INTERNATIONAL USER CONFERENCE ON ARGOS

WILDLIFE APPLICATIONS

 

NOVEMBER 18-20, 2014

NATIONAL AQUARIUM

BALTIMORE, MD USA

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

A forum for Argos Wildlife Users to present their science and demonstrate how this cutting edge science transitions to applications that are important and critical to wildlife conservation, economics, and society.

DAY 1

NOVEMBER 18, 2014

 

 

7:30-8:30AM REGISTRATION/WELCOME

 

PLENARY 1 - Opening Session

 

  • Welcoming Remarks - National Aquarium

  • Jean-Yves Le Gall - (CNES)*

  • Mark Cohen - (EUMETSAT)

  • Francisco Werner - (NOAA)*

  • Gerard Arnaud - French Ambassador to the U.S.*

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Wallace J. Nichols*

 

10:10AM-10:30AM BREAK

 

PLENARY 2A - Diversity and Ecology of Species Tracked by Argos

 

 

11:30AM-1:00PM LUNCH

 

PLENARY 2B - Diversity and Ecology of Species Tracked by Argos

 

 

PLENARY 3A Wildlife Tracking Conservation Applications Using Argos

 

 

2:40PM-3:00PM BREAK

 

PLENARY 3B Wildlife Tracking Conservation Applications Using Argos

 

 

EVENING RECEPTION AT THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM - AN EVENING WITH WALLACE J. NICHOLS

DAY 2

NOVEMBER 19, 2014

 

 

7:30-8:30AM REGISTRATION/WELCOME

 

PLENARY 4 - Using Argos to Understand Protected Habitats and Species

 

 

10:10AM-10:30AM BREAK

 

PLENARY 5A - Argos as a Tool to Advance Global Conservation and Improve Environmental Policy, Economics and Society

 

 

11:30AM-1:00PM LUNCH

 

PLENARY 5B -  Argos as a Tool to Advance Global Conservation and Improve Environmental Policy, Economics and Society

 

 

POSTER SESSION

 

2:40PM-3:00PM BREAK

 

PANEL DISCUSSION 1 - How Results and Conclusions are Effectively Communicated to the General Public

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION 2A - Advances in Argos Wildilfe Tracking Tools (Presentations)

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION 2B - Advances in Argos Wildilfe Tracking Tools (Presentations)

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION 3 - A Success Story - Conservation and Policy Applications of the Argos System

 

 

EVENING MIXER EVENT

DAY 3

NOVEMBER 20, 2014

 

 

7:30-8:30AM REGISTRATION/WELCOME

 

PLENARY 6 - Using Argos Tracking to Assess the Impacts of Climate Change on Wildlife

 

 

10:10AM-10:50AM BREAK

 

PLENARY 7 - The Argos System

11:30AM-1:00PM LUNCH

 

PLENARY 8 -  Argos Tracking - Best Practices and Lessons Learned

 

 

2:40PM-3:00PM BREAK

 

PLENARY 9 - How Must Argos Evolve in Order to Keep Pace With the Increasingly Complex Wildlife Tracking Requirements

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION 4 - Sustaining the Future of Argos Wildlife Tracking

 

 

PLENARY 10 - Closing Remarks

 

  • Bill Woodward

 

 

 

Schedule is subject to change

"*" denotes invited speakers