First Announcement (pdf)

We are pleased to announce that the 18th conference of Goose Specialist Group will take place on 27 – 30 March 2018 in Klaipėda, Lithuania. The event will be hosted by the Klaipeda University and Baltic Valley, on behalf of the Goose Specialist Group.

The program will include plenary talks by leading goose experts, oral and poster presentations, symposia and round tables, and a field trip to Nemunas River floodplains. Basic topics will involve a variety of research fields related to geese as their migration and reproduction ecology, eco-physiology, diseases and management of populations. Other topics related to waterfowl ecology, biology and the impact of global change and anthropogenic activities are also welcome.

Abstract submission and registration will be opened before summer 2017.

Proposals for organizing symposia, special workshops and round tables are welcome till October 1, 2017. Sponsorship and special sessions initiated by potential sponsors are very welcome.

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