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Schedule


12
March
Tuesday
  • Time:

    Activity:

  • 09:00 - 18:00

    Registrations

  • 19:00 - 20:00
    Icebreaker
13
March
Wednesday
  • Time:

    Activity:

  • 08:30 - 09:00
    Registrations
  • 09:00 - 09:45
    Official Symposium Opening
  • 09:45 - 10:45
    Bottlenose dolphins: behavior, enrichment, cognition and communication - the value in studying the whole animal
  • 10:45 - 11:10
    Coffee Break

Vet I - CHAIR:

  • 11:10 - 11:25

    Dolphins CT-scan: organization, management and realization: the experience of Loro Parque

    Grande F.
  • 11:25 - 11:40

    Cetacean Anesthesia: Review of a Decade of Clinical Anesthesia Cases, Lessons Learned & Future Plans

    Johnson S.
  • 11:40 - 11:55

    Attempted tooth extraction in a beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) through medical training

    Monreal-P T.
  • 12:00 - 12:15

    Pathological study of an open Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in a 20-year-old Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)

    Cámara N.
  • 12:15 - 12:30

    Short talk

    Planas-Escudero J. / Deboschere Y./ Deboschere Y.

Acoustic - Chair:

  • 12:30 - 12:45

    Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) whistle behavior during controlled noise presentation

    Ames A.
  • 12:45 - 13:00

    Unexpected context-dependent vocal use in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care

    Gallo A.
  • 13:00 - 13:15

    Fruitful conservation biology efforts on dolphins by bridging studies in the wild and under human care

    Torres S.
  • 13:15 - 14:30
    Lunch

Behaviour - Chair:

  • 14:30 - 14:45

    The Impact of Calves to a Social Group

    Dudzinski K.
  • 14:45 - 15:00

    Space use by common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with respect to human presence at Bailey’s Key, Roatan, Honduras

    Karlin M.
  • 15:00 - 15:15

    Pair swimming positions in male-male bottlenose dolphin dyads based on age and kinship and resulting social implications.

    Themelin M.
  • 15:15 - 15:30

    Smiling underwater: play, open mouth and rapid mimicry in bottlenose dolphins

    Böye M.
  • 15:30 - 15:45

    Arija-Hoyo C./ Katic R.

  • 15:45 - 16:00

    Using computerized, cognitive enrichment to engage California sea lions and gain insight into individual differences in learning processes.

    Ramos A.
  • 16:00 - 16:15

    Leveraging dire conservation narratives for positive behavioural shifts in zoo visitors: a case study from Zoomarine Algarve.

    Neves J.
  • 16:30 - 17:00
    Coffee Break
  • 17:00 - 19:00
    Round Tables
    Marine mammal research network (MMRN): a new tool to create collaborations between scientists and facilities
    Torres-Ortiz
  • 20:00 - 22:00

    Conservation evening

    Mitigating Climate Change Impacts on River Dolphins: Integrating Dolphinaria Expertise - Lessons from the Tefe, Brazil Drought
    Gonçalo Marques, Ignacio Molpeceres-Diego, Carla Flanagan, Miriam Marmontel & Lorenzo von Fersen

    Need a hand, we can help. No thank you ! - Marine mammal in distress french government working group
    Martin Böye

    International River Dolphin Veterinary Health Assessment Workshop: the role of managed care facilities in the fight to save endangered aquatic mammals globally.
    Carlos Rojo-Solis, Ashley Barratclough, Jose Luis Crespo-Picazo, Teresa Álvaro, Mónica Valls, Aitor Campos, Antonio Fernández, Paula Alonso, Daniel García-Párraga, Cynthia Smith, Forrest Gomez

    Whispers of Hope: Bioacoustic Breakthroughs in Safeguarding the World's Rarest - The Atlantic Humpback Dolphin in Senegal.
    Javier Almunia

    “Backbone Guardians”: Preserving Lahille's Bottlenosed Dolphin - EAAM's New Conservation Campaign
    Lorenzo von Fersen & Pedro Fruet
14
March
Thursday
  • Time:

    Activity:

  • 08:30 - 09:00
    Registrations
  • 09:00 - 10:00
    In water or on land, play is a serious matter!

Welfare - Chair:

  • 10:00 - 10:15

    A methodological approach to develop a Five Domains Model framework to assess the welfare of a captive group of Yangtze Finless Porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis)

    Platto S.
  • 10:15 - 10:30

    Welfare assessment of free-ranging Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins for conservation purposes.

