communication among ecologists; raise the public’s level of awareness of the importance of ecological science; increase the resources available for the conduct of ecological science; and ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision […]

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March 16, 2018

Conservation conferences everywhere !

This summer there will be a plethora of conservation biology conferences all around the world. In particular the IMCC meeting in Kuching, Malaysia typically has a lot of marine mammal conservation content http://conbio.org/mini-sites/imcc5/. The IMCC meeting is also followed by Oceans Online – a one day conference on using the internet for marine science and […]

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March 7, 2018

International Committee on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA) Conference (April 8–12, 2019, Greece)

The International Committee on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA), is a group of international experts dedicated to the protection of marine mammals and their habitats. Since 2009, the ICMMPA has been organizing ICMMPA conferences every other year with special focus on the Americas, held in chronological order in Hawaii, Martinique, Australia, and Mexico, that serve as […]

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February 28, 2018

Call for abstracts – 5th International Marine Conservation Congress, Malaysia (24-29 June, 2018)

The 5th International Marine Conservation Congress, Making Marine Science Matter, will be held from 24 June – 29 June 2018 at the Waterfront Hotel Kuching, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. We welcome your abstracts for Oral, Speed, and Poster Presentations, and OceansOnline sessions until 23:59NDT on 16 March 2018. Congress Theme The overall theme of the Congress is Making Marine […]

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February 28, 2018

Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York (Oct 24-26, 2018)

The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) at the American Museum of Natural History host a yearly conference called the Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York (SCCS-NY). As a part of the only international series of conservation conferences featuring students as well as early-career professionals, SCCS-NY provides opportunities for emerging scientists to exchange ideas, present and […]

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February 27, 2018

The first international conservation marketing congress (25-28 Oct 2018)

The first international conservation marketing & engagement congress is now accepting proposals for abstracts and symposia/workshops (25-28 Oct 2018, Washington DC). The theme of the meeting is “getting your conservation message across”. The conference is interested in your presentations, workshops, and discussions on the following topics: Conservation online: what the digital frontier can add to the […]

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December 7, 2017

Fifth International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life

The Fifth International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life (AN2019) will take place during the week of 7-12 July 2019, in Den Haag, The Netherlands. The conference will follow from, and build upon, the earlier meetings, the most recent of which took place in Dublin in 2016. The meeting will be held […]

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September 21, 2017

Upcoming Conservation Conferences around the world

5th European Congress of Conservation Biology (ECCB 2018) ​Planetary Wellbeing Jyväskylä, Finland June 12-15, 2018 Visit the meeting site: org\eccb2018 Follow ECCB on Facebookand Twitter North America Congress for Conservation Biology (NACCB 2018) Conservation Science, Policy, and Practice: Connecting the Urban to the Wild Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 21-26, 2018 Visit the meeting site: http://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb2018/ Follow […]

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September 10, 2017

Workshop: Development and implementation of low-cost methods to reduce cetacean bycatch in small scale gillnet fisheries (29 Oct 2017)

Dear Colleagues, If you are attending the 22st Biennal Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in Halifax, Nova Scotia and working on bycatch issues we hope you will consider attending the following Workshop: Development and implementation of low-cost methods to reduce cetacean bycatch in small scale gillnet fisheries Description of Workshop: Bycatch in gillnet […]

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September 10, 2017

Workshop: U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act and Endangered Species Act research permitting (28 Oct 2017)

Reminder:  Please join us for a half-day workshop on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 8 am -noon titled: “U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act and Endangered Species Act research permitting.” The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) oversee issuance of permits for take, import, and export of marine mammals under […]

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September 10, 2017

Workshop: Developing Bayesian Belief Networks (BBNs) to improve decision-making during mass stranding events (29 October 2017)

Dear colleagues Just a reminder re the upcoming full day workshop entitled ” Developing Bayesian Belief Networks (BBNs) to improve decision-making during mass stranding events” at the upcoming 22nd Biennial Conference of the Marine Mammal Society. The workshop will take place on Sunday 29th October from 0800 to 1700h and assemble scientists, vets, NGOs, government […]

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August 25, 2017

Workshop: Sanctuaries: A New Seascape for Captive Cetaceans (28 Oct 2017)

