Draft programme

Last updated: 29 may 2019

Date Start Finish Activity Description
Friday 23 August 07:00 11:00 Field trip Otapahi (optional) Hosted by Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust on Otago Peninsula
13:00 16:00 Workshops 1. Disease outbreaks & mortality events
2. IUCN - public session
15:00 17:45 Registration Desk open St David Lecture Theatre Complex, University of Otago
18:00 20:00 Icebreaker Otago Business School, University of Otago. Speakers at 19:00:
John Darby & Lloyd Davis on the history of IPCs
Pablo Garcia Borboroglu - celebrating 10 years of the Global Penguin Society
Saturday 24 August 08:00 Registration Desk opens St David Lecture Theatre Complex, University of Otago
09:00 09:20 Welcome & Opening
09:20 10:00 Keynote #1 Hoani Langsbury (New Zealand | Aotearoa) Kaitiakitech - The blending of Matauraka and European Science in the management and protection of Taoka Species
10:00 10:40 Keynote #2 Dee Boersma (USA | Ngā Whenua Tōpū o Amerika) - Long Studies and Climate Change
10:40 11:10 MORNING TEA
11:10 12:25 SESSION 1 Presentations on varied topics
12:25 13:45 LUNCH
13:45 15:15 SESSION 2 Presentations 'Foraging, Tracking and Diet'
15:15 15:55 AFTERNOON TEA
15:55 18:00 SESSION 3 Presentations 'Foraging, Tracking and Diet'
18:00 19:00 Poster Session
Sunday 25 August 09:00 Welcome back & notices
09:05 09:45 Keynote #3 Mike Williams (New Zealand | Aotearoa) - Understanding changing climates and changing oceans
09:45 10:30 SESSION 4 Presentations 'Climate & Global Change' and 'Demography'
10:30 11:10 MORNING TEA
11:10 12:25 SESSION 5 Presentations 'Demograhy' cont.
12:25 13:45 LUNCH
13:45 15:00 SESSION 6 Presentations 'Demograhy'cont.
15:00 15:40 AFTERNOON TEA
15:40 16:25 SESSION 7 Presentations 'Human Impacts'
16:30 17:30 Poster Session
Monday 26 August 09:00 Welcome back & notices
09:05 09:45 Keynote Speaker #4 Ralph Vanstreels (Brazil | Parīhi) - Should we rehabilitate and release penguins that stray from their natural distribution?
09:45 10:45 SESSION 8 Presentations 'Diseases, Parasites & Toxins'
10:45 11:25 MORNING TEA
11:25 12:55 SESSION 9 Presentations 'Rehabilitation & Conservation Efforts' and "Fossil penguins & Evolution"
12:55 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 Field trip to Oamaru (optional) Walk/lime/drive to Dunedin Railway Station
14:30 - Train departs Dunedin Railway Station
18:15 - Penguin viewing at Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony
19:30 - Train departs Oamaru; Buffet 'Picnic box' dinner on board
22:00 - Arrive Dunedin
Tuesday 27 August 09:00 Welcome back & notices
09:05 09:45 Keynote Speaker #5 Ramūnas Žydelis (Lithunia | Rituānia) - Seabird bycatch in the fishing nets - global problem or local issue? Can net fisheries be managed in a sustainable way with respect to seabird populations?
09:45 10:30 SESSION 10 Presentations 'Captive Research & Zoo/Field Collaborations'
10:30 11:10 MORNING TEA
11:10 12:25 SESSION 11 Presentations 'Physiology, Genetics & Molecular Biology'
12:25 13:45 LUNCH
13:45 15:00 SESSION 12 Presentations 'Physiology, Genetics & Molecular Biology' cont. and 'Breeding & Behaviour at colonies'
15:00 15:40 AFTERNOON TEA
15:40 16:40 Mini-Symposium / Panel Discussion Role of penguin-human interactions in Conservation
Chair: Dr Mike King, Bioethics Centre, University of Otago
18:00 22:30 Conference Dinner (optional) Larnach Castle, Otago Peninsula; bus departs Dunedin at 6pm
Wednesday 28 August 09:00 Welcome back & notices
09:05 09:45 Keynote Speaker #6 André Chiaradia (Australia | Te Pāpaka-a-Māui) - What would the penguin world be like if human-induced habitat and climate change didn't exist?
09:45 10:45 SESSION 13 Presentations 'Breeding & Behaviour at Colonies' cont.
10:45 11:25
MORNING TEA
11:25 12:25 SESSION 14 Presentations 'Foraging, Tracking & Diet'
12:25 13:45 LUNCH
13:45 15:00 SESSION 15 Presentations 'Foraging, Tracking & Diet' cont.
15:15 15:30 Farewell & Poroporoaki
Thursday 29 August Field trip to Milford Sound (optional) Overnight stay (delegates to book their own accommodation in Te Anau)
Friday 30 August Return to Dunedin