Program Highlights

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Sunday 07 August 2022
Welcome Reception (Refreshments and cash bar) 6:00 - 8:00
Monday 08 August 2022
Breakfast 7:00 - 8:30
Plenary: Gary McCracken 8:30 - 11:30
Symposium: The Wind Energy-Bat Conflict: How to Solve a Green-Green Dilemma? 1:00 - 5:15
Symposium: Beyond Bat Genomes: Using Genomes for Diverse Efforts in Studying Bats 1:00 - 5:15
Symposium: Current Status and Future Directions of Conservation Research on White-nose Syndrome 1:00 - 5:15
Symposium: How does Human Dimensions Research Advance Bat Conservation? 1:00 - 3:00
Workshop: Introduction to R 11:30 - 1:00
Contributed Poster Session (Refreshments and cash bar) 6:00 - 8:00
LGBTQ+ Mixer (RSVP required) 9:00 - 11:00
Tuesday 09 August 2022 - Student Spotlight Day
Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00
Early Career Plenaries: Sheherazade, Iroro Tanshi, Daniel Zamora-Mejías 8:00 - 9:15
Student Presentation Competition 9:45 - 5:00
Vendor Workshop: A Close look at the Song Meter Mini Bat 11:30 - 1:00
Student Poster Session (Refreshments and cash bar) 6:00 - 8:00
Student Mixer (Refreshments and cash bar) 8:30 - 10:30
Wednesday 10 August 2022 - Workshop Day
Diversity Breakfast 7:00 - 8:30
Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00
Workshop: GBatNet- Join the Mission! 9:00 - 11:30
Workshop: Video Techniques for Tracking and Counting Bats 9:00 - 11:30
Workshop: Establishing Global Thresholds for Wind Energy Mortality of Bats 9:00 - 11:30
Workshop: International Perspectives on Bat Marking 9:00 - 11:30
Vendor Workshop: Using Kaleidoscope Software for Identification of Bat Species 9:00 - 11:30
Workshop: Bat Research and Conservation in the Global South- The Global South Bats Initiative 1:00 - 2:30
Workshop: Managing Data and Building Pipelines in R 1:00 - 2:30
Workshop: IUCN Bat Specialist Group - One Health Working Group Open Meeting 1:00 - 2:30
Workshop: Ancient DNA Genomics and Bat Research 1:00 - 2:30
Vendor Workshop: Bat Call Analysis Using Anabat Insight 1:00 - 2:30
Workshop: Old World Bat Red List Assessment 3:00 - 5:00
Workshop: Bat1K- Past, Present, Future 3:00 - 5:00
Workshop: Making Bat Conservation Work in a Human-Dominated World 3:00 - 5:00
Workshop: Career Preparation 3:00 - 5:00
Workshop: PhylogatR- Phylogeographic Data Aggregation and Repurposing 3:00 - 5:00
Midweek Bar-B-Q Banquet 6:00 - 10:00
Thursday 11 August 2022
Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00
Plenary: Liliana Dávalos 8:00 - 9:00
Symposium: Big Ideas in Bat Biology 9:30 - 11:30
Symposium: Bat Migration- New Perspectives and Synthesis 9:30 - 11:30
Symposium: Advances in Understanding Bat Health and Disease Dynamics 12:45 - 5:00
Symposium: Bats and Transport 12:45 - 4:00
Symposium: Multiple Dimensions of Biodiversity- A Systems Approach 12:45 - 5:00
Excursion: Bracken Cave Preserve (pre-booking required) 5:30 - 10:00
Fundraiser: Boat Cruise (tickets required) 6:00 - 10:00
Friday 12 August 2022
Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00
Plenary: Gerry Carter 8:00 - 9:00
Business Meeting (all welcome) 9:00 - 10:00
Symposium: Removing Barriers to Broad-scale Acoustic Monitoring for Bat Conservation 10:30 - 2:15
Symposium: The First Half Century of NASBR and Bat Research 1:00 - 3:00
Symposium: Frontiers in Neotropical Macroecology 3:30 - 5:15
Cocktail Social (Cash bar) 5:30 - 6:30
Closing Banquet (tickets required) 6:30 - 8:00
Awards Ceremony and Live Auction (Cash bar, all welcome!) 8:00 - 10:00