Preliminary topics of the Conference:

• Biology (morphology, systematic, behaviour, genetic etc.)

• Population and migration ecology

• Rare species conservation

• Management of crane populations (supplementory feeding, damages to agricultural fields etc.)


Prelimary schedule

12th September, Monday (Day 1)

Participants arrival, Friendship Evening


13th September, Tuesday (Day 2)

Official opening ceremony of the International Crane Conference,

Plenary/Keynote, Session I, posters


14th September, Wednesday (Day 3)

Sessions, posters, round tables


15th September, Thursday (Day 4)

Session, posters, mid-conference field trip to eastern Estonia


16th September, Friday (Day 5)

Session, posters, official dinner and conference closing ceremony


17th–18th September, Saturday and Sunday (Days 6-7)

Excursions, participants departure