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Monday, July 8, 2019

Time Event  
08:30 - 09:30 Opening session - Welcoming breakfast and onsite registration  
09:30 - 10:30 Plenary session (Amphi Bioclim.) - Chair: Vincent Florens  
09:30 - 10:30 › Introduction to natural history of the Mascarene islands - Dominique Strasberg, Peuplements végétaux et bioagresseurs en milieu tropical  
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break (Chapiteau)  
11:00 - 13:00 Plant conservation on oceanic islands: scientific needs and examples of good practice to solve imminent challenges (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - J. Caujapé-Castells / M. Kiehn / M. Moura  
11:00 - 11:20 › Identifying a network of Tropical Important Plant Areas (TIPAs) in the British Virgin Islands - Michele Dani Sanchez, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew  
11:20 - 11:40 › The transition to selfing and its implications for the conservation of small insular plant populations: a case study from Tolpis succulenta in the Azores - M. Moura, CIBIO, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, InBIO Laboratório Associado, Pólo dos Açores, Universidade dos Açores  
11:40 - 12:00 › Conserving the threatened Puerto Rican endemic plant, Varronia bellonis (Cordiaceae) - Martin Hamilton, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew  
12:00 - 12:20 › The conservation of New Caledonian rare and endangered species threatened by mining activities, the need of a global approach for a big challenge - Bruno Fogliani, Institut Agronomique néo-Calédonien  
12:20 - 12:40 › Ex situ seed conservation of Hawaiian ‘exceptional species' as a case study for tropical island floras - Marian M. Chau, Lyon Arboretum – University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa  
12:40 - 13:00 › The IUCN Plant specialist group for Macaronesia: Using transnational cooperation and updated scientific data to better understand and mitigate the threats to oceanic island floras. - Mónica Moura, CIBIO, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Pólo dos Açores, InBIO Laboratório Associado, Universidade dos Açores - Juli Caujapé-Castells, Jardin Botanico Canario "Viera y Clavijo"-Unidad Asociada al CSIC  
11:00 - 13:00 Synthesizing island biodiversity theory for community-wide genetic data (Symp.) (Amphi Cadet) - H. Morlon / B. Emerson  
11:00 - 11:20 › Origins of diversity on islands: the nexus of ecology and evolution in community assembly - Rosemary Gillespie, University of California [Berkeley]  
11:20 - 11:40 › Island biogeography and the distribution of genetic variation in ecological communities - Isaac Overcast, Graduate Center of the City University of New York  
11:40 - 12:00 › Assessing the drivers of biodiversity patterns using environmental DNA data: macroecology and macroevolution of the oceanic plankton - Hélène Morlon, Institut de biologie de l'ENS Paris (UMR 8197/1024)  
12:00 - 12:20 › Diversifying as a holobiont: macroevolutionary patterns of microbiota in an island archipelago - Benoît Perez-Lamarque, Institut de biologie de l'ENS, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité UMR 7205  
12:20 - 12:40 › Whole-community assembly from metabarcoding data reveals the structure of the soil mesofauna at multiple genetic levels and spatial scales - Paula Arribas, Instituto de Productos Naturales y Agrobiología-CSIC  
11:00 - 13:00 Evolutionary trends in island plants: is everything lost on islands? (Symp.) (Amphi D1) - C. García-Verdugo / K. Burns  
11:00 - 11:20 › The loss of size diversity in island plants - Kevin Burns, School of Biological Sciences  
11:20 - 11:40 › Loss of defenses on island plants: from theory to evidence - Carlos Garcia-Verdugo, Universitat de les Illes Balears – Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats  
11:40 - 12:00 › Are genetic diversity patterns cogent with a generalized loss of dispersal in island plants? Insights from Macaronesia - Juli Caujapé-Castells, Jardín Botánico Canario  
12:00 - 12:20 › Loss of pollination syndromes after island colonization - T Pailler, Université de la Réunion  
12:20 - 12:40 › What do wind-dispersed species tell us about loss of dispersal potential on islands? - Mario Mairal, Stellenbosch University  
11:00 - 13:00 Biogeography (Amphi D2) - S. Irl  
11:00 - 11:15 › Functional disharmony of the flora of New Caledonia: filtering effect of ultramafic soils and metal accumulation syndrome - Sandrine Isnard, Herbarium of New Caledonia, Botanique et Modélisation de lÁrchitecture des Plantes et des Végétations  
11:15 - 11:30 › A functional biogeography approach to insular bird communities with mixed-origin species - Jean-Yves Barnagaud, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive – UMR 5175 CEFE, CNRS, PSL Research University, EPHE, University of Montpellier, SupAgro, IND, INRA  
11:30 - 11:45 › Dispersal modality determines the relative partitioning of beta diversity in spiders on a subtropical land-bridge archipelago - lingbing wu, Hubei University  
11:45 - 12:00 › Phylogeography of coronavirus in bats in the Western Indian Ocean - Léa Joffrin, Université de La Réunion, UMR Processus Infectieux en Milieu Insulaire Tropical (PIMIT) INSERM 1187, CNRS 9192, IRD 249  
12:00 - 12:15 › The forgotten hotspot: a decade of research into the herpetofauna of the Comoros Archipelago - Oliver Hawlitschek, Zoologische Staatssammlung  
12:15 - 12:30 › The role of ecological specialization in patterns of insular communities - Spyros Sfenthourakis, University of Cyprus, Dept. of Biological Sciences  
12:30 - 12:45 › Systems, landscapes and vegetation of the Iles Eparses (South-West Indian Ocean): geobotanical survey of Europa island - Vincent Boullet, Université de Bretagne Occidentale  
11:00 - 13:00 Interdisciplinary island studies (Room D10) - A. Wiefels  
11:00 - 11:15 › Detecting burnt scars from space: A case study of the January 2019 wildfires along the eastern flank of Piton de la Fournaise Volcano, La Réunion - Thibault Catry, ESPACE-DEV, UMR228 IRD/UM/UR/UG/UA, IRD  
11:15 - 11:30 › Spatial footprint of natural disasters: opportunities and challenges for remote sensing in the south-western Indian Ocean - Christophe Révillion, ESPACE-DEV, UMR228 IRD/UM/UR/UG/UA, Université de La Réunion  
11:30 - 11:45 › Anoles & Drones: Revealing controls on distribution and microhabitat use of Anolis lizards in a changing island landscape using emerging remote sensing technologies - Emma Higgins, University of Nottingham, UK  
11:45 - 12:00 › An open network to monitor marine environment and species - Sylvain Bonhommeau, IFREMER Délégation de l'Océan Indien  
12:00 - 12:15 › Marine sponges from Indian Ocean, a highly promising source for the discovery of novel bioactive compounds to fight against ageing and age-related diseases - Pierre-Eric Campos, Laboratoire de Chimie des Substances Naturelles et des Sciences des Aliments  
