The Madeira Whale Museum (Museu da Baleia da Madeira) would like to invite you to attend the 30th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society at Funchal, Madeira from 14 - 16 March 2016.

 

The theme of the conference is Into the Deep: Research and Conservation on Oceanic Marine Mammals

 

Associated workshops will take place on the 12 and 13 March. Submission of abstracts and workshop proposals will be welcome from now until the 16 October 2015 (23:45 CET). The deadline is extended until 23 October 2015 (23:45 CET).

 


THE CONFERENCE ABSTRACT BOOK AND PROGRAMME

AVAILABLE  TO DOWNLOAD HERE

 

THE CONFERENCE MOBILE PHONE APP

WITH ABSTRACT BOOK, PROGRAMME AND OTHER FEATURES CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE


IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Early registration deadline: 15 Jan 2016 (23:45 CET)

Video abstract submission deadline (Video night): 15 Jan 2016 (23:45 CET)
(for more information on video submissions click HERE)

Late registration deadline: 5 Feb 2016 (23:45 CET)
 


RELEVANT CONTACTS

 Organising Committee: ecs2016conference@gmail.com

Scientific Committee: ecs2016sciencecommittee@gmail.com

Video submission: ecs2016videosubmission@gmail.com

 


WORKSHOPS

Information on the workshops that will be held at the conference on the 12th and 13th March 2016 is already available. Please click HERE


Oral & Short Presentations

All Powerpoint presentations should be provided electronically (e.g. by USB stick) at the registration desk on Sunday 13 March between 15:00 to 19:00 at Centro de Congressos da Madeira. Late arrivers at the conference must submit their presentations no later than one day before they are scheduled  to deliver the presentation.


POSTERS

The posters should be A0 Height=1189mm x width=841mm. Please read carefully and follow the guidelines for the posters that you can download HERE 

If possible, please send the poster slide before the conference starts to ecs2016conference@gmail.com


INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Professor Hal Whitehead of Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, will be giving a talk entitled “Sperm whale societies of the Atlantic and Pacific: why so different?”;
  •  Dr. Robin Baird of Cascadia Research Collective, Washington, USA,  will speak on “Oasis in a desert sea: development of island-associated populations of open-ocean odontocetes in the Hawaiian archipelago”; and
  • Dr. Mónica Silva’s keynote talk is entitled “the ecological importance of open waters and oceanic islands for baleen whales”. Mónica Silva is a researcher at Mare and IMAR, Azores.

 

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Main sponsors

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline: 
23 Oct 2015 23:45 CEST
Early registration deadline: 
19 Jan 2016 12:00 CET
Late registration deadline: 
5 Feb 2016 23:45 CET