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2017 Australasian Ornithological Conference

Andrew Katsis
  • Past Bird Meeting https://aoconference.wordpress.com/ 11/08/2017 11/11/2017 BirdLife Australia Birds New Zealand, Deakin University Deakin University Waterfront campus, Geelong, Victoria Australia

The Australasian Ornithological Conference is a biennial event for anyone interested in thestudy and conservation of Australasian birds, supported by Birdlife Australia and Birds New Zealand.


It provides a forumfor ornithologists and conservationists to exchange research findings and to network with many of the region's top bird researchers. The 2017 conference will be held at Deakin University, Geelong,Victoria from 8-11 November,​ 2017. Early-bird registration ends July 14, with abstract submission remaining open until August 15.


The program will comprise three days oftalks and posters, including seven specialised symposia:
1. Avian pathogen coevolution
2. Conservation genetics
3. Evolution of Australian birds
4. Managing threatened species
5. Seabirds
6. Waterbirds and shorebirds
7. Woodland birds


In addition to the presentation program, we will also be operating birding excursions to Port Philip Heads Marine National Park and Werribee's Western Treatment Plant, a famed hotspot for local bird diversity.


For more details about the conference, or to register, visit our website: aoconference.org​


We look forward to seeing you there!


AOC Local Organising Committee
Deakin University
Victoria, Australia

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