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WELCOME MESSAGE

Dear all,

On behalf of the international scientific meeting, WAVES Portugal takes great pleasure and sincere hospitality to invite you to the Xth International Symposium on Wild Fauna (ISOWiF) to be held at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, in Vila Real city, Portugal, between 22nd and 23rd of September 2017 preceeded by a workshop day on 21st.

The conference will cover topical issues under Wild fauna subject.

Main Topics:

  •  Wild fauna management and conservation; 
  •  Wild fauna photography seen by professional eyes and researchers;
  •  Wild fauna diseases under One Health approach;
  •  Effects of environmental changes on wild fauna and habitats.

More detailed information is available on this website.

We warmly welcome you to participate in ISOWiF, that will be held in Vila Real city which is located in the North of Portugal closed to the Douro Region, World Heritage listed by UNESCO. We are looking forward to seeing you in UTAD.

 

Prof.ª Madalena Vieira-Pinto
(Convenor and chairman of the international and local committees)


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Xth INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON WILD FAUNA

Pre-symposium workshops date: 21st of September 2017

Symposium date: 22nd to 23rd of September 2017

Venue: University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro – Vila Real – Portugal

Background

The last International Symposium on Wild Fauna were held in: Ischia (Italy), Paris (France), Edinburgh (Scotland) – Léon (Spain) – Kosike (Slovakia)

The Xth conference will be held in Vila Real (Portugal) in September 2017

Main objective: Wild fauna management and conservation

The International Symposium on Wild Fauna is a platform for international exchange of ideas, research and policy themes related to the wild life management, conservation and animal health, always under an integrated and sustainable approach.

Target participants

Around 150 participants are expected from all over the world. It is anticipated that the conference will attract researchers, students, technicians on Wild fauna management and conservation, veterinarians, representatives of government authorities, diagnostic laboratories and Wild fauna management companies, and others.

Programme

Current scientific and policy questions will be discussed at the conference. The programme is based on the presentation of abstracts submitted. We will have 3 plenary lectures. The conference will facilitate interaction with specialists and policy makers from all over the world in the Wild fauna management and conservation area. The main topics are:

A – Wild fauna management and conservation
B – Wild fauna photography seen by professional eyes and researchers
C – Wild fauna diseases under One Health approach
D – Effects of environmental changes on Wild fauna and habitats

ORGANIZATION 
WAVES Portugal and WAVES International

MEETING SUPPORTERS
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro – PORTUGAL
University of Léon – SPAIN
University of Naples – Federico II – ITALY
University of Thessaly – Faculty of Veterinary Science – GREECE
University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice – SLOVAK REPUBLIK

 

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