About

The 2nd Annual European Croc Networking Meeting was held at Krokodille Zoo in Eskilstrup, Denmark from 6-8 October, 2017 with an attendance of 54 number of participants from 10 countries. Located in the rural area of Falster, our host held up their Viking spirit!

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Speakers

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James Hennessy

Director, National Reptile Zoo

Conservation education

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Michael Axelsson

Professor

University of Gothenburg

blood flow patterns, shunt capacity in wild crocs

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Colleen Farmer

Professor Trinity College Dublin

Cardiopulmonary systems, behaviour, Archosaur evolution

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Stephan Reber

Postdoc, University of Lund

Behavioural capacities, vocal communications

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Tobias Wang

Professor, Aarhus University

Comparative physiology, cardiovascular function in diving & digestion

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Libor Kopecny

Crocodile Zoo Prague

Husbandry, conservation, outreach

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Imreël van der Sloot

Ecology & Wildlife Student

Proyecto Yacare

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Iri Gill

Chester Zoo

Zoo capacity for conservation & research initiatives

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Jon Hutton

Director, Luc Hoffman Institute

African crocodilians, conservation

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Rob Gandola

PhD, University College Dublin

population biology, genetics, threats

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Rene Hedegaard

Director, Krokodille Zoo

Program

Friday

4-6pm: Registration and tent set-up

6-8pm: Workshop: How to make the most of this meeting & Dinner

Saturday

8-9: Registration (Breakfast for campers)

900-905: Opening (A. Pearcy)

905-1030: Flash presentations

1030-1100: BREAK

1100-1215: Flash presentations

1215-1230: Question session

1230-1400: LUNCH

1400-1600: Networking activity

1600-1800: Tour of Krokodille Zoo

1800: Dinner and Social

 

Sunday

830-930: Breakfast (for campers)

930-1100: Discussion group: What to do next- for young researchers, experts welcome.

Host

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Sponsors

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Organising Committee

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Agata Staniewicz & Ashley Pearcy