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Sunday 3rd August
13:00-18:30  Registration
Strathblane Hall
   
16:20-16:50  Student competition judges briefing session
TBA
   
  OPENING CEREMONY
17:00  Chair of the Organising Committee and PSGB President
Pentland Suite
   
17:30-17:45  Award of the PSGB Medal for Special Contributions to Primatology to Stephen Nash
Pentland Suite
   
17:45-18:30  Primates and photography - Cristina Mittermeier & Kathy Moran
Pentland Suite
   
18:30  Welcome Drinks Reception
Strathblane Hall
   
 
Monday 4 August
08:00 onwards  Registration
Strathblane Hall
   
  PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS
08:30-09:00  The growing importance of primate research - Richard Wrangham
Pentland Suite
   
  PLENARY LECTURE
09:00-10:00  Living links to human evolution: Primates and the origins of culture - Andrew Whiten
Pentland Suite
   
10:00-10:30  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
1030-1230  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10:30-12:30  Symposium - Cooperation, reciprocity and response to inequity (part I)
Pentland
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Female sexual strategies
Sidlaw
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Ape gestures
Fintry
  Symposium - The Siberut Conservation Programme: Integrating field research and applied conservation (part I)
Tinto
  Proffered papers - Conservation: Human context of conservation
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Predation and time constraints
Kilsyth
  Symposium - The context for being human: Social behaviour of early hominins from the perspective of primate socioecology (part I)
Carrick
  Symposium - Exploring human-nonhuman bonds in primatological research
Harris
  Workshop - Pan troglodytes vellerosus: State of knowledge and future plans for research and conservation of an understudied ape
Ochil
   
12:30-13:30  Lunch - Video sessions: Primates and film
Kilsyth
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
13:30-15:30  Symposium - Cooperation, reciprocity and response to inequity (part II)
Pentland
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Male sexual strategies
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Social cognitive development in monkeys, apes and humans (part I)
Fintry
  Symposium - The Siberut Conservation Programme: Integrating field research and applied conservation (part II)
Tinto
  Symposium - The effects of climate change on primate populations: A review of the mechanisms and theoretical predictions
Moorfoot
  Symposium - Application of the IPS Captive Care Guidelines for Primates: Principles in practice
Kilsyth
  Symposium - The context for being human: Social behaviour of early hominins from the perspective of primate socioecology (part II)
Carrick
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Expression
Harris
  Round table - Detailing behavioural and ecological variation among tufted capuchins
Ochil
   
15:30-16:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
16:00-18:00  Symposium - Interactions between long-term research and conservation
Pentland
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Tool use and cognition
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Social cognitive development in monkeys, apes and humans (part II)
Fintry
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Social markets
Tinto
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Ecology of vision: Colour and light
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Welfare & management: Captive apes
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Functional anatomy & paleobiology: Functional morphology
Carrick
  Proffered papers - Health & welfare
Harris
  Workshop - DNA Barcoding: A new weapon in the war against illegal bushmeat
Ochil
   
  POSTERS & EXHIBITION
18:00-19:30  Poster reception 1
Cromdale Hall
 
Tuesday 5th August
08:00 onwards  Registration
Strathblane Hall
   
  PLENARY LECTURE
08:30-09:30  Primate evolution: The general framework revisited - Robert Martin
Pentland Suite
   
09:30-10:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10:00-12:20  Symposium - Assessing the conservation status of the world's primates: Key issues and challenges (part I)
Pentland Suite
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Relationships
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Gestural communication and the question of language origin
Fintry
  Symposium - Olfactory communication in nocturnal and cathermeral primates
Tinto
  Symposium - How do we know that primate personality is real and useful?
Moorfoot
  Symposium - Emerging methods in field primatology
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Conservation: Conservation Genetics
Carrick
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Decisions
Harris
  Round table - Improving ethical welfare standards for primates in captivity
Ochil
   
