Giovedì 28 Settembre

12:00 Registration
13:30 Opening
14:30 Veterinary Medicine
14:30 W. Magnone
  Welcome: EAZWV and SIVASZOO: vets for wildlife.
14:40 M. Delogu, C. Musto, C. Cotti
  Veterinary medicine at the individual level and conservation: aspects and perspectives.
15:10 C. Musto, R. Caniglia, E. Fabbri, M. Galaverni, C. Cotti, F. Ciuti, D. Berzi, M. Delogu
  Causes of death in the Apennine wolf (Canis lupus) and hybrid: investigation on 47 individuals from 2011 to 2017.
15:30 G. Negri, S. Mattiello, R. Schneider, G. Gabai, E. Bonacina
  Effects of Deslorelin implants on reproductive behaviour and fecal androgen excretion in male Oryx dammah.
15:50 G. M. De Benedictis, L. Voltan, E. Gaudio
  Alfaxalone anaesthesia in Lemur catta undergoing surgical castration.
16:10 M. Capasso
  Bilateral phacoemulsification and IOLs implantation for the treatment of bilateral congenital cataract in a young lioness.
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Chimpanzees Round Table
17:00 C. Avesani Zaborra
17:15 M. Capasso
  "PAN Italia" Project.
17:30 D. De Donno, F. Casadei, E. D’Amico, A. Guerreschi
  Apes like us. Knowing them may enable us to save them. A guide to the great apes in the Italian structures.
17:45 F. Carlsen
  The EAZA Ex situ Programme (EEP) for chimpanzees - past, present and future...
18:15 T. De Jongh
  What to do to make the chimpanzee EEP work in practice.
19:30 Icebreaker


Venerdì 29 Settembre

8:30 Registration
9:00 Conservation Education
9:00 F. Taddia
  Video conference: “Perché siamo parenti delle galline?” Ironia e rigore nella divulgazione scientifica per bambini.
9:20 E. Angelini
  Research and communication: a fundamental link for environmental protection.
10:00 M. Tezza, K. Dell'Aira
  The EAZA “Let it grow” Campaign at PNV: schools and visitors involved in activities about local biodiversity.
10:20 E. Bertoncelli, C. Belloni, M. Tezza, K. Dell’Aira
  “Attenti a quei due!” An educational project about local biodiversity and the coexistence between wildlife and humans.
10:40 P. Mattarelli, M. L. Dindo, A. Martini, R. Spadoni, R. Salmaso, K. Dell’Aira, M. Tezza, S. Gelmetti, F. Martignago, L. Latella
  Insects as food: a challenge for future generations.
11:00 Coffee break & Poster session
12:00 S. Seet, O. Krone, C. A. Szentiks, G. Frisch, T. B. Hildebrandt, H. Hofer
  The power of stakeholder communication.
12:30 G. Postiglione, K. MacFarlane
  MOTSE eco-volunteer project: true wildlife conservation, true community interaction.
12:50 L. Ferrante, S. Normando, D. Florio, B. De Mori
  Let the experts speak: preliminary data of a survey that promotes conservation and knowledge of Testudines.
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Animal Welfare and Behaviour
14:30 S. Hill
  The value of research in the modern zoo.
15:10 E. Palagi, V. Caltabiano, R. Stanyon, A. Zannella
  Triadic post-conflict behaviour in wild and captive ring-tailed lemurs.
15:30 C. De Gregorio, V. Torti, G. Bonadonna, D. Valente, R. M. Randrianarison, O. Friard, L. Pozzi, M. Gamba, C. Giacoma
  Songs and kin recognition in the indri.
15:50 D. Valente, M. Gamba, C. De Gregorio, V. Estienne, V. Torti, O. Friard, G. Bonadonna, R. M. Randrianarison, C. Giacoma
  Sex and individual cues in the indris’ songs (Indri indri).
16:10 M. Santacà, B. Regaiolli, T. Lucon-Xiccato, M. Dadda, M. E. Miletto Petrazzini, C. Spiezio, C. Agrillo
  Do ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) and guppies (Poecilia reticulata) perceive the Delboeuf illusion?
16:30 Coffee break & Poster session
17:30 B. De Mori, L. Ferrante, D. Florio, C. Spiezio, C. Gili, C. Avesani Zaborra, S. Normando
  The importance of the ethical review process in conservation welfare issues in Italy.
18:00 Workshop.
18:00 B. Regaiolli, G. Ottolini
  What should I do? Animal Training & Welfare.
20:00 Social Dinner


