Symposium: Reproductive Strategies in the 21st Century

7 – 9 November 2019, University of Debrecen, Hungary

The symposium will take place at the University of Debrecen from November 7-9, 2019. The Symposium will be opened by Profs Rosemary and Peter Grant (Princeton), and followed by plenary speakers that will include Prof. Hans Hoffmann (University of Texas, Austin), Prof. Ruth Mace (University
College London), Prof. Ran Nathan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Dr Beata Oborny (Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest).

Speakers will cover various aspects of reproductive strategies using cutting-edge research in life histories, neuro-genomics, population demography, sexual dimorphism, mating systems and parenting, dispersal and biodiversity conservation. Keynote speakers will include Prof. Andy
J. Green (Estacion Biologica de Donana, Sevilla), Prof. Zoltan Barta (University of Debrecen), Prof. Michaela Hau (Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen), Prof. Ferenc Jordan (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest), Prof. Andras Liker (University of Pannonia, Veszprem), Prof. Szabolcs Lengyel (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Debrecen), Dr. Araxi Urrutia (University of Bath) and Prof. Bela Tothmeresz (University of Debrecen).

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15th Annual Meeting of the Ethologische Gesellschaft 2020, Tuebingen

18 – 21 February 2020, Tuebingen

The next ‘Annual Meeting of the Ethologische Gesellschaft’ will take place at the University of Tuebingen from 18 to 21 February 2020. The meeting is organised by Prof. Nico Michiels and Dr. Nils Anthes and their organization team.

The organization team invites you to attend the upcoming annual meeting of the Ethologische Gesellschaft. The University of Tübingen is embedded in a medieval town with a cosmopolitan flair and has a long history in this field. Confirmed keynote speakers are Zanna Clay (Durham, UK), Iain Couzin (Radolfzell), Judith Korb (Freiburg) and Ana Silva (Montevideo, Uruguay).

Early bird registration closes 15 Jan 2020. Abstract submission closes 30 Nov 2019.

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6th World Lagomorph Conference 2020, Montpellier, France

6 – 10 July 2020, Montpellier, France

The World Lagomorph Conference, which takes place every four years, brings together researchers and experts on rabbits, hares, and pikas from all over the world. This quadriennal meeting organised on behalf of the World Lagomorph Society is a great opportunity to share and exchange information on the natural history, ecology, evolution, behaviour, physiology, genetics, morphology, diseases, management and conservation of wild lagomorphs.

This time, the conference will take place in France, at the National Institute of Further Education in Agricultural Science SupAgro in Montpellier.

Abstract submission open until 31/01/2020.

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International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress 2020, Melbourne

27 September – 2 October 2020, Melbourne, Australia

The 18th International Behavioral Ecology Congress will take place in Melbourne, Australia. The ISBE Congress is held every two years and attracts behavioural ecologists from across world.

The Hamilton Lecture will be given by Prof. John Endler (Deakin University).

Confirmed plenary speakers include: Prof. Ashleigh Griffin (Oxford University), Prof. Shinichi Nakagawa (University of New South Wales), Prof. Florian Schiestl (University of Zurich), Prof. Claire Spottiswoode (University of Capetown), Prof. Roxana Torres (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) and Dr. Maren Vitousek (Cornell University).

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