Sunday, 10th January

Sunday
15:00 - 17:00
Check-in and Registration
Venue
Pre-Function Area
Sunday
17:45 - 18:30
KN-6
Keynote - Munir Virani
Venue
Kirinyaga
17:45
»
Munir Virani
Africa Program Director for The Peregrine Fund
Sunday
17:45 - 18:30
KN-6
Keynote - Kahindi Lekalhaile
Venue
Kirinyaga
Sunday
19:00 - 21:00
Dinner
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace

Monday, 11th January

Monday
06:30 - 08:00
Breakfast
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Monday
08:00 - 08:30
KN-2
Plenary: Welcome
Venue
Kirinyaga
08:00
Welcome Address
»
Michael Manfredo
Colorado State University
Monday
08:30 - 09:15
KN-2
Plenary: Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka
Venue
Kirinyaga
08:30
»
Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Conservation Through Public Health
Monday
09:15 - 10:00
KN-3
Plenary: Tom Lalampaa
Venue
Kirinyaga
09:15
TBA
»
Tom Lalampaa
Chief Operations Officer for Northern Rangelands Trust
Monday
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
Venue
Pre-Function Area
Monday
10:30 - 12:00
Infectious disease outbreaks – especially zoonotic disease outbreaks triggered when pathogens spread from animals to people – remain serious health concerns worldwide and provide an excellent example of One Health. According to Wolfe et al. (2007), the most significant diseases of modern society have... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Michael Manfredo (Colorado State University), Dr. Andreas Rechkemmer (Denver University) & Mrs. Esther Duke (Colorado State University)
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
10:30
» Michael Manfredo (Colorado State University), Wayde Morse (Auburn University), Mary Gauvain (University of California - Riverside), Kathleen Galvin (Colorado State University), Andres Rechkemmer (University of Denver), James Herbert Williams (University of Denver), Philip Tedeschi (University of Denver), Richard Reading (University of Denver), Asfaw Kumssa (United Nations Development Programme - Kenya)
Monday
10:30 - 12:10
Chair
Stacy Lynn
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
10:30
» Alia Dietsch (Ohio State University), Tara Teel (Colorado State University), Michael Manfredo (Colorado State University)
10:50
11:10
» Ketil Skogen (Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA), Silje Skuland (National Institute for Consumer Research)
11:30
» Ethan Doney (Memorial University), Alistair Bath (Memorial University), Jerry Vaske (Colorado State University), Flavia Franchini-Silveira (Memorial University), Bethany Downer (Memorial University)
11:50
» Maria Johansson (Lund University), Sabrina Dressel (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Emma Kvastegård (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Göran Ericsson (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Anke Fischer (James Hutton Institute), Bjørn Kaltenborn (Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA), Jerry Vaske (Colorado State University), Camilla Sandström (Umeå University)
Monday
10:30 - 12:00
Human dimensions (HD) in wildlife management has clearly an important research aspect which focuses upon understanding beliefs, attitudes, values, behavioral intention and predicting and documenting behavior regarding human-wildlife related activities. These research studies, often conducted within... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Alistair Bath (Memorial University), Dr. Carly Sponarski (Stanford University) & Dr. Leela Hazzah (Lion Guardians)
Venue
Colobus
Monday
10:30 - 12:00
Sustainable, regulated hunting provides an important wildlife management tool that can have positive impacts on wildlife conservation in many countries around the world through mitigation of human-wildlife conflict as well as ecosystem management. Regulated hunting also generates significant amounts of... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Wentzel Coetzer (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) & Ms. Ashley Gramza (Colorado State University)
Venue
Chui
10:30
10:50
11:10
» Khalil Karimov (Panthera), Klaus Hacklaender (Institute of Wildlife Biology and Game Management (IWJ), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)
Monday
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch A
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Monday
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch B
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Monday
14:00 - 16:00
Infectious and parasitic diseases result from interaction between a host and pathogenic biological agents (virus, bacteria, protozoa) under the influence of host factors that influence susceptibility, such as nutrition and immunity, and external factors such as the environment. Disease transmission may... [ more ]
Chair
Prof. James DeMartini (Colorado State University)
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
14:00
» James DeMartini (Colorado State University), Patricia Conrad (University of California Davis), David Ndreereh (Kenya Wildlife Service), Richard Bowen (Colorado State University), Paul Mireji (Yale University and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Inst.), Ken Olson (Colorado State University), Jan Geu Grootenhuis (Wildlife Veterinarian)
