International User Conference on Argos Wildlife Applications
NOAA, CNES, the National Aquarium in Baltimore (USA), CLS America, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Discovery Channel have teamed up to organize a three-day conference from 18 to November 20, 2014, on the theme:
“Evolution of wildlife tracking by Argos:Discover the connection”
We will explore the breadth of objectives behind wildlife tracking programs and the evolving technology and capabilities of the Argos system.
The International User Conference on Argos Wildlife Applications will showcase the incredible breadth of wildlife science that the international Argos satellite tracking system has enabled for decades, examine the evolving technology and capabilities of the Argos system, and explore the endless possibilities for wildlife monitoring that are within our reach for the future.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND : Argos Wildlife Users, Scientists, Wildlife Conservation Experts, Conservation NGOs, Government Policy/Decision Makers, Communication & Outreach Managers, Industry.
CONFERENCE PROGRAM :
A forum for Argos Wildlife Users is involved to present their science and demonstrate how this cutting edge science transitions to applications that are important and critical to wildlife conservation, economics, and society.
Conference Introduction with :
- Dr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, President, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
- Dr. Marc Cohen, Associate Director for LEO Programmes, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)
- Dr. Francisco Werner, Science and Research Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Southwest Fisheries Science Center
- Mr. Gerard Araud, French Ambassador to the U.S. (Invited)
Keynote Address – Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, Research Associate, California Academy of Sciences and Co-founder of OceanRevolution.org