Сonference program

Documents for downloads:
Registration of participants and submission of abstracts on the site
 March 30 - July 1 2018
Working Groups
Workshops
October 26-28 2018
Monday
October 29, 2018
Arrival, registration and lodging of participants
11:00 - 18:00
Hall №1
 
Time
Name / Author
11:00 15:00

The Atlantic walrus Group Meeting

Registration

15:30 19:00

Round table «Regulatory and technical measures to mitigate the negative impact of navigation on marine mammals in the Russian Arctic»

Hall №2
 
Time
Name / Author
9:00 13:00
Round table «Entanglement of marine mammals in debris and fishing nets: use of sedatives, to immobilize seals while unraveling on water. Restriction of fishing in the Gray whale feeding area in Piltun Bay»
 
14:00 18:00

Round table "Marine Mammal rescue and conservation: research, regulation, rehabilitation, and education"

 

Awards ceremony of student creative works "Marine mammals of Holarctic and the world around"

15:00 - 16:30
Ice-breaker
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
October 30, 2018
Arrival, registration and lodging of participants
8:00 - 18:00
Зал №1
 
Time
Name / Author
9:00 9:45
Opening remarks
 
9:45 10:30

Greetings by conference sponsors

10:30 11:00

Plenary session 

Coffeebreak
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 12:45

Session "Legal aspects of the conservation and use of marine mammals"

 
11:30 12:45

Session «Beluga whale of the White sea»

 
Lunch

13:00 - 14:30
14:30 16:00
Session "Legal aspects of the conservation and use of marine mammals"
 
14:30 16:00

Session "Demography and abundance"

 
Coffeebreak
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 17:15
Session "Legal aspects of the conservation and use of marine mammals"
 
16:30 17:15
Session "Demography and abundance"
Poster session 1
17:15 - 19:00
Premiere of the documentaries by MMC members
20:00 - 21:30

Wednesday
October 31, 2018
Зал №1
 
Time
Name / Author
9:40 10:20
Whales and fronts
Igor Belkin
9:40 10:20
Barents Sea marine mammals in a changing Arctic
Kovacs Kit
10:20 11:00
IFAW in Russia: support the marine mammal research and the conservation activity
Vorontsova Maria
Coffeebreak
11:00 - 11:30

Hall №1
 
Time
Name / Author
11:30 13:15

Session «Genetics and population structure»

 
Hall №2
 
Time
Name / Author
11:30 13:15
Session «Ecology and Demography of walrus»
 
Lunch
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 16:00
Session "Gray whale"
 
14:30 16:00
Session «Physiology & Health»
 
Coffeebreak
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 17:00
Session "Gray whale"
 
16:30 17:00
Session «Physiology & Health»
 
Poster session 2
17:00 - 18:30
Video-Night
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
November 1 2018
Hall №1
 
Time
Name / Author
9:40 10:20
Results from joint U.S.-Russia surveys of ice-associated seals in the Bering Sea, 2012-2013
Boveng Peter and Chernook Vladimir
9:40 10:20
Searching for missing whales with DNA and environmental DNAS
Baker Charles 
10:20 11:00
Linking ecology, environment and society to the present and future of Caspian seal conservation
Goodman Simon 
Coffeebreak
11:00 - 11:30
Hall №1
 
Time
Name / Author
11:30 14:30
Session «Conservation Challenges for Landlocked Seals»

 
Hall №2
 
Time
Name / Author
11:30 14:30

Session «Distribution and migrations»

 
Lunch
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 16:00
Session «Behavior and Acoustics»
 
14:30 16:00
Session «Conservation Challenges for Landlocked Seals» Hall 1
 

Coffeebreak
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 18:30
Session «Conservation Challenges for Landlocked Seals»
 
16:30 18:30
Session «Arctic marine mammals and climate change»
 
Friday
November 2 2018
Hall №1
 
Time
Name / Author
9:00 11:00
Plenary session
Coffeebreak (Hall №3)
11:00 - 11:30
Time
Name / Author
11:30 13:00
Session «Marine mammals and economic activity on shelf» (Hall №1)

 
11:30 13:00
Session «Modern technology in the field research» (Hall №2)

 
Lunch
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 15:30
Final discussion and conference wrap-up
 
Break
15:30 - 15:45
MMC Member meeting
15:45 - 18:00
Conference banquet and gat hering for the memory of A.V.Yablokov (sponsored by IFAW)
19:30 - 13:00
Saturday
3 november 2018
Round table «Capture and keeping of marine mammals in captivity»
Main office Russian Arctic National Park