Introduction to Symposium
International team from Bulgaria and Slovakia invites you to participate in the 5th
International Symposium on Emys orbicularis
and the other European freshwater turtles
Second announcement with additional information about Registration fee, Accomodation, Traffic, etc, etc will be released in February 2015.
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Symposium will follow the symposia held in Dresden, Germany (1996), Le Blanc, France (1999), Košice, Slovakia (2002) and Valencia, Spain (2005).
Althought over 350 participants had visited these four symposia, just five of them came from the Balkan countries!
Aim of symposium
After certain latest changes in Bulgaria (international political position, traffic and tourism progress…) together with its geographic location and a reasonable price-performance ratio, symposium in this country could complete goal adopted in Slovakian one:
to enable the participation of researchers from East European countries (in this case especially from the Balkans)
Bringing together scientists and conservationists from the all parts of the Emys orbicularisdistribution allows:
to exchange research results and information,
to extend our knowledge and experiences of the biology, distribution, status and conservation of this peculiar species