[MARMAM] Symposium "The Ganges River Dolphins"

Tadamichi MORISAKA chaka at tokai-u.jp
Wed Jan 13 21:34:06 PST 2016

Dear Marmam list members,

We are pleased to announce and invite you to participate in the
following international symposium at Shizuoka, JAPAN.

For more detail & submission, please visit our website.

The deadline of the poster presentation submission will be 12th, Feb.
All topics of marine mammal scientific studies can be accepted for
this presentation.

International Symposium "The Ganges River Dolphin"

Host: Tokai University Institute of Innovative Science and Technology
Co-host: Institute of Oceanic Research and Development,
Tokai University School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University
(Public Seminar of School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University)

Date: 26th, Feb 2016 (FRI) 10:00 – 17:30
Free of charge (\1,000 for banquet)
Location : Shizuoka Convention Arts Center “GRANSHIP” Audio Visual Hall (2F)

Tentative Schedule & Titles:
9:30 Open
10:00 Opening Remarks | Dr. Yasuhiro Senga (Dean, School of Marine
Science and Technology)
10:10 IIST introduction | Dr. Shigeru Yamaguchi (Director, IIST)
10:20 Dr. Yoshihiro Tanaka (Numata Fossil Museum)
        “Evolution of the Ganges River dolphin group”
11:05 Dr. Yukiko Yamamoto (National Research Institute of Fisheries Engineering)
        “Acoustic behavior of the Ganges River dolphins”
11:35 – 13:00 Lunch & Poster Viewing
13:00 Dr. Toshio Kasuya
        “The dawn of the Japanese research on the Ganges River dolphins”
13:40 Dr. Sunil K. Choudhary (T.M. Bhagalpur University)
        “Conserving Ganges river dolphins in a dynamic and
conflict-ridden environment:
         Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary”
14:30 Mr. Nachiket Kelkar (Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and
the Environment)
        “Ecological research towards re-calibrating Ganges river
dolphin conservation”
15:15 Dr. Tadamichi Morisaka (Tokai University)
        “Acoustic research in Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary”
15:40 – 17:20 Poster Session for marine mammal studies (Call for papers!)
17:20 Closing Remarks | Dr. Masahisa Kubota (Director, IORD)
17:30 – 19:30 Banquet at OASIS (1st floor of the GRANSHIP) (\1,000 per
one person)

Organizing Committee: Tadamichi Morisaka, Yayoi M. Yoshida, Nobuyuki
Ozawa, Youko Takeshita

Registration & Submission :  http://marinemammal.jimdo.com/
Contact: Tadamichi Morisaka (IIST, IORD) chaka at tokai-u.jp

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