PROGRAMME

OPEN ENROLLMENT PHASE FOR AUTHORS

Now it is open enrollment phase for authors to submit abstracts for oral, poster and short talk presentations for its upcoming Annual Symposium.
Please refer to CALL FOR PAPERS section if you are interested in attending as an author.

As soon as we closed the list of authors for this symposium, we will publish on this page the program.
The publication of the program is scheduled over next January. Stay tuned!

GUEST SPEAKERS

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Jay Sweeney

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Pedro Lavia

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John Kershaw

THE SCHEDULE

Friday, 11th of March | Palm Beach Hotel
15.00 – 18.00: Registration
18.30: Icebreaker

Registration desk open

08.15- 13.00

Welcome Address

08.30- 08.45

Guest Speaker

John Kershaw

09.30 – 10.10

Scientific Sessions

“Case series of fatal interspecific interaction between three cetacean species in Mediterranean waters”
Crespo
“Health assessment project on free ranging dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico”
Ibarra

10.20 – 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00-11.40

Scientific Sessions

“Dynamite fishing and cetaceans in the Philippines”
Pacini
“Dolphins in isolation: Irrawaddy Dolphins of Songkhla Lake”
Torno
“The role of aquariums in conservation research, education and public outreach”
Fahlman
“Medical training in polar bears”
Baumgartner
“Swimming like a Dolphin – a bionic project”
Fleck

11.40 – 13.20

Lunch

13.20 - 15.00

Scientific Sessions

“Personality in Zoo-Housed Killer whales: a rating approach based on Five Factor Model”
Ubeda
“Comparing day and night vocalizations in Orcinus orca”
Kirchner
“Through the eyes of the beholder – social representations of visitors and educators about dolphins”
Neves

15.00 – 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 - 16.20

Scientific Sessions

“A big challenge: training staff and animals for contemporary pregnancies of two primiparae females of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiop truncatus)”
Henriques
“Development, evaluation and results of a yearly enrichment plan in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)”
Perlado Campos
“Schedule of training sessions affects specific dolphin behaviors”
Clegg
“Mental vs Medical:small facility,large impact, creative strategy for expanding and implementing husbandry practices with resources”
Henderson
“Environmental enrichment positively impacts Black Sea Bottlenose dolphins’ behaviors”
Ziliene

16.20 – 18.00

Paralel sessions

Poster Session
Marine Mammal TAG
Training Round Table

18.00 – 20.00

Spanish Dinner – Terra Mitica

20.00

Posters all day

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Registration desk open

08.15- 13.00

Welcome Address

08.15- 08.30

Guest Speaker

Jay Sweeney

08.30- 09.20

Scientific Sessions

“Five cases of Dirofilaria immitis natural infection in pinnipeds in a zoological context in Portugal”
Marcelino
“Follow up of a complicated case of fungal tracheobronchial mass in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)”
Alvaro
“Development of a fluorescent microbead-based immunoassay for anti-Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
antibody detection in captive and free-ranging cetaceans”
Melero
“Poxvirus detection in skin lesions in wild and captive cetaceans”
Pickford
“Determination of the Main Reference Values in Ultrasound Examination of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Clinically Healthy Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)”
Saviano

09.20 – 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00-11.30

Short Talks / Scientific Sessions

“Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops trucatus) sperm motion evaluation after 5 days of refrigeration at 5ºC and 15ºC degrees, a preliminary study”
García Vázquez
“The effect of Inmuno-2865® (Natramune-2865®) and Shana vet® in Poxvirus lesions in Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus): preliminary results”
Rubio-Garcia
“Melatonin concentrations in captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)”
Van der Klij
“Case Report: Deep Pyoderma in a Harbour Seal (Phoca vitulina)”
Barros García
“New cetacean morbillivirus with Atlantic origin circulating in Mediterranean striped dolphin population”
Rubio Guerri
“Transthoracic echocardiography as a non – invasive tool to investigate cardiac physiology, health and physical performance”
Miedler
“Artificial milk supplementation to manatee calves (Trichechus manatus manatus, Linnaeus 1758)”
Gili

11.30 – 13.20

Lunch

13.20 - 14.30

Annual General Meeting – AGM (members only)

14.30 – 16.00

Visit to Mundomar

16.00 – 18.00

Gala Dinner (Palm Beach Hotel)

21.00

Welcome Address

08.30- 08.45

Guest Speaker

Pedro Lavia

08.45- 09.40

Scientific Sessions

“Intravaginal artificial insemination in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) using refrigerated semen and medical training”
Barros García
“Lactation stage and milk composition in two bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) females
Grande
“Raising dolphins the Delphi-style – successful raising of Tursiops truncatus with a laissez-faire attitude”
Ternes
“Development of an online survey for the review of Otariids reproduction control in captivity”
Lacave

09.40 – 11.20

Coffee Break

11.20-11.40

Scientific Sessions

“Multi facility study to determine a salivary cortisol baseline in Tursiops truncatus”
Alvarez
“Lung function in the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina): a non-invasive method for assessing respiratory physiology and health for animals in human care”
Borque
“Metabolic rate and respiratory physiology in the walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)”
Lorenzo
“Presenting an Original 360° HD Audio-Video Device to be used in an Etho-Acoustical Analysis on Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
López Maralunda

11.40 – 13.00

Final remarks

13.20

Lunch (included in Symposium fee)

13.30 – 14.30

Workshop – Water Quality

15.40

POSTERS

Evolution of the population or Orcas under human care from 1960s to the 2000s
Arija

Pharmacokinetic behaviour of cefovecin after subcutaneous administration in small clawed otters (Aonyx cinerea)
Barros García

Case report: clinical approach to a severe traumatic palpebral laceration in a harbour seal (phoca vitulina)
Barros García

Blood sampling in a wary California Sea Lion (Zalophus Californianus)
Di Stefano

How to maintain our high standard of animal training during period of construction in keeping animals in their environment?
Egea

Whalewatching in Russia: Fact or Fiction
Golubtcova Aleksandra

Dolphins: Training artificial insemination in small population
Henderson

Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) semen banking project in France.
Moyet

Variation of the sound emission rates in a captive group of false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) during feedings: possible food anticipatory activity?.
Platto

Voluntary urine collection training in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
Robaina

Quantitative analysis of the normal gastrointestinal microbiota in captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Romera

Increasing number of the encounters of short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis ponticus) in the coastal northwestern Black Sea waters in summer: a new trend in distribution?
Savenko

Assessment of environmental enrichment on two Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) under human care
Ziliene

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