12:15 - 12:30 › Monitoring of fish communities and benthic habitats from unbaited underwater video techniques with applications to Indian Ocean conservation and fisheries management challenges - David Roos, Délégation Océan Indien  
12:30 - 12:45 › Isolated Indian Ocean islands: little POPs, some heavy metals, and much plastics - Hindrik Bouwman, North-West University [Potchefstroom]  
12:45 - 13:00 › Unsanctioned imports: the problem of plastic debris in small island states - April Burt, Seychelles Islands Foundation, University of Oxford [Oxford]  
11:00 - 13:00 Workshop (Amphi Charpak) - Sophie Marinesque - 10th European Development Funds (EDF) project for the Western Indian Ocean region: Sustainable management of the Eparses islands and Mayotte marine living ressources  
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & opening cocktail for the conference village (Chapiteau)  
14:00 - 15:00 Plenary session (Amphi Bioclim.) - Chair: Dominique Strasberg  
14:00 - 15:00 › The history, current status, and future of the protected areas of Madagascar - Steven M. Goodman, Association Vahatra, Field Museum of Natural History  
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break (Chapiteau)  
15:30 - 17:30 Plant conservation on oceanic islands: scientific needs and examples of good practice to solve imminent challenges (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - J. Caujapé-Castells / M. Kiehn / M. Moura  
15:30 - 15:50 › The IUCN Seed Conservation Specialist Group: Connecting experts, identifying gaps, and developing best practices - Uromi M. Goodale, Guangxi Key Laboratory for Forest Ecology and Conservation  
15:50 - 16:10 › Red Lists and open data: how the New Caledonia Plant Red List Authority has brought together environment professionals, scientists and amateur experts - Shankar Meyer, Association Endemia  
16:10 - 16:30 › Strategies for conservation of endemic species in protected areas of Cabo Verde islands - Herculano Andrade Dinis, Associação Projecto Vitó, National Direction of the Environment  
16:30 - 16:50 › Conservation of crop wild relatives of Macaronesian Islands: current status and outlook - Maria Romeiras, LEAF, Linking Landscape, Environment, Agriculture and Food, ISA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes  
15:30 - 17:30 A tale of two islands: Reunion and Kauaʿi, similar conservation challenges and solutions (Symp.) (Amphi Cadet) - A. Raine / P. Pinet  
15:30 - 15:55 › Integrating predator control efforts to achieve landscape level protections for native birds & their habitats on Kauai Island - Sheri Mann, State of Hawaii, Division of Forestry & Wildlife  
15:55 - 16:10 › Improving effectiveness of alien plant clearing on Reunion Island through partnership - Elise Amy, Parc national de La Réunion  
16:10 - 16:25 › Race against time: research and conservation efforts to save Kauai's endangered song birds - Lisa Crampton, Division of Forestry and Wildlife  
16:25 - 16:40 › LIFE BIODIV'OM – An ambitious program (2018 – 2023) for the conservation of a critically endangered forest bird , the Reunion Cuckooshrike - D Fouillot, Société d'Etudes Ornithologiques de La Réunion  
16:40 - 16:55 › Human caused mortality crisis for the endangered seabirds of Kaua'i: quantifying the impact of power line collisions and light attraction - Marc Travers, Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project-University of Hawaii  
16:55 - 17:10 › Unexpected advances for endangered endemic petrels conservation on Reunion Island - Patrick Pinet, Parc national de La Réunion, Life+ Pétrels  
15:30 - 17:30 Marine ecology (Amphi D1) - M. Dawson  
15:30 - 15:45 › Long-term monitoring of coral reefs in the Mozambique Channel (Indian Ocean): paving the way towards integrative regional management - Pascale Chabanet, ENTROPIE  
15:45 - 16:00 › Functional vulnerability in Western Indian coral reef fishes: indicator species and conservation priorities - François Guilhaumon, Ecologie marine tropicale dans les Océans Pacifique et Indien, MARine Biodiversity Exploitation and Conservation  
16:00 - 16:15 › Energy packing of reef fish communities in isolated oceanic islands - Diego Barneche, University of Exeter  
16:15 - 16:30 › Multi-scale effects of environmental stress on reef fish communities of the Galapagos islands - Robert W. Lamb, Brown University, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  
16:30 - 16:45 › A continent-island model of gene flow in a marine fish from the Western Indian Ocean - Thierry Hoareau, University of Pretoria  
16:45 - 17:00 › The Alcyonacea (Octocorallia) on coral reefs at Europa Island: How are they connected with other soft coral communities in the Mozambique Channel? - Michael Schleyer, Oceanographic Research Institute  
17:00 - 17:15 › Environmental drivers effects on the structure and functioning of rhodolith marine habitats in Central-Eastern Atlantic Islands - Otero Ferrer Francisco, Biodiversity & Conservation Research Group  
17:15 - 17:30 › What functional space to use to characterize species functions in ecosystems? - Thomas Claverie, Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche de Mayotte, MARine Biodiversity Exploitation and Conservation  
15:30 - 17:30 Evolution on islands (Amphi D2) - C. Beierkuhnlein  
15:30 - 15:45 › Genetic structure of two genera of Sumatran frogs trace back to ancient volcanic islands origins rather than paleodrainage systems - Umilaela Arifin, Centrum für Naturkunde-Zoologisches Museum Hamburg, Universität Hamburg  
15:45 - 16:00 › Factors of population divergence and past demographic history in an endemic tree (Coffea mauritiana) from Reunion Island - Edith Garot, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement  
16:00 - 16:15 › Niches in time: Molecular gut content analysis reveals changing ecological relationships among Hawaiian Tetragnatha spiders along a chronosequence - Susan Kennedy, Environmental Science, Policy & Management, University of California [Berkeley], Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology  
16:15 - 16:30 › The genomics of founder events in an island colonising bird - Sonya Clegg, University of Oxford  
16:30 - 16:45 › Chloroplast haplotype analysis of Canary islands Micromeria indicate inter-island colonization as factor to explain genetic diversity patterns - Harald Meimberg, Institute for Integrative Nature Conservation Research, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences  
16:45 - 17:00 › Adaptive consequences of introgression during the differentiation of Micromeria in the Canary islands - Manuel Curto, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences [Wien]  