Sabato 30 Settembre

8:30 Registration
9:00 In situ conservation
9:00 C. Avesani Zaborra
  Animals, research and conservation: PNV in action.
9:30 C. Giacoma, V. Torti, D. Valente, C. De Gregorio, R. M. Randrianarison, J. Ratsimbazafy, C. Spiezio, C. Avesani Zaborra, C. L. Tan, M. Gamba
  Innovative tools for biodiversity conservation at the Maromizaha new protected area.
10:10 E. Palagi, M. A. L. Zuffi, I. Norscia
  Geladas to understand humans, herps to understand their environment - a long-term project on the Ethiopian highlands.
10:30 F. Carlsen
  Chimpanzee conservation in situ with a focus on Sierra Leone.
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 K. MacFarlane
  The role of scientific research and the importance of community involvement in the conservation of wild animals.
12:00 G. Postiglione, P. A. Accorsi, K. MacFarlane
  Wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) behaviour and pack management.
12:20 B. Pollini, R. Amin, A. Godfrey, W. Sodsai, L. Gaffi
  Elephant and pangolin conservation in Thailand: protection through research, law enforcement and community outreach.
12:40 C. Sandri, C. Spiezio, E. Puglisi, F. Joubert, P. Mattarelli
  Protecting the giants: in situ and ex situ conservation of the Aldabra tortoises.
13:00 Lunch & Group Photo
14:20 J. Fritz, J. Huter-Offer
  Back into European ecosystems: the reintroduction of the northern bald ibis.
14:50 M. Quevedo, J. M. López, I. Sánchez
  Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita) reintroduction program in southern Spain.
15:20 A. Hagatis, A. Bulacu
  A case study for the reintroduction of European bison.
15:50 A. Bulacu
  Procedures for European bison reintroduction and animal welfare.
16:10 F. Genero
  Status and conservation of the Eurasian griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) in the eastern Alps.
16:30 Coffee break & Poster session
17:30 R. Castiglioni
  Alien species and zoo: the case of sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, Latham, 1790) in Italy.
18:00 Sunset visit



Domenica 1 Ottobre

8:30 Registration
9:00 Animal Management, Behaviour & Welfare
9:00 C. Gili
  Bioethical challenges for aquatic animal veterinarians.
9:40 L. Lucaccioni, G. Marliani, G. Postiglione, E. Mondo, A. Fahlman, P. A. Accorsi
  Visitor effects on behaviour and blow cortisol concentrations of beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) under human care.
10:00 S. Malagoli, F. Bargnesi, S. Gridelli, A. Zaccaroni
  Evaluation of the diet and exposition to trace elements in sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus).
10:20 G. Marliani, L. Lucaccioni, A. Fahlman, E. Mondo, P. A. Accorsi
  Social hierarchy definition in female walruses under human care.
10:40 C. Lenzi, S. A. Strungaru, G. Plavan, M. Nicoara
  Sex-related differences in social and sexual behaviour of zebrafish (Danio rerio).
11:00 Coffee break & Poster session
11:40 C. Grasso, F. Guillén-Salazar, E. Macchi, E. Orient-Pérez, P. Martínez-Ros, S. Astiz
  Can we predict the social hierarchy of a group of giraffes by observing the order of leaving the enclosure? A preliminary study.
12:00 E. Mercugliano, C. Spiezio, G. Quintavalle Pastorino, S. M. Mazzola
  Personality assessment and influence of visitors on a group of lions (Panthera leo) hosted in captivity.
12:20 G. Quintavalle Pastorino, P. Pearce-Kelly, A. Ferguson, M. Albertini, S. M. Mazzola, N. Soares, R. Preziosi, M. Faustini, D. Vigo
  Sumatran tigers monitoring during ZSL London Zoo events (Panthera tigris sumatrae).
12:40 M. Ranzoni, M. Parolini, N. Saino
  Altitudinal distribution of northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) in the Gran Paradiso National Park.
13:00 Closing of the Conference
14:30 A.I.G. ZOO meeting (closed)