Conference Schedule

Conference schedule

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The conference will be held virtually on Zoom.


November 6, SaturdayProgram
9:30-9:45 (CET)πŸ“’πŸ“’ Welcome talks & Announcements
✨✨✨ Prof. ÁdΓ‘m MiklΓ³si – Frontlines in dog problem solving behaviour and cognition
10:45-11:15 (CET)β˜• Coffee break β˜•
Live talk session 1
11:15-11:30 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Melina Kienitz – A different view: how bumblebees differentiate sucrose solutions from water visually
11:30-11:45 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Pia Marlena BΓΆhm – Consortship stability of female homosexual consortships in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
11:45-12:00 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Masahiro Daimon – NaΓ―ve males have mate preference for the first mating partner in medaka fish
12:00-12:15 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Svenja Capitain – Influence of reward and location on dogs’ behaviour towards an interactive artificial agent
Pecha Kucha session 1
🎞️ TΓ­mea KovΓ‘cs – Training style affects dogs’ behaviour, learning performance and sleep
🎞️ Katinka TΓ³th – Imitation sensitivity in family dogs (Canis familiaris)
🎞️ Edina Vanderer – The mask-wearing of the experimenter negatively influences family dogs’ behavior in standard cognitive tests
12:35-12:38 (CET)πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹ Questions for Pecha Kucha presenters
Elevator speech session 1
12:38-12:43 (CET)πŸ“’πŸ“’ How will the Elevator speech section work?
🎦 Kata VΓ©kony – Someone worth fighting for – the association between social dynamics and dog-owner relationship in multi-dog households
🎦 Mariana Hess – How the owner’s attachment to your dog is associated with the owner’s degree of stress, anxiety, and depression
🎦 ViktΓ³ria Bakos – Factors behind separation-related behavior in dogs: first empirical evidence about the effect of fear and frustration
🎦 Zsuzsanna BerkesnΓ© Gedai – Do dogs remember a specific human after a short interaction or only their behaviour?
🎦 Beatrix Laczi – Can dogs become jealous of robots?
12:53-13:13 (CET)πŸ’»πŸ’» Talk with Elevator speech presenters in separate Zoom Breakout Rooms
13:13-14:10 (CET)πŸ₯ͺ Lunch break πŸ₯ͺ
✨✨✨ Dr. Manon Schweinfurth – Quid pro quo – how animals help each other
Live talk session 2
15:10-15:25 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Valeria Ferrario – Testing calculated reciprocity in tufted capuchin monkey (Sapajus spp.)
15:25-15:40 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Elisa FernΓ‘ndez Fueyo – Why do some primate mothers carry their infant’s corpse? A cross-species comparative study
15:40-15:55 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Plotine Jardat – How does pet-directed speech affect horses?
15:55-16:10 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Ariane Veit – Domestic pigs learn through observation of conspecifics, humans and ghosts
Pecha Kucha session 2
🎞️ Kimberly Brosche – Team play versus solo success: Comparing domestic pigs’ performance in a cooperative and a non-cooperative task
🎞️ Marietta Amann – Do ponies develop a preference for a helpful or an unhelpful human?
🎞️ William O’Hearn – Responses to a group member’s novel foraging capability in the tolerant multi-level society of Guinea baboons
16:30-16:33 (CET)πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹ Questions for Pecha Kucha presenters
Elevator speech session 2
🎦 Ellen Soeters – Water availability impacts habitat use in chacma baboons (Papio ursinus): implications for early hominin behaviour
🎦 Valentine Comin – Let’s play: Social object play in Common Ravens
🎦 Livia Langner – The influence of voice identity and linguistic content on dogs’ (Canis familiaris) ability to follow human voice direction
🎦 Huba EleΕ‘d – What do dogs hear? – Evoked brain responses to human and conspecific emotional vocalizations in dogs
🎦 Vivien Reicher – Sleep-dependent memory consolidation in dogs with ADHD-like behaviour
16:43-17:03 (CET)πŸ’»πŸ’» Talk with Elevator speech presenters in separate Zoom Breakout Rooms
17:03-18:00 (CET)πŸ” Dinner break πŸ”
18:00-19:30 (CET)🍻 Social program 🍻