17:00 - 17:15 › Evolution of reproductive barriers in sympatric Arctic charr morphs in Thingvallavatn (Iceland) - Kalina Kapralova, University of Iceland  
17:30 - 18:30 Poster session I (Atrium)  
18:00 - 19:00 European Outermost regions: living labs of the ongoing European ecological and energy transition, FORWARD public conference (Hemicycle of the Regional Council) - NEXA  
19:00 - 20:30 Cocktail at Regional Council (Hemicycle of the Regional Council)  

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Time Event  
08:30 - 09:30 Plenary session (Amphi Bioclim.) - Chair: Paolo Borges  
08:30 - 09:30 › The Island Biogeography of Alien Species - Tim Blackburn, University College London  
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee break (Chapiteau)  
10:00 - 12:00 Future steps to fight against invasive species on islands (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - M. López-Darias / J.-Y. Meyer  
10:00 - 10:20 › The new IUCN Guidelines for invasive species planning and management on islands - Michael Kiehn, Botanical Garden, University of Vienna  
10:20 - 10:40 › Island Biodiversity in the Anthropocene - James Russell - University of Auckland, Christoph Kueffer - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology  
10:40 - 11:00 › Predicting and preventing the arrival of invasive non-native species on islands globally - Helen Roy, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology [Wallingford]  
11:00 - 11:20 › The “French Connection”: lessons learned from the management of invasive plants in French Overseas Tropical Island Territories - Jean-Yves Meyer, Délégation à la Recherche, Gouvernement de la Polynésie française  
11:20 - 11:40 › Invasive species management in the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF) : past efforts and future challenges - David Ringler, Terres australes et antarctiques françaises  
11:40 - 12:00 › Past, present and future of invasive alien species on the Macaronesian islands - MARTA LOPEZ-DARIAS, Instituto de Productos Naturales y Agrobiología CSIC  
10:00 - 12:00 Island rewilding with giant tortoises: state of the art and future directions (Symp.) (Amphi Cadet) - D. Hansen / J. Juvik / C. Griffiths  
10:00 - 10:30 › Wild and rewilded: Giant Aldabra tortoises in the Western Indian Ocean - Dennis Hansen, Universität Zürich, Zoological Museum and the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies  
10:30 - 10:50 › Pleistocene Rewilding of the Bahama Islands - David Campbell, Grinnell College  
10:50 - 11:10 › The world's largest rewilded tortoise herd and its island ecosystem: The Frégate Island experience - Richard Baxter, University of Zürich, Fregate Island Private  
11:10 - 11:30 › A fire-fighting perspective on rewilding Madagascar with giant tortoises - Christine Griffiths, Ebony Forest Ltd  
11:30 - 11:50 › Potential Giant tortoise rewilding on La Réunion: restoration of a recently extinct keystone ecosystem engineer - James Juvik - Turtle Conservancy & Indian Ocean Tortoise Alliance  
10:00 - 12:00 Community / Functional ecology (Amphi D1) - P. Birnbaum  
10:00 - 10:15 › Niches and neutrality on a tropical oceanic island: explaining diversity and turnover in moth assemblages in island rainforests - Robert Kitching, Griffith University [Brisbane]  
10:15 - 10:30 › Diversity and community composition of herbivorous thrips vary along environmental gradients, but plant effects remain an important driver - Niry T. Dianzinga, Peuplements végétaux et bioagresseurs en milieu tropical  
10:30 - 10:45 › A trait-based approach to assess functional responses of epiphytic liverworts to environmental gradients - Lovanomenjanahary Marline, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town - Claudine AH-PENG, Université de la Réunion - Olivier Flores, Université de la Réunion - Terry Hedderson, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town  
10:45 - 11:00 › Ecosystem services associated with water: the role of the liverwort Frullania tamarisci along an elevation gradient in Terceira Island (Azores) for one year - Rosalina Gabriel, cE3c/GBA – Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes / Azorean Biodiversity Group and Universidade dos Açores – Faculty of Agriculture and Environment  
11:00 - 11:15 › Functional diversity of the flora of the Canary Islands - Dagmar Hanz, Institute of Physical Geography, Goethe-University Frankfurt  
11:15 - 11:30 › The importance of accounting for imperfect detection when estimating functional and phylogenetic structure of bird communities on land-bridge islands - Xingfeng Si, East China Normal University  
11:30 - 11:45 › Landscape structure influences niche-based and neutral mechanisms of community assembly in a fragmented insular dry forest - grégoire blanchard, Botanique et Modélisation de lÁrchitecture des Plantes et des Végétations, Institut Agronomique Néo-Calédonien, équipe Sol & Végétations (SolVeg)  
11:45 - 12:00 › Resilience of tropical forests to cyclones: an individual-based model simulation approach - E-Ping Rau, Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique  
10:00 - 12:00 Evolution on islands (Amphi D2) - L. Valente  
10:00 - 10:15 › Endemism within island ecosystems - Functional drivers of speciation - Carl Beierkuhnlein, University of Bayreuth  
10:15 - 10:30 › Diversification analysis of a songbird lineage within a remote archipelago suggests a role for intra-island speciation - Maëva Gabrielli, Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique  
10:30 - 10:45 › Human-driven extinctions have erased the evolutionary history of flightlessness in island birds - Ferran Sayol, Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre, Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg  
10:45 - 11:00 › Multiple colonizations and parallel radiations of Peperomia (Piperaceae) on the Hawaiian Islands suggest context-dependent role of niche preemption in diversification on oceanic islands - Junying Lim, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley  
11:00 - 11:15 › Towards a comprehensive understanding of Oxera's island life - Gildas Gâteblé, Institut Agronomique néo-Calédonien  
11:15 - 11:30 › Unraveling the stages of ant diversification in Madagascar - Evan Economo, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology  
11:30 - 11:45 › Unraveling the history of Apis mellifera in the islands of the South-West Indian Ocean: what we have learned from genetic, genomic, morphometric and ecological approaches - Johanna Clémencet, UMR Peuplements végétaux et bioagresseurs en milieu tropical  
11:45 - 12:00 › Evolution of dengue viruses on islands - Shannon Bennett, California Academy of Sciences  
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch (Chapiteau)  
13:00 - 14:00 SIB Board - meeting, Room D2  
13:00 - 14:00 Visit the conference village!  