Monday
14:00 - 16:00
Early studies of people-primate interactions (often termed people-primate conflict) focussed largely on documenting crop types targeted by non-human primates and estimating the economic value of lost crops, to understand the impact on local people of sharing space with these, sometimes protected, species.... [ more ]
Chair
Prof. Kate Hill (Oxford Brookes University)
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
14:00
» Graham Wallace (Anthropology Centre for Conservation, Environment and Development, Oxford Brookes University), Kate Hill (Anthropology Centre for Conservation, Environment and Development, Oxford Brookes University)
14:20
» Nancy Moinde (Department of Conservation Biology, Institute of Primate Research), Ryne Palombit (Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University)
14:40
» Joana Sousa (Institute of Mediterranean Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Evora)
15:00
» Matthew McLennan (Anthropology Centre for Conservation, Environment and Development, Oxford Brookes University), Kimberley Hockings (Anthrop)
15:20
Monday
14:00 - 16:00
Since 2010, a major and rapid devolution of conservation to the local level has occurred in Kenya. This devolution was already taking place, but accelerated rapidly with the enactment of Kenya’s new constitution, which devolved significant power and resources to the county level throughout the country.... [ more ]
Chair
Prof. Robin Reid (Center for Collaborative Conservation, Colorado State University), Prof. Kathleen Galvin (Colorado State University), Mr. Dickson Kaelo (Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association), Mr. Benson Leyian (Amboseli Ecosystem Trust), Mrs. Munira
Venue
Colobus
14:00
» Dickson Kaelo (Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association)
14:20
14:40
» Jeffrey Worden (Northern Rangelands Trust), Tom Lalampaa (Northern Rangelands Trust), Mike Harrison (Northern Rangelands Trust)
15:00
» Robin Reid (Colorado State University), Dickson Kaelo (Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association), Kathleen Galvin (Colorado State University)
15:20
» Munira Anyonge Bashir (The Nature Conservancy)
15:40
» Kathleen Galvin (Colorado State University), Tyler Beeton (Colorado State University), Matthew Luizza (Colorado State University), Robin Reid (Colorado State University)
Monday
14:00 - 16:00
Session Objective: The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as CMS or the Bonn Convention) aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species throughout their range. It is an intergovernmental treaty concerned with the conservation of wildlife and... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Eick von Ruschkowski (NABU)
Venue
Chui
14:00
14:20
» Eick von Ruschkowski (NABU), Alex Ngari (BirdLife International), Samuel Temidayo Osinubi (BirdLife International)
14:40
» Eick von Ruschkowski (NABU), Thandiwe Chikomo (BirdLife International), Geoffroy Citegetse (BirdLife International)
15:00
» Eick von Ruschkowski (NABU), Peter Njoroge (National Museums of Kenya)
15:20
» Eick von Ruschkowski (NABU), Kariuki Ndanganga (BirdLife International), Alex Ngari (BirdLife International)
Monday
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break
Venue
Pre-Function Area
Monday
16:30 - 18:10
Chair
Geoff Kerr
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
16:30
» Pirjo Ilvesviita (Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland), Jukka Bisi (Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland), Mikko Rautiainen (Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland)
16:50
17:10
» Bonnie Bishop (Memorial University), Alistair Bath (Memorial University), Jerry Vaske (Colorado State University)
17:30
» Vincent Otieno (Kenya Methodist University/Nature Kenya, Insect Committee), John Gitiri (Ornithology Section, Zoology Department, National Museums of Kenya), Jacinta Muriithi (Ornithology Section, Zoology Department, National Museums of Kenya), Josephine Kiboi (Ornithology Section, Zoology Department, National Museums of Kenya)
Monday
16:30 - 17:50
Chair
Robin Reid
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
16:30
» Monica Engel (University of Sao Paulo / Memorial University), Jerry Vaske (Colorado State University), Alistair Bath (Memorial University), Silvio Marchini (University of Sao Paulo)
16:50
» Vincent van der Merwe (Endangered Wildlife Trust), Kelly Marnewick (Endangered Wildlife Trust), Susan Miller (University of Pretoria), Harriet Davies-Mostert (Endangered Wildlife Trust)
17:10
» Laurie Marker (Cheetah Conservation Fund), Matti Nghikembua (Cheetah Conservation Fund), Louisa Richmond-Coggan (Cheetah Conservation Fund)
17:30
» Kennedy Kariuki (University of Oxford)
Monday
16:30 - 17:50
Chair
Munira Anyonge Bashir
Venue
Colobus
16:30
» Stacy Lynn (Colorado State University), Gregory Newman (Colorado State University), Brian Fauver (Denver Zoo)
16:50
