26th edition of the Calpe Conference organised by the Gibraltar National Museum

Thursday 22nd September - Saturday 24th September
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Calpe 2022 Palaearctic-African Bird Migration

The 26th edition of the Calpe Conference, organised by the Gibraltar National Museum, will be taking place between Thursday the 22nd and Saturday the 24th of September at the University of Gibraltar.

This year’s subject is ‘Palaearctic-African Bird Migration Systems – 50 years on’. The three-day programme will feature talks from renowned academics in the world of this particular aspect of avian ecology and behaviour, including leading researchers from the Gibraltar National Museum: Beacon Professor Prof Clive Finlayson, University Research Fellow Prof Geraldine Finlayson and University Research Associate Dr Stewart Finlayson.

Prof Catherine Bachleda, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gibraltar, will be welcoming the delegates and other attendees, which will be followed by the official opening of the conference by the Hon Prof John Cortes, Minister for the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change, Heritage and Culture.

The University is proud to host this important event, bringing as it does scientists from the UK, France, US, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Switzerland and the Netherlands to present their work in Gibraltar, and providing an unparalleled opportunity to engage with leading researchers in the world of bird migration. Read the abstract here.

Register now to secure your place at the conference.

Registration is free for local residents wishing to attend. A registration fee is payable by non-residents.

For further information please visit the Gibraltar National Museum website https://www.gibmuseum.gi/news/calpe-conference-2022-palaearctic-african-bird-migration-343

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