In view of the ICO2021 postponement to 2023, the WDA is organizing a virtual online event for 15th July 2021. The meeting will take place on Zoom and will commence at 10 AM GMT. There will be the screening of the winners of the short videos of field work contest, plenary talks by members about work being done on each continent, and “My Dragon River” movie screening by Georg and Dagmar Rüppell. The Biennial WDA Board Meeting will also be held virtually during this meeting, to which attendance by all members is welcome.
To register for the Zoom, please complete the registration form >>here<<.
Update: Note updated times.
|Time in GMT/EDT/Tokyo||Event||Details|
|10:00/5:00/18:00||Welcome and introduction of board members||Host: Jessica Ware|
|10:30/5:30/18:30||Video contest entries||Host: Chris Beatty|
|11:00/6:00/19:00||Breakout rooms & socializing||Host: Göran Sahlén|
|11:30/6:30/19:30||Biennial General Meeting||Host: Jessica Ware & Yoshi Tsubaki|
|12:30/7:30/20:30||Plenary talks (~10 minutes each):|
– South America: Federico Lozano
– North America: Bruce Archibald; Seth Bybee/Geode team
– Asia: K. A. Subramanian; Pungki Lupiyaningdyah
– Europe: TBD
– IUCN Species Specialist Group: Viola Clausnitzer, Federico Lozano
– Africa: Kehinde Kemabonta
– Australia: Richard Rowe
|Host: Keith Wilson|
|14:30/8:30/21:30||“My Dragon River” screening, by Georg Rüppell and Dagmar Hilfert-Rüppell||Announcer: Frank Suhling|
|16:00/10:00/23:00||Breakout rooms & socializing||Host: Peter Brown|