The 13th African Small Mammal Symposium (ASMS)

September 16-21, 2019

Mekelle University, Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia

Scientific program

Scientific program

The program includes oral and poster presentations concerning biology of African small mammals (rodents, insectivores, bats, afrotherians, small carnivores and primates). The presentations will be organized into blocks covering wide range of scientific topics, e.g. pest management, systematics, phylogeography and evolutionary biology, disease ecology and epidemiology, ecology, conservation, etc.

The abstract submission is closed – final program of the conference will be announced soon

Preliminary time schedule

Sunday, September 15

Arrival of participants

Monday, September 16

9.00-18.00 – Welcome, keynote lectures, regular lectures

18.00-22.00 – Welcome ice-breaking party

Tuesday, September 17

9.00-18.00 – Keynote lectures, regular lectures

Wednesday, September 18

Mid-conference excursion

Thursday, September 19

9.00-18.00 – Keynote lectures, regular lectures

Friday, September 20

9.00-16.00 – Keynote lectures, regular lectures

17.00-22.00 – Conference banquet (sponsored by the Mekelle University)

Saturday, September 21

Departure of participants, start of post-conference trips