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The deadline for submission of oral abstracts has passed. Submissions are no longer being accepted.

The Program Committee is accepting abstracts for oral presentations pertaining to the theme “Wolves in a Changing World.” 

Categories under this theme and suggested topics for oral presentations, include:

  • Distribution of Wolves Around the Globe
    • Regional status updates
    • Expanding distributions
    • Colonization areas
    • Where else can wolves live?
  • Wolf Ecology
    • Genetics and taxonomy updates
    • Parasites [endo and ecto]
    • Predator-Prey [Europe, Asia, North American]
    • Diseases
    • Behavior
    • Survival
  • Wolf-Human Interactions
    • Hunting and trapping
    • Habituation and bold behaviors
  • Management & Policy
    • Endangered Species Act
    • National Park Service [Isle Royale and elsewhere]
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [ex: red wolf, Mexican gray wolf, gray wolf]
    • Balancing management when both predator and prey are species at risk
    • Types of information relevant to administrators at the state/provincial/local levels
    • Climate change
  • Wildlands/Ecosystems
    • When are wild landscapes big enough?
    • Adapting to human-dominated landscapes
    • Energy development and wildlands
    • Island wolves
  • Wolf Conservation, Education and Outreach
    • Captive management
    • Education in shaping human perceptions
    • Education’s role in the future
    • Role of science vs. advocacy and efforts on wolf recovery
  • Emerging Research and Technologies
    • Emerging approaches in collecting wolf demographic parameters
    • Hair and whisker sampling
    • GPS technologies
    • Trail cams
  • Other

Individual presentations will consist of a 15-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes for questions.

All presenters must be registered as full-conference attendees in order to present at the 2018 International Wolf Symposium: Wolves in a Changing World.