This is to announce a workshop entitled “Sanctuaries: A New Seascape for Captive Cetaceans” at the SMM Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on the morning of Saturday 28th October 2017. We will present three ongoing projects creating permanent seaside sanctuaries for dolphins and whales retired from marine parks and aquariums. Speakers: Naomi Rose, Lori […]

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August 24, 2017

Workshop: Assessing the responses of marine mammals to anthropogenic acoustic disturbance (28 Oct 2017)

28th October 2017 Anthropogenic sounds, such as from vessels, seismic surveys and pile-driving, can cause harm and disturbance to marine mammals over potentially large scales. In this workshop, we aim to draw on the experience of previous studies, identify lessons learned and recommendations for the future, and determine approaches for most effectively incorporating this knowledge […]

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August 15, 2017

Protected Species Observer (PSO) Course

A 2-day course is being offered for those wishing to pursue a career in marine mammal observation and mitigation in the offshore seismic industry. It will equip you with a thorough background in all aspects of the role of a marine mammal observer, covering technical theory, monitoring, recording and reporting. Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Level […]

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August 14, 2017

Workshop: Marine mammal sensory systems: An integrated perspective (29 Oct 2017)

Marine mammal sensory systems: An integrated perspective Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. 8:00 – 17:00 Sensory systems evolve in response to environmental pressures, providing advantages for specialized or generalized habitat use, foraging, communication, locomotion, and navigation strategies. Thus, understanding marine mammal sensory systems requires knowledge of the species’ life history, properties of the aquatic signals, and […]

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August 8, 2017

Introduction to GIS for ecology, behaviour and conservation course (Spain, Sept 2017)

Training course for learning Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts, tools, and functionality in ecology, behaviour, and conservation. To study Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation of animal species inherently concerns to understand the species distribution and habitat use. The Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute (BDRI) is aware of the importance of using GIS in field research projects, and […]

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August 8, 2017

Workshop: Advancing Marine Species Density Surface Modelling (22 Oct 2017)

Advancing Marine Species Density Surface Modelling Density surface models (sometimes called spatial or habitat models) attempt to describe animal distribution as a function of spatially referenced variables. Data typically come from line transect surveys, although there is the potential to use other effort-indexed surveys, such as passive acoustics. Outputs include modelled relationships between density and […]

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August 7, 2017

Professional Development Course: Marine Research Techniques & Conservation

Last remaining spaces available on the upcoming Professional Development Course: Marine Research Techniques & Conservation: aimed at marine science students, graduates and environmental professionals looking to enhance their career skills. This course is accredited by the Institute of Marine, Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST).  The three-day training course includes lectures, interactive discussion and practical sessions aimed at introducing […]

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August 7, 2017

Ocean Sciences 2018 Conference session on predators & ecosystems

Dear Colleagues, The 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting will take place 11-16 February 2018 in Portland, Oregon.  The meeting is an important venue for scientific exchange across broad marine science disciplines, with sessions on all aspects of oceanography.  We would like to call your attention to a session we will be chairing entitled “Advances in approaches to monitoring the occurrence, distribution, behavior, and ecology of top predators” (IS001). […]

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July 14, 2017

Workshop: Not all is black and white: Identifying research challenges and solutions for the lesser known blackfish (28 October 2017)

We are pleased to announce the following workshop to be held on Saturday October 28th, 2017 at the upcoming SMM conference in Halifax. Title: Not all is black and white: Identifying research challenges and solutions for the lesser known blackfish Summary: This workshop will facilitate a gathering of scientists who study blackfish species (pilot whales, false killer […]

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July 14, 2017

Workshop: Developing Bayesian Belief Networks (BBNs) to improve decision-making during mass stranding events (29th October 2017)

We are pleased to announce a full day workshop entitled ” Developing Bayesian Belief Networks (BBNs) to improve decision-making during mass stranding events ” at the upcoming 22nd Biennial Conference of the Marine Mammal Society. The workshop will take place on Sunday 29th October from 0800 to 1700h and assemble scientists, vets, NGOs, government agencies and other stakeholders […]

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July 14, 2017

Workshop: Women in marine mammal science: Breaking down barriers to success (28 October 2017)

We are excited to be bringing the following full day workshop to the 22nd Biennial Marine Mammal Conference. Women in marine mammal science: Breaking down barriers to success.  Saturday October 28 8 am – 5 pm  A full summary of the workshop is below, in addition further information is available on our workshop website http://wimms.weebly.com/ We […]

