[MARMAM] 2009 International Sirenian Symposium

Margaret E Kellogg mkellogg at usgs.gov
Mon Aug 3 07:34:07 PDT 2009

Second announcement for the next International Sirenian Symposium to be 
held on 11 October 2009 during the upcoming SMM Biennial Conference on the 
Biology of Marine Mammals in Quebec, Canada.  If you would like to submit 
a presentation please send an electronic copy of your abstract to Nicole 
Adimey (nicole_adimey at fws.gov) by 15 August 2009. 

International Sirenian Symposium

Exploring Issues Related to Sirenian 
Conservation, Rehabilitation, Monitoring, and Biology 

In conjunction with the 
18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals 
Quebec, Canada 
11 October 2009 

Second Announcement 

You are invited to participate in the Fourth International Sirenian 
Symposium on Sunday, 11 October 2009 from 12:30-5:00 PM in room 202.  The 
aim of this symposium is to foster communication between researchers, 
managers, and policy makers.  Scientists and managers representing 
countries from all over the globe are invited to submit a brief abstract 
to speak at the symposium due August 15th, 2009. All presenters will be 
given 10 minutes, including time for questions. 
Presentation topics will be limited to four per session and should relate 
to one of the discussion areas listed below: 

I - Conservation/Management - Conservation, Regulations, Laws, Modeling, 
Recovery, Survey Techniques 
II - Rescue, Rehabilitation, Release - Programs, Capture, Husbandry, 
Medicine, Health Assessment 
III - Monitoring Applications - Carcass Recovery, Aerial Surveys, Radio 
Tagging, Photo ID, Genetics 
IV- Biology/Research - Anatomy, Physiology, Habitat, Ecology, Behavior 

To register for this workshop, please follow the instructions on the web 
site at: 


There will be a small registration fee of $10.00/US collected at the door 
for this symposium.  Hope you will be able to attend.  Please post and 
pass among you colleagues.

Margaret E. Kellogg, PhD
Molecular Biologist
U.S. Geological Survey
Sirenia Project
7920 NW 71st Street
Gainesville,  Florida  32653-3701

Office: (352) 264-3484
Mobile: (303) 817-5792

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