5th International Hornbill Conference 2009


HORNBILLS AND THE CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE
FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

Conference Date
22nd to 25th March 2009

Location
Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Conference Fee
International Participants: S$650.00 (early bird S$500.00)*
Students/ South & Southeast Asian Participants: S$300.00 (early bird S$250.00)*

* Registration must be received before 31st December 2008

Themes of Conference
• Session 1 Behaviour and Ecology
• Session 2 Research Techniques
• Session 3 Local, Regional and Global Threats to Hornbills
• Session 4 In Situ Conservation Strategies and Habitat Restoration
• Session 5 Outreach, Education and Community-based Conservation
• Session 6 Ex Situ Conservation and the Future of Hornbills

Keynote Speakers
• Dr. Pilai Poonswad
• Dr. Alan Kemp

Field Trips
Hornbill Project, Pulau Ubin (Singapore)
Jurong BirdPark

Post Conference Excursion
Sukau & Danum Valley, organized by Kingfisher Tours Sdn Bhd

Call for Papers
Papers are welcome on the conference themes. The papers must be original and have not been published before. Full papers must be submitted to the Secretariat. Abstracts must be in English, not exceeding 400 words. The Proceedings of the conference will be published by National Parks Board, Singapore.

Contact
Ms. Ng Bee Choo
Secretariat
29 Transit Road, #04-13, Singapore 778905
Tel: 65-64752319
Fax: 65-64751597
E-mail: msnbc@singnet.com.sg

Note: The 5th International Hornbill Conference website will be ready in a few weeks. Registration form and other details will be in the website.

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6 Responses to 5th International Hornbill Conference 2009

  1. Sindhu Kaimal says:

    Is there any opportunity to submit a poster?
    Thanks. Sindhu

  2. Raju Kasambe says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    What is the last date to submit abstracts?
    Regards,
    Raju Kasambe

  3. ivantsj says:

    For any enquires, kindly revert to Ms. Ng Bee Choo as stated in the post.
    Cheers!
    RMBR

  4. Abrar ahmed says:

    I wish to present a paper on “A study by TRAFFIC India on trade, trapping, utilisation of hornbills in India (and also tribes attached with hornbills in India)’ . What is the last day for submision of abstract. Thanks in advance, Abrar Ahmed, Consultant TRAFFIC India / WWF India

  5. Hafsah says:

    I am intrest to joint the Hornnbill Confrence in Singapore,. I am PhD student at Gadjah Mada University with the subject the conservation of maleo birds in sulawesi. When the deadline for send abstract. I will joint it.

  6. Ng Bee Choo says:

    My fax no. has been changed. It is 64551733.

    Regards,
    Bee Choo

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