Monday, 5 November 2007

Conference Programme

Day 1 - March 17

9.30h -10.00h - Registration and welcome.

10.00h - 10.15h - Opening Session – Conceição Soeiro, Clara Pinto Correia.

10.15h - 10.30h - Augusta Gaspar "Overview: Individuality in Primates and other Mammals – Introductory remarks on a rather intriguing title."

10.30h - 11.30h - Kim Bard "Responsive care, emotions, and attachment in nursery-reared chimpanzees. New data on individual differences in attachment classifications."

11.15h -11.45h - Coffee break

11.45h - 12.45h - Olga Feliu "Socialization of humanized chimpanzees: a case study at the MONA primate rescue center."

12.45h - 14.30h - Lunch break

14.30h - 15. 30h - Miquel Llorente "Individual differences in chimpanzee handednesss."

15.30h - 16.30h - Alex Weiss "Monkey Do, Rater See? Examining Possible Rater Bias in Primate Personality Research."

16.30h - 16.50h - Coffee break

16.50h - 17.30h - Poster Session and Photo exhibit.

Day 2 - March 18

10.00h - 11.00h - Video Session
- Miquel Llorente, David Riba, Mei Ventura & Olga Feliu "Predatory behavior in semi-captive chimpanzees from the Mona Foundation."
- Gonçalo Jesus "Distinct Individual responses to novel stimuli in semi-captive chimpanzees: the surprises of experiments designed to induce startle."
- Constança Carvalho "The chimpanzees at the Jane Goodall Institute’s Chimp Eden, South Africa."

11.00h - 11.50h - Coffee break

11.50h - 12.40h - Guest Video Presentation
- Emanuel Caetano "O que somos nós (humanos)?"

12.45h - 14.30h - Lunch break

14.30h -15.30h - Simone Pika "Our gesturing cousins: Similar or different?"

15.30h -16.00h - Bruno Galrito "A Brief History of Biocell, its “personalities” and current projects"

16.00h - 16.20h - Coffee break

16.20h - 17.00h - Results & Prizes:
- Best video presentation;
- Best poster;
- Best photo competition winners.

17.00h - Conference closes.