» Shawn Davis (Northern Michigan University), Robert Schorr (Colorado State University), Bernadette Kuhn (Colorado State University)
17:10
» Lynsey White Dasher (The Humane Society of the United States)
Monday
16:30 - 17:30
Chair
Kathleen Galvin
Venue
Chui
16:30
16:50
» Jessica Musengezi (The Nature Conservancy), Heather Tallis (The Nature Conservancy), Yuta Masuda (The Nature Conservancy), Daniel Letoiye (The Northern Rangelands Trust)
17:10
» Elizabeth Walker (Executive Strategist & Field Advisor (Multiple Clients Including FFI)/Academic Affiliations with Harvard University & The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy)
Monday
17:30 - 19:30
Social Event
Venue
Zebar
Monday
19:30 - 21:00
Dinner
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace

Tuesday, 12th January

Tuesday
07:00 - 08:30
Breakfast
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Tuesday
08:30 - 10:30
Infectious and parasitic diseases result from interaction between a host and pathogenic biological agents (virus, bacteria, protozoa) under the influence of host factors that influence susceptibility, such as nutrition and immunity, and external factors such as the environment. Disease transmission may be... [ more ]
Chair
Prof. James DeMartini (Colorado State University)
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
08:30
» Richard Kock (Royal Veterinary College), Felix Lankester (Serengeti Health Initiative, Washington State University), Samuel Mwangi Thumbi (Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State Univeristy), Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka (Conservation Through Public Health), James DeMartini (Colorado State University)
Tuesday
08:30 - 10:30
There is increasing awareness of and interventions to address rising levels of poaching and trafficking in illegal wildlife products around the globe. However, wildlife populations threatened by illegal activity continue to decline. Human behavior, specifically noncompliance with wildlife laws, is central... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Christine Browne-Nunez (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), Ms. Natalie Sexton (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) & Ms. Grace Ge Gabriel (IFAW)
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
08:30
» David Hubbard (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
08:50
» opyene vincent (Natural Resource Conservation Network)
09:10
09:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 10:30
Chair
Stephen Mureithi 
Venue
Colobus
08:30
» Henry Komu (University of Nairobi), Jesse Njoka (University of Nairobi), Vivian Wasonga (University of Nairobi), Harry Spaling (The King's University College), Elizabeth Muthiani (Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation), Judith Mbau (University of Nairobi)
08:50
» Claire Bedelian (University College London), Joseph Ogutu (University of Hohenheim)
09:10
» Samantha du Toit (SORALO), Peter Tyrrell (SORALO)
09:30
» Donna J Sheppard (Centre for Conservation Research, Calgary Zoo in partnership with Rhino Ark Charitable Trust), Axel Moehrenschlager (Centre for Conservation Research, Calgary Zoo), Jana M. McPherson (Centre for Conservation Research, Calgary Zoo), John J. Mason (Nature Conservation Research Centre)
09:50
» Camilla Sandström (Umeå University), Katarina Hansson (Umeå University)
Tuesday
08:30 - 10:30
Aquatic organisms are exposed to a variety of anthropogenically generated toxicants such as metals, DDT and organic substances such as soap sods released into fresh water systems, of which, those receiving high volumes of industrial, urban and sewage effluents are especially at risk. Structural and... [ more ]
Chair
Prof. Annemariè Avenant-Oldewage (University of Johannesburg) & Prof. Franz Jirsa (University of Vienna)
Venue
Chui
08:30
» Beric Gilbert (University of Johannesburg), Franz Jirsa (University of Vienna; University of Johannesburg), Ebrahim Hussain (University of Johannesburg), Annemariè Avenant-Oldewage (University of Johannesburg)
08:50
» Franz Jirsa (University of Vienna), Elick Otachi (Egerton University), Christof Plessl (University of Vienna), Wilfried Körner (University of Vienna), Annemariè Avenant-Oldewage (University of Johannesburg)
09:10
» Christof Plessl (University of Vienna), Elick Otachi (Egerton University), Wilfried Körner (University of Vienna), Annemariè Avenant-Oldewage (University of Johannesburg), Bernhard Keppler (University of Vienna), Franz Jirsa (University of Vienna; University of Johannesburg)
09:30
» Richard Greenfield (University of Johannesburg), Ryaz Musa (University of Johannesburg), Simoné Dahms (University of Johannesburg)
09:50
» Cobus Van Dyk (University of Johannesburg), Jaco Du Plessis (University of Johannesburg), Caitlin Balt (University of Johannesburg), Lee-ann Foster (University of Johannesburg)
10:10
