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09:00-12:00 Advanced course on Ecotoxicology of Amphibians and Reptiles
09:00-12:00 Advanced course on Scientific Illustration in Herpetology
13:30-16:30 Advanced course on Modelling in Herpetology
13:30-17:00 Registration and poster set-up
17:00-17:30 Opening ceremony
17:30-18:15 Inaugural conference

From historical biogeography and shifting range borders to phylogeography and dispersal
Jan W. Arntzen (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden)

18:15-18:45 Oral communication session: Systematics
18:45-19:30 Slide show

Atlas of Amphibians and Reptiles of Mauritania
José Carlos Brito (CIBIO, University of Porto)

09:00-09:45 Plenary conference

Life in extreme habitats. Lizards of small islands, islets and rocks: some examples from the western Mediterranean
Claudia Corti (University of Firenze)

09:45-11:00 Oral communication session: Phylogeography
11:00-11:30 Poster session and coffee break
11:30-13:00 Oral communication session: Paleogeography and Evolution
13:00-14:30 Lunch break (provided by the congress)
14:30-15:15 Plenary conference

NA2RE Project: The New Atlas of Amphibians and Reptiles in Europe
Neftalí Sillero (CICGE, University of Porto)

15:15-16:30 Oral communication session: Biogeography and Distribution
16:30-17:00 Poster session and coffee break
17:00-19:00 Oral communication session: Morphology and Ecophysiology
19:30-20:30 Wine degustation
09:00-09:45 Plenary conference

Taxonomic and Functional Responses of Reptiles to Fire in the Mediterranean Basin
Xavier Santos (CIBIO, University of Porto)

09:45-10:30 Oral communication session: Behaviour
10:30-11:00 Poster session and coffee break
11:00-12:45 Oral communication session: Ecology and Life History
12:45-14:15 Lunch break (provided by the congress)
14:15-15:00 Plenary conference

Ecopathology and zoonosis in herpetology
Albert Martínez-Silvestre (Recovery Center of Amphibians and Reptiles of Catalonia)

15:00-16:00 Oral communication session: Parasitology
16:00-16:30 Poster session and coffee break
16:30-18:00 Oral communication session: Invasive Species
18:00-19:30 AHE / SPH General Assemblies
09:00-09:45 Plenary conference

When amphibians become a problem - a balance of the first four years of the control and eradication plan of the African clowed frog on the streams of Oeiras Municipality
Rui Rebelo (University of Lisbon)

09:45-11:00 Oral communication session: Invasive Species
11:00-11:30 Poster session and coffee break
11:30-13:30 Oral communication session: Environmental Impacts
13:30-15:00 Lunch break (provided by the congress)
15:00-16:45 Oral communication session: Monitoring and Management
16:45-17:45 Poster session and coffee break
17:45-18:30 Plenary conference

Transferring Herpetological knowledge to Conservation Biology
Armando Loureiro (Portuguese National Authority for Nature Conservation)

18:30-19:15 Round table: Risk assessment and management in Herpetology
19:15-19:30 Closing ceremony
20:30-22:30 Farewell dinner (included in the registration fee)
09:00-18:00 Field trip (not included in the registration fee)

Congress Collaborators

  • Iolanda Rocha
  • Isabel Damas
  • Sara Costa
  • Bárbara Santos
  • Emanuele Fasola
  • Ariana Moutinho
  • Nuno Costa
  • Inês Bulhosa
  • Cátia Venâncio
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