Oral presenter guidelines

GUIDELINES FOR ORAL PRESENTERS General Please go to your allocated room 10 minutes before the session start time to check the presentation is ready and to meet with the symposium convenor(s). Timing As a courtesy to other speakers in your session and to ensure the program runs to time, speakers …

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Field trips – tours – full days

AMAZON CONSERVATION ASOCIATIONWhere the Andes Mountains meet the Amazon rainforest in Peru, the Earth’s richest biological communities thrive. Our three biological stations offer a unique opportunity to explore and discover the outstanding biological and cultural diversity of this region. Spanning an altitudinal gradient from 820 to 11,500 feet (250 to …

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Photo Contest BioCon 2015

The BioCon Photo Contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students from Peru and other countries. BioCon 2015 Photo Contest ends October 05, 2015. Prizes: All winners will attend BioCon 2015 free of charge.  PHOTO CONTEST RULES

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Symposia Selected for BIOCON 2015:

The confirmed symposia for BIOCON 2015 are: S1. High biodiversity in key taxa along an altitudinal gradient in southeast Peru. Organized by Renzo Piana (ACCA). S2. Biodiversity and Conservation of tropical wetlands and freshwater systems. Organized by Pia Parolin (University of Hamburg). S3. Key Factors in the Conservation of aquatic environments …

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Symposium 09: Conservation, biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Western Amazon – Results of project BioCuencas.

Organized by Sandro De la Roca, Conservation International, Peru. Sponsored by Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Project BioCuencas is financed by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and implemented by Conservation International in two high-biodiversity areas: Alto Mayo, San Martin Peru and Piedemonte Colombia. The overall objective of the …

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Abstract submission is now closed

Thank you very much for your submissions to the international meeting: Biodiversity and Conservation of the Tropical Andes and the Amazon Rainforest. We have received over 100 abstracts and are now reviewing the submissions.  Authors will be notified by June 25, 2015. The conference will include: plenary sessions, special sessions (15 symposia with the participation of …

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Symposium 08: Using forest networks to monitor biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and support sustainable management in the Andes.

Organized by Selene Baez. Consorcio para el Desarrollo de la Ecorregión Andina (CONDESAN). Programa de Bosques Andinos. Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la Cooperación (COSUDE). Andean forests ecosystems are critical for biodiversity conservation and the provision of environmental services (e.g., water provision, carbon storage) to human populations in the region. The capacity of these …

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Symposium 06: Synergy between science, education, and conservation at the Cocha Cashu Biological Station.

Organized by Roxana Arauco. Research Coordinator. Cocha Cashu Biological Station. San Diego Zoo Global – Peru. Cocha Cashu Biological Station (Cocha Cashu) is located within Manu National Park, in Madre de Dios, Perú. Currently the station is under the administration of both the Peruvian Government through Servicio Nacional de Areas Naturales …

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