14:00 - 15:00 Plenary session (Amphi Bioclim.) - Chair: Roger Kitching  
14:00 - 15:00 › What can we learn about invasion ecology from ant invasions of islands ? - Lori Lach, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University  
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break (Chapiteau)  
15:30 - 17:30 Island Biogeography, macroecology, evolution and conservation of marine organisms (Symp.) (Amphi Cadet) - S. Floeter  
15:30 - 15:45 › Marine island biogeography: an overview of patterns and mechanisms involved in endemism and community assembly - Sergio Floeter, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina  
15:45 - 16:00 › Evolution and biogeography of marine organisms on seamounts and oceanic islands - Raphael Macieira, Universidade Vila Velha  
16:00 - 16:15 › Reef fish endemism and functional diversity in oceanic islands - Juan Pablo Quimbayo, Center for Marine Biology, University of São Paulo  
16:15 - 16:35 › The rise of politics-based marine conservation in oceanic islands - Luiz Rocha, California Academy of Sciences  
16:35 - 16:55 › Marine lakes: A view of what is possible in marine islands - Michael Dawson, University of California, Merced  
16:55 - 17:15 › Fish as indicators of biodiversity change in coral reefs of the Indian Ocean - Melita Samoilys, Department of Zoology, CORDIO East Africa  
17:15 - 17:30 › Temporal patterns of reef fish communities in South Atlantic oceanic islands - Carlos Eduardo Ferreira, Associate professor  
15:30 - 17:30 Island palaeontology (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - A. van der Geer  
15:30 - 16:00 › Island Life before Man - Alexandra van der Geer, Naturalis Biodiversity Center  
16:00 - 16:20 › Pleistocene-Holocene environmental changes on Madagascar and associated extinctions - Steven Goodman, Field Museum of Natural History, Association Vahatra  
16:20 - 16:40 › Quaternary extinction of large rainforest herbivores on Indonesia's largest island, Sumatra - Julien Louys, Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution  
16:40 - 17:00 › Early colonisation of the Philippine islands - Thomas Ingicco, Muséum National d\'Histoire Naturelle  
17:00 - 17:20 › How long would it take to recover the number of bird species lost due to humans in New Zealand? - Luis Valente, Museum für Naturkunde [Berlin], Naturalis Biodiversity Center  
15:30 - 17:30 Conservation (Amphi D1) - C. Baider  
15:30 - 15:45 › Who really benefits from the worsening human-wildlife conflict and mass-culling of an endangered island flying fox on Mauritius? - Vincent Florens, University of Mauritius  
15:45 - 16:00 › Ten years of monitoring and conservation of an endemic island parrot - Monica Griffith, Seychelles Islands Foundation - Terance Payet, Seychelles Islands Foundation - Jennifer Appoo, Seychelles Islands Foundation  
16:00 - 16:15 › Five phases of long-term invasive species management: Lessons from the Amami mongoose eradication project - Yuya Watari, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute  
16:15 - 16:30 › The value of the long-term Seychelles White-eye Recovery programme and challenges faced by the species - elvina henriette, Island Biodiversity & Conservation, University of Seychelles  
16:30 - 16:45 › Population dynamics of an endangered endemic seabird of Réunion Island, the Barau's Petrel (Pterodroma baraui): implications for conservation - emilienne grzegorczyk, UMR Ecologie Marine Tropicale des Océans Pacifique et Indien  
16:45 - 17:00 › Metabarcoding analysis of endemic lizards' diet for guiding reserve management in the Macaronesian islands - Raquel Vasconcelos, CIBIO, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, InBIO Laboratório Associado, Universidade do Porto  
17:00 - 17:15 › Endemic plant species are more palatable to introduced herbivores than non-endemics - Severin Irl, Institute of Physical Geography, Goethe-University Frankfurt  
17:15 - 17:30 › Great genetic diversity but high selfing rates and short-distance gene flow characterize populations of a tree (Foetidia; Lecythidaceae) in the fragmented tropical dry forest of the Mascarene islands - Florent Martos, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité UMR 7205  
15:30 - 17:30 Biogeography (Amphi D2) - S. Hugel  
15:30 - 15:45 › Why theory in island biogeography needs to integrate within-island heterogeneity and non-neutral species - Manuel Steinbauer, Geozentrum Nordbayern, Department of Geography and Geosciences, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg  
15:45 - 16:00 › An extended framework for the general dynamic theory of biogeography - Mark Carey, University of South Australia  
16:00 - 16:15 › Effects of current and historical geography on island biodiversity revealed by an agent-based computer simulation - Madli Jõks, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu  
16:15 - 16:30 › The small island effect: an appraisal of mechanisms - Tom Matthews, University of Birmingham [Birmingham]  
16:30 - 16:45 › Isolation by elevation promotes speciation on islands globally - Richard Field, University of Nottingham, UK  
16:45 - 17:00 › The role of habitat heterogeneity in the taxonomic and functional diversity of Macaronesian spider communities - Paulo A. V. Borges, Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes / Azorean Biodiversity Group and Universidade dos Açores  
17:00 - 17:15 › A roadmap for island bryophyte biogeography and evolution - Jairo Patiño, Universidad de La Laguna  
15:30 - 17:30 Social sciences on islands (Room D10) - P. Corral  
15:30 - 15:45 › Global law as an analysing tool of climate change adaptation: what relevance for justice assessment of coastal governance? - Anne-Sophie Tabau, University of Reunion Island - Marie Thiann-Bo-Morel, University of Reunion Island  
15:45 - 16:00 › Addressing the research-management implementation gap at two UNESCO sites in the Seychelles - Nancy Bunbury, Seychelles Islands Foundation  
16:00 - 16:15 › An approach to assess the socio-economic impact of conservation projects - Jose Benedicto, Consulta Europa Projects and Innovation  
16:15 - 16:30 › Breaking the “Poor data poor decision” loop. Strategies to balance geographic data- knowledge biases in marine spatial planning - Ateret Shabtay, University of Reunion Island  
16:30 - 16:45 › Legitimacy of the scientific expertise and its media coverage in an island context: analysis of media corpus on the theme of shark risk in La Réunion - Barbara Losen, University of Reunion Island  
16:45 - 17:00 › SEGA One Health: planning for the future of effective integrated health surveillance in the Indian Ocean - Harena Rasamoelina, RESEAU SEGA ONE HEALTH  
17:00 - 17:15 › Unpacking the controversies around the management and control of the invasive plant, Rubus alceifolius, in Réunion Island: preliminary elements for a sociological research - Cathleen Cybele, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement - Unité Mixte de Recherche Peuplements Végétaux et Bioagresseurs en Milieu Tropical, Université de la Réunion  
17:15 - 17:30 › Sacred groves as habitat islands: biodiversity conservation through cultural practices - Alison Ormsby, University of North Carolina Asheville  
17:30 - 18:30 Poster session II (Atrium)  

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Time Event  
08:00 - 16:00 Marine field trip - Hermitage lagoon, Kelonia (Turtle observatory centre)  
08:00 - 17:00 The active volcano Piton de La Fournaise - Landscape descriptions by the National Park officers, Restauration of cloud forest, Volcano museum with a contribution of Aline Peltier (Director of the volcano observatory)  
08:00 - 16:00 National Botanic Garden of Mascarin - Visit of the Botanical Garden of Reunion: villa and botanical collections, visit of the current art exhibition of Botanical watercolor Paintings of South African and Reunionese artists, projection in English of the movie related to the scientific activities of CBNM on La Réunion, Mayotte and the Eparses islands, presentation of the missions and tools for conservation of Réunion native flora and habitats.  
