Schedules

Time Session Speaker(s)
09:00 - 09:00 Shuttle to the Conference Room
09:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:30 Opening Ceremony Eduardo Vítor Rodrigues,
Henrique Nepomuceno Alves,
Raphael De Cock
10:30 - 10:30 Session 1: ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR
10:30 - 11:15 Plenary talk Arja Kaitala
11:15 - 13:00 Lectures
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 14:30 Session 2: CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
14:30 - 15:15 Plenary talk Sara Lewis,
Sonny Wong
15:15 - 16:45 Lectures
16:45 - 17:15 Coffee break
17:15 - 18:45 Lectures
18:45 - 19:30 Poster session and welcome drink
20:00 - 21:30 Dinner Parque Biológico
21:30 - 22:00 Glow-in-the-dark performance Colette Dedyn
22:00 - 00:00 Excursion in the Parque Biológico to see fireflies
00:00 - 00:00 Bus to the hotel
Time Session Speaker(s)
08:30 - 08:30 Shuttle to the Conference Room
09:00 - 09:00 Session 3: TAXONOMY, PHYLOGENY AND GENETICS
09:00 - 09:45 Plenary talk José Manuel Grosso-Silva
09:45 - 11:15 Lectures
11:15 - 11:45 Coffee break
11:45 - 13:00 Lectures
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 14:30 Session 4: BIOLUMINESCENCE, BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY
14:30 - 15:15 Plenary talk YUICHI OBA
15:15 - 16:45 Lectures
16:45 - 17:15 Coffee break
17:15 - 18:45 Workshop and Discussion - Standardising Methods to Monitor Fireflies Populations - IUCN Firefly Specialist Group
19:00 - 19:00 Bus to the hotel
Time Session Speaker(s)
08:30 - 08:30 Shuttle to the Conference Room
09:00 - 09:00 Session 5: CITIZEN SCIENCE
09:00 - 09:45 Plenary talk Fabien Verfaillie
09:45 - 11:15 Lectures
11:15 - 11:45 Coffee break
11:45 - 11:45 Session 6: ART AND SOCIETY
11:45 - 12:30 Plenary talk Francesco Mariotti
12:30 - 13:00 Lectures
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 Firefly International Network (FIN) - General meeting
(Voting for the new seminar and Young Scientist Award)
15:30 - 16:00 Conclusions and Closing ceremony
16:00 - 16:00 Photo Group
16:15 - 19:30 Vila Nova de Gaia guided city tour with wine cellars visit
19:30 - 19:30 Symposium Dinner
00:00 - 00:00 Bus to hotel
Time Session Speaker(s)
09:00 - 20:00 Last day post-symposium programme. Due to Covid-19 constrains this programme is not yet defined.

 

Parque Biológico de Gaia

R. Cunha, 4430-812 Avintes, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

 

Câmara Municipal de Gaia

Rua Álvares Cabral 4400-017 Vila Nova de Gaia