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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">World Whale Conference Workshop: Cetacean Conservation in Southern Africa –
challenges and opportunities </span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"" lang="EN-IE">Dear all,</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><br><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"" lang="EN-IE"></span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:7.5pt;line-height:16.5pt;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><b><u><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif";color:black" lang="EN-US">Please join us
for a 1-day workshop on Sunday 23 June at the World Whale Conference, Durban,
South Africa </span></u></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><u><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif";color:black">Aim:</span></u></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif";color:black"> Identify key issues and challenges affecting cetaceans and their
habitats in southern Africa and discuss practical solutions through research,
conservation, and collaboration. </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><u><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif";color:black">Summary </span></u></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Hosted by
the World Cetacean Alliance and Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau as part
of the 4<sup>th</sup> World Whale Conference, this workshop will unite
national, regional and global stakeholders from cetacean conservation and
research backgrounds, the whale watching industry, travel, and government
representatives, to share evidence and discuss strategies to ensure the
protection of cetaceans across southern Africa. The workshop will welcome short
talks from across disciplines, aimed at highlighting the key threats to
cetaceans in the region. The afternoon session will look at the challenges and
opportunities to mitigate these threats in the context of the unique cultural,
political, economic, and environmental situation in the region. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Workshop
Proposal Submission Guidelines</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><br><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""></span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">If you
wish to submit a proposal to provide a short talk at the Workshop please email <a href="mailto:dylan@worldcetaceanalliance.org">dylan@worldcetaceanalliance.org</a>
as soon as possible with a short summary proposal (less than 300 words).</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Organising a workshop</span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Workshops
are open to all delegates and on all subjects relating to cetaceans. If room
space becomes limited, priority will be given to workshops focused on African
cetaceans or of likely interest to African participants.</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">It will
be the responsibility of the workshop organiser to set appropriate participant
fees, collect these and pass them over to the Conference Organiser.  It
will also be the responsibility of the workshop organiser to provide receipts
to attendees, and create a list of attendees – copy to the Conference
Organiser. Fees should cover the costs of hiring the venue and any facilities
required, and if provided, all refreshments. The workshop organiser can look
for sponsors to cover these costs. For any general questions concerning
workshops please contact the Conference Organiser at <a href="mailto:admin@worldwhaleconference.org">admin@worldwhaleconference.org</a></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Workshop
fees</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Full Day:
South African Rand (ZAR) 500 per attendee</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Half Day:
South African Rand (ZAR) 300 per attendee</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">**Minimum
number of attendees = 10**</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">(The fee includes
use of venue, wireless HD projector, pointers/presenters, complimentary 500MB
voucher per delegate, conference stationery, 1 x flip chart with markers,
refreshments on arrival/mid-morning/afternoon, bottled water, cordials, sweets
and lunch(full day only).)</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif""><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman","serif"">Workshop
organisers and participants are required to be registered conference delegates
(delegate fees apply). See <a href="http://worldwhaleconference.org/">http://worldwhaleconference.org/</a></span></p>

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