08:00 - 16:00 The chronosequence of lava flows and Mare longue lowland forest - Primary succession, invasive plant issues, lowland forest and its diversity.  
08:00 - 16:00 Northern massif of La Roche Ecrite, territory of the Réunion Cuckoo-shrike - Mosaic of original natural environments and associated fauna and flora.  
08:00 - 16:00 Natural reserve of the wetland Etang de Saint-Paul - A guided kayak tour and walking tour in the littoral wetland.  
08:00 - 17:00 The Bébour and Bélouve cloud forests - The unseen diversity for plants and arthropods  
08:00 - 15:00 The dry forest and Rewilding - Part of the workshop on rewilding and restoration of forests. Visit of a tortoise garden and the sites of Life + project on dry forests. End of the afternoon in workshop room at the campus.  
08:00 - 16:00 La Maïdo: showcase of Mafate and immersion in the subalpine vegetation - Maïdo's point of view, walk to the Maïdo observatory for Atmospheric Research.  

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Time Event  
08:30 - 09:30 Plenary session (Amphi Bioclim.) - Chair: José María Fernández-Palacios  
08:30 - 09:30 › Orchids, moths, and birds on Madagascar, Mauritius, and Reunion: island systems with well-constrained timeframes for species interactions and trait change - Susanne Renner, Systematische Botanik und Mykologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München  
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee break (Chapiteau)  
10:00 - 12:00 Functional island biogeography - concepts and prospects (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - Holger Kreft  
10:00 - 10:30 › Functional island biogeography: the next frontier in island biology - Holger Kreft, Centre of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Use, University of Göttingen, Biodiversity, Macroecology & Biogeography, University of Göttingen  
10:30 - 10:50 › A global review of insular woodiness and its potential functional significance - Alexander Zizka, German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research  
10:50 - 11:10 › Drivers of woody alien invasions across spatial scales in the Hawaiian Islands - Dylan Craven, University of Gottingen  
11:10 - 11:30 › Predicting the functional trait composition of insular communities: an application to tropical reef fishes - Claire Jacquet, Swiss Federal Insitute of Aquatic Science and Technology [Dübendorf], University of Zürich [Zürich]  
11:30 - 11:50 › Extinction-Driven Changes in Insular Frugivore Communities: Worldwide and in Mauritius - Julia Heinen, Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate  
10:00 - 12:00 Plant-animal interactions as drivers of biodiversity conservation on islands (Symp.) (Amphi D2) - A. González Castro / S. Hervías Parejo  
10:00 - 10:20 › A global review of frugivory and seed dispersal on islands - Manuel Nogales, Spanish National Research Council  
10:20 - 10:40 › Double mutualisms: a global island phenomenon - Anna Traveset, Mediterranean Institute of Advanced Studies , Spanish Research Council  
10:40 - 11:00 › The forgotten fauna: native seed predators on islands - Donald Drake, University of Hawaii  
11:00 - 11:20 › Threatened plant seeks pollinator (or when conservation practices prevent mutualistic interactions) - Aarón González Castro, Spanish National Research Council  
11:20 - 11:40 › The role of morphological traits in mutualistic interactions among plants and vertebrates in the Galápagos - Sandra Hervias-Parejo, Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies  
11:40 - 12:00 › A Fijian rainforest tree requires bats to open its flowers - the strange evolutionary case of chiropteropisteusis, a new pollination system - S. Topa Petit, University of South Australia [Adelaide]  
10:00 - 12:00 Biological invasions on islands (Room D10) - C. Leppanen  
10:00 - 10:15 › New insights on the origin and dispersion history of invasive populations of the small Indian mongoose, Urva auropunctata, in the Caribbean islands - Vivien Louppe, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité UMR 7205  
10:15 - 10:30 › Invasive predator ecology and impacts in a biodiversity hotspot. The feral cat Felis catus in the New-Caledonian archipelago - Pauline Palmas, Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d'Écologie marine et continentale (IMBE), Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, IRD, Avignon Université, Europôle de l'Arbois, BP 80, 13545, Aix-en-Provence, France, Unité Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution, Equipe Ecologie des Populations et des Communautés, Université Paris-Sud 11, UMR 8079/UPS/CNRS/AgroParisTech, Bât. 362, 91405 Orsay cedex, France, Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d'Ecologie marine et continentale (IMBE), Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, IRD, Avignon Université, Centre IRD de Nouméa, BPA5, 98848 Nouméa cedex, Nouvelle-Calédonie  
10:30 - 10:45 › Is reproductive ecology behind the success of an invasive snake on a Mediterranean island? - Elba Montes, Universitat de València  
10:45 - 11:00 › Twenty years of the invasion of the California kingsnake (Lampropeltis californiae) in Gran Canaria island - Julien C. Piquet, Instituto de Productos Naturales y Agrobiología - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas  
11:00 - 11:15 › Invasion dynamics of an amphibian with frequent human-mediated translocations on the Andaman archipelago - Nitya Prakash Mohanty, Center for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University  
11:15 - 11:30 › Global distributions of three highly invasive bird species under climate change - Martin THIBAULT, Massey University, IAC  
11:30 - 11:45 › Varroa destructor invasion in the South West Indian Ocean islands and its mortality impacts on the endemic honeybee subspecies Apis mellifera unicolor in Madagascar, Mauritius and La Réunion - Olivier Esnault, GDS Réunion & CIRAD UMR PVBMT  
11:45 - 12:00 › Towards island-specific scenarios of biological invasions in the 21st century - Bernd Lenzner, Division of Conservation Biology, Vegetation and Landscape Ecology, University Vienna  
10:00 - 12:00 Conservation (Amphi Cadet) - F. Martos  
10:00 - 10:15 › Are humans decreasing species diversity or only phylogenetic diversity in mammals on islands? - Søren Faurby, Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Center, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg  
10:15 - 10:30 › Systematic conservation planning in New Caledonia: supporting sustainable land-use policies with reserve selection models - Dimitri Justeau-Allaire, Institut Agronomique Néo-Calédonien, Botanique et Modélisation de lÁrchitecture des Plantes et des Végétations  
10:30 - 10:45 › A science and conservation success story: insights from 30 years of research on Seychelles warblers - Martijn Hammers, University of Groningen [Groningen]  