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July 14, 2017

Workshop: Experimental Science in wild and captive marine mammals (28 October 2017)

  This workshop includes lectures from prominent scientists who have published on both facility-managed and wild animals (Sam Ridgway, Gerry Kooyman, Peter Tyack, Vincent Janik, Kathleen Dudzinski, Terrie Williams, Michael Moore, Paul Ponganis, Xavier Manteca, Cynthia Smith and Kelly Jaakkola). The workshop will provide insights into experimental science used in facilities and the wild to […]

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July 14, 2017

Workshop: Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) of marine mammals (28 October 2017)

We like to announce a workshop titled: “Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) of marine mammals” at the upcoming 22nd Biennial Conference of the Marine Mammal Society. This two day workshop will take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of October. Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) has now been used in several large projects that have produced […]

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July 14, 2017

Workshop: the Flukebook photo-ID tool (28 October 2017)

For SMM participants working with PhotoID, genetic samples, sightings data, and/or tag data: No researcher can cover the range over which whales operate, we need the tools to work on oceanic and global scales to conserve marine species over biologically relevant scales. Flukebook ( http://www.flukebook.org ) is the first web platform that engages both the research and citizen science […]

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July 14, 2017

Workshop: U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act and Endangered Species Act research permitting (28 October 2017)

We would like to announce a half-day workshop on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 8 am -noon titled: ” U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act and Endangered Species Act research permitting.” The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) oversee issuance of permits for take, import, and export of marine mammals under […]

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July 14, 2017

GIS course for marine biologists, Glasgow, Scotland, 25-26th September 2017

GIS In Ecology  will be holding an introductory training course for those who wish to learn how to use GIS in biological research, and it will provide an introduction to using GIS in a wide variety of biological research situations ranging from the basics of making maps through to studying the spread of diseases and […]

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July 14, 2017

Biennial Conference on Cetacean Conservation in South Mediterranean Countries, Oran (Algeria), 11 – 13 November 2017

The Fourth Biennial Conference on Cetacean Conservation in South Mediterranean Countries (CSMC4) will be held in Oran (Algeria) on 11 – 13 November 2017. Conference Objectives The aim of the Biennial Conference is to assess the knowledge acquired on cetaceans in the South of the Mediterranean, identify potential gaps and stimulate the development of conservation […]

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July 10, 2017

Workshop: Killer whales in western North Pacific and the Okhotsk Sea

If you are attending the Biennial conference this year please consider participating in this workshop: Title: Killer whales in western North Pacific and the Okhotsk Sea Summary Killer whales (Orcinus orca) are distributed in all oceans of the world, and those in the Northwest US and western Canada have been well studied since 1970’s. Whereas […]

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July 10, 2017

Stable isotope analysis in studies of marine mammal ecology and eco-physiology workshop

We are pleased to announce we will be running hosting a one day workshop entitled  “Application and validation of compound-specific stable isotope analysis in studies of marine mammal ecology and eco-physiology” at the upcoming 22nd Biennial Conference of the Marine Mammal Society on Saturday, October 28th from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Compound-specific stable isotope […]

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July 10, 2017

Introduction to Sound Analysis Workshop

The Bioacoustics Research Program (BRP) at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology will be presenting a five-day Introduction to Sound Analysis Workshop 2 – 6 October 2017 at the Cornell Lab in Ithaca, New York, USA.   The workshop is intended primarily for biologists interested in analysis, visualization, and measurement of animal sounds. The workshop covers […]

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July 10, 2017

Eighth International Sirenian Symposium

We are pleased to announce the following Symposium to be held in conjunction with the 22nd Biennial Conference of the Marine Mammal Society on  Saturday, October 28, 2017 from  8:00 am – 5:00 pm.     The Eighth International Sirenian Symposium is an all-day meeting to foster communication between researchers, managers, and policy makers on all aspects of Sirenian Conservation. […]

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July 10, 2017

Short Courses before the 2017 Biennial Conference

Acoustics Courses before the 2017 Biennial Conference: Protected Species Observer: 14-15 Aug, Newfoundland, this BOEM-BSEE certified professional qualification will enable you to work as an PSO in Gulf of Mexico, and the US. Follow this link to book now: http://seichetraining.com/boem-bsee-pso-course Passive Acoustic Monitoring Level 16-18 Aug, Newfoundland and 18-20 Oct, Halifax: If you want to achieve your […]

