Biodiversity and Ecosystem services: The role of endangered species and invasives

1st International Workshop

17 october 2016
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Herzog Friedrich Strasse 3, Innsbruck - Palais Claudiana

  • University of Innsbruck
  • Burapha University

Monday, October 17, 2016

8:45 Welcome and Introduction
  • Michael Martys (Director Alpenzoo, Innsbruck, Austria)
  • Leopold Füreder (Scientific coordinator, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
9:10 Panel 1
Introduction of commercially produced bumblebees for pollination: Ecosystem services, invasiveness and pathogen spillover
  • Jouni Sorvari (University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland)

Landscape modelling, energy production, biodiversity and ecosystem services: Study cases in mountain environments

  • Marco Ciolli (University of Trento, Italy)

Conservation of freshwater mussels from deserts to tropical forests: Background, main threats and future challenges

  • Ronaldo Gomes Sousa (University of Minho, Portugal)
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Panel 2
Freshwater crayfish in Europe: Endangered species, invasives and ecosystem services
  1. Leopold Füreder (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Study on tapir and marine turtles. A case study on endangered terrestrial and marine species in Peninsular Malaysia: Endangered species and ecosystem services

  • Shahrul Anuar M. Sah (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)

Ecosystem services of large European rivers: Implications for management

  • Martin Schletterer (TIWAG, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
12:30 Lunch Break
13:45 Welcome
  • Erich Thöni (Academic Coordinator - Erasmus Mundus ECW, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
14:00 Panel 3
Back into European ecosystems: The reintroduction of the Northern Bald Ibis
  • Johannes Fritz (Waldrappteam, University of Vienna, Austria)

Conservation sustainability of endangered wild animals

  • Ampika Thongphakdee (Research and Conservation Division, Zoological Park Organization – ZPO, Thailand)

Conservation in zoos: claim and reality

  • Christiane Böhm (Alpenzoo Innsbruck, Austria)
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Panel 4
Using very high resolution images from mini-drones for ecosystem service evaluation of Melaleuca cjuputi Powell forest in the east of Thailand
  • Kitsani Charoenjit (Burapha University, Thailand)

Comparing environmental tolerance of the apple snails as the model species (invasive species and native species) on the freshwater ecosystem in Thailand

  • Chantima Piyapong (Burapha University, Thailand)

Damage cost valuation from the invasion of the apple snails in rice paddy fields in Thailand

  • Sayam Aroonsrimorakot (Mahidol University, Thailand)
17:30 Future Research Collaborations
Future research initiatives, projects and activities in the frame of the Cluster on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: the role of endangered species and invasives
18:30 Conference Dinner

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

9:00 Pick up from the hotel. Walk to the Hungerburg station and ride with the cable car Hungerburg funicular to the Alpenzoo. After the visit, ride with the cable car to Seegrube, at an altitude of 1.900 m above sea level.
Small lunch at the Restaurant Seegrube and journey back to the city of Innsbruck.
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14:00 Participants who will attend the annual SAT meeting in Trento will go by
bus to Trento