12:20-13:30  Lunch - Video sessions: Primates and film
Kilsyth
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
13:30-15:30  Symposium - Assessing the conservation status of the world's primates: Key issues and challenges (part II)
Pentland
  Symposium - Should I stay or should I go? Dispersal opportunities, individual decisions and consequences for wild primates (part I)
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Identifying social learning in the wild: Implications for culture (part I)
Fintry
  Symposium - Defining habitat quality of primates: Implications for behavioural ecology and conservation (part I)
Tinto
  Symposium - Primate colouration: Measurement, mechanisms and function (part I)
Moorfoot
  Symposium - Field experiments: The challenges and benefits of using experimental methods in field research (part I)
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Parenting and development: Mothers
Carrick
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Games
Harris
  Proffered papers - Welfare & management: 3Rs
Ochil
   
15:30-16:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
16:00-18:00  Proffered papers - Conservation: Conservation method and monitoring
Pentland
  Symposium - Should I stay or should I go? Dispersal opportunities, individual decisions and consequences for wild primates (part II)
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Identifying social learning in the wild: Implications for culture (part II)
Fintry
  Symposium - Defining habitat quality of primates: Implications for behavioural ecology and conservation (part II)
Tinto
  Symposium - Primate colouration: Measurement, mechanisms and function (part II)
Moorfoot
  Symposium - Field experiments: The challenges and benefits of using experimental methods in field research (part II)
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Cogniton & communication: Memory and perception
Carrick
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Behavioural ecology
Harris
  Proffered papers - Health & disease: Primate zoonoses
Ochil
   
20:00-23:00  Ceilidh
Strathblane Hall
 
Wednesday 6th August
08:00 onwards  Registration
Strathblane Hall
   
  PLENARY LECTURE
08:30-09:30  Primate populations: Where behavioral variation, life histories, and conservation coincide - Karen Strier
Pentland Suite
   
09:30-10:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10:00-12:20  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Ape foraging
Pentland
  Symposium - Primate body size: A multiple-level perspective
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Spatial cognition in nonhuman primates: New directions
Fintry
  Symposium - Morphological correlates of non-human primate vocalizations: What's the sound of size, sex and species (part I)
Tinto
  Proffered papers - Sex & Societies: Conflict, tension and reconciliation
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Conservation: Conservation and ecology in Madagascar
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Sex and stress: Hormones
Carrick
  Symposium - Behavioural management of captive primates: Enhancing the definition of biomedical models
Harris
  Round table - Improving effective data collection: A discussion of data analysis team and data takers in field
Ochil
   
12:30-13:30  Lunch - Video sessions: Primates and film
Kilsyth
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
13:30-15:30  Symposium - Comparing percussive tool use in chimpanzees and capuchins (part I)
Pentland
  Symposium - Responses of primates to habitat alteration (part I)
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Cooperative breeding in primates: Expanding our perspectives on taxonomic distribution and mechanisms (part I)
Fintry
  Symposium - Morphological correlates of non-human primate vocalizations: What's the sound of size, sex and species (part II)
Tinto
  Symposium - Biology and conservation of the most endangered apes in Africa (part I)
Moorfoot
  Symposium - Sensory perception and cognition in prosimians (part I)
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Functional anatomy & palaeobiology: Palaeobiology
Carrick
  Proffered papers - Health & Disease
Harris
  Round table - How many are there?: Estimating the size of wild primate populations
Ochil
   
15:30-16:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
16:00-18:00  Symposium - Comparing percussive tool use in chimpanzees and capuchins (part II)
Pentland
  Symposium - Responses of primates to habitat alteration (part II)
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Cooperative breeding in primates: Expanding our perspectives on taxonomic distribution and mechanisms (part II)
Fintry
  Proffered papers - Demography, life history and populations: Reproductive biology
Tinto
  Symposium - Biology and conservation of the most endangered apes in Africa (part II)
Moorfoot
  Symposium - Sensory perception and cognition in prosimians (part II)
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Food and society
Carrick
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Foraging
Harris
  Round table - Macaca fasicularis discussion: Understanding and managing macaque-human commensalism
Ochil
   
  POSTERS & EXHIBITION
18:00-19:30  Poster reception 2
Cromdale Hall
   
  PUBLIC LECTURE
19:30-21:00  The 25 most endangered primates - Russell Mittermeier
Pentland Suite
 
