CCF Summer Symposium - Connect 2017: Connect Locally, Nationally and Globally

Event Date: 
18 Jul 2017 - 09:30 to 19 Jul 2017 - 17:30
Type: 
CCF Events

 BOOKING NOW OPEN: Connect 2017: Connect Locally, Nationally and Globally 

David Attenborough Building, New Museum Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QY  (Large Seminar Room 1.25)

This year's CCF summer symposium is on Connectivity Conservation. We will have presentations on local, national and global initiatives and have an opportunity to tap in the CCF/CCI hub for synergies and further collaborations on connectivity conservation. A full list of confirmed speakers is now available.

Book now via Evenbrite.

The two-day meeting is divided into 3 sessions and a poster opportunity as follows:

Tuesday 18th July

Morning

9:00 - Registration

9:30 - Session 1 - Approaches to connectivity research

10:50 - Coffee break

11:20 – Session 1 (cont.)

12:40 - Light lunch provided

 

Afternoon

14:00 - Session 2 - Assessing and monitoring connectivity

15:20 – Coffee break

15:50 – Session 2 (cont.)

17:00 – Wrap up

 

Wednesday 19th July

Morning

9:30 - Session 3 - Implementation of connectivity conservation: challenges, policies, funding opportunities

10:50 – Coffee break

11:20 – Session 3 (cont.)

12:40 – Light lunch provided

 

Afternoon

14:00 - Mini Workshops: Synergies and further collaboration: actions and strategies

Group 1 - IUCNs Areas of Connectivity Conservation

Group 2 - Cambridgeshire Fen Biosphere Reserve

15:20 - Coffee break

15:50 – Mini workshops continue

16:50 – Wrap up and concluding remarks

17:20 Wine reception and Poster session 

Confirmed Speakers

Special Guest speakers via videoconference
·         Dr Santiago Saura – Joint Research Center – opening talk
 
·         Dr Gary Tabor – Centre for Large Landscape Conservation/ Chair of IUCN-WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group -  closing talk 
 
Guest speakers
·         Dr Jenny Hodgson – Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour - University of Liverpool
 
·         Andy Arnell –MSc –  Science Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre
 
·         Dr Silvia Perez-Espona - Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC) Spain
 
·         Dr Laurenz Jarvis – Froglife
 
·         Dr Humphrey Crick – Natural England
 
·         Dr Andrew Plumptre – Wildlife Conservation Society
 
·         Sophie Hughes, M. Sc. – ANIMEX
 
·         Dr Tim Reed – Reed Consultancy
·         Edward Darling – Redlist Revival

IUCN/WCPA’s Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group is kindly supporting the event.

 

Full program soon at http://www.cambridgeconservationforum.org.uk/events

Tickets: £30 (Students - £15) for two days' attendance

There are still limited places for talks/posters - please contact Marcelo Lima for more information.