SUBMISSIONS: AFRICAN WILD DOGS UNITED
Call for Abstracts
This virtual conference brings together scientists, researchers, conservation managers, communities, students, supporters and enthusiasts to understand the latest science, discuss conservation and management issues, tackle current challenges and raise awareness about African Wild Dogs.
Conference activities will cover all topics related to African Wild Dogs, their conservation, ecology, physiology, behaviour, genetics, public attitudes, artwork, films and photography.
We encourage submissions from people at all career stages and hope to see a majority of submissions coming from within Africa.
Bursaries will be available to support participation by students and traditional community members in Africa.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW OPEN: First Call
Participants can present a 5-minute or 12-minute pre-recorded talk with a live question and answer session. Talks will be timetabled along with others on similar topics to create themed sessions.
Poster sessions are also available. Instructions on formatting posters will be made available shortly.
Special sessions can be either 90 minutes or 3 hours and their content is flexible. You may want to hold an open or invite-only panel discussion to share experiences about the best tracking technologies, host a short workshop aimed at collating data for a meta-analyses, or recruit participants for a collaborative grant proposal.
Perhaps you would like to invite donors to be inspired by stunning wildlife photography or showcase other artwork related to Wild Dogs? The choice is yours.
Monday, 14 February 2022 – Friday, 18 February 2022
SUBMISSION PORTAL OPENS
Wednesday, 10 November 2021
EXTENDED Monday, 29 November 2021 at 23H59 (GMT+2)
REVIEW OUTCOME & INVITATIONS DISTRIBUTED
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
CONFERENCE PROGRAM DISTRIBUTED
Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Virtual / Online – Zoom (links to be provided)
Sponsored by the Painted Wolf Foundation
"The painted wolf is Africa’s most persecuted predator. Few know they exist. We raise awareness and support organisations that conserve them."