(Edificio Cabimer, Parque Científico y Tecnológico Cartuja, Calle Américo Vespucio, s/n, 41092 Sevilla)


(EBD-CSIC, Cartuja TA-10, Edificio I, Calle Américo Vespucio, s/n, 41092, Sevilla)


Nov. 9


Open session (CABIMER)

   10:00: Presentation

   10:15: What is megafauna?

   10:45: Marine megafauna session: "The role of megafauna in marine ecosystems and overcoming conservation challenges", by Prof. Larry B. Crowder (Stanford Univ., USA)

   11:15: Freshwater megafauna session: "Global freshwater megafauna and potential impacts of future hydropower dams", by Prof. Christiane Zarfl (Univ. of Tübingen, Germany)

   11:45: Coffee break

   12:15: Terrestrial megafauna session: "Terrestrial megafauna and the downsizing effect", by Dr. Mauro Galetti (Univ. Estadual Paulista, Brazil)

   12:45: Conflicts session: "Human-megafauna conflicts – the challenge of conserving large animals in a crowded world", by Dr. Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz (Univ. of Nottingham, Malaysia)

   13:15: Services session: "Ecosystem services from megafauna: Estimating economic losses to tourism in Africa from the illegal killing of elephants", by Dr. Robin Naidoo (World Wildlife Fund, USA)

   13:45: Final thoughts

   14:00: End of session


   Working session (EBD; only invited participants): What is megafauna

Nov. 10


   Working session (EBD; only invited participants): Services & Conflicts I (What)


   Working session (EBD; only invited participants): Services & Conflicts II (How)

Nov. 11

   Visit to Doñana N.P. (EBD; only invited participants)