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<h1 align="center" style="margin-bottom:30.0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:21.0pt;color:#66CCCC;font-weight:normal">ECS, Danish Marine Mammal Society and Aarhus University</span><o:p></o:p></h1>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">invites you to attend the 31st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society at</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Hindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, Denmark</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Main conference will be on 1-3 May, 2017</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Workshops will take place on 29-30 April, 2017</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<h2 align="center" style="margin-bottom:26.25pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:21.0pt;color:#555555;font-weight:normal">This year's theme is:</span><o:p></o:p></h2>
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<h2 align="center" style="margin-bottom:26.25pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:21.0pt;color:#66CCCC;font-weight:normal">INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS</span><o:p></o:p></h2>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Professor Lars Bejder, Murdoch University, Cetacean Research Unit, Australia</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Dr. Asha De Vos, Post-doctoral scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Dr. Len Thomas, University of St. Andrews, Scotland</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<h2 align="center" style="margin-bottom:26.25pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:21.0pt;color:#66CCCC;font-weight:normal">IMPORTANT DATES</span><o:p></o:p></h2>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Abstract and workshop submission deadline: 1</span><span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#1F497D">8</span><span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333"> January 2017 (23:45
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Early registration deadline: 15 March 2017 (23:45 CET)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Video abstract submission deadline: 1 March 2017 (23:45 CET)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-family:"open sans","serif";color:#333333">Late registration deadline and: 1 April 2017 (23.45 CET)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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