PROGRAM SCHEDULE

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Sunday, September 8

Monday, September 9

Tuesday, September 10

Wedneday, September 11

Thurday, September 12

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Short Courses

Plenary Keynote 1

Plenary Keynote 2

Plenary Keynote 3

Plenary Keynote 4

10:00 am - 12:00 am

Short Courses

Oral Presentations 1

Oral Presentations 2

Oral Presentations 3

Oral Presentations 4

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Short Courses

Conference 1

Workshop 1 and 2

Conference 2

Plenary Keynote 5

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Short Courses

Oral Presentations

Workshop 1 and 2

Poster Session 1

Poster Session 2

6:30 pm

Opening Conference

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Closure

SHORT COURSES | PRESENTATIONS | DISCUSSION PANELS | WORKSHOPS

Short Courses

  1. Physiological analysis for elasmobranch conservation. Dr Natascha Wosnick (GEEM) and Me Rayone Santos de Oliveira (UFMA) -(Portuguese/English)
  2. DNA to the sea: principles and molecular methods for elasmobranch conservation. Dr Luís Fernando Carvalho Costa (UFMA) (Portuguese/English)
  3. Microchemistry techniques applied to elasmobranch conservation studies. Dr Kaio Lima (UEMA) and Biologist Leonardo Manir Feitosa (UFPE) (Portuguese/English
  4. Baited remote underwater video (BRUV) – uma ferramenta não invasiva para o estudo da vida aquática. Me Kurt Schmid (UFPA)
  5. Field and laboratory techniques for fish studies. Dr Oscar Lasso Alcalá (Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales) (Spanish)

Plenary Keynotes

Opening conference. Update on sharks and batoids of the Brazilian Amazon Coast. Dr Rosangela Lessa (UFRPE), Dr Zafira Almeida (UEMA) and Dr Jorge Nunes (UFMA)
Plenary Keynote 1:  Update on sharks and batoids of the Brazilian Amazon Coast. Dr Andrés Navia (Fundación SQUALUS Colombia) and Dr Paola Mejía-Falla (Fundación SQUALUS Colômbia/ Wildlife Conservation Society).
Plenary Keynote 2: Biodiversity and distribution of mixini and cartilaginous fishes (Chondrichthyes) of Venezuela and adjacent waters. Dr Oscar Lasso- Alcalá (Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales).
Plenary Keynote 3: The searching for the cryptic: the “detective” DNA as a method for reveals the hidden diversity of batoids from Brazilian Amazonian Coast. Dr João Bráullio de Luna Sales (UFPA)

Plenary Keynote 4: Advances and challenges of methods for research in trophic ecology applied to elasmobranchs. Me Viviana Márquez Velásquez (Universidade Federal da Paraíba – UFPB/ Fundación Squalus)”.

Plenary Keynote 5: Sclerorhynchidae and Hybodontiformes of the Cretaceous from Maranhão. Dr Manuel Alfredo Medeiros (UFMA)

Conferences

1.Amazonian Elasmobranchs Conservation (Biodiversity Conservation: elasmobranchs of the Brazilian North Coast, Guyana’s sharks and batoids, freshwater stingrays).
Dr. Jorge Nunes (UFMA), Me. Oscar Lasso-Alcalá (Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales) and Dr. Getulio Rincon (UFMA).

2.Metodologias aplicadas ao estudo de Elasmobrânquios (BRUV, Técnicas de campo, ferramentas moleculares, Fisiologia): Me Kurt Schmid (UFPA), Dr Luís Fernando Rodrigues (UFRA) e Dra Natascha Wosnick (GEEM

Workshops

1. Painting workshop: art in favor of marine life.
Alexandre Huber, environmental education and visual artist (Huber Arte Marinha).

2. Environmental Education for Conservation: a tool for all.
Me. Rafaela Brito (GEEM) and Me. Keyton Coelho (UFMA).