A soundscape approach to analyzing big acoustic data
Sunday July 10th-Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m)
In this workshop, we will teach participants how to collect long-duration acoustic data using the AudioMoth recorder, and how to use a novel soundscape approach to capture species richness patterns from big acoustic data without the need for species identification.
The Cascoland Lab&Kitchen Project
New dates!! Tuesday July 12th & Thursday July 14th
A mobile installation, participative restaurant and cooking debate as a tool to connect and network. Promoting trans-disciplinary approaches to food production, sustainable farming, forest restoration and conservation.
Aligning international designations with national priorities for the identification of areas of importance for conservation
Tuesday July 12th- Lunchbreak
This workshop will give participants insights on how countries can articulate international designations, such as the Key Biodiversity Areas, with existing national portfolios and conservation goals and tackle methodological and governance challenges.
Communicating conservation science
Sunday July 10th-Afternoon (3h, 1:00pm-4:00pm)
The workshop will (1) help scientists build communication skills to increase the likelihood of attracting media coverage of their work and (2) help journalists improve their coverage of conservation issues. At the end of the workshop, we'll bring journalists and scientists together so they can connect directly.
Diversity and dynamics of herbaceous plant communities in forest ecosystems
Thursday July 14th-Lunchbreak
This workshop will build towards increasing our understanding of the diversity and ecology of herbaceous plant communities in tropical forests, by identifying key knowledge gaps and fundamental and applied research priorities for forest herb communities, and proposing standardized methods that will embed inventories of herbaceous plants within existing monitoring networks.
ESG Finance in the Pan Amazon. The good, that bad and the ugly
Sunday July 10th- Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m)
ESG Finance has the potential to transform the agricultural economy of the Amazon, but what defines an ESG investment. What are the rules, what are the outcomes? We will ask participants to share examples of “the good, the bad and the ugly” from their respective jurisdictions.
Integrating Art and Science: Multiple Perspectives
Sunday July 10th – Afternoon (3h, 1:00pm-4:00pm); Wednesday July 13th- Lunchbreak
The broad goals of our workshop are to make ATBC participants more aware of the beneficial connections between science and art and to teach participants basic art-related skills, techniques, and practices they can adapt to inform their scientific studies (and viceversa).
Introducing RangeShifter and RangeShiftR for spatial population modelling
Saturday July 9th – Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m),Saturday July 9th – Afternoon (4h, 1:00pm-5:00pm),Sunday July 10th – Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m),Sunday July 10th – Afternoon (3h, 1:00pm-4:00pm)
Introduction to RangeShifter and RangeShiftR for spatial population modelling (see https://rangeshifter.github.io ).
Turn your research in tropical biology into engaging online learning modules with OCELOTS
Monday July 11th-Lunchbreak
Learn about creating online learning modules based on your own research and participate in the OCELOTS network (Online Content for Experiential Learning of Tropical Systems). Tropical biologists work with specialists in pedagogy, interactive data tools, and media to create research-based modules, hosted on a user-friendly, open-source and open-access platform.