Keynote speakers include John Robinson, Ted Eubanks, and Pete Marra.
The program includes workshops, sessions and/or roundtable discussions on:
- Working with decision makers to conserve birds and habitats: Case studies and success stories from the - Bahamas and the Caribbean - Symposia and Panel Discussion
- Engaging people in birds, birding, nature and conservation: Citizen science, outreach, education and awareness initiatives on birds
- Sustainable bird and nature tourism: Practical advice and success stories to help you develop your programs
- Effective use of the media to raise public awareness about birds and conservation issues
- Social Media: Engage or die. Presented by Scott Bonertz, Public Information Manager, Information and Education Division NE Game and Parks Commission
- Radio and Caribbean Birds. Presented by Leo Douglas, SCSCB Media Officer, and Alleyne Regis, PCI Media Impact
- Managing human-wildlife conflicts: hunting, crop predation, invasive species and more
- Climate change, landscape conservation and full life cycle stewardship of birds
- The Caribbean Waterbird Census: a new tool to engage communities and gather data for conservation and management of waterbirds and wetlands
- Applied research for the conservation and management of Caribbean Birds
- Funding and new project opportunities for bird conservation, management, and research
- The Kirtland’s Warbler Research and Training Project: Results and lessons learned from 10 years of international collaborative work
- Shorebird hunting in the Caribbean - Roundtable discussion
There will be two additional special workshops - one on ecotourism (July 20th, the day before the SCSCB meeting starts), facilitated by The International Ecotourism Society, and a Seabird Summit Workshop (July 26th, the day after the meeting).
Please visit the meeting website for more information and to register. Early bird registration has been extended to June 15th, 2011.