Symposia of IBRC 2022

Monday Symposia
How does Human Dimensions Research Advance Bat Conservation?
1:00 - 3:00pm, Rhinolophus (Salon F)
: Joanna Coleman (City University of New York, USA), Ewan Macdonald (University of Oxford, UK), Tanja Straka (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)

Current Status and Future Directions of Conservation Research on White-nose Syndrome
1:00 - 5:15pm, Leptonycteris (Salon G)
Organizers: Jeremy Coleman (US Fish and Wildlife Service, USA), Jonathan Reichard (US Fish and Wildlife Service, USA), Winifred Frick (Bat Conservation International, USA), Craig Willis (University of Winnipeg, Canada)

The Wind Energy-Bat Conflict: How to Solve a Green-Green Dilemma?
1:00 - 5:15pm, Pteropus (Salon J)
: Christian Voigt (Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany), Michael Whitby (Bat Conservation International, USA), Fiona Matthews (University of Sussex, UK)

Beyond Bat Genomes: Using Genomes for Diverse Efforts in Studying Bats
1:00 - 5:15pm, Myotis (Salon K)
: Emma Teeling (University College Dublin, Ireland), Sonja Vernes (University of St. Andrews, UK), Liliana Dávalos (Stonybrook University, USA)

Thursday Symposia
Big Ideas in Bat Biology
9:30 - 11:30am, Pteropus (Salon J)
: Justin Boyles (Southern Illinois University, USA), Iroro Tanshi (Small Mammal Conservation Network), Thomas Lilley (Finnish Museum of Natural History, Finland)

Bat Migration: New Perspectives and Synthesis
9:30 - 11:30am, Myotis (Salon K)
: Teague O’Mara (Southeastern Louisiana University, USA)

Multiple Dimensions of Biodiversity- A Systems Approach
12:45 - 5:00pm, Leptonycteris (Salon G)
: Nancy Simmons (American Museum of Natural History, USA), Brock Fenton (University of Western Ontario, Canada), Stuart Parsons (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Advances in Understanding Bat Health and Disease Dynamics
12:45 - 5:00pm, Pteropus (Salon J)
: Kevin Olival, Cecilia Sanchez, and Kendra Phelps (EcoHealth Alliance, USA)

Bats and Transportation
12:45 - 4:00pm, Myotis (Salon K)
: Vanessa Gorecki (Queensland University of Technology, Australia), Stuart Parsons (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Friday Symposia
Removing Barriers to Broad-Scale Acoustic Monitoring for Bat Conservation
10:30am - 2:15pm, Pteropus (Salon J)
: Winifred Frick (Bat Conservation International, USA), Brian Reichert (US Geological Survey, USA)

The First Half Century of NASBR and Bat Research
1:00 - 3:00pm, Myotis (Salon K)
: Burton Lim (Royal Ontario Museum, Canada)

Frontiers in Neotropical Macroecology
3:30 - 5:15pm, Rhinolophus (Salon F)
: Fabricio Villalobos (Instituto de Ecología AC, Mexico), Maria João Ramos Pereira (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), Richard Stevens (Texas Tech University, USA)