10:45 - 11:00 › Biodiversity conservation needs on European overseas islands: lessons from Macaronesia - Jose Azevedo, Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes & Azores Biodiversity Group  
11:00 - 11:15 › Evidences of global warming on island coastal biota: lessons from the Azores - Ana Isabel Neto, Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Change/ Azorean Biodiversity Group  
11:15 - 11:30 › A model-based evaluation of reefs connectivity and habitat degradation scenarios - Implications for future marine spatial planning and marine conservation policies in the Western Indian Ocean - Estelle Crochelet, Agence de Recherche pour la Biodiversité à la Réunion, IRD / ESPACE-DEV (UMR 228), IRD  
11:30 - 11:45 › Individual variation in invasive island predators: consequences and management implications - Thomas Bodey, University of Auckland, University of Exeter  
11:45 - 12:00 › Impacts of climate change on invasive plants in small islands: the case of Azores - Maria Teresa Ferreira, Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes - Azorean Biodiversity Group  
10:00 - 12:00 Marine ecology (Amphi D1) - P. Chabanet  
10:00 - 10:15 › Monitoring one of the world's largest breeding populations of frigatebirds - Lorraine Cook, Seychelles Islands Foundation  
10:15 - 10:30 › Population decline in key oceanic seabird colony of the Eastern Indian Ocean: Could illegal egg harvesting be the prime cause? - RAVICHANDRA MONDRETI, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Pondicherry University - Priya Davidar, Pondicherry University - David Grémillet, Percy Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology NRF-DST Centre of Excellence at the University of Cape Town, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive  
10:30 - 10:45 › Tracking tropical seabirds at sea: intra- and interspecific differences in the foraging ecology of white-tailed and red-tailed tropicbirds on Indian Ocean islands - Annette Fayet, University of Oxford [Oxford]  
10:45 - 11:00 › Unravelling the relative importance of top-down and bottom-up environmental effects driving vital rates according to sex, colony and experience in long lived species, the snow petrel - Christophe Sauser, Centre d'étude biologique de chizé  
11:00 - 11:15 › Exploring what movements matter in a critical eco-epidemiological situation, the case of avian cholera in seabirds of Amsterdam island - Jérémy Tornos, Ceva Biovac, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive  
11:15 - 11:30 › Genetic diversity and colony isolation in one of the world's most endangered seabirds, the Mascarene petrel (Pseudobulweria aterrima), endemic to Reunion Island (Indian Ocean) - Jade Lopez, UMR ENTROPIE. Université de La Réunion  
11:30 - 11:45 › Connectivity within an oceanic seamount system: comparative phylogeography of widely-distributed benthic invertebrates from the Indo-West Pacific - Magalie Castelin, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité UMR 7205  
10:00 - 12:00 Workshop (Room D2) - Anne Bialecki / Jamal OUAZZANI - The TASCMAR EU H2020 Project  
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch (Chapiteau)  
13:00 - 13:45 Workshop (Amphi Bioclim.) - NEXA - Introduction to European funding opportunities for Biodiversity and Conservation projects  
14:00 - 15:00 Plenary session (Amphi Bioclim.) - Chair: Brent Emerson  
14:00 - 15:00 › Ecology of rain forests on a large tropical island: lessons from New Guinea - Vojtech Novotny, Biology Center, Czech Academy of Science  
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break (Atrium)  
15:30 - 17:30 Island reptiles: the rich diversity of continental and oceanic islands (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - K. Tolley  
15:30 - 15:50 › Biogeography of Gulf of Guinea Oceanic Island Reptiles - Luis Ceríaco, Museu de História Natural e da Ciência da Universidade do Porto  
15:50 - 16:10 › Biodiversity growth on the volcanic ocean islands and the roles of in situ cladogenesis and immigration: case with the reptiles - Jason Ali, The University of Hong Kong  
16:10 - 16:30 › Ecological and evolutionary determinism in Greater Antillean reptiles - Graham Reynolds, University of North Carolina Asheville  
16:30 - 16:50 › The evolution of an island phenotype: results from an experimental introduction - Anthony HERREL, UMR 7179 - Mécanismes adaptatifs et Évolution  
16:50 - 17:10 › Lizard discoveries and rediscoveries in the New Caledonian region - Aaron Bauer, Villanova University  
15:30 - 17:30 New insights into the assembly of island biota, filtering effects and disharmony (Symp.) (Amphi Cadet) - A. Taylor / P. Weigelt  
15:30 - 15:50 › Disharmony of the world's island floras - Christian König, Biodiversity, Macroecology & Biogeography Group, University of Goettingen  
15:50 - 16:10 › Drivers of orchid diversity, endemism and disharmony on islands - Amanda Taylor, Biodiversity, Macroecology & Biogeography, University of Göttingen  
16:10 - 16:30 › Using islands to understand the dynamics of ecological networks: 1st lessons from Hawaii - Natalie Graham, University of California [Berkeley]  
16:30 - 16:50 › Functional traits and life history dimensions explain filtering in island communities - Julian Schrader, Biodiversity, Macroecology & Biogeography, University of Göttingen  
16:50 - 17:10 › The influence of native species composition on the invasibility of island floras across spatial scales - Patrick Weigelt, Biodiversity, Macroecology & Biogeography, University of Göttingen  
15:30 - 17:30 Restoration ecology / ecological restoration (Amphi D1) - J.-Y. Meyer  
15:30 - 15:45 › Moving toward data-driven ecological restoration of vegetation in the Hawaiian islands - Jonathan Price, University of Hawaii at Hilo  
15:45 - 16:00 › Invasion impacts and medium-term benefits of controlling invasive alien plants in one the most invaded island forests worldwide - Claudia Baider, The Mauritius Herbarium  
16:00 - 16:15 › Ecological processes shaping community dynamics in seasonally dry tropical forests: lessons learned from a restoration program on Réunion island - Nicolas Cuénin, University of Reunion Island  
16:15 - 16:30 › Rewinding for rewilding: Suppressing the brown tree snake to reintroduce the endangered Guam kingfisher - Christy Leppanen, The University of Tennessee [Knoxville]  
16:30 - 16:45 › World's first successful national eradication of ring-necked parakeets Psittacula krameri - Jennifer Appoo, Seychelles Islands Foundation  
16:45 - 17:00 › Coral reef regeneration experiment with mineral accretion technology: a case study on Fregate Island, Seychelles - Richard Baxter, University of Zürich, Fregate Island Private - Ahmad Allahgholi, Coralive  
17:00 - 17:15 › Restoring degraded water catchments using ecosystem-based adaptation tools for long-term benefits of downstream communities in Seychelles - Vicky Stravens, Terrestrial Restoration Action Society of Seychelles  