Thursday 7th August
08:00 onwards  Registration
Strathblane Hall
   
  PLENARY LECTURE
08:30-09:30  Forty years of chimpanzee research at Mahale: Traditions, changes, and future - Toshisada Nishida
Pentland Suite
   
09:30-10:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10:00-12:20  Symposium - Meaning and function of primate vocalisations and gestures: Monkeys and apes (part I)
Pentland
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Social learning and traditions
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Primate ecology and conservation: Lessons from central Amazonia
Fintry
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Dominance, paternity and kinship
Tinto
  Symposium - Studying primate locomotion: Linking in situ and ex situ research (part I)
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Conservation: Bushmeat and conservation outlooks
Kilsyth
  Symposium - The evolution of exudativory in primates (part I)
Carrick
  Symposium - Inconvenience to asset: Transforming nonhuman primate problems into resources
Harris
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Comparative cognition
Ochil
   
12:20-13:30  Lunch - Video sessions: Primates and film
Kilsyth
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
13:30-15:30  Symposium - Meaning and function of primate vocalisations and gestures: Monkeys and apes (part II)
Pentland
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Eco- and phylo- geography
Sidlaw
  Proffered papers - Conservation: Apes in human context
Fintry
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Grooming
Tinto
  Symposium - Studying primate locomotion: Linking in situ and ex situ research (part II)
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Demography, life history & populations: Groups and populations of colobines
Kilsyth
  Symposium - The evolution of exudativory in primates (part II)
Carrick
  Proffered Papers - Odd-nosed monkeys 1
Harris
  Round table - Field methods for primate conservation and population biology
Ochil
   
15:30-16:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
16:00-18:00  IPS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Pentland Suite
   
18:30-21:30  BBQ
Edinburgh Zoo
 
Friday 8th August
08:00 onwards  Registration
Strathblane Hall
   
  PLENARY LECTURE
08:30-09:30  Baboon natural histories - Louise Barrett
Pentland Suite
   
09:30-10:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10:00-12:20  Proffered papers - Conservation: Ape conservation biology
Pentland
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Capuchin cognition
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Odd-nosed monkeys: Evolution, behaviour and conservation (part I)
Fintry
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Learning and perception
Tinto
  Symposium - Facial expression in primates: Measurement, meaning and function (part I)
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Vocalizations
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Ranging
Carrick
  Symposium - The use of great apes for invasive research: Science, policy, welfare, and current events
Harris
  Round table - Primate conservation and community assistance: Sharing best practices
Ochil
   
12:20-13:30  Lunch - Video sessions: Primates and film
Kilsyth
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
13:30-15:30  Proffered papers - Conservation: Human interventions
Pentland
  Symposium - Hormonal studies of social and reproductive behaviour
Sidlaw
  Symposium - Odd-nosed monkeys: Evolution, behaviour and conservation (part II)
Fintry
  Proffered papers - Demography, life history and populations: Life history
Tinto
  Symposium - Facial expression in primates: Measurement, meaning and function (part II)
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Play & social brains
Kilsyth
  Proffered papers - Sex & societies: Social evolution & fission-fusion dynamics
Carrick
  Symposium - Evolutionary ecology of coexistence of nonhuman and human primates: Lessons from South Asia
Harris
  Workshop - Professional development for young primatologists: The keys to success
Ochil
   
15:30-16:00  Tea & Coffee - Exhibition viewing
Cromdale Hall
   
  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
16:00-18:00  Proffered papers - Conservation: Great ape conservation methods
Pentland
  Proffered papers - Cognition & communication: Innovation in Orangutans
Sidlaw
  Proffered papers - Odd-nosed monkeys 2
Fintry
  Symposium - How interdisciplinary exchange advances our understanding of marmosets: Examples from the European Marmoset Research group (EMRG) and the Marmoset Research Group of the Americas (MaRGA)
Tinto
  Proffered papers - Conservation: Mitigating threats and trade
Moorfoot
  Proffered papers - Foraging & ecology: Feeding ecology
Kilsyth
  EMPTY
Carrick
  Workshop - Siberut Workshop
Harris
  Round table - Fission-fusion dynamics: An INCORE round table
Ochil
   
19:30  CONGRESS DINNER
Our Dynamic Earth
 
 


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