V International Livebearer Weekend
3.-5. may 2013, Preikestolen Fjellstue, Stavanger, Norway
Nearest Airport: Stavanger
About the speakers
Friday may 3rd:16.00-18.00 Registration and allocation of rooms
18.00-19.00 Light Meal for those, who don´t participate in the evening-excursion
17.00-21.00 Walking excursion 1 to Pulpit Rock (or Preikestolen in Norwegian) at Lysefjorden, Norway – about two hours from our hotel. Including a light meal on the rock. You have to register for this trip when you make your reservation for the weekend. Tour-leader: Rune Evjeberg
Saturday 4th:05.00-09.00 Walking excursion 2 to Pulpit Rock (or Preikenstolen in Norwegian) at Lysefjorden, Norway. Including breakfast on the rock. You have to register for this trip when you make your reservation for the weekend. Tour-leader: Rune Evjeberg
08.00-10.00 Breakfast for people who don´t participate in the morning trip to Pulpit Rock.
10.00-10.10 Welcome and practical information
10.10-10.30: Rune Evjeberg, Norway, talks about Chiapas in Mexico and livebearing fishes living there
10.30-10.45 Coffee Break
10.45-11.30: Ulrike Korte, chairman of a german Halfbeak Study Group, and Jan Huylebrouck, who have made a lot of scientific work and for instance descriped the new species Normorhamphus rex: "Livebearing Halfbeaks"
11.45-12.30 Behavioural Biologist Josefine Bohr Brask from the University of Copenhagen: "Sexual conflict in the animal kingdom: How strategic female guppies avoid eager males"
13.45-14.30 Michael Köck, curator at ”Haus de Meeres, Aqua and Terra Zoo”, Vienna, Austria: ”The GWG (Goodeid Working Group) and how to keep livebearers outdoors during summer in Europe”
14.30-15.00 Coffee Break and sale of raffle tickets
15.00-15.45 Auction part 1
15.45-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-16.45 Auction part 2
16.45-17.00 Coffee Break
17.00-17.45 Auction part 3
17.45-18.00 Coffee Break
18.00-19.00 Drawing of the raffle and settlement of the auction account for those leaving Saturday
20.00-?? Social gathering - including drawing of the raffle sold during and after dinner.
Sunday 5th:08.00-10.00 Breakfast and final settlement of accounts.
After that: Excursion for the city of Stavanger for those who will leave later in the day. You have to register for this trip when you make your reservation for the weekend. Tour-leader: Rune Evjeberg