Programme

Friday 7th December

15:00     Official Opening by The Honourable Professor John Cortes MBE MP JP

                      Minister for Education, Heritage, Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Her Majesty’s  Government of Gibraltar

15:20     Opening statements by Dr Juan Tomás Alcalde

                      President of SECEMU – Spanish Association for Bat Research and Conservation, (Spain)

15:35     Tyson Lee Holmes: Bats on the Rock: A History of bat research and conservation in Gibraltar.

                      Gibraltar National Museum & University of Gibraltar (Gibraltar)

16:00     Elena Tena López: Mind the gap: Effects of canopy openings on temperate pine forest bat assemblages.

                      Department of Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution, Complutense University, Madrid (Spain)

16:25     Andreia Correia da Costa: Bat Conservation Trust: Who we are and our role in bat conservation in the United Kingdom.

                      Bat Conservation Trust, London (United Kingdom)

16:50     David Guixé: Dinámica metapoblacional de una especie de murciélago cavernícola amenazado, el caso de Myotis capaccinii en el NE de España.

                      Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia, Solsona (Spain)

17:15     Ana Rainho: Bats of the Bijagós Islands (Guinea-Bissau, West Africa): understanding the long-term consequences of fragmentation on bat assemblages.

                       Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Lisbon (Portugal) 

17:40      Raquel Vivar González: Factores que influyen en la hora de emergencia del Nóctulo grande (Nyctalus lasiopterus) en la Reserva Biológica de Doñana.

                       Pablo de Olavide University, Seville (Spain) 

18:05      Coffee break, poster session & exhibitors
18:30      Keynote Public Lecture:
                   Rodrigo Medellín: Ecosystem services provided by bats: What and how to value.

                       Institute of Ecology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City (Mexico)

Saturday 8th December

09:00      Dailos Hernández Brito: El nóctulo gigante amenazado por una especie invasora: una competencia desigual por los nidos y el carisma de la sociedad.

                        Doñana Biological Station (CSIC), Seville (Spain)

10:00      Constance Tremlett: Bat pollination enhances production and quality of a crop of socio-economic importance in Mexico.

                        University of Southampton, Southampton (United Kingdom)

10:25      Federica Rossetto: Traits determining prevalence of Adenovirus in European bats at species
and individual levels.

                        Pablo de Olavide University, Seville (Spain)

10:50      Coffee break, poster session & exhibitors
11:20      Jordi Camprodon: Breve presentación del Manual de conservación y seguimiento de los
quirópteros forestales.

                         Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia, Solsona (Spain)

11:25      Anita Glover: Application of a novel molecular method to age free-living Bechstein’s bats.

                         Vincent Wildlife Trust, Ledbury (United Kingdom)

11:50      Juan Tomás Alcalde: Importancia de los puentes como refugio para murciélagos. Propuestas
de conservación.

                          SECEMU – Spanish Association for Bat Research and Conservation, (Spain)

12:15      Ricardo Rocha: Synanthropic bats as potential suppressors of multiple agricultural pests: A
case study from Madagascar.

                          Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Lisbon (Portugal)

12:40      Anabel Díaz Suárez: Composición y estructura de la colonia del nóctulo grande (Nyctalus
lasiopterus) en la Reserva Biológica de Doñana durante los tres eventos principales de su
fenología: cría, apareamiento e hibernación.

                           Pablo de Olavide University, Seville (Spain)

13:05      María del Mar Salguero Pérez: Análisis espacial de la mortalidad de quirópteros en los parques
eólicos de la provincia de Cádiz.

                           Department of Biology, University of Cadiz, Cadiz (Spain)

13:30      Lunch at Bistro Point, University of Gibraltar, Europa Point Campus (pre-bookings only)
15:00      Sponsored Workshop: Overview of Wildlife Acoustics Hardware & Software.
15:45      Laura Torrent: What role can underground galleries of hydroelectric plants play for bats?

                            Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia, Solsona (Spain)

16:10      Garazi Martin: Bat boxes and climate change: testing the risk of over-heating in the
Mediterranean region.

                             Granollers Museum of Natural Sciences, Granollers (Spain)

16:35      Coffee break, poster session & exhibitors
17:10      Jorge Palmeirim: Linking research and conservation: our experience in Portugal.

                             Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Lisbon (Portugal)

18:10      Prize giving & conference closure
18:30      SECEMU Annual General Meeting
21:30      Conference Dinner (pre-bookings only)

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