    Serres A.
  • 10:30 - 10:45

    Welfare under human care: behavioural changes in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) depending on external factors and social dynamics in Madrid Zoo Aquarium

    Serrano García A.
  • 10:45 - 11:00

    Cognitive enrichments – the bridge between welfare and science

    Matrai E.
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Coffee Break

Vet II - Chair:

  • 11:30 - 11:45

    Dolphin-WET (Welfare Evaluation Tool): presentation of the final tool

    Baumgartner K.
  • 11:45 - 12:00

    Assessing the neuroendocrine system of cetaceans: a first look into the HPA axis of bottlenose dolphins and killer whales. 

    Alonso-Almorox P.
  • 12:00 - 12:15

    Endoscopic findings in killer whales during gastroscopies performed by voluntary behaviour: the experience of Loro Parque.

    Grande F.
  • 12:15 - 12:30

    Understanding and managing fungal infections through an in-house mycology protocol in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

    Marques G.N.
  • 12:30 - 12:45

    The influence of the nutritional protocols and other factors on the hand-rearing of harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) orphan pups

    Sanchez-Contreras G.
  • 12:45 - 13:00

    Evaluation of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae occurrences and vaccinal reactions in cetaceans - Thirty year retrospective results through two global epidemiological surveys

    Lacave G.
  • 13:00 - 13:15

    Short talk

    Marques G.N./ Naranjo de Torres M./ Jeniu Pérez J.
  • 13:15 - 14:30
    Lunch

Training - Chair:

  • 14:30 - 14:45

    Delphinid creativity under stimulus control

    Manitzas-Hill H.
  • 14:45 - 15:00

    What if balls could speak

    Van Nieuwenhuyze G./SCHRIJVERS
  • 15:00 - 15:15

    Redirecting an undesired behavior of saltwater ingestion in a California sea lion through positive reinforcement and shaping techniques

    Sousa F./ Flanagan C.
  • 15:15 - 15:30

    Dolphin training applied to scientific projects in cognition and bioacoustics

    Ubero Ramírez C.
  • 15:30 - 15:45

    Voluntary Corneal Debridement in a California Sea Lion 

    Midwood P.
  • 15:45 - 16:00

    Short talk

    Garcia M./ Lima C./ Jinariu V.
  • 16:00 - 16:15

    Short talk

    Martin Deller I./ Rodriguez M.
  • 16:30 - 17:00
    Coffee Break - Poster Session
  • 17:00 - 18:30
    Round Tables
    Peer-Review Publishing – Process How-To’s & Recommendations - K. Dudzinsky
  • 18:30 - 20:00
    Annual General Meeting
  • 20:30 - 00:00
    Gala Dinner
15
March
Friday
  • Time:

    Activity:

  • 08:30 - 09:00

    Registrations

  • 09:00 - 10:00
    30 years of Iberian orca research

In situ:

  • 10:00 - 10:15

    Presence of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the coast of Marina Baixa (Alicante, Spain) and associated environmental factors

    Arija-Hoyo C.
  • 10:15 - 10:30

    25 years of research: a marine protected area for cetaceans and marine turtles in the strait of Gibraltar

    Silgado-Calderón D.
  • 10:30 - 10:45

    Interactions between orcas and sailboats in the Strait of Gibraltar

    Baringo
  • 10:45 - 11:00

    Public Aquarium, Engineering, Science, Funding: a case study on reducing marine mammal by-catch

    Culik B.
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Coffee Break

Tech and science:

  • 11:30 - 11:45

    Fjord&Baelt Centre’s 25 Years

    Dudzinski K.
  • 11:45 - 12:00

    Studying Animal Behaviour With Artificial Intelligence – A Case Study on Polar Bears

    Zuerl M.
  • 12:00 - 12:15

    Developing AI-based acoustic and video system to study Orca communication and welfare

    Lüke J.P.
  • 12:15 - 12:30

    Monitoring sound in marine mammal facilities: a practical approach

    Almunia J.
  • 12:30 - 12:45

    Overcoming the Challenges of Blow-Sampling with UAS in Small Cetaceans

    Bruck J.
  • 12:45 - 13:00

    Mechanical water disinfection – a new way to keep aquariums clean and healty 

    Fleck N.
  • 13:00 - 13:30
    Official Symposium closure and Press conference
  • 14:00 - 17:30

    Park Visit with lunch

The official language of the Symposium is English