The 10WCH Symposia submission deadline is over and we received over 30 proposals. These were evaluated by the Scientific Committee of the 10WCH and we are pleased to announce the results. Thanks for your interest. Topics outside these can be presented at open sessions. Please submit your abstracts directly.

Speaker slots are 15 mins (12 mins + 3 mins Q&A)

Scientific Symposia and Workshop 10WCH 2024
  • GARD24. Global Amphibian and Reptile Disease 2024 Conference- Frank Pasmans and An Martel
  • S1. The Amphibian Biology Series: History, New Perspectives, and Future Outlook- Harold Heatwole
  • S2. Hydroregulation: adaptations, mechanisms, and climate risks- Nicholas Wu and Rafael Bovo
  • S3. Biogeography and systematics of Indian Ocean herpetofauna- Uwe Fritz and Jason Ali
  • S4. Bornean Herpetology: current research- Ramlah Zainudin and Indraneil Das
  • S5. Foraging behaviour and diet in salamanders- Raoul Manenti and Enrico Lunghi
  • S6. Bridging ecological and physiological frontiers in ecophysiology- Luisa Maria Diele-Viegas, Helena Araujo and Kênia Bicego
  • S7. Improving conservation and mitigation outcomes of snake translocations – Global lessons- Jonathan Choquette
  • S8. Ecology, evolution and behavior of phytotelma-breeding frogs- Rick Lehtinen and Yeong-Choy Kam
  • S9. Haunting the seaside: Integrative biology of salt tolerance in amphibians- Molly Albecker, Erica Crespi and Jessica Hua
  • S10. An integrative approach to studying the evolution of visual communication- Doris Preininger and Matthew Fuxjager
  • S11. Progress in scientific knowledge of south and southeast Asian and Australasian snakes- Deepak Veerappan and David Gower
  • S12. Developing global collaborations for amphibian biobanking and genetic resource management- Natalie Calatayud and Gina Della Togna
  • S13. Karst and cave-adapted herpetofauna of Asia- L. Lee Grismer and Evan S. H. Quah
  • S14. Evolution and diversification of the Neotropical herpetofauna- Jessica Fenker and Damien Esquerré
  • S15. Developmental herpetology: Linking ecology, development, and evolution- Anne-Claire Fabre, Daniel J. Paluh and Tiana Kohlsdorf
  • S16. Coloration as adaptation mechanism under changing environmental conditions- Jonathan Goldenberg and Sandra Goutte
  • S17. Beyond the reference: genomics for amphibian research and conservation- The Amphibian Genomics Consortium, María Torres-Sánchez and Joana Sabino-Pinto
  • S18. Sensory biology of snakes: diversity and evolution- David J. Gower, Kate L. Sanders and Jenna Crowe-Riddell
  • S19. Reducing unsustainable and illegal trade in reptiles and amphibians- Rachel Boratto and Michelle Christman
  • S20. Snakes, bites and envenomation: anatomy, plurality and reality- Ahmad Khaldun Ismail, Scott A. Weinstein, Jöerg Blessmann and Taksa Vasaruchapong
  • S21. Conservation of Asian and Australasian tortoises and freshwater turtles- Jordan Gray, Rick Hudson, Andrew Walde and Pelk-Nyok Chen
  • S22. Changing community perceptions of herpetofauna- Ananthanarayanan Sankar, Kannan Raja and Shivaram Rasu
  • S23. Adaptive traits in changing environments: survival in the Anthropocene- Amaël Borzée, Deyatima Ghosh and Vishal Kumar Prasad
  • S24. Canine scent detection as a herpetological conservation tool- Natalie Calatayud, Nikki Glover, Robert Jehle and Louise Wilson
  • S25. Improving animal welfare in herpetological research- Trenton W.J. Garner, Dave R. Daversa and Eleanor Tinsley
  • S26. Biology of subterranean amphibians and reptiles- Alexander Kupfer, Quentin Martinez and Claudia Koch
  • S27. A global network for emerging community-based conservation practitioners- Pria Ghosh, Luis Marin Fonte and Izabela Barata
  • S28. The IUCN Viper Specialist Group and the global conservation of vipers- Marcio Martins, J. Jesús Sigala Rodríguez and Stephen Spear
  • S29. Advances in global research and conservation of sea snakes- Vinay Udyawer, Aaron Savio Lobo and Kate Sanders
  • S30. The amazing world of tadpoles- Jackson Phillips and Pedro Henrique dos Santos Dias
  • S31. Perspectives on the history of herpetology- Christopher J. Bell
  • S32. Continental islands as centres of herpetological diversification- Ashwini V. Mohan, Umilaela Arifin and  Oliver Hawlitschek
  • W1. What editor’s want: A guide through the publication process for graduate students- Brian Halstead and Erin Muths
  • W-02. Wildlife Acoustic Workshop - Sharon Camm