May 22, 2017

Accepted Symposia

PIF Symposiums

1) Central American Species Assessment – Luis Sandoval, Viviana Ruiz, Arvind Panjabi
2) Engaging Communities in Conservation – Sue Bonfield
3) Detectives de Aves education program – Lily Briggs
4) Integrating Species and Ecosystem Initiatives – Alaine Camfield, Randy Dettmers, Ruth Bennett
5) Mexican Bird Conservation – Ernesto Ruelas Inzunza, Efrain Castillejos Castellanos, Claudia Macias Caballero
6) Ornithological Collections – Ghisselle Alvarado, Museo de Costa Rica
7) Mesoamerican Pine-Oak and Golden-cheeked Warbler – Claudia Macias Caballero
8) International Collaboration and Capacity Building – Jaime Stephens
9) Central American Shorebirds – Isadora Angarita-Martínez and Rob Clay
10) Migration Stopover – Ken Rosenberg, Nick Bayly, Wendy Easton
11) Central American Waterbirds – Rob Clay, Diana Eusse, Matt Reiter
12) Hummingbirds – Susan Wethington and Coro Arizmendi
13) Birdscapes and Green Investments – Andrew Rothman
14) Reddish Egret – Reddish Egret International Working Group, Pronatura Noreste, Alfredo Alvarez
15) Online tools – Silvia Bolanos, Museo de Costa Rica
16) Sister Bird Clubs – Jody Enck
17) eBird workshop – Viviana Ruiz
18) Rufous Hummingbird Biology and Conservation – John Alexander and Sarahy Contreras
19) Tropical Dry Forest and Mangroves – Carol Beardmore, Edwin Juarez, Sarah Otterstrom
20) Long-term Studies in the Tropics – Ghisselle Alvarado, Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
21) Developing Projects and Proposals – John Alexander
22) Ecotourism as a tool for bird conservation – Natalie Carballo, National Chamber of Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism of Costa Rica (CANAECO)
23) Citizen Science for the study and conservation of birds – Oscar Ramírez Alán, AOCR-UNA
24) Bioacoustics workshop – Marcelo Araya Salas

September 7, 2017

Schedule for PIF VI Symposia Costa Rica Oct 30 to Nov 3

 

Oct. 30 Monday afternoon

S-PIF-01 Evaluación del estado de Conservación de las aves de Centroamérica / Conservation Assessment for the Birds of Central America – Alianza Centroamericana para la Conservación de las Aves (ACCA): Luis Sandoval, Escuela de Biología, Universidad de Costa Rica; Viviana Ruiz, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Arvind Panjabi, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

S-PIF-02 Engaging Communities in Conservation – Susan Bonfield, Environment for the Americas

Oct. 31 Tuesday all day

 

S-PIF-03 Supporting conservation implementation: integrating single species and ecosystem conservation initiatives – Alaine Camfield, Environment and Climate Change Canada – Canadian Wildlife Service; Ruth Bennett, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Randy Dettmers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

S-PIF-04 Bird Conservation in Mexico – Ernesto Ruelas Inzunza, Instituto de Biotecnología y Ecología Aplicada, Universidad Veracruzana; Efraín Castillejos Castellanos, Pronatura Sur; Claudia M. Macías Caballero, Pronatura Sur

Oct. 31 Tuesday morning

S-PIF-05 Ecotourism as a tool for bird conservation – Natalie Carballo, National Chamber of Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism of Costa Rica (CANAECO)

Oct. 31 Tuesday afternoon

S-PIF-06 Las Colecciones Ornitologicas: Una Herramienta Para el Estudio de las Aves / Ornithological Collections as a Tool for Bird Studies – Ghisselle M. Alvarado Quesada. Museo Nacional de Costa Rica.

