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Conferences and Meetings

#BOU18TC | BOU 2018 Twitter Conference

 20 - 21 Nov 2018

WELCOME . . .

. . . to #BOU18TC, the BOU’s (and world’s) second general ornithology Twitter Conference!

Our events follow in the footsteps of others who we would like to acknowledge, in particular the now annual @Seabirders conferences (#WSTC, #WSTC2, #WSTC3 and #WSTC4) and @Biotweeps’ #BTcon17 and #BTcon18.

Twitter conferences are increasingly popular as they are a low carbon and cost-free way for researchers from around the world to come together.

PROGRAMME

Full schedule and links to individual sessions

Following and taking part in #BOU18TC couldn’t be easier – you join in from wherever you want, accessing the event on your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet via the Twitter website or a Twitter app using our conference tag #BOU18TC. See here.

KEYNOTE PRESENTERS

We have seven great keynote presentations planned for #BOU18TC featuring the work of a diverse group of ornithologists from right around the world. We’ll add each keynote presenter as they are announced on Twitter (from 14 May).

Prof Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan | @palaeo_prof
@UCT_news
The biology of the Mesozoic bird Confuciusornis sanctus
20 November, 1200 UTC
 
 
 
Prof Nicky Clayton, FRS | @nickyclayton22
@Cambridge_Uni‏
Cognitive behaviour in crows
20 November, 1600 UTC
 
 
 
Paul Sweet | @pablo_dulce
@AMNH
The role of museum collections in modern day ornithology
20 November, 2015 UTC
 
 
 
Prof Darryl Jones | @MagpiejonesD
@Griffith_Uni
Implications of anthropogenic foods in urban environments
21 November, 0700 UTC
 
 
Farah Ishtiaq | @fishtiaq
@India_Alliance
Ecology and evolution of vector-borne avian diseases
21 November, 0800 UTC
 
 
 
Dominic McCafferty | @DomMcCafferty
@IBAHCM and @IBIS_journal
Thermal imaging in avian science
21 November, 0900 UTC
 
 
 
Mary Colwell | @curlewcalls
Freelance producer. Author of Curlew Moon
Communicating science: the plight of the Curlew
21 November, 1240 UTC
 
 

#BOU18TC LINKS

Presenter guidelines
How to follow/interect guidelines
Programme
Session 1 (commences 1200 UTC, 20 November)
Session 2 (commences 1600 UTC, 20 November)
Session 3 (commences 1930 UTC, 20 November)
Session 4 (commences 0700 UTC, 21 November)
Session 5 (commences 0900 UTC, 21 November)
Session 6 (commences 1110 UTC, 21 November)
Frequently asked questions
Presentations from #BOU17TC – our first Twitter Conference
 

BOU18TC CONTACTS

Get in touch with #BOU18TC organisers via Twitter or email:
Steve Dudley @stevedudley_ or email Steve
Nina O’Hanlon @Nina_OHanlon or email Nina

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