Conferences

Forthcoming: 6th International Albatross and Petrel Conference (IAPC6) - Barcelona, Spain, 16-23 October, 2016

2nd World Seabird Conference (WSC2) - Cape Town South Africa, 26-31 October, 2015

Fiona McDuie, Scarla Weeks & Brad Congdon: "Drivers of critical near-colony food availability for a tropical breeding Procellariiform: meso-scale eddy and terrestrial river discharge" 

 

Fiona McDuie, Scarla  Weeks, Mark Miller & Brad Congdon:  "Wedgies forage at Eddies -  The importance of eddies and fronts for breeding tropical Procellariiformes when self-provisioning" (poster)

 

Fiona McDuie & Alex Robbins:  'Engaging ECS - Obtaining jobs and funding for Early Career Scientists' - Conference Social Event (MC/organiser)

 

Fiona McDuie - CHAIR, Early Career Scientist Committee (Closing plenary speech).

(Committee members: Nicola Amer,  Amanda Gladics, Sjudur Hammer, Alex Robbins, Julia Sommerfeld)

 

* Thanks to Birdlife Australia SLBRA, Australiasian Seabird Group and World Seabird Union for generous funding to attend this conference.

 

7th Biennial Australasian Ornithological Conference (AOC) - Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand, 4-7 December 2013

Fiona McDuie & Brad Congdon: "Trans-equatorial migration of tropical shearwaters – wintering with tuna"

 

 

Inaugural meeting of JCU Tropical Environment and Sustainability (TESS) School conference - Palm Cove, Australia, 30 October 2012

Fiona McDuie: "Critical foraging locations and oceanographic relationships for Great Barrier Reef breeding seabirds" 

 

 

5th International Albatross & Petrel Conference (IAPC5) held by ACAP (Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels) - Wellington, New Zealand, 12-17 August 2012

 Fiona McDuie, Scarla Weeks & Brad Congdon:  "How do oceanography and climate impact prey availability of tropical seabirds: electronic tracking of Wedge-tailed Shearwaters to identify critical foraging resources of the Great Barrier Reef?"

 

* Thanks to Australiasian Seabird Group for generous funding to attend this conference.

 

3rd Australian National Network in Marine Sciences (ANNiMS) - University of Western Australia, Perth, November, 2011

Fiona McDuie, Will Goulding, Darren R Peck & Brad Congdon:  "Responses of adult Wedge-tailed shearwaters to changes in chick condition: a supplementary feeding study"

 

6th Biennial Australasian Ornithological Conference (AOC)- Cairns, 29th September - 1st October, 2011

Fiona McDuie, Scarla Weeks & Brad Congdon:  "Colony-specific growth in wedge-tailed shearwaters: phenotypic plasticity or evolutionary divergence?"

 

Fiona McDuie, Scarla Weeks & Brad Congdon:  "Locating critical resources for tropical seabirds" (poster)