17:15 - 17:30 › Strategic rewilding to restore seed dispersal to a defaunated island - Haldre Rogers, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology  
15:30 - 17:30 Species interactions / networks / trophic ecology (Amphi D2) - D. Drake  
15:30 - 15:45 › The feeding competition between the Mauritian flying fox Pteropus niger and the invasive crab-eating macaque Macaca fascicularis - Raphael Reinegger, University of Bristol [Bristol]  
15:45 - 16:00 › Depauperate seed rain but effective recruitment after reinstated dispersal evidence strong impacts of frugivore extinctions on native forest regeneration after natural disturbance - Sébastien Albert, Université de La Réunion - UMR Peuplements végétaux et bioagresseurs en milieu tropical  
16:00 - 16:15 › Seed dispersal by chelonians and the virtually intact Aldabra seed dispersal network - Wilfredo Falcón, Bureau of Research and Conservation of Habitats and Biodiversity, Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich  
16:15 - 16:30 › Alien ant-disrupted pollination mutualism of a declining island endemic plant varies temporally and is worsened by alien plant invasion - Prishnee Bissessur, University of Mauritius  
16:30 - 16:45 › Effects of exotic pollinators on network structure and ecosystem function - Arturo Lonighi, University of Exeter  
16:45 - 17:00 › Community-wide difference in floral traits between continental and oceanic island coastal plants - Atushi Ushimaru, Kobe University  
17:00 - 17:15 › Speciation of the sect. Camellia based on pollinator shift in Japanese islands - Harue ABE, Niigata University  
15:30 - 17:30 Atmosphere - biosphere - geosphere interactions (Room D10) - J.-P. Cammas  
15:30 - 15:45 › Will climate change shift tropical montane cloud forests upwards on islands? - Robin Pouteau, Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Plant Evolutionary Ecology and Conservation  
15:45 - 16:00 › The challenges of measuring cloud liquid water content and cloud water interception in tropical montane cloud forests - Thomas Giambelluca, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa  
16:00 - 16:15 › Cloud water interception and resilience of tropical montane bryophytes to climate change in cloud forests of La Réunion - Claudine AH-PENG, Université de La Réunion  
16:15 - 16:30 › Preliminary results from the FARCE 2015 campaign: multidisciplinary study of the forests-gases-aerosols-clouds system in the tropical island of La Réunion - Valentin Duflot, Laboratoire de lÁtmosphère et des Cyclones, Université de la Réunion  
16:30 - 16:45 › Climate change in the southwest Indian ocean: observations and projections - Marie-Dominique Leroux, Météo-France Direction Interrégionale pour l'océan Indien - François Bonnardot, Météo-France Direction Interregionale pour l'océan Indien  
16:45 - 17:00 › Satellite based oceanic monitoring around Reunion Island for the years 2003 to 2017 - Alexandre Wiefels, Espace pour le développement, Université de la Réunion - Jan Christopher Fischer, Universität Bayreuth  
17:30 - 18:30 Poster session III  
19:00 - 22:00 Conference diner  

Friday, July 12, 2019

Time Event  
08:30 - 10:30 Workshop (Room D10) - NEXA- International project development on natural ecosystems  
08:30 - 10:00 Workshop (Room D2) - Jason ALI- The GeoMapApp  
08:30 - 10:00 Workshop (Room D3) - Nathalie BECKER / Roseli PELLENS / Anne-Chritine MONNET - Data availability, importance and evolution  
08:30 - 10:00 Workshop (Amphi D1) - Lourens MALAN / Helen ROY / Danielle FROHLICH - Restoration of severely fragmented habitats  
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee break (Chapiteau)  
10:00 - 12:00 Trait dependent diversification on islands (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - F. Lens  
10:00 - 10:20 › A global review of insular woodiness and its impact on diversification - Frederic Lens, Naturalis Biodiversity Center [Leiden]  
10:20 - 10:40 › The dark side of the island rule or how traits acquired on islands make endemic species more vulnerable to extinction - José María Fernandéz-Palacios, Universidad de La Laguna  
10:40 - 11:00 › Detecting trait-dependent diversification - Rampal Etienne, University of Groningen  
11:00 - 11:20 › Frugivory-related traits promote island radiations of tropical palms - Renske E. Onstein, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig  
11:20 - 11:40 › The role of traits in non-adaptive diversification: some insights from a continental archipelago. - Anna Papadopoulou, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus  
10:00 - 12:00 Seabirds on islands (Symp.) (Amphi Cadet) - Matthieu Le Corre  
10:00 - 10:20 › Seabird on islands: general overview and a case study - Matthieu Le Corre, Ecologie marine tropicale dans les Océans Pacifique et Indien  
10:20 - 10:40 › Consequences of multi-species introductions on island ecosystems - Christopher Kaiser-Bunbury, University of Exeter  
10:40 - 11:00 › Seabirds on islands: unraveling drivers of spatial distribution for breeding seabird populations on New-Caledonia islets - Tristan Berr, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d'Ecologie marine et continentale  
11:00 - 11:20 › Behavioural ecology and impact of feral and domestic cats at a coastal seabird colony of Reunion Island: implications for conservation - Arthur Choeur, Ecologie marine tropicale dans les Océans Pacifique et Indien  
11:20 - 11:40 › Seabird recovery following rat and cat eradication in Seychelles: achievements and challenges. - GERARD ROCAMORA, University of Seychelles, Island Biodiversity and Conservation centre  
11:40 - 12:00 › Initial seabird response to an on-going rat eradication project on Lehua islet, Hawaii (USA) - Andre Raine, Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project  
10:00 - 12:00 Palaeo-biology / palaeo-environments (Amphi D2) - D. Campbell  
10:00 - 10:15 › Living on the edge: the effects of long-term climate change and fire activity on the remnant cool temperate rainforests of Tasmania (Australia) - Michela Mariani, University of Melbourne, University of Nottingham, UK  
10:15 - 10:30 › Archipelagos in the Anthropocene - the legacies of past human-environment interactions on islands - Sietze Norder, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics / Biogeography and Macroecology group, Centre for Ecology - Evolution and Environmental Changes / Azorean Biodiversity Group  
10:30 - 10:45 › A new record of human settlement and past environmental change of the Comoros - SIMON HABERLE, Australian National University - Susan Rule, Australian National University - Georgina Roberts, Monash University  
10:45 - 11:00 › When were the Azorean Islands really colonized? A high-resolution paleolimnological approach - Pedro M. Raposeiro, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, CIBIO, InBIO Laboratório Associado, Pólo dos Açores & Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade dos Açores  