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June 15, 2017

Call for PhD in Veterinary Sciences

Dear all, The University of Padova (Italy) opens a new call for PhD courses. Among the Research Topics included in the PhD course in Veterinary Science (http://www.dottorato.veterinaria.unipd.it/application-phd-course-veterinary-science) you can find an issue related to marine mammals “Effects of anthropic activities on marine mammals: novel forensic approaches to support post-mortem diagnosis”. Veterinarians are preferred but also […]

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June 15, 2017

Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference VI – March 28-30, 2018 – Orlando, Florida

Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference VI March 28-30, 2018 Seaworld – Orlando, Florida The purpose of the Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference VI is to address aquatic ecosystem health issues impacting marine mammals and other aquatic species in Florida. This conference will provide a forum for issues affecting Florida’s aquatic species, and provide an opportunity […]

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June 7, 2017

11th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife (4-7 October 2017; Berlin, Germany)

11th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife will be held in the facilities of the Ludwig Erhard Haus on 4-7 October 2017; Berlin, Germany The aim of this meeting is to foster an exchange of ideas between wildlife scientists from different disciplines with an interest in both wild and captive animals, with a focus on […]

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June 7, 2017

International Congress for Conservation Biology (23-27th July 2017; Cartagena, Colombia)

  The Society for Conservation Biology’s 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2017) will focus on Insights for Sustaining Life on Earth, responding to the need for conservation science to help create a better tomorrow for both biodiversity and people who depend upon it. Researchers, students, agency personnel, environmental educators, practitioners, and other conservation stakeholders […]

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June 7, 2017

Aquatic mammal symposium in Portugal

The Animal Science Students Group of Vila Real’s University (Núcleo de Estudantes de Engenharia Zootécnica da Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, NEEZ-UTAD) is organizing a symposium about aquatic mammals on the 6th and 7th of October of 2017 at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Dour. If there are any marine mammal professionals working in this area, in […]

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April 29, 2017

5th International Marine Conservation Congress (24 June – 29 June 2018)

Save the date  5th International Marine Conservation Congress 24 June – 29 June 2018 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia (KCH) “Making Marine Science Matter” The Society for Conservation Biology’s Marine Section (SCB Marine) invites you to attend the 5th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC5), which will be held June 24 – 29 2018 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia […]

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April 26, 2017

Behaviour 2017 – abstract submission is still open

This is a gently reminder that Behaviour 2017 Call for Abstracts will remain open until April 28th.  Behaviour 2017 is a joint meeting of the 35th International Ethological Conference (IEC) and the 2017 Summer Meeting of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), that will bring together researchers and students from all fields of […]

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April 26, 2017

Course announcement: Spatial analysis of ecological data using R

http://www.prstatistics.com/course/spatial-analysis-ecological-data-using-r-spae05/ This course will run from 7th – 12th August 2017 at SCENE field station, Loch Lomond national park, Scotland The course will cover the concepts and R tools that can be used to analyse spatial data in ecology covering elementary and advanced spatial analysis techniques applicable to both plants and animals. We will investigate […]

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April 19, 2017

Marine Mammal Science Training Courses

Marine Mammal Observer course, Protect marine mammals from being injured or disturbed by offshore construction projects or seismic surveys by training to become a qualified MMO. This two-day JNCC-accredited course combines theory and practice to give you a comprehensive introduction to life as an MMO and a professional qualification that certifies you to work in […]

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April 16, 2017

The 5th International Marine Conservation Congress in Kuching, Sarawak June 24-29, 2018

Announcing the 5th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC5) , which will be held in the beautiful city of Kuching in Sarawak 24-29 June 2018. This conference will bring together marine conservationists  from many walks of life including but not limited to marine conservation scientists, practitioners, teachers, policy makers, and journalists. Join us all in the middle […]

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March 10, 2017

World Whale Conference 2017 – workshop submission deadline extended

The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) have extended the application deadline for receipt of workshop proposals for the World Whale Conference 2017. Applications may now be made until 31st March 2017. (Successful applicants will be informed by 14th April 2017.) Applications should be made online at: http://worldwhaleconference.org/programme/workshops/ Date: Sunday 25th June 2017 Event: World Whale Conference […]

