Together we can save vultures

 

The European Vulture Conference will be Europe's largest gathering of vulture conservationists and researchers from Europe and beyond, in the beautiful region of Algarve, Portugal, for the first four days of October. Join us and hear first hand from world-leading vulture conservationists who will be sharing the latest insights on vulture conservation and research. 

 

The deadline for registration is Friday 13 September at midday CEST.

 

 

Scientific Programme

The scientific programme of the European Vulture Conference is now published! Review the many talks, symposiums and workshops featuring the latest research by leading vulture conservationists, covering various topics on all four of Europe’s vulture species.

 

Keynote speakers

Some of the world’s leading experts in vulture conservation and research will be giving keynote presentations during the conference. Wildlife crime, movement ecology and social foraging behaviour are just some of the topics our keynote speakers will be covering.

 

François Sarrazin

Restoration and conservation of scavenger populations

 

Franziska Lörcher

Bearded Vulture reintroduction in the Alps

 

Ran Nathan

Movement analysis : advances in analysis of high resolution accelerometry data

 

Olivier Duriez

Flight and foraging decision making in Griffon Vultures

 

Iñigo Fajardo

Wildlife crime and how to fight against it: forensic and judicial aspects

 

André Botha

Making progress towards the conservation of sub-Saharan African vultures within the framework of the CMS Vulture MsAP

 

Steffen Oppel

Conservation of Egyptian Vultures in eastern Europe – can population reinforcement compensate for diverse threats among continents?

 

Patricia Mateo-Tomás

The challenge of managing human-mediated carcasses for vulture conservation

 

 

The European Vulture Conference

 

1-4 October 

 

Algarve, Portugal

For the first four days in October, we will be bringing together scientists, conservationists and the public in Algarve, Portugal for an international congress on vultures in our first European Vulture Conference. World-leading speakers will be shaping the conversation on the latest research and conservation studies about vultures in Europe and beyond. On the last day of the conference, we will venture out and explore the local nature. The Algarve is known for its wetlands, woodlands and other habitats that are rich in biodiversity, so get ready for a fantastic day out in nature!

 

 

Register today and be part of the largest gathering of vulture conservationists in Europe!

 

 

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