» John Maina (University of Johannesburg), Geraldine Kavembe (South Eastern University College), Michael Papah (University of Nairobi), Reatlegile Mashiteng (University of Johannesburg), Chris Wood (Mc Master University), Adalto Bianchini (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG)), Lucas Bianchini (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG)), Harold Bergman (University of Wyoming), Ora Wood (Great Lakes Laboratories for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences), Pierre Laurent (Mc Master University), Claudine Chevalier (Mc Master University), Rodi Ojoo (University of Nairobi)
Tuesday
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
Venue
Pre-Function Area
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:30
Kenya is undergoing sweeping social and cultural changes in many ways. In the pastoral regions to the north, boys who would have traditionally lived and practiced as pastoralists, spending weeks and sometimes months at a time in the landscape with livestock, are increasingly encouraged to attend school... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Brett Bruyere (Col) & Ms. Amy Masching (Denver Zoological Society)
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
11:00
» Brett Bruyere (Colorado State University)
11:20
» Brett Bruyere (Colorado State University)
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:40
Chair
Sam Martin
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
11:00
» Rebecca Witinok-Huber (Colorado State University), Brett Bruyere (Colorado State University), Janna Coulter (Colorado State University)
11:20
» Jessica Espenshade (University of Vermont), James Murdoch (University of Vermont), Robert Manning (University of Vermont)
11:40
» Jing Hu (Central China Normal University), Yajuan Li (Central China Normal University)
12:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:20
Chair
Judith Mbau
Venue
Colobus
11:00
11:20
» Alejandra Olivera-Méndez (Colegio de Postgraduados), Daniel J. Decker (Cornell University)
11:40
» Ingela Jansson (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Craig Packer (University of Minnesota), Camilla Sandström (Umeå University), goran spong (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
12:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:00
Fish parasites are exposed to the same anthropogenically generated toxicants than their fish hosts. These substances, such as metals, DDT and organic substances such as soap sods, are responsible for changes in the population structure of parasites and their intermediate and final hosts. Presentations in... [ more ]
Chair
Prof. Annemariè Avenant-Oldewage (University of Johannesburg) & Prof. Franz Jirsa (University of Vienna)
Venue
Chui
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch A
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Tuesday
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch B
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Tuesday
14:00 - 16:00
Livestock, wildlife and environment management is a challenging scenario in the integration of development and environmental conservation. The conflicts over natural resources are increasing with wildlife losing their habitat to competing claims for land. Land degradation is also increasing at an alarming... [ more ]
Chair
Prof. Jesse Njoka (Centre for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies), Dr. Judith Mbau (University of Nairobi), Dr. Stephen Mureithi (Uni) & Dr. Mordecai Ogada (African Conservation Centre)
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
Tuesday
14:00 - 16:00
There is increasing awareness of and interventions to address rising levels of poaching and trafficking in illegal wildlife products around the globe. However, wildlife populations threatened by illegal activity continue to decline. Human behavior, specifically noncompliance with wildlife laws, is central... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Christine Browne-Nunez (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), Ms. Natalie Sexton (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) & Ms. Grace Ge Gabriel (IFAW)
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
14:00
14:20
14:40
» Nehemiah Rotich (Ministry of Environment)
15:00
» David Gies (Africa Network for Animal Welfare-USA), Josphat Ngonyo (Africa Nework for Animal Welfare-Kenya), Meme Kinoti (Regis University), Nehemiah Rotich (Past Director of KWS; Board President, Africa Network for Animal Welfare-Kenya)
Tuesday
14:00 - 16:20
Chair
Eick von Ruschkowski
Venue
Colobus
14:00
» Joanna Cent (Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland), Malgorzata Grodzinska-Jurczak (Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland)
14:20
» Michael Heneghan (Auburn University), Wayde Morse (Auburn University)
14:40
» Flavia Franchini-Silveira (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Alistair Bath (Memorial University), Jerry Vaske (Colorado State University), Ethan Doney (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Bethany Downer (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
15:00
» Bethany Downer (Memorial University), Alistair Bath (Memorial University), Ethan Doney (Memorial University), Flavia Franchini-Silveira (Memorial University)
15:20
