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 John Day,
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 - 20:45 All participants are welcome to attend an all-day excursion (post-symposium programme) starting at around 9:00 am on the 20th june. Participants who want to attend the excursion should indicate this on the registration form.
09:00 - 20:45 We will go by boat from Porto to Régua (breakfast and lunch on board) and we will return by train (expected time to arrive at Porto – 20:45, however time table can change).
09:00 - 20:45 The River Douro Valley, rewarded in the 18th century by the Marquês de Pombal with the title of the first demarcated wine region in the world, is considered World Heritage by UNESCO since 2001.
09:00 - 20:45 During this Cruise we will admire a beautiful landscape combining natural wonders, lovely rural scenarios, picturesque villages and vineyards shaped by human sweet.
09:00 - 20:45 Boat cruise (Porto / Régua – Porto (Upstream))

09:00 - 16:30 Boarding at Estiva or Ribeira wharf – Porto.
Departure to Régua.
Breakfast on board.
Passage by Crestuma/Lever dam.
Appetizer and lunch served on board.
Passage by the Carrapatelo dam.
16:30 - 18:48 Estimated arrival time at Régua.
Walk to the storehouse and visit with tasting wine
Walk to the railway station
18:48 - 18:48 Departure by train*to Porto
20:45 - 20:45 Estimated arrival time at Porto.
End of our services.


Price per person: 68 €
Children 4 to 12 years of age: 50% Discount
* THE TRAIN MAY BE REPLACED BY BUS WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

 

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