Canine Science Forum – Budapest, 5-9 July. 2008
Hungarian researchers’ recent success in decoding dog barks may well be a breakthrough in understanding dogs' communication. This and plenty of other exciting studies worldwide highlight the actuality of the interdisciplinary conference organized in Budapest with the aim of bringing together scientists with different expertise on canines.
The online registration and abstract submission services are now open. Presentations on the evolution, behavior, cognition, ecology and genetics of dogs and related Canids are expected from all over the world.
Invited key speakers and guests at social events are renowned authorities of canine science: Robert Wayne, James Serpell, József Topál, Heidi Parker, Jane Packard, Sabine Nowak, Ray Coppinger, Marc Bekoff and Vilmos Csányi.
The conference will be held at the ELTE Convention Centre: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. http://csf2008.elte.hu
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We organize a related photo exhibition inviting applications on the following topics: dogs in action, dog-human relationship, forms and lights, dog personalities, wild friends. The best photos will be published in international dog magazines.
„Our main aim is to provide a common platform for
Prof. Ádám Miklósi,
head of organizing committee,
author of Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition (Oxford University Press)