Announcement of the 1st Asian Ornithological Conference (First round) 8-10th November, 2021, Zhuhai
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Announcement of the 1st Asian Ornithological Conference (First round)
8-10th November, 2021, Zhuhai City, Guangdong, China
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We are delighted to invite you to attend the 1st Asian Ornithological Conference (the 1st AOC), which has been postponed to this year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and will be held on 8-10th November 2021 in Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, south China. The 1st AOC aims to increase our understanding of the role of birds in biodiversity and ecosystems, plumage, vocalizations, migration, parasites and pathogens, and a multitude of other physical and behavioral characteristics of birds. Important conference topics will also include phylogeny, ecology and evolution, with particular attention to the challenges and opportunities that urbanization and global change bring about. The conference will shine a specific spotlight on the conservation of birds, including the importance of community participation, bird watching and citizen science. In compliance with local government's quarantine policy, the conference will be conducted in an "on-site + on-line" mode, including plenary lectures, symposia and round-table discussions.
Please take note of the following basic conference information:
1 the theme of conference: ‘Asian birds share the same blue sky’
2 Date: 8-10th November 2021
3 Venue: Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China
4 Agenda (to be determined):
6 Lectures and symposia
Plenary lectures will be solicited, and speakers invited, by the Scientific Committee of the conference. The abstract submission deadline for oral and poster presentations (no more than 500 words) is 31st July 2021. Presentations will be evaluated and selected by the committee.
7 Orgnization of the AOC (additional members from Asian countries will be invited)
President: Fumin Lei (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Vice Presidents: Frank E. Rheindt (email@example.com), Zhengwang Zhang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
General Secretary: Yuehua Sun (email@example.com)
Chairs of Scientific Committee: Ping Ding (firstname.lastname@example.org), Frank E. Rheindt (email@example.com)
A detailed update of the conference program is forthcoming. We appreciate comments and suggestions regarding any aspects surrounding the conference. We thank you for your support, which is our greatest encouragement for a successful 1st AOC 2021.
Working Committee of the 1st AOC 2021
For additional queries on the conference, please contact:
Dr. Gang Song, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel:+86-010-64807280
Dr. Xiqing Liu, E-mail: email@example.com; Tel: +86-020-84191955