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Symposia

Scientists from around the world will present the latest in conservation research and practice at 73 different symposia at ICCB 2017.

The scientific program will also features hundreds of contributed talks, poster, speed presentations and knowledge cafes.

ID

TITLE

12

Engaging Members of Faith Communities in Conservation Research and Practice

29

Information systems to bridge the gap between data collection and policy making

35

Conservation challenges and opportunities in areas of armed conflict

45

Animals from the wild how much will they count in sustainable food systems of the future

56

New tools for ecosystem assessment and monitoring

60

The State of Social-Ecological Science in Environmental NGO Practice: A SSWG Sponsored Symposium

70

Shaping the future of Conservation Technology

72

Mapping human pressures globally and the role of protected areas in mitigating biodiversity threats

73

Key Biodiversity Area identification and safeguard development and application of the new standard

74

Biodiversity indicators: Measuring change in a dynamic and uncertain world

75

Linking conservation science to decisions in the real world

78

Learning from across the social sciences to inform evidence-based demand reduction strategies

82

A Standard Framework to Convert Spatial Data into Meaningful Conservation Management Information

87

Successful scenario planning a masterclass

91

Developing the scientific basis that enables businesses to support biodiversity conservation

92

What is hindering the success of conservation translocations

94

Monarchs Pangolins and Vaquita Using U.S. Laws to Leverage Global Conservation Gains

103

The role of Natural History Museums in sustaining biological and cultural diversity

114

Conservation Planning where is it now what is its potential and how do we get there

116

The urban challenge: Latin American cities as hotspots of biodiversity conservation opportunities

118

Rural communities and Indigenous Peoples Contributions to the Conservation of the Amazon Basin

121

Land acquisitions for conservation reconciling plans with empirical reality

123

Seasonally Dry Forest conservation in the Neotropics

130

New conservation strategies to sustain coral reefs under climate change

134

Adaptive management in Latin American Protected Areas challenges and opportunities

139

New technologies for novel conservation solutions

141

Tackling over-collection of wild plants is horticulture a conservation problem or solution

144

Conservation in an Urbanizing World: Conservation science and application in urban systems

147

Mind the gap an open- science network for integrated ecosystem research in Colombia

149

The impact of Earths changing human footprint on biodiversity and humanity

150

Harmonizing conservation local realities inter-disciplinary approaches to just sustainability

157

Coral Reefs Conservation Effectiveness

161

Human-carnivore conflict in regions undergoing land-use change

166

Red Lists of Ecosystems in Latin America From national efforts to a regional strategy

167

Conserving Cotton-top Tamarins in Colombia: An Integrated and Strategic Approach in Saving a Species

169

The role of forest plantations in biodiversity conservation

172

Wildmeat 1/2 - Status of bushmeat exploitation and trade implications for biodiversity conservation

206

Wildmeat 2/2 - Collaborative systems to monitor wildlife use for sustainability

173

The IUCN Red List as a Tool for Conservation Action in Latin America

175

Adapting to climate change effects at extreme latitudes and elevations

176

More Problems to The Ocean A Data-Driven Look at Emerging Issues in Marine Conservation Science

179

Biodiversity knowledge management for flora conservation in megadiverse countries

185

Providing solutions to current conservation challenges with novel genetic approaches

186

Using interdisciplinary frameworks to address coral reef conservation

191

Challenges and opportunities in using a biocultural diversity conservation framework

196

More People Come to The Ocean A Data-Driven Look at Inclusivity in Marine Conservation Science

208

Critically examining ‘success’ - Session I: Exploring the politics of how ‘success’ is constructed

207

Critically examining ‘success’ - Session II: How accountable success stories are to local realities

200

Critically examining ‘success’ – Session III: inter-disciplinary approaches to measuring success

209

Wildlife Crime Bridging the Gap Between Conservation Science and Criminology Part I

30

Wildlife Crime Bridging the Gap Between Conservation Science and Criminology Part II

211

Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures Advances in Colombia

212

Integrating economics into biodiversity conservation practice

213

The future of conservation one movement or many

214

Conservation in an Urbanizing World: How is the science and practice of conservation changing

216

21st Century Science Leadership in Conservation Biology

219

Tenure security and nature conservation A driver or solution for conservation

220

Cost-effective tools to support conservation decision-making for Protected Areas in Latin America

221

Ebb and Flow Transnational efforts in marine conservation in Cuba

222

Co-benefits as incentives for conservation in human-dominated landscapes

224

Global Connectivity Conservation Designation and Design

225

Illegal Wildlife Trafficking finding synergies to combat a multifaceted threat to biodiversity

226

Lost in translation: Navigating complex policy processes to deliver conservation outcomes

232

Advances in assessing effectiveness of conservation policies Latin America

233

Monitoring invisible places: Eco-acoustics in marine and freshwater environments

235

Conservation and storytelling in a post-truth world

237

What are we willing to lose reframing adequacy to achieve conservation outcomes

243

What are the triggers for people to choose a sustainable lifestyle