Workshop agenda November 3−6, 2014, Joensuu, Finland

Monday, 3. Nov

Arrival and Check in (hotel Kimmel)

19:00 Transportation from the hotel to University of Eastern Finland, Natura building

 Ice Breaker / dinner

Movie: Ice-loving seals

23:00 Transportation to hotel Kimmel


Tuesday, 4. Nov

6:00-8:30 Breakfast

9:00-9:30 Mervi Kunnasranta (Univ. of Eastern Finland): Welcome and Introduction, Saimaa ringed seal

9:30-10:15 KEYNOTE: Lex Hiby (Conservation Research Ltd) and Patrick Pomeroy (Sea Mammal Research Unit, Univ. of St Andrews): Seal demo, ExtractCompare

10:15-11:00 KEYNOTE: Chuck Stewart (Computational Population Biology Lab, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago): HotSpotter/ IBEIS

11:00 Field trip with lunch

13:30–13:45 Olle Karlsson (Swedish Museum of Natural History): grey seals

13:50-14:05 Katja Holmala (Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute): pilot study: lynx photo-ID and alien species monitoring

14:10 Coffee Break

14:40-14:55 Ville Vuorio: Conservation of rare newt populations in managed forest landscapes of North Karelia, Finland: Potential benefits of Photo-ID


15:00-15:15 Tapio Kostet (WWF Finland LWfG Conservation Group): lesser white-fronted goose

15:20-15:35 John Moran (Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries): humpback whales

15:40-15:45 Closure of the day

Free time (sauna and swimming pool possibilities in hotel)

19:00 Dinner


Wednesday, 5. Nov

6:00-8:30 Breakfast

9:00-9:45 KEYNOTE: Glenn Gailey (Cascadia Research Collective, USA and The Swire Institute of Marine Science, The University of Hong Kong) & Leszek Karczmarski (The Swire Institute of Marine Science, The University of Hong Kong): Discovery

9:45-10:30 KEYNOTE: Renate Reijns & Jurgen den Hartog: I3S

10:30- 11:30 Joint Working Groups and Discussion

11:30-12:45 Lunch

12:45-14:00 Joint Working Groups and Discussion

14:00-14:30 Coffee Break

14:30-15:00 Summary remarks – Future direction

about 15:15-17:30 Transportation to field trip


Thursday, 6. Nov

Optional field trip: wolf, wolverine and eagle watching safari


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