1st Brazilian Congress of Crocodilians
August 14 and 15, 2021
Welcome to the 1st Congress of Brazilian Crocodilians (CBCroc)!
The Marcos Daniel Institute (IMD), the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE) and the Organizing Committee of the 1st Brazilian Congress of Crocodilians in Brazil are pleased to invite the entire community interested in the study and conservation of Brazilian alligators to participate in the 1st CB Croc, which will take place between August 14 and 15, 2021, in the format free and online.
The theme of this congress will be "Scientific plurality in the name of conservation" , which highlights the union of different professions in favor of the preservation of alligators in Brazil.
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Book launching / Congress opening
9:30 am – Start of activities
Dr. Marcelo Renan Santos – IMD
Dr. Bernardo Enne – ArcelorMittal Tubarão
Dr. Yhuri Nóbrega – Caiman Project
Launch of 6 children's books Projeto Caiman: Biologist Bárbara Mello
Launch of the book Treaty of Crocodilians in Brazil : Dr. André Felipe Barreto-Lima; Dr. Marcelo Renan Santos; Dr. Yhuri Nobrega.
Opening of the 1st CB Croc: Dr. Yhuri Nóbrega, Dr. Jozélia Correia, Dr. Pablo Siroski, Dr. Marcos Coutinho, Dr. Luciano Verdade, Dr. Luís Bassetti, Dr. Zilca Campos, Dr. Grahame Webb.
Magna Lecture - 11:30 am - Dr. Alejandro Larriera
14:00h – 14:30h – Crocodilians from Latin America – Dr. Pablo Siroski
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm – ICMBio and the crocodilians in Brazil – Dr. Marcos Coutinho
3:10 pm to 3:30 pm – CSG Brasil – Dr. Luis Bassetti
3:40 pm to 4:00 pm - Crocodilians from the Northeast of Brazil – Drª Jozélia Correia
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm – Crocodilians from the Midwest of Brazil – Dr Jessica Mudreck
4:40 pm to 5:00 pm - Crocodilians from Northern Brazil - MSc. Fernanda Pereira
5:10pm to 5:30pm – Crocodilians from Southeast Brazil – MSc. Iago Ornelas
5:40 pm to 6:00 pm – Crocodilians from Southern Brazil – MSc. Mariana Luchese
18:10h – Closing of the first day – Dr. Yhuri Nóbrega
Table 1 - Systematics, Evolution, Taxonomy and Genetics of Crocodilians from Brazil
9:00 am to 11:00 am – Mediator: Dr. André Felipe Barreto-Lima
9:00h to 9:30h – Paleontology - Dr. Rodrigo Giesta
9:30 am to 10:00 am – Taxonomy of Brazilian alligators - Dr. Igor Joventino
10:00h to 10:30h – Conservation Genetics - Drª Izeni Pires
10:30 am to 11:00 am – Discussion and questions
Table 2 – Study Methods, Ecology and Behavior
11:10 am to 12:30 pm – Mediator: Dr. Jozelia Correia
11:10 am to 11:40 am – Introduction to alligator research - Biologist Paulo Marrom
11:40am to 12:10pm – Trophic Ecology – Dr. Thiago Marques
12:10h to 12:30h – Discussion and questions
Table 3 - Commercial Production and Sustainable Use
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm – Mediator: Dr. Marcos Eduardo Coutinho
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm – Models for the sustainable use of crocodilians in Brazil – Dr. Luís Bassetti
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm – Sustainable use in Traditional Communities – Msc. Diogo de Lima
3:20 pm to 3:30 pm – Discussion and questions
Table 4 - Veterinary Medicine
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Mediator: Dr. Marcelo Renan de Deus Santos
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm – Anesthesia – Dr. Gianmarco Rojas
16:00h to 16:30h – Necropsy Technique – Msc. Paulo Quadros
4:30pm to 5:00pm – Discussion and questions.
Table 5 – Scientific Diffusion, Ethnobiology and Environmental Education
5:30 pm at 20:00h - Mediator: MSc. Paulo Braga
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Ethnobiology – MSc. Rafael Barboza
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Environmental Education – Bárbara Mello
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Scientific Diffusion – Dr. Paulo Miranda (Pirulla)
7:00pm to 7:10pm – Discussion and Questions
7:30 pm - Closing of the Event
André Felipe Barreto Lima
Researcher at INMA/PCI, Dr. in Ecology (UFRGS) and Associate Researcher - IMD/Projeto Caiman.
Member of the Advisory Board of Crocodylia Brasil. Vice President IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group.
Barbara Nedelly Mello
Biologist and coordinator of Environmental Education at Projeto Caiman - Jacarés da Mata Atlântica.
