Workshops will be conducted on 6 and 7 April 2018.

Workshops Friday April 6th 2018

Title participants Duration more info contact
Student workshop. Introduction to GIS 25 Full Day info page
Welfare in the Wild: Welfare Science – Current Understanding and Next Steps to assessment and application 25-30 PM info page
Marine Renewable Energy - Current research and evidence gaps on impact on Marine Mammals 50 Full Day info page
Joint ACCOBAMS/ASCOBANS/IWC workshop on marine debris and cetacean stranding


Full Day info page

Workshops Saturday 7th April

Title participants duration more info contact
6th Workshop on "Communicating marine mammal science to the general public". Plastic litter and marine mammals: how communication can properly address the issue 30 Full Day info page
Towards understanding the overlap of selected threats and Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) across the Mediterranean Sea 30 Full Day info page
2nd Edition: “What is new in cetacean pathology” 40 Full Day info page
Mediterranean Grampus Project 2.0 - Improving knowledge and conservation of the Mediterranean population of Risso's dolphins through effective partnerships 30 Full Day info page
A Wikimedia edit-a-thon   Full Day info page

Workshop location

All workshops will take place in

  • NH Hotel, via XX Settembre 2, 19124 La Spezia and
  • Confindustria, Via Giovanni Minzoni, 2  19121 La Spezia.

IWC Workshop

A closed workshop is organised under the topic "Identifying Key Research Questions for the Modelling and Assessment of Whalewatching Impacts" by Leslie New.