Workshops

All workshops are free to attend but places are limited. Book in through the conference registrations portal.

Where: Charles Darwin University, Brinkin NT (Room TBC)

July 1st 2019, 10am - 4pm

Managing waterbirds in artificial environments

The aim of this workshop is to share knowledge about the approaches taken, successes achieved, and lessons learned from managing waterbirds in artificial environments, and to establish a pathway for improved resource-sharing amongst site managers and other interested parties on this topic.

Who should go: This workshop is for anyone that is interested in managing species within changing ecosystems, including site managers, government regulators, researchers and consultants. We hope that participants can draw on their experiences and expertise to share their knowledge and lessons learned from managing species in artificial habitats.

 

What’s included: morning and afternoon tea included.

For more information please contact the workshop coordinators:

Micha V. Jackson 

For more details see the attached PDF.

Amanda Lilleyman

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Where: Charles Darwin University, Brinkin NT (Room TBC)

July 2nd 2019, 8:30 am - 12pm

Best practice methods and advances in tagging birds for research

This workshop will include a background on tagging birds for research, including bird welfare, tag selection, tag attachment and materials used, monitoring tagged birds, what happens with data, advances in tag technology, and continental tracking systems. We hope to have some guest speakers on the day. This workshop will be informal and discussion is encouraged – we welcome the sharing of ideas and experiences in bird tagging methods

Who should go: All bird researchers and volunteers with a background in bird tagging or those interested in tagging in the future – all welcome!

 

What’s included: morning tea included.

For more information please contact the workshop coordinator:

Grace Maglio

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Where: Charles Darwin University, Brinkin NT (Room TBC)

July 2nd 2019, 1pm - 5pm

Building a collaborative research network to track bird movement through Australasia

The purpose of this workshop is to scope ideas and develop a strategic plan for building a coordinated automated radio telemetry array to track the movements of birds and other animals throughout Australasia & South-East Asia. The expected outcome is a roadmap to deliver a collaborative research infrastructure for the Australasian ornithology community. 

Who should go: Researchers, technologists, and ornithologists.

 

What’s included: afternoon tea included.

For more information please contact the workshop coordinator:

Tara Crewe

Hamish Campbell

For more details see the attached PDF.

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