We can now announce the first speakers at the Waterfowl Conservation Workshop 2020!
Dr. Paul Rose, Associate Lecturer at the University of Exeter / Research Associate at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, UK, will talk about the science behind waterfowl behaviour.
Bernd Marcordes, curator at Kölner Zoo, Germany, and chair of EAZA’s Waterfowl Taxon Advisory Group will talk about the past work and future plans of the Waterfowl TAG.
Julian Loomans, aviculturist at a new private breeding center in Belgium, will talk about the Passchendaele Waterfowl Breeding Center.
Thijs Kuiken DVM PhD DACVP, Professor of Comparative Pathology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, will speak about Avian influenza in waterfowl.
Nigel Jarrett, Head of Conservation Breeding at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, UK, will talk about Madagascar pochard conservation and reintroduction.
Kevin Varekamp, aviculturist, will discuss the results of the Egg-logger project at the campus of Aeres MBO Barneveld.
Dr. Jente Ottenburghs, Post doctoral at department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, University of Uppsala, Sweden, will talk about Waterfowl hybridisation, genetics and taxonomy.