Nov. 1 Wednesday all day

S-PIF-07 Thirteen years of collaboration to preserve the Golden-cheeked Warbler and Mesoamerican Pine-Oak Forest – Claudia Macías Caballero, Pronatura Sur and Mesoamerican Pine-Oak Alliance

Nov. 1 Wednesday morning

S-PIF-08 International collaboration and capacity building to conserve our shared birds – Jaime L Stephens, Klamath Bird Observatory

Nov. 1 Wednesday afternoon

S-PIF-09 Migration Stopover in the Neotropics: Filling a Black Hole in Full Annual Cycle Conservation – Kenneth V. Rosenberg, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Nicholas J. Bayly, SELVA: Investigación para la Conservación en el Neotropico

Nov. 2 Thursday all day

S-PIF-10 Colibríes en un Mundo Cambiante: ¿Por qué su Conservación Importa? / Hummingbirds in a Changing World: Why Hummingbird Conservation Matters! – Susan Wethington, Hummingbird Monitoring Network (HMN); Maria del Coro Arizmendi, Ecology Laboratory, Unidad de Biotecnología y Prototipos, FES Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

S-PIF-11 Bird Conservation Through Green Investments – Creating Effective Birdscapes for Migratory Birds – Andrew Rothman, EJ Williams, and Mike Parr, American Bird Conservancy

Nov. 2 Thursday morning

S-PIF-12 Herramientas Web para Investigacion y Educacion en Ornitologia / On-line Tools for Research and Education in Ornithology – Silvia E. Bolaños-Redondo, Museo Nacional de Costa Rica

Nov. 2 Thursday afternoon

S-PIF-13 Del Conocimiento a la Ciencia para el Estudio y Conservacion de la Avifauna / Scientific Knowledge for the Study and Conservation of Birds – Oscar Ramírez-Alán, Escuela de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Nacional; Asociación Ornitológica de Costa Rica

S-PIF-14 Tropical Deciduous Forest/Mangrove Conservation Investment Strategy – Partners in Flight, Western Working Group; Carol J. Beardmore, Sonoran Joint Venture; Edwin A. Juarez, Arizona Game and Fish Department; and Sarah M.Otterstrom, Paso Pacifico

Nov. 3 Friday morning

S-PIF-15 State of Rufous Hummingbird conservation and science – John D Alexander, Klamath Bird Observatory, and Sarahy Contreras Martinez, Universidad de Guadalajara-CUCSUR

S-PIF-16 Priorities for shorebird conservation in Mesoamerica – Isadora Angarita-Martínez, BirdLife Americas, and Rob Clay, WHSRN Executive Office

S-PIF-17 Sister Bird Club Network – Linking Birders through Neotropical Migratory Birds– Jody Enck, Ithaca, NY and Oliver Komar, Zamorano University, Honduras

Nov. 3 Friday afternoon

S-PIF-18 La Diversidad Ornitologica en Ecosistemas Tropicales: Estudios a Largo Plazo / Ornithological Diversity in Tropical Ecosystems: Long-term Studies– Ghisselle M. Alvarado Quesada. Museo Nacional de Costa Rica

S-PIF-19 Multi-National Monitoring Programs for Waterbirds in Central America – Building a regional baseline for conservation action– Rob Clay, WHSRN Executive Office; Diana Eusse, Asociación Calidris; Matt Reiter, Point Blue Conservation Science

 

SMBC Symposiums

1 XIII Mesoamerican Symposium on Parrot Conservation
2 XI Symposium on Biological Corridors
3 IV Manatee Symposium
4 IV Symposium on the Impact of Human Structures on Biodiversity: Roads, Wind Farms, and Powerlines
5 Plant Diversity and Adaptation to Climate Change: a Gender Perspective
6 Ecosystem Services
7 V Symposium on Mesoamerican Primates
8 Citizen Participation and Governance in Biodiversity Conservation
9 II Symposium on the Valuation of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Context of Sustainability Analysis
10 Wetlands
11 Green List and Red List
12 Restoration of Ecosystems
13 Women in Biodiversity
14 Felines
15 Urban Ecology
16 Invasive Species
17 Ecology of Diseases
18 Dangerous Reptiles