Detailed program

Detailed program

SCCS Hungary

2015

 

0th day (1st September)

 

12:00 – Meeting for the sightseeing at the Keleti Railway Station

The meeting point is in front of the main door of the station (Location: Kerepesi út 2–4, 1087 Budapest, Coordinates 47°30′01″N 19°05′02″E).

 

Keleti Railway Station main gate

 

The sightseeing will be about three hours and it includes a visit to the Heroes Square, the City Park and the Budapest Zoo.

 

 

(https://goo.gl/maps/Vkn8C)

15:30 – Meeting for the transfer to Tihany is at Felvonulási tér Budapest 1146 (Coordinates: 47304900; 19044332, walking distance from Heroes’ square at the City Park).

 

Felvonulási tér 

 

 

19:00 – Evening get–together with Hungarian buffet dinner in Tihany.

To make this event more international we would like to ask you to bring your local speciality for the get together evening to increase the diversity of choices :-).

 

The registration desk will be open today from 18:00 on the ground floor of the guesthouse of the Balaton Limnological Research Institute.

 

Contact telephone number: Dr. Katalin Mázsa – 003630-2447399

 


1st day (02 September)

09:30 – 09:45    Welcome / Introduction – András Báldi

09:45 – 10:45    Plenary:  Julia Marton–Lefevre – From Conservation Research to Influencing Policy

10:45 – 11:15    Coffee

11:15 – 13:15    Student talks: Session 1 (15 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion)

– Virginia Aguilar: Consequences of changes in human attitude: changing nesting habitat site selection by the Spanish Imperial Eagle (Aquila adalberti)

– Edvárd Mizsei: How to jump ahead if you know nothing? Case studies from the Greek meadow viper (Vipera ursinii graeca) conservation project

– Elitsa Popova: Human impact on the activity patterns of mammals in Bulgaria

– Gábor Ónodi: Nest site characteristics of the Great-spotted Woodpecker in a bottomland riparian forest in the presence of the invasive Green Ash and Boxelder Maple

– David Williams: Cows, forests or both? Reducing the environmental cost of meat production in Mexico.

– Anikó Zölei: Long-term dynamics of common cuckoo and great reed warbler populations in Central Hungary: are avian hosts threatened by their brood parasites?

13:15 – 14:00     Lunch 

14:00 – 15:30     Workshops (parallel workshops)

– William Sutherland – How to carry out a thesis or conservation project?

– Rhys Green – Planning research on endangered species (Library)

15:30 – 15:45     Tea, snack

15:45 – 17:15     Workshop

Tibor Hartel – The importance of traditional and modern knowledge types in managing high cultural and natural value landscapes.

17:15 – 18:15    Plenary: Ferenc Jordán – A network view on conservation biology

18:15 – 19:00    Dinner

19:00 – 20:30    Discussion moderated by Rosie Trevelyan

20:30 –               Diversity of local foods and drinks

 

2nd day (03 September)

 

07:30 – 09:00     Breakfast

09:00 – 10:00     Plenary: Tibor Hartel: Conservation biology in changing cultural landscapes of Eastern Europe

10:00 – 11:20     Student talks session (4 student talks, 15 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion)

– Anett Endrédi: Ex-situ conservation of some endangered plant species in Hungary

– Fanny Olsthoorn: The Landscape Approach

– László Patkó: Hair–traps as tools for monitoring mammal fauna: is it a magic wand on elusive species?

– Márton Szabolcs: Priorities, patterns and gaps in conservation of Europe's freshwater biodiversity and herpetofauna

11:20 – 11:40     Coffee break

11:40 – 12:30     Poster session (3 minutes talks + discussion)

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch

13:30 – 15:00     Workshop

                              William Sutherland – Evidence-based conservation

15:00 – 16:30     Workshops

– Ferenc Jordán – Network analysis: tools for system-based conservation

– Ágnes Kalóczkai and Barbara Mihók – Conservation and society - how to grab the social side of conservation (Library)

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break

17:00 – 18:30 Workshop

Julia Marton-Lefevre and Miklós Persányi - Communicating Science to Influence Policy

19:00 – 20:00 Dinner

20:00 – Short Hungarian folk dance performance, followed by an interactive session  

 

3rd day (04 September)

 

07:30 – 08:30      Breakfast          

08:30 – 10:10      Student talks session 7 (5 student talks, 15 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion)

Anastasija Martjanova: Sea otters on the frontlines of the fight against global warming

– Bálint Üveges: Some like it mild: Positive effects of climate change on hibernation success of common toads (Bufo bufo)

– Attila László Péntek: The role of saline bomb crater ponds in aquatic conservation

– Balázs Vági: Environmental and physiological factors constraining reproductive success of amphibians

– Zsanett Mikó: The impacts of a glyphosate–based herbicide on some charismatic inhabitants of ephemeral ponds

10:10 – 10:30      Coffee break, take your lunch box

11:30 – 11:30      Plenary: William Sutherland – Conservation science and policy

11:30 – 12:15      Prizes, closing remarks 

12:30 – 17:30      Field trip – Guided Tour in Tihany

19:00 –                   Dinner

                               

4th day (05 September)

 

06:30 – 07:30      Breakfast 

07:00 12:00       Optional field trip to the Kis-Balaton on the area of the Balaton Uplands National Park

15:00 –                 Expected arrival time to Budapest