» Abdullahi Hussein Ali (University of Wyoming), Jacob Goheen (University of Wyoming), Rajan Amin (Zoological Society of London)
Tuesday
14:00 - 16:00
Across the Tanzania-Kenya borderlands, rural pastoralists share the arid lands they use for livestock grazing and arable agriculture with highly threatened wildlife species, such as elephants and African lions. The competition between people and wildlife for shared resources is further compounded by an... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Scott McCormick (USAID)
Venue
Chui
Tuesday
16:30 - 17:30
Chair
Wayde Morse
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
16:30
16:50
» Jeffrey Skibins (Kansas State University), Amy Smith (James Cook University), Jacquie O'Brien (Zoos Victoria)
17:10
Tuesday
16:30 - 18:30
Chair
Laurie Marker
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
16:30
» Wilfred Odadi (Egerton University, Kenya), Joe Fargione (The Nature Conservancy), Daniel Rubenstein (Princeton University)
16:50
» Jennifer Miller (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies), Kelly Stoner (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies), Mikael Cetjin (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies), Tara Meyer (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies), Arthur Middleton (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies), Oswald Schmitz (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies)
17:10
» Duncan Kimuyu (Department of Natural Resource Management, Karatina University, Karatina), Corinna Riginos (Mpala Research Centre, P.O. Box 555, Nanyuki), Kari Veblen (Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322), Truman Young (Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616)
17:30
» Dedan Ngatia (Karatina University, Department of Natural Resources Management.), Adam Ferguson (National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution), Paul Webala (Maasai Mara University, Narok.)
Tuesday
16:30 - 17:50
Chair
Kahindi Lekalhaile
Venue
Colobus
16:30
16:50
» Philip Muruthi (African Wildlife Foundation)
17:10
» Kashimana Ivo (University of Lagos)
Tuesday
16:30 - 17:50
Chair
Wanja Dorothy Nyingi
Venue
Chui
16:30
16:50
» Sarah Lessard (Auburn University), Wayde Morse (Auburn University), Chris Lepczyk (Auburn University), Elizabeth Condon (International Crane Foundation)
17:10
» john kioko (school for field studies), Becca Lutz (Colorado State University), Emily Warkins (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Gladys Ngumbi (TANAPA), Bernard Kissui (school for field studies), Christian Kiffner (school for field studies)
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:00
Dinner
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace

Wednesday, 13th January

Wednesday
07:00 - 08:30
Breakfast
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Wednesday
08:30 - 10:30
Carnivores are an important component of naturally functioning ecosystems. However, large home range requirements and other life history traits, especially predatory habits, enhance the likelihood of them coming into conflict with humans (hereafter, human-wildlife conflict [HWC]). HWCs involving... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Tom Serfass (Frostburg State University) & Ms. Zoe Hanley (Washington State University)
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
08:30
» Yves Hausser (Department of Nature Management, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland), Claude Fischer (Department of Nature Management, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland)
08:50
» Adam Ferguson (School of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, Karatina University), Dedan Ngatia (School of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, Karatina University), Paul Webala (School of Tourism & Natural Resource Management, Maasai Mara University), Emmanuel Do Linh San (Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Forte Hare)
09:10
09:30
09:50
» Emmanuel Do Linh San (Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Forte Hare)
10:10
» Mordecai Ogada (Conservation Solutions Afrika)
Wednesday
08:30 - 10:30
Chair
Jeremy Swanson
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
08:30
» Robert Smith (Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent), Duan Biggs (Centre for Biodiveristy & Conservation Science, University of Queensland), Freya St. John (Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent), Michael 'T Sas-rolfes (Independent Consultant), Robert Barrington (Transparency International)
08:50
09:10
09:30
» Gwili Gibbon (Mount Kenya Trust), Christian Lambrechts (Rhino Ark Charitable Trust)
Wednesday
08:30 - 10:30
Chair
Alistair Bath
Venue
Colobus
08:30
08:50
» Marie Fujitani (Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany), Andrew McFall (Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany), Christoph Randler (Institute of Science, Geography and Technology, University of Education Heidelberg), Thilo Pagel (Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany), Daniel Huehn (Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany), Robert Arlinghaus (Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany; Division of Integrative Fisheries Management, Faculty of Live Sciences, Integrative Institute for the Transformation of Human-Environment Systems)
