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1st Worldwide Raptor Conference - MAY 31 = abstract submission, early registration deadline

Fern Davies

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The I Worldwide Raptor Conference is just around the corner. Only five months keep us from this truly unique gathering, which will be held near the Andes mountains and lakes in the Argentine Patagonia. REMEMBER, THE EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE AND SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS IS MAY 31ST 2013, DO NOT MISS IT!


Please find below some news and updates about the conference. For additional information about the conference please visit our website at http://www.raptorresearchfoundation.org/conferences/current-conference or send an email to barilocheraptors2013@gmail.com.

The next announcement, including confirmed keynote speakers, travelling information and more details about the conference program, will be sent on June 15th.

We look forward to seeing you in Bariloche!

Miguel Saggese, Sergio Lambertucci and Valeria Ojeda (local organizing committee Chairs)


    ACT NOW and pay less for registration. At the current registration rate, we expect to have most of the available delegate slots filled by May 31st. Remember, there is room only for 300 delegates!

    Remember, the DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS OF ABSTRACTS is May 31st , 2013. Please contact the Scientific Program Committee, James Dwyer, with questions about your submitted abstract.

    The local committee has implemented a process whereby Argentine citizens can pay registration fees in argentine pesos. This option is ONLY AVAILABLE TO ARGENTINE CITIZENS. For more information on this, please see the conference website OPCION DE PAGO EN PESOS http://www.raptorresearchfoundation.org/conferences/current-conference/conferenceregistration/online_registration

    Workshops are scheduled for Sunday, October 20th. Pre-conference activities are optional; they are not included in the conference registration fee. Workshops will cost USD $10 each and will be scheduled to allow you to take one in the morning and a second in the afternoon. Workshops will provide hands-on training to students, early career researchers, and others interested in learning more about raptor research techniques. The workshops will be sponsored in part by RRF through the Early Career Raptor Researcher Committee and by the Universidad Nacional del Comahue.

    Workshops offered will include those listed below. More workshops will be added with topics posted on the conference website shortly before workshop registration opens on June 30th..
    1. Safely Accessing Raptor Nests – Instructor to be determined
      Time: 13:00-16:00
    2. Techniques for Marking and Handling – Instructor to be determined
      Time: 09:00-12:00
    3. Biomedical Sampling Techniques – Instructor: Dr. Oliver Krone
      Time: 09:00-12:00
    4. Raptor Rehabilitation – Instructor: Dr. Michael Jones
      Time: 13:00-16:00
    5. Raptor Trapping Techniques – Instructor: Dr. Pete Bloom
      Time: 13:00-16:00
    6. Harnessing Raptors with Transmitters -- Instructor: Mr. Brian Millsap
      Time: 09:00 – 12:00

Please, if you are interested in proposing a workshop not already planned for Sunday, October 20, let us know what you have in mind by June 15, 2013 by contacting us at barilocheraptors2013@gmail.com. Thanks! 

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