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International Albatross and Petrel Conference: abstract submission and registration is now open!

Jacob Gonzalez-Solis, February 5, 2016

The 6th International Albatross and Petrel Conference will be held in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain), from 19th-23rd September 2016. Abstract submission and registration is now open. Abstracts are due by 31st March. Early bird registration is available at a reduced rate until 31st March.

The conference programme, including keynote speakers and workshops, is available on the conference website link. The venue of the conference will be the “Paranimf of the University of Barcelona” right in the city centre. Keynote speakers will be: Francesco Bonadonna, Thierry Boulinier, Vincent Bretagnolle, Paulo Catry, John Croxall, Tim Guilford, Matthieu Le Corre, Daniel Oro, Petra Quillfeldt, Ewan D. Wakefield, Henri Weimerskirch, Andreanna J. Welch and Francis Zino.

The Welcome reception and icebreaker will take place on September 19th from 17:00 onwards, at the “Observatori Fabra”, with an opening talk at 20:30 by Hadoram Shirihai entitled “What it takes to rediscover & discover 6 petrel species".

On September 19th two workshops will take place:

Workshop 1: Data Challenge on Behavioural Annotation, organized by Federic Bartumeus, Zuzana Zajkova and José M. Reyes-González.

Workshop 2: GLS data analysis: state of the art and future, organized by Yann Tremblay and Gaia Dell'Ariccia.

If you are interested in the workshops, you will find more information in the web site, and you should contact Federic Bartumeus (Workshop 1) and Yann Tremblay (Workshop 2) in early February.

Tours and other activities will take place on September 18th and 25th, including pelagic trips and a visit to the “Delta Birding Festival”, among others.

Key Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline - 31st March 2016 Early Registration Deadline - 31st March 2016 Decision about Oral/Poster Presentations - 31st May 2016 Registration Deadline - 10th September 2016 IAPC6 Conference - 19th to 23rd September 2016

Further information will be available in the conference website link

We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona!

The local organizing committee:

Jacob González-Solís, Raül Ramos, Gaia Dell’Ariccia, Laura Zango, Virginia Morera, Marta Cruz, Joan Ferrer and Carles Giménez