09:10
» Mitsuhiko Takahashi (University of Toyama), Hiromi Taguchi (Tohoku University of Arts and Design), Ippei Ebihara (Tohoku University of Arts and Design)
09:30
» Paul Tuda (Bremen University), Annette Breckwoldt (Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT)), Matthias Wolff (Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT))
Wednesday
08:30 - 10:50
Chair
Malgorzata Grodzinska-Jurczak
Venue
Chui
08:30
» Marie-Lou Lecuyer (Université de Sherbrooke), Rehema White (St Andrews University), Sophie Calmé (Université de Sherbrooke), Birgit Schmook (El colegio de la Frontera sur)
08:50
» Anushree Bhattacharjee (Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry University)
09:10
09:30
09:50
» James Spillane (St. Augustine University of Tanzania)
Wednesday
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
Venue
Pre-Function Area
Wednesday
11:00 - 12:30
Chair
Alistair Bath
Venue
Kirinyaga 1
Wednesday
11:00 - 12:40
Chair
Tom Serfass
Venue
Colobus
11:00
» Oddgeir Andersen (Norwegian institute for nature research (NINA), Human dimension department), Stian Stensland (Norwegian University for Life Sciences, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management.), Øystein Aas (Norwegian University for Life Sciences, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management.)
11:20
» Jennifer Price (Auburn University), Conor P. Mcgowan (USGS Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit), Stephen S. Ditchkoff (Auburn University)
11:40
» Ryan Sharp (Kansas State University), Justin Kurtz (Eastern Kentucky University)
Wednesday
11:00 - 12:50
With increasing human population, changes of lifestyle, and more agricultural investment – the demand for water has gone up. In addition, climate change affects amount of rain, which support river flow and ground water. The resulting change in rainfall patterns is the main cause of increased severity of... [ more ]
Chair
Dr. Dorothy Wanja Nyingi (National Museums of Kenya, Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group) & Prof. Nathan Gichuki (University of Nairobi)
Venue
Kirinyaga 2
11:00
» Dorothy Wanja Nyingi (Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group, National Museums of Kenya), Sheila Funnell (Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group, National Museums of Kenya), John Owino (IUCN, ESARO), Akshay Vishwanath (IUCN, ESARO), Jackson Kiplagat (WWF - Kenya)
11:12
» Chege Njoroge (Chinese Academy of Sciences / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), Mordecai Ogada (Conservation Solutions Afrika), Nathan Gichuki (University of Nairobi / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group)
11:24
» Gilbert Kosgei (University of Nairobi / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), John Githaiga (University of Nairobi), Nathan Gichuki (University of Nairobi / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group)
11:36
» Titus Ndiwa (National Museums of Kenya, Ichthyology Section / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), Dorothy Wanja Nyingi (Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group)
11:48
» Joseph Gathua (National Museums of Kenya, Ichthyology Section / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), Dorothy Wanja Nyingi (Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), James Mwangi (Laikipia Wildlife Foundation)
12:01
» Tuqa Jirmo (Kenya Wildlife Service), Nathan Gichuki (University of Nairobi / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group)
12:13
» Dorothy Wanja Nyingi (Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), Stephanie Duvail (French Institute of Research for Development (IRD)), Olivier Hamerlynck (National Museums of Kenya, Ichthyology Section / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), Nathan Gichuki (University of Nairobi / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group), Jeremie Roques (French)
12:25
» Laura Mukhwana (International Development Research Centre (IDRC)), Stephanie Duvail (French Institute of Research for Development (IRD)), michele leone (International Development Research Centre (IDRC)), Olivier Hamerlynck (National Museums of Kenya, Ichthyology Section / Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group)
12:37
» Ray Schmidt (Mpala Research Centre and Tulane University, New Orleans), Dorothy Wanja Nyingi (National Museums of Kenya, Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group)
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch A
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Wednesday
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch B
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace
Wednesday
14:30 - 15:30
KN-5
Closing Plenary Speaker Wanjiku Kiambo
Venue
Kirinyaga
Wednesday
15:30 - 16:30
Coffee Break
Venue
Pre-Function Area
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:00
Dinner
Venue
Tusks Restaurant and Terrace