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March 8, 2017

21st Annual Meeting of the Northwest Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy

This is a reminder that registration and abstract submission for the 21st Annual Meeting of the Northwest Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (NWSSMM) are due ***April 1st 2017***. You can register and submit your abstract at https://goo.gl/forms/deYxcNWYjEQEHiYD2https://goo.gl/forms/deYxcNWYjEQEHiYD2 Note that limited housing with student hosts will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please […]

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January 27, 2017

2017 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS)

The 2017 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS) will take place April 7-9, 2017 in Beaufort, NC and will be hosted by the Duke Marine Lab and the Friends of the Maritime Museum. For meeting details, information on abstract submission please visit their webpage  https://seamamms.wordpress.com/ Abstracts are due Friday, February 17th.  See website for additional information. Early […]

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January 27, 2017

Marine acoustics course

Understand the how noise impacts marine wildlife and get to grips with the regulations aimed at protecting our natural environment. Our four-day Marine Acoustics course is perfect for anyone working as a regulator, environmental consultant, researcher, policy or environmental professional who needs to understand the regulatory environment. It will give you the knowledge you need […]

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January 20, 2017

Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting: Abstracts Wanted !

2017 ESA Annual Meeting: Submit an Abstract for Portland! Deadline: February 23 at 5:00 PM Eastern (2:00 PM Pacific) We invite contributed abstracts (talks and posters) for ESA’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon. This year’s theme is “Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world.” Although abstract proposals related to the meeting’s theme […]

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January 20, 2017

Californian Student Chapter of SMM Meeting (11 March 2017) abstract submission

Our third annual student chapter conference for the California Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy is rapidly approaching (March 11, 2017). The conference is open to all undergraduate, recent undergraduates, and graduate students in California interested in or conducting research on marine mammals. We want to encourage all interested students to register here, and […]

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January 20, 2017

Streaming Lecture on Tagging: 20 Jan 2017

The Oceanografic Foundation would like to invite you to join us for an on-line seminar on the use of tag technology to study animal behavior, ecology and physiology by Rory Wilson. The seminar will available on-line at the link below. We are working to provide a link so the seminar can be viewed later on […]

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January 20, 2017

Tagging Workshop 7-9 August 2017

We are recruiting participants for a workshop on analysis of data from high-resolution animal-borne tags, to be held in St Andrews, Scotland on 7-9 August 2017.  A brief description of the workshop is below, and more details are available online: http://creem2.st-andrews.ac.uk/analysis-of-data-from-high-resolution-animal-borne-tags-workshop/. The site also contains a link for potential participants to express interest in attending. […]

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January 20, 2017

Sound Analysis Workshop: 3-7 April 2017

The Bioacoustics Research Program will be running a 5-day Sound Analysis Workshop featuring Raven Pro from Monday April 3rd to Friday April 7th, 2017 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York, USA.  The workshop is intended primarily for biologists interested in analysis, visualization, and measurement of animal sounds. The workshop covers basic principles of […]

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January 20, 2017

35th International Ethological Conference: July 30th-August 4th 2017

Behaviour 2017 is a joint meeting of the 35th International Ethological Conference (IEC) and the 2017 Summer Meeting of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), that will bring together researchers and students from all fields of behaviour science. This exciting multidisciplinary meeting will be held in the Lisbon area, close to important […]

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January 20, 2017

Online Protected Species Observer/Marine Mammal Observer training

This course is offered for $395 and consists of 12 graded lessons, a practical species identification quiz designed to simulate real in-field detection events, and a comprehensive final exam.  The training program was created by instructors whom are accepted trainers by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), in collaboration with experienced PSOs, degreed […]

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December 20, 2016

GIS for Marine Biologists Course

This is the final call for GIS In Ecology’s upcoming introductory courses for marine biologists on the use of GIS and Species Distribution Modelling in January 2017. These courses will be of paricular use to marine mammal biologists as they will specifically cover the typical GIS-based tasks, such as creating maps, processing survey data and […]

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December 17, 2016

European Cetacean Society Conference (29 April – 3 May 2017)

Click on More Information to visit out webpage MORE INFORMATION ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 13 JANUARY 2017 ECS, Danish Marine Mammal Society and Aarhus University invites you to attend the 31st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society at Hindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, Denmark Main conference will be on 1-3 May, 2017 Workshops will take place on […]

