VII International symposium "Dynamics of game animals populations in Northern Europe"
24-28 September 2018.
Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia

Structure of the symposium: plenary and roundtable sessions, workshops, poster session.

Main themes
  • Dynamics of range and state of game animals populations.
  • Ecological characteristics of game animals.
  • Resources of game animals. Population management & conservation.

  • The symposium programme includes workshops and roundtable discussions on the following issues:
  • Ungulates and large predators.
  • Forest reindeer: population status and development of conservation strategy
  • Role of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia and borderland in conservation and restoration of game animals in the European North
  • Migrations and stopovers of Anseriformes in the Northern Europe.
  • Invasive species, their role in autochthonous ecosystems.
  • Wildlife genetics (population structure, phylogenetics and origins, monitoring of population size and effective population size using genetic samples, etc.)
  • Biodiversity of boreal forests of the Northern Europe

  • Your suggestions on the symposium themes are encouraged.

    Working languages: Russian and English.

    Venue: The symposium will take place in IB KRC RAS, Petrozavodsk, Pushkinskaya str., 11 (Republic of Karelia, Russia).

    Abstract submission: To apply for making an oral presentation or presenting a poster submit an abstract in English up to 300 words before May 1th, 2018.

    First circular with preliminary registration form
    Second circular

    Abstract format:
  • Abstracts are to be submitted in electronic form at the e-mail address
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  • Font: Times New Roman, 12.
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  • Title boldface capital letters.
  • Author names superscript numbering (for authors with different affiliations), boldface lowercase letters.
  • Organization, city, country italicized lowercase letters.
  • Text lowercase letters.
  • Book of abstract

    The papers submitted will be published in the Proceedings of the International Symposium (independently or as a special volume of the Game Management Issues journal). The materials will be collected on paper or in electronic form at registration. Manuscript should be prepared in accordance with the Journal rules.

    Registration form is to be submitted to the Organizing Committee before April 1, 2018. (please send your form as soon as possible it is necessary for applications for grants). Further information about the symposium will be sent upon confirmation of the intention to participate.

    Organizing Committee address:
    Tel.: +7 (814 2) 573140
    Alina Yakimova,
    Maria Matantseva

    Institute of Biology, Karelian Research Centre of RAS
    11 Pushkinskaya St.,
    185910 Petrozavodsk, Russia
    Tel.: +7 (814 2) 769810
    Fax: +7 (814 2) 769810
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