November 7, SundayProgram
9:00-9:05 (CET)πŸ“’πŸ“’ Announcements
✨✨✨ Dr. Michelle Spierings – Patterns in language evolution: Cross-species comparison on auditory perception
10:05-10:35 (CET)β˜• Coffee break β˜•
Live talk session 3
10:35-10:50 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Malavika Madhavan – Territorial males adjust their song according to intruder song complexity
10:50-11:05 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Lorenzo Micolucci – The importance of social feedback in social recognition in Gallus gallus
11:05-11:20 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Lucille Dumontier – Effects of the early-life and adult environment on laying hens’ spatial cognition
11:20-11:35 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Rachel Degrande – If not here, then there: The domestic hen is capable of inference by exclusion in a food searching task
Pecha Kucha session 3
🎞️ Lisa Schanz – Something new, upside down and on my back – Presence of cattle does not affect measures of fearfulness in broiler chickens
🎞️ Elisa Perinot – Quantifying formation flight and energy expenditure in free-flying birds
🎞️ Parul Bhatnagar – Breeding biology of Rufous-bellied Woodpecker (Dendrocopos hyperythrus) in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary (Western Himalayas), Uttarakhand, India
11:55-11:58 (CET)πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹ Questions for Pecha Kucha presenters
Elevator speech session 3
🎦 Maria Samuela Pasculli – Three-day-old chicks spontaneously associate spatial and luminance information
🎦 Tusheema Dutta – Seasonal variation in escape behaviour of Indian birds along a rural-urban gradient
🎦 Swastika Dey – Ecology and the behaviour of the mudskippers in the intertidal zones of Sundarbans, Bakkhali
🎦 Trisa Bhattacharjee – Human perception for Conservation
🎦 Aanchal Panchal – Role of Termites in Maintaining Weed-free Fungal Gardens
🎦 Erhan Ertuc – Another Open Window to Unknown Areas of Memory: Olfactory Effect
12:10-12:30 (CET)πŸ’»πŸ’» Talk with Elevator speech presenters in separate Zoom Breakout Rooms
12:30-13:25 (CET)πŸ₯ͺ Lunch break πŸ₯ͺ
Live talk session 4
13:25-13:40 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Paula Mut-Arbona – P2X7R Receptors modulate schizophrenic-like behaviour in a maternal immune activation model in mice
13:40-13:55 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Mathilde Delacoux – The Impact of Stress and Personality on Learning
13:55-14:10 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« MΓ©lissa Peignier – Exploring links between personality and environmental traits in wild poison frogs
14:10-14:25 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Danita Daniel – Personality predicts Behavioural Lateralization in a Population of Wild Zebrafish
Pecha Kucha session 4
🎞️ Abhishek Singh – Rationality of Shoaling Group Size Choices in Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
🎞️ Babita Choudhary – What does a Nasonia female want?
🎞️ Agnese Crisante – Public perception of reptile welfare and cognition
14:45-14:48 (CET)πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹ Questions for Pecha Kucha presenters
Elevator speech session 4
🎦 Paula Perez Fraga – Who is a curious pig? Individual variation in family pigs’ response to novelty
🎦 Tsighie Venturini – Domestic cat personality dimensions assessed by an online survey of Italian cat-owners
🎦 Guilherme Henrique Lima Marques Silva – Personality and brain laterality in common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)
🎦 Zhaoying Chen – Magnitude effect and spatial numerical bias in middle identification: evidence from rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
🎦 CecΓ­lia Carreiro – Multisensory stimulation for the treatment of hydrocephalus behavioral sequelae in a geriatric canine patient
14:58-15:18 (CET)πŸ’»πŸ’» Talk with Elevator speech presenters in separate Zoom Breakout Rooms
15:18-15:30 (CET)β˜• Coffee break β˜•
Live talk session 5
15:30-15:45 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Carolin Niederbremer – Counting on Numbers – Numerical Abilities in Sharks and Stingrays
15:45-16:00 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Alexandros Vezyrakis – Into the reptilian Umwelt: The effect of chemical versus visual information on the learning performance of lizards
16:00-16:15 (CET)πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Rachel Probert – Individual stability but low population diversity of whistles from Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus)
Pecha Kucha session 5
🎞️ Francesca Terranova – Signature whistles of the bottlenose dolphins inhabiting the Ligurian sea
🎞️ Bruna Paula – Maned wolf simultaneous vocalization
🎞️ Kia Radovanovic – Effects of Age, Training, and Number of Dogs in the Household on Inequity Aversion in Dogs
16:35-16:38 (CET)πŸ™‹πŸ™‹πŸ™‹ Questions for Pecha Kucha presenters
16:38-17:10 (CET)πŸ—£οΈ Chit-chat break and votes for best presenters πŸ—³οΈ
17:10-17:40 (CET)πŸ“’πŸ“’ Awards and Farewell 😒