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December 14, 2016

WCA World Whale Conference 2017

WCA World Whale Conference 2017 “Towards Responsible Tourism for Cetaceans” Durban, South Africa, 24th -29th June 2017 The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) would like to invite you to register your interest in our forthcoming World Whale Conference: Towards Responsible Tourism for Cetaceans in Durban, South Africa from 24th – 29th June 2017. The WCA is the world’s largest Partnership working to protect whales, dolphins […]

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December 10, 2016

UK SMM Student Chapter Conference

The Committee of UK and Ireland Student Chapter (UKIRSC) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy are pleased to announce that the 2017 Conference in Plymouth will open with an Ice Breaker event at the National Marine Aquarium on the evening of the 18th of January. Our key note speakers this year on the 19th and […]

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December 9, 2016

Marine mammalogy summer school in La Paz, Mexico

The Mexican Society for Marine Mammalogy (SOMEMMA) is pleased to announce its third biennial marine mammalogy summer school, the III-E3M, which will take place in La Paz, July 3-8, 2017. III-E3M offers theoretical and practical knowledge on the biology, ecology, evolution, natural history, health and conservation of marine mammals. The summer school is structured in […]

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December 9, 2016

Marine Mammal trophic ecology course

Are you working on Marine Mammal trophic ecology using either stable isotopes or network analysis to construct and understand food webs? PR statistics has two courses scheduled for early 2017 aimed specifically at understand and building food webs using stable isotopes and/or stomach contents Stable Isotope Mixing Models using SIAR, SIBER and MixSIAR (SIMM03) Delivered […]

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December 9, 2016

Conservation conference abstract submission extended to DEC 12th

The International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) 2017 abstract submission deadline for symposia, short courses, and workshops has been extended to December 14! Submit your abstract here: http://conbio.org/…/program-special-ev…/abstract-submissions

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December 5, 2016

ECS 31st Annual Conference 1-3 May 2017 in Denmark

The Danish Marine Mammal Society and Aarhus University invites you to attend the 31st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society at Hindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, Denmark Main conference will be on 1-3 May, 2017 Workshops will take place on 29-30 April, 2017 This year’s theme is: CONSERVATION IN THE LIGHT OF MARINE SPATIAL USE INVITED […]

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October 14, 2016

From Sea to Changing Sea: A Science Symposium about Oceans

From Sea to Changing Sea: A Science Symposium about Oceans  Friday, October 28 | 9 AM–5 PM Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA This symposium will focus on the changing nature of the world’s oceans and the questions that arise from that change. The program will begin with a […]

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September 16, 2016

UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter Conference 18-20 January 2017

The UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy is pleased to announce its annual student conference. This will take place between 18th – 20th of January 2017 at the Marine Station, Plymouth University, England. Abstract deadline is 4th of January, 2017. For full details and to register, visit http://synergy.st-andrews.ac.uk/ukrsc/2017-conference-plymouth-england/

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September 7, 2016

International Congress for Conservation Biology, 23-27 July 2017, Cartagena, Colombia

About the International Congress for Conservation Biology SCB’s International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) is the most important international meeting for conservation professionals and students. ICCBs are a forum for addressing conservation challenges and for presenting new research and developments in conservation science and practice. Most importantly, ICCBs connect our global community of conservation professionals […]

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September 7, 2016

Conference of Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species, Manila, the Philippines, 22-28 October 2017

CMS COP12 – Manila, the Philippines 22-28 October 2017 The Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP12) together with the associated meetings of the Standing Committee will be held in Manila, at the kind invitation of the Government of the […]

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September 7, 2016

IMPAC4 2017 Chile, September 4-8, 2017

Welcome to IMPAC4 2017 Chile! Chile will have the privilege of hosting the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress, IMPAC4, which will be held in La Serena-Coquimbo from September 4th– 8th, 2017. We extend a warm welcome to all MPA friends and practitioners from across the world! In this opportunity, we are happy to launch […]

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September 7, 2016

Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, 4-17 December, 2016, Cancun, Mexico

Date: 4th–17 December, 2016 Title: Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity Location: Cancun, Mexico Website: https://www.cbd.int/cop/ The Conference of the Parties is the governing body of the Convention, and advances implementation of the Convention through the decisions it takes at its periodic meetings.To date the Conference of the Parties has held 12 ordinary meetings, and one […]

