Schedule overview

*The following schedule is only a guideline and is subject to change.

Main auditorium: Auditorio Samuel Gleiser - Plenary talks.

Meeting room 1: Auditorio Wuiracocha. Meeting room 2: Auditorio Carlos Ferreyros. Meeting room 3:Auditorio Rómulo Ferrero ab. Meeting room 4: Auditorio Rómulo Ferrero cd. 

Master of Ceremony: Martha Williams/Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina. (UNALM).

Thursday 15 October:

0800-1800Registration Desk Open
0845-0920Welcome: 1) Fabiola Muñoz/SERFOR. 2) Beatriz Torres/USAID. 3) Ignacio Rómulo Lombardi Indacochea/UNALM.
0920-1010Plenary 1: A decade of DNA Barcoding advancing biodiversity science at global, regional and local scales. Pablo Tubaro.
1010-1040Coffee break
1040-1130Plenary 2: Integrating novel data and approaches for tropical biodiversity research and conservation. Walter Jetz.
1130-1220Plenary 3: Biodiversity informatics: Melding large-scale data streams to characterise, study, and conserve biodiversity worldwide. Andrew Townsend.
1330-1700Main AuditoriumMeeting Room 1Meeting Room 2Meeting Room 3
1330-1530Symposium 7 Connecting the dots: Environmental Disturbance and Human Health.Symposium 14. Contribution of science to the generation of public policies for sustainable forest development.Symposium 3. Key Factors in the Conservation of aquatic environments in the Peruvian Tropical Andes.Symposium 10. Investigaciones de la Iniciativa para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina (ICAA).
1530-1600Coffee break
1600-1700Symposium 7Symposium 14Symposium 3Symposium 10
1700-1800Plenary 4: Setting practical conservation priorities. Stuart Pimm.

Friday 16 October:

0800-1800Registration Desk Open
0830-0920Plenary 5: Rapid Inventories in Loreto, Peru: Technical Support for the Creation of 11 New Conservation Areas in the Amazon Basin and Andean Foothills. Corine Vriesendorp.
0920-1010Plenary 6: Seed dispersal in Amazonian floodplains - The Wetland Void. Pia Parolin.
1010-1040Coffee break
1040-1130Plenary 7: Diversity and distribution of tropical tree breeding systems: Ecological and evolutionary implications. Simon Queenborough.
1130-1220Plenary 8: Amenazas a la Biodiversidad Amazónica Brasileña. Philip Fearnside.
1330-1700Main AuditoriumMeeting Room 1Meeting Room 2Meeting Room 3
1330-1530Symposium 8. Using forest networks to monitor biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and support sustainable management in the Andes.Symposium 11. Forest and wildlife inventories. Its importance for research and resource management.Symposium 6. Synergy between science, education, and conservation at the Cocha Cashu Biological Station.Symposium 9. Conservation, biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Western Amazon – Results of project BioCuencas.
1530-1600Coffee break
1600-1700Symposium 8Symposium 11Symposium 6Symposium 9
1700-1800Plenary 9: Importance of conserving ecological interactions in tropical forests. Bette Loiselle.

Saturday 17 October:

0800-1800Registration Desk Open
0830-0920Plenary 10: Cómo hacer ciencia para conservar mamíferos, implementarla, y no morir en el intent. Rodrigo Medellin.
0920-1010Plenary 11: The future of Andean wetlands: the effects of climate change and human activities on a strategic ecosystem. Juan C. Benavides.0920-1010
1010-1040Coffee break1010-1040
1040-1130Plenary 12: Climate-driven changes in the tree species composition of Andean Forest. Kenneth Feeley.
1130-1220Plenary 13: How Andean Forests Regulate the Regional Water Cycle - The Role of Evapotranspiration on Precipitation Processes. Ana Barros.
1330-1700Main AuditoriumMeeting Room 1Meeting Room 2Meeting Room 3Meeting Room 4
1330-1530Symposium 1. High biodiversity in key taxa along an altitudinal gradient in southeast Peru. Symposium 13. Life Plans as tools for forest and wildlife management at the communal territory level. Symposium 4. Amazonian Fungi.Oral Session 1: Plant Ecology and Biodiversity.Oral Session 2: Fauna I: Biodiversity and Conservation.
1530-1600Coffee break
1600-1700Symposium 1Symposium 13Symposium 4Oral Session 1Oral Session 2
1700-1800Plenary 14: Biodiversity loss and its impact on humanity. Bradley Cardinale.
1800-1900Plenary 15: Dodging Extinction in the 21st Century. Anthony Barnosky.

Sunday 18 October:

0800-1800Registration Desk Open
0830-0920Plenary 16: Conservación de la Biodiversidad en Colaboración con el Sector Privado: Una Estrategia en Desarrollo. Alfonso Alonso.
0920-1010Plenary 17: Discovering and Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity. Lucas Joppa.
1010-1140Coffee break/Poster Session
1140-1230Plenary 18: Challenges of novel ecosystems and shifting baselines for conservation planning. Kenneth Young.
1330-1700Main AuditoriumMeeting Room 1Meeting Room 2Meeting Room 3Meeting Room 4
1330-1530Oral Session 5: Fauna II: Biodiversity and Conservation.Symposium 12. Corridors for sustainable management of forest resources and wildlife at the landscape level.Oral Session 4: Biological Conservation, Education and Development.Oral Session 3: Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity.Oral Session 6: Climate Change and Biodiversity.
1530-1600Coffee break
1530-1700Oral Session 5Symposium 12Oral Session 4Oral Session 3Oral Session 6
1700-1800Plenary 19: The past and future of biodiversity forecasting. Miguel Araujo.

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