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Studying Vibrational Communication - 1st International Symposium on Biotremology

5-7 July 2016

Fondazione Edmund Mach - San Michele all'Adige (Italy)

Conveners: Valerio Mazzoni (valerio.mazzoni@fmach.it), Gianfranco Anfora (gianfranco.anfora@fmach.it)

Contact: biotremology2016@fmach.it

Fondazione Edmund Mach

biotremology2016 | Scientific Program

                                                               

Tuesday 5th

Event

Chairman

8:00 - 9:00 Registration & Welcome  
9:00 - 10:00 Opening Lecture Hannelore Hoch
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break  
10:30 – 11:30

Plenary Lecture:

The sum and its parts: Learning from a spider’s vibratory courtship                          

Friedrich G. Barth, Vienna University

Matija Gogala

 

11:30 – 12:30 Talk Session 1: not-Hemipteran insects Matija Gogala
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break  
14:30 – 15:30

Plenary Lecture:

What’s shaking? Egg vibrations as risk cues in the escape hatching decisions of embryos

Karen Warkentin, Boston University           

Peggy Hill
15:30 – 16:30 Talk Session 2: Morphofunctionality & Physiology Peggy Hill
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break  
17:00 – 17:30 Special Talk Andreas Wessel
17:30 – 18:10 “Insect Drummer Award” Andreas Wessel 
18:10 – 19:00 Steering Committee  

Wednesday  6th

Event

Chairman

9:00 - 10:00

Plenary Lecture:

Ground sound detection in golden moles: Compensating for reduced vision with geophone ears

Peter Narins, UCLA

Reihnard Lakes-Harlan
10:00 – 10:40 Talk Session 3:  “Social Insects 1” Reihnard Lakes Harlan 
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00 – 12:20 Talk Session 4: “Social Insects 2” Roland Mühlethaler
12:20 – 14:30 Lunch Break  
14:30 – 18:00 Excursion: Monte Bondone  
19:00 – 22:00 Social Event: MUSE Show  

Thursday  7th

Event

Chairman

8:30 - 9:30

Plenary Lecture:

Leafhoppers: tiny but mighty - power of diversity

Meta Virant Doberlet, National Institute of Biology, SI

Andrej Cokl
9:30 – 10:50 Talk Session 5:“Natural Disruptive Vibrations” Andrej Cokl
10:50 - 11:20 Special Coffee Break – Celebration of Klaus Kalmring Hannelore Hoch
11:20 – 13:00 Talk Session 6:“Vibrations Applied for Pest Management” Meta Virant-Doberlet
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break  
14:30 - 15:50 Talk Session 7:  Hemipteran Insects Jernej Polajnar
15:50 – 17:00 Flash Talks Casacci & Gordon
17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break  
17:30 – 18:00 Young Researcher Award Peggy Hill
18:00 – 19:00 Workshops Carrie Hall, Hannelore Hoch, Maurizio Omologo
19:00 – 19:10 End of Works Valerio Mazzoni, Peggy Hill, Meta Virant-Doberlet

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