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September 7, 2016

CIEEM UK Overseas Territories and Marine & Coastal SIG Conference 21 September, 2016

21st September 2016 Title: CIEEM UK Overseas Territories and Marine & Coastal SIG Conference 2016 Subject: Protecting marine and coastal areas in the UK and Overseas Territories Location: London, UK Website: http://www.cieem.net/events/1195/uk-overseas-territories-and-marine-coastal-group-conference-2016

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September 7, 2016

IUCN world conservation congress, 1-10 September 2016, Hawaii, USA

1-10 September 2016 Title: IUCN world conservation congress Subject: Planet at the Crossroads Location: Hawaii, USA Website:  http://www.iucnworldconservationcongress.org/

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September 7, 2016

ICMMPA 4 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, November 13-17, 2016

“FORGING PARTNERSHIPS AND PLANNING FOR PROTECTION” The 4th International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas will focus on the role of effective partnerships and planning strategies for managing and monitoring protected areas with marine mammals. The primary goal of this conference is to provide a forum for sharing information on successful and not so successful […]

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September 7, 2016

2017 International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine Conference in Cancun, Mexico from May 20 – 24, 2017

The 2017 International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine Conference will be held at the CasaMagna Marriott Cancún Resort in Cancun, Mexico from May 20 – 24, 2017. http://www.iaaam.org/  

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September 7, 2016

American Cetacean Society Conference: 11-13 November 2016 in Monterey, California

AMERICAN CETACEAN SOCIETY 15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – Nov. 11-13, 2016 ACS invites you to join a unique gathering of scientists, policy makers, and conservationists from all over the world. The amazing Saturday and Sunday program includes experts in cetacean Conservation, Research and Education. And don’t forget the book signings, art show, silent auction, marine life […]

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September 7, 2016

SOLAMAC conference, 28 November – 1 December 2016 in Valparaíso, Chile

La Sociedad Latinoamericana de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos – SOLAMAC – en conjunto con el Centro de Investigación y Gestión de Recursos Naturales – CIGREN – de la Universidad de Valparaíso tienen el agrado de invitar al XI Congreso de la SOLAMAC y a la XVII Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos, el que se llevará a […]

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September 7, 2016

Sociedad Española Cetáceos 2016: Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain, 30 September – 2 October 2016

Como comité organizador nos corresponde el honor y el placer de darles la bienvenida al IX Congreso anual de la Sociedad Española de Cetáceos (SEC). En esta ocasión celebraremos el Congreso en el Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, en la ciudad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, entre los días 30 de septiembre […]

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July 28, 2016

ANZ Student Chapter Meeting of the Society for Marine Mammalogy

Dear ANZSCSMM members, We are delighted to announce the third ANZ Student Chapter Meeting of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. The conference will take place on November 24th and 25th, 2016, starting at 9 am at Flinders University (South Australia). Last year’s conference was a great success and students thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to share […]

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July 7, 2016

Marine mammal and seabird surveyor training courses – Marine Life

Marine mammal and seabird surveyor training courses – Marine Life Dates & Locations: 16th April 2016 – Yorkshire 28th May 2016 – Cumbria 4th June 2016 – Northumberland 23rd July 201616 – Skegness 6th August 2016 – New Lanark 17th September 2016 – Plymouth (national aquarium) 8th October 2016 – Plymouth 12th November 2016 – […]

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June 15, 2016

12th International Mammalogical Congress 2017 – Perth, Western Australia

12th International Mammalogical Congress will take place on the 9th to 14th of July 2017 in Perth, Western Australia. The International Mammalogical Congress one of the premier international mammal conferences. It provides an important forum for professional mammalogists wishing to remain updated on the latest marine and terrestrial mammal conservation topics, research concepts and techniques. […]

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May 21, 2016

“Oceans can be protected with online communication” – Oceans Online Conference

Oceans Online Conference – 4th August 2016. Conservation cannot be successful without effective communication between scientists and non-scientists. At the inaugural OceansOnline conference (http://conbio.org/mini-sites/imcc-2016/about/oceans-online/), marine scientists will meet in order to discuss better ways to reach across boundaries of geography, culture, and background in order to foster marine conservation. The conference will be a full […]

