= CONFERENCE PROGRAMME =
Wednesday 6th September
20:00 Informal ice breaker in student club Kampa
Thursday 7th September
10:00 PLENARY TALK: Dr. Kate Arnold (University of St. Andrews, UK): The search for language in wild West African primates: going against the grain.
11:00 Coffee break with poster session
Session 1 (Chair: Dr. Pavel Němec)
11:15 Sabine Martini (University of Duisburg-Essen, DE): Magnetoreception in Dogs
11:35 Sandra Malewski (University of Duisburg-Essen, DE): Digging towards North – How to Orient in Underground Burrow Systems?
11:55 Lunch break
Session 2 (Chair: Dr. Petr Veselý)
13:15 Cornelia Habl (University of Vienna, AT): The Keybox: Shape-frame fitting during tool use in Goffin’s Cockatoos (Cacatua goffiniana)
13:35 Massimo de Agró (University of Padua, IT): Abstract stimuli discrimination in the jumping spider Phidippus regius
13:55 Alejandro Corregidor (University of Southern Denmark, DK): Problem solving capabilities of Peach-fronted Conures (Eupsittula aurea)
14:15 Khia E. Dobbinson (University of Hull, UK): Odd & on the edge: using computerised prey to study predator preference
14:35 Coffee break with poster session
Session 3 (Chair: Dr. Pavel Linhart)
15:00 Abel Souriau (Charles University in Prague, CZ): Asymmetrical song convergence in two hybridizing nightingales: a potential role in interspecific communication?
15:20 Bawan Amin (Leiden University, NL): What’s that I hear? Can traffic noise confuse bats?
15:45 Guided tour of subterranean rodents laboratory
19:00 Social event in KMP (Klub malých pivovarů České Budějovice)
Friday 8th September
09:30 PLENARY TALK: Prof. Thomas Bugnyar (University of Vienna, AT): Raven Politics – Understanding and Use of Social Relations
10:30 Coffee break with poster session
Session 4 (Chair: Dr. Petr Veselý)
11:00 Verity Bridger (University of Exeter, UK): Social learning in the nest: how can nestling birds use adult calls to learn about predators?
11:20 Victoria Lee (University of Exeter, UK): Do jackdaws learn socially about unfamiliar people?
11:40 Liisa Hämäläinen (University of Cambridge, UK): Does a high toxin load make social information about prey more valuable for predators?
12:00 Lunch break
Session 5 (Chair: Dr. Pavel Duda)
13:00 Andrea Sommese (Institute of Animal Science, Prague, CZ): The degree of communication between humans and dogs, wolfdogs and wolves in association with the genetic background
13:20 Gabriel Šaffa (University of Presov, SK): Risk Perception of Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus Pygerythrus) in Urban and Rural Habitats
13:40 Giulia Cimarelli (University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, AT): Intraspecific social relationships in pack-living dogs and wolves
14:00 Bruno Esattore (Institute of Animal Science, Prague, CZ): To beat or not to beat: “opportunistic” behaviour during antler growth period modifies cortisol concentration in red deer (Cervus elaphus) male
14:20 Coffee break with poster session
Session 6 (Chair: Dr. Martina Konečná)
14:50 Vedrana Šlipogor (University of Vienna, AT): Psychological or Biological Approach to Personality? Method Validation in Common Marmosets
15:10 Velia Nicotra (University of Parma, IT): Evaluating jealousy in pet dogs: Different approaches bring multiple results
15:30 Manon Corbin (CNRS Strasbourg, FR): Tell me what kind of collective behaviour you initiate, I will tell you who you are
15:50 Farewell and award of prizes
18:00 Optional guided tour of the Budweiser Budvar Brewery (180 Kč per person)
19:30 Pub – reservation at Potrefená Husa
Saturday 9th September
Optional trip to castle and zoo in Hluboká nad Vltavou
= POSTER PRESENTATIONS =
To see list of posters, click here: escbc2017_posters
Last update: 5. 9. 2017