Diogo de Lima Franco
Master in Administration and Rural Development (UFRPE). Coordinator of the Alligator Conservation and Management Research Program at the Mamirauá Institute (IDSM).
Fernanda Pereira Silva
Master in Behavior and Animal Biology (UFJF).
Researcher/Scholarship (PCI-D) of the Alligator Conservation and Management Research Program at the Mamirauá Institute (IDSM).
Gianmarco Rojas Moreno
Gianmarco Rojas Moreno
Master in Veterinary Sciences (UPCH, Peru). Veterinarian at the Huachipa Zoological Park (Ate/Lima, Peru).
Dr. in Zoology and Animal Biology. President IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group.
Iago Silva Ornellas
Master in Animal Biology (UFES). Associate Researcher at IMD/Project Caiman.
Igor Joventino Roberto
Dr. in Zoology (UFAM), with a sandwich period at the University of Florida. Member of the Sub Coordination of Crocodylia Brazil Species.
Izeni Pires Farias
Dr. in Molecular Genetics (UFPA). She is a Professor at UFAM and coordinates the Animal Evolution and Genetics Laboratory (LEGAL).
Jessica Rhaiza Mudrek
Dr. in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation (UFMT). Environmental Consultant...
Jozélia Maria de Sousa Correia
Biologist, Professor at the Department of Biology at UFRPE. Dr in Veterinary Medicine (UFF). Member of the IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group.
Sustainability and Environment Manager ArcelorMittal Brasil.
Luciano Martins Truth
Dr. in Ecology and Wildlife Conservation (University of Florida, USA). Member of the IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group. Member of the Advisory Board of Crocodylia Brasil.
Luís Antônio Bassetti
Dr. in Applied Ecology (ESALQ/CENA – USP). Regional Vice Chair of the IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group. Member of the General Coordination of Crocodylia Brasil.
Marcelo Renan de Deus Santos
Dr. in Ecosystem Ecology (UVV). President of the IMD. Member of the IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group.
Marcos Eduardo Coutinho
Dr. in Zoology (University of Queensland, Australia). Coordinator of the Brazilian Crocodilians Program (RAN/ICMBio). Member of the IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group.
Mariana Scalon Luchese
Master in Animal Biology (UFRGS). Professor of Science and Biology.
Dr. in Veterinary Sciences (UNL, Argentina). Regional Chair of Latin America and the Caribbean – I UCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group. Member of the Advisory Board of Crocodylia Brasil.
Paulo Braga Mascarenhas
Doctoral candidate in Animal Biology at UFPE and member of the IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group. Member of the Marketing Coordination of Crocodylia Brasil.
Dr. in Zoology (USP), paleontologist, lecturer and scientific disseminator.
Paulo Quadros de Menezes
Master in Animal Biology (UFPEL). Associate Researcher at IMD/Project Caiman.
Paulo Roberto de Jesus
Specialist in Project Management (ESALQ – USP). Coordinator of environmental consulting projects at Ecoservation.
Rafael Sá Leitão Barboza
Master in Environmental Process Development (UNICAP). Researcher at the Jacaré Project - LIAR (UFRPE).
Rodrigo Giesta Figueiredo
Dr. in Zoology (UFRJ). Associate Researcher - IMD/Caiman Project. Curator of MUSES (UFES).
James Simon Marques
Dr. in Applied Ecology (ESALQ/CENA – USP). Adjunct Professor and Coordinator of the Applied Ecology Laboratory (UNISO).
Yhuri Cardoso Nóbrega
Dr. in Ecosystem Ecology. Coordinator of the Caiman Project. Director of the IMD. Professor of Veterinary Medicine FAESA. Member of the IUCN-SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group
Dr. in Ecology, Conservation and Management of Wild Animals (UFMG). Researcher at Embrapa Pantanal (Corumbá, MS). Member of IUCN – SSC Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG – Brazil). Member of the Scientific Coordination of Crocodylia Brasil.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
Aiming at the inclusion of society in environmental issues, the 1st Brazilian Congress of Crocodilians in Brazil will be a completely free event, broadcast by the Marcos Daniel Institute's Youtube channel together with researchers from the crocodilian universe from all over Brazil between the 14th and 15th of August 2021.
In addition, all content will be available on the channel indefinitely.
If the participant wants the event certificate, the Marcos Daniel Institute will charge a symbolic amount of R$20.00 for students and R$40.00 for professionals from other areas, which will be reverted into actions for the conservation of wildlife in partnership with the Project Ecocaiman in Rio de Janeiro, in addition to environmental education initiatives in schools in the metropolitan region of Vitória - ES.
If you are interested in receiving the 1°CBCroc certificate, click here!