Workshop programme

Each workshop day comprehends four lectures (two in the morning, two in the afternoon), each one followed by ample time for discussion.

Lectures will be delivered as about 45 minutes presentations, followed by discussion.

Monday, 9 November

Arrival and accomodation

Tuesday, 10 November

09.00 - Opening Ceremony
09.30 - Carl Beierkuhnlein (University of Bayreuth, Germany): Biogeography in the era of big data
Coffee break
11.30 - Viktor Brovkin (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany): Large-scale interactions between climate and vegetation
14.30 - Hans Cornelissen (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands): Climate change and temperate forest
Coffee break
16.30 - Walter Arnold (University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria): Adaptation of mammals to changing temperature

Wednesday, 11 November

09.00 - Stan Boutin (University of Alberta, Canada): Climate changes and mammals: evolutionary versus plastic responses
Coffee break
11.00 - Goran Ericsson (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umea, Sweden): Climate effects on large mammal populations in Northern Europe
Lunch, with poster session.
14.00 - Brian Huntley (Durham University, United Kingdom): Modelling the spatio-temporal dynamics of southern African bird species’ responses to environmental change
Coffee break
16.00 - Nicola Saino (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy): Phenology of migratory birds and genetic variation at Clock

Thursday, 12 November


Friday, 13 November

09.00 - Raimundo Real Giménez (Departamento de Biología Animal, University of Malaga, Spain) : Including species interactions and adaptation when modelling biogeographical responses to climate change
Coffee break
11.00 - Yukihiko Toquenaga, Miyuki Mashiko, Luis Carrasco (School of Life and Environmental Science, Tsukuba Ibaraki, Japan): Impact of climate change on waterbirds populations
14.00 - Jacob Höglund (University of Uppsala, Sweden): What can genomics/genetics contribute understanding the effects of climate change?
16.00 - Round table: Where do we go from here: biodiversity conservation in face of global change

Università degli Studi di Sassari CNR - Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima Università degli Studi dell'Insubria Università degli Studi di Palermo Università degli Studi di Pavia

Hosted by the XXXVI International School of Ethology, directed by Dánilo Mainardi and Stefano Parmigiani

Supported by Associazione Teriologica Italiana