11:00 - 11:15 › Biodiversity dynamics after human arrival on islands: are islands at an ecological crossroad? - Sandra Nogué, University of Southampton. School of Geography and Environmental science  
11:15 - 11:30 › Tracking human impact on island ecosystems by detecting “ghost taxa” with ancient DNA - Lea de Nascimento, Landcare Research, Universidad de La Laguna  
11:30 - 11:45 › Archaeobiogeography of extinct rice rats (Oryzomyini) in the Lesser Antilles during the Ceramic Age (500 BC to 1500 AD) - Marine Durocher, Institut des Sciences de lÉvolution de Montpellier, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité UMR 7205, Archéozoologie, archéobotanique : sociétés, pratiques et environnements  
11:45 - 12:00 › Cylindraspis - from whence thou hast com'st to thine home? Mitogenomes give the answer - Uwe Fritz, Museum of Zoology, Senckenberg Dresden  
10:00 - 12:00 Biogeography (Amphi D1) - H. Jourdan  
10:00 - 10:15 › Distribution and relative age of endemism across islands worldwide - Roseli PELLENS, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité  
10:15 - 10:30 › The Pacific basin as a laboratory to study islands disharmony - Anne-Christine Monnet, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité  
10:30 - 10:45 › Do endemic trees flora make endemic forests? Insights from New Caledonian forests - Philippe Birnbaum, Institut Agronomique Néo-Calédonien, Botanique et Modélisation de lÁrchitecture des Plantes et des Végétations  
10:45 - 11:00 › Understanding patterns of micro-endemism in chameleons: case of Furcifer nicosiai (Reptilia, Chamaeleonidae) in the western dry forest of Madagascar - Miary Raselimanana, University of Antananarivo, Vahatra Association  
11:00 - 11:15 › Out of the blue – the phylogeographic tale of freshwater amphipods (Malacostraca) from the Mediterranean Islands - Kamil Hupalo, Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Hydrobiology, University of Lodz  
11:15 - 11:30 › Changes in biota following volcanic eruption on Nishinoshima island among the Ogasawara islands in subtropical Japan - Kazuto Kawakami, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute  
11:30 - 11:45 › Islands in the ice: patterns in and threats to the unique terrestrial biodiversity of the Antarctic - Peter Convey, British Antarctic Survey  
11:45 - 12:00 › Distribution of genetic diversity of the subantarctic crab Halicarcinus planatus: first marine alien reaching Antarctica - Karin Gérard, Centro de Investigacion GAIA-Antartica, Universidad de Magallanes  
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch (Chapiteau)  
13:00 - 14:00 Poster session IV  
14:00 - 16:00 Dispersal ecology meets island evolution (Symp.) (Amphi Bioclim.) - Jairo Patino  
14:00 - 14:35 › You move, I change: model-based approaches reveal striking differences between the evolution of plants and animals in the Canary Islands - Isabel Sanmartin, Real Jardín Botanico, CSIC  
14:35 - 14:55 › Dispersal, niche and topoclimatic variation: speciation consequences for island invertebrates - Brent Emerson, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas [Spain]  
14:55 - 15:15 › Defining geographical island isolation for terrestrial mammalian dispersal - Zachary Carter, The University of Auckland  
15:15 - 15:35 › Tridactyle (Orchidaceae): a story of speciation and colonisation in São Tomé and Príncipe. - Tania D'haijère, Université Libre de Bruxelles  
15:35 - 16:00 › Combining species distribution models with dispersal kernels to predict range shifts in wind-dispersed organisms under changing climate conditions - Alain Vanderpoorten, University of Liège  
14:00 - 16:00 Evolution on islands (Amphi D1) - H. Meimberg  
14:00 - 14:15 › The eco-evolutionary feedbacks of why island forms so often differ from their mainland counterparts - Tim Coulson, University of Oxford  
14:15 - 14:30 › Island versus mainland evolution of a ‘great speciator': contrasting patterns of morphological diversification in the white-eye radiation - Julia Day, University College London  
14:30 - 14:45 › A meta-analysis of mainland and island populations suggests a general isolation syndrome affecting traits, demography, and genetic diversity - Fionn Ó Marcaigh, School of Natural Sciences, Department of Zoology, Trinity College Dublin  
14:45 - 15:00 › Plant mating systems on islands - Pierre-Olivier Cheptou, Centre d'écologie fonctionnelle et évolutive  
15:00 - 15:15 › The biogeography of insular size evolution: the effects of isolation, island area and age on size changes in island plants - Matt Biddick, Victoria University of Wellington  
15:15 - 15:30 › Evolutionary convergence in the flora of New Caledonia: correlated evolution and environmental contingencies of monocauly - Sandrine Isnard, Botanique et Modélisation de lÁrchitecture des Plantes et des Végétations, Herbier de la Nouvelle-Calédonie  
15:30 - 15:45 › Understanding biodiversity dynamics by applying eco-evolutionary simulation models to insular systems - Juliano Sarmento Cabral, Ecosystem Modeling, Center for Computational and Theoretical Biology (CCTB), University of Würzburg  
14:00 - 16:00 Ecology on islands (Amphi Cadet) - B. Reynaud  
14:00 - 14:15 › What is biodiversity? How to better observe it and understand it in the 21st century? - Bruno Senterre, Université Libre de Bruxelles [Bruxelles], University of Seychelles, Island Biodiversity & Conservation Centre  
14:15 - 14:30 › Decreasing dominance of the endemic tree Uapaca bojeri drives the spread of Pinus in the sclerophyll Tapia forest, Madagascar - RAJAONARIVELO Herimino Manoa, Ecole Doctorale de Gestion des Ressources Naturelles et Développement  
14:30 - 14:45 › Lone fighters or team players? How co-occurrence patterns shape the patchy vegetation in arid volcanic environments - Pia Eibes, Institute of Physical Geography, Goethe-University Frankfurt  
14:45 - 15:00 › Grassland habitat islands in urban areas: testing ecological theories - Béla Tóthmérész, MTA-DE Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Research Group  
15:00 - 15:15 › Diversity of grassland habitat islands: habitat and landscape filters of plant establishment in agricultural landscapes - Balázs Deák, University of Debrecen, Department of Ecology  
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break (Chapiteau)  
16:30 - 18:30 Closing session: awards, next round (IB2022) and farewell (Amphi Bioclim.)  
19:00 - 20:30 Closing cocktail & Local music show (Chapiteau)  

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Time Event  
08:30 - 17:30 Workshop (Room S1.1.4) - VAHATRA_Capacity building workshop in scientific writing for young researchers. This workshop is part of the FEDER funded (European Fund for Delevopement in Teaching and Research) project MIMUSOPS dedicated to the dissemination and consolidation of research on island biodiversity and conservation in the South Western Indian Ocean.  
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