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May 21, 2016

12th International Mammalogical Congress

The 12th International Mammalogical Congress (organised by the International Federation of Mammalogists and the Australian Mammal Society) will be held from the 9-14th July 2017 at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth Western Australia. The theme of IMC12 is Advances in mammalogy in a changing world, encouraging discussion of emerging themes, future challenges and novel […]

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May 21, 2016

Wild Laws: China and Its Role in the Illicit Wildlife Trade

2nd June 2016, 2pm Woodrow Wilson Building, Many endangered species are being hunted to near-extinction. Illegal wildlife trade is now the fourth largest global illegal trade behind illicit drugs, guns and human trafficking, valued at $15 – 20 billion annually. Globally, there is growing action, including a UN call for fast-track solutions to the poaching […]

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December 30, 2015

ACS SFBAY 2016 Symposium: “Our Changing Oceans” – May 14, 2016

ACS SFBAY 2016 Symposium: “Our Changing Oceans” “Our Changing Oceans” Saturday,  May  14,  2016  from  9 a.m.  to  6 p.m.  SFSU Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies Romberg Bay Conference Center, Tiburon, CA Early Bird Ticket Pricing (12/26/15-2/29/16): $35.00 Standard Ticket Pricing(3/1/16-5/14/16): $50.00 Every Ticket Includes Lunch & Admission to Reception To Purchase Tickets Click Here Climate […]

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December 29, 2015

8th International Conference on “Marine Mammals of the Holarctic

Dear Colleagues! Following the recommendation of the 8th International Conference on “Marine Mammals of the Holarctic” (held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, September 2014), the Russian Marine Mammal Council is announcing the 9th International Conference on “Marine Mammals of the Holarctic” which will be held at Astrakhan, Russia, from October 31 to November 05, 2016. The objectives […]

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December 23, 2015

UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter Annual Conference January 20-22, 2016

The UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter (UKIRSC) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy is pleased to announce its annual student conference. This will take place between 20th and 22nd of January 2016 at the Sea Mammal Research Unit, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Abstract submission deadline is 6th of January, 2016. For further details […]

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April 21, 2015

Field Courses in Puerto Rico – July – August 2015

The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is offering field courses this summer in Puerto Rico, USA. These courses are 1 week long field intensive programs with 5 students and two instructors per program. No experience necessary! Courses are geared towards marine biology, marine ecology, natural and marine resources management, wildlife ecology, marine science, […]

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April 7, 2015

Humpback Whale World Congress 2015

Of all the international conferences on marine mammals that have taken place worldwide, none have devoted their attention solely to humpback whales. Although this particular species is likely to be the most observed and most studied, this will be the first conference that humpback whale specialists do not have to meet on the sidelines. The […]

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December 24, 2014

ECS Conference 2015 Registration is Open and Workshops list is out

ECS Conference 2015 Registration is Open and Workshops list is out Dear All, The ECS 29th Conference 2015 Organizers wish to invite you to REGISTER for the upcoming Conference on Marine Mammals Science and Conservation to be held next March. *Early Registration deadline is the 16th of January 2015* . Also note that an interesting […]

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December 5, 2014

ECS 29th Conference, Malta

The Biological Conservation Research Foundation, BICREF, Malta is organising the 29th Conference of the European Cetacean Society from the 23rd till the 25th March 2015 Programme will include: 2 days of workshops on the 21st and 22nd March apart from the 3 days of plenary sessions. Registration will be open soon This Conference is held […]

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October 14, 2014

PSO & PAM Course; Dubai

Seiche is heading to Dubai in December to run its respected PSO & PAM course. Comprehensive training from experts in their field for those who wish to pursue a career in marine mammal observation and mitigation for the offshore seismic industry. It includes one day on board a vessel to allow you to gain experience […]

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September 27, 2014

Seminario Sulla Biologia E La Conservazione Dei Mammiferi Marini

Seminario Sulla Biologia E La Conservazione Dei Mammiferi Marini 30-31 ottobre 2014 Pavia, Italia In collaborazione con l?Universit? di Pavia, Italia, nasce la prima edizione del seminario “Mammiferi marini e Ricerca: un’overview metodologica ed applicativa”. Interverranno esponenti di importanti istituti di ricerca del panorama italiano, quali Universit? di Pavia, Politecninco di Milano, Istituto Tethys, Istituto […]

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