Workshops Schedule

Online registration for workshops is now CLOSED 

 

IMPORTANT instructions for Participants:

  1. When you come to the conference, we request you to stick to the workshops for which you register online, and not skip them / switch at the last minute. Spots per workshop are very limited. If you switch/skip, you may be depriving a fellow participant from taking advantage of "your" spot.
  2. Participants registering using SPOT-REGISTRATION at the venue will be able to attend workshops: ONLY if there are vacant seats available in a given workshop.
  3. Participants can register only for a maximum of ONE workshop per day. All workshops have a capacity limit and will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.
  4. Once you have chosen your workshops (online) and confirmed your submission, we will not be able to change your choices.
  5. After confirming your submission, you will be able to view on your dashboard the workshops that you have chosen. PLEASE make a note of the workshops, and the respective days, for your own reference. When you come to the conference, please remind yourselves which workshops you have chosen :-)
  6. Short workshops (14:00 - 16:30) will be on Days 1, 2 and 4 (Sep 21, 22 and 24)
    ALL Long workshops (09:00 - 16:00) will happen on Day 3 (Sep 23)

NOTE: Certain workshops require the use of laptops. So we encourage participants registering for such workshops to carry their own laptops. 

Detailed descriptions of each workshop are available here: http://sccs-bng.org/allworkshops/

 
WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

 

Day 1 : SHORT Workshops (14:00h - 16:30h) 

TITLE

PRIMARY RESOURCE PERSON

WORKSHOP VENUE

DAY TOTAL

* Basics of Photography

Prasenjeet Yadav

JN Tata Main Auditorium

11 short

Research Design for Ecological Studies

Suhel Quader (replacing Ghazala Shahabuddin)

CES Lotka Volterra

The challenge of coordinating conservation for Asia’s Critically Endangered Vultures. Lessons and application for other conservation examples.

Chris Bowden

Interdesciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) Class Room.

Making effective presentations

Yateendra Joshi

Cistup Seminar Hall

When and how to use social science for conservation

Divya Karnad

CES Seminar Hall

Business & Biodiversity - an India Perspective

Yashada Kulkarni

JN Tata Seminar Hall A

Basics of Spider Taxonomy

Manju Siliwal

JN Tata Seminar Hall C

Panel Discussion: ‘The Long Format narrative: Nature, conservation writing and the writer’ – A conversation

Pankaj Sekhsaria (as the panel discussion moderator)

Materials Engineering Lecture Theatre

The study of Animal behaviour and its applications for conservation

Samira Agnihotri

Choksi Hall

Effectively managing and working with people

Vena Kapoor

IPC Lecture Hall

Ecosystem services: Introduction to concepts & assessments

Ranjini Murali

JN Tata Seminar Hall B

  
Day 2 : SHORT Workshops (14:00h - 16:30h) 

* Conservation story-telling with photography

Kalyan Varma

JN Tata Main Auditorium

10 short

Social science methods in Conservation Research

Rajkamal Goswami

JN Tata Seminar Hall C

Wikipedia for Conservationists. Why and how?

P. Jeganathan

Choksi Hall

Introduction to regression analysis

Suhel Quader

CES Lotka Volterra

Translating marine science into policy

Amanda Vincent

JN Tata Seminar Hall A

Writing competitive grant applications

Andrea Phillott

CES Seminar Hall

Diversity in animal genders and sexuality

Priya Iyer

JN Tata Seminar Hall B

Conservation Marketing: Can you sell nature like you sell soap?

Diogo Verissimo

IPC Lecture Hall

Interacting with Data for Beginners: exploratory analysis in R

Aniruddha Marathe

Cistup Seminar Hall

The complexity and variety in human large carnivore interactions in India

Nikit Surve

Materials Engineering Lecture Theatre

 

Day 3 : LONG Workshops (09:00h - 16:30h)

* Writing Grants and Fellowships in Ecological Sciences

Sabuj Bhattacharyya

JN Tata Main Auditorium

13 long

Occupancy sampling, modelling and estimation: what, why and how?

Varun R. Goswami

Instrumentation and Applied Physics Hall 1

Design thinking for conservation

Deepta Sateesh

Instrumentation and Applied Physics Hall 2

Finding Common Ground - Landscape Planning and the Conservation Sciences

Peeyush Sekhsariya

Choksi Hall

Using OpenDataKit

Shashank Srinivasan

Cistup Class Room

Applications of open source geospatial tools in Wildlife conservation and Natural resource management

Ravichandra Mondreti

JN Tata Seminar Hall C

Animal handling and basic taxonomy of amphibians and reptiles

Varad B. Giri

Materials Engineering Lecture Theatre

Conducting Social Research for Conservation Planning

Bibhu Nayak

JN Tata Seminar Hall B

Elements of study design in ecology

Kavita Isvaran

Interdesciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) Class Room.

Four ways to tell a science story using your smartphone

Pavithra Sankaran

Mechanical Engineering Multi Media Class Room (MMCR)

How R you doing? Using the R platform for managing and analyzing ecological datasets

Sandeep Pulla (replacing Raman Kumar)

CES Lotka Volterra

Introduction to GIS & RS using Quantum GIS

R. S. Bhalla

Cistup Seminar Hall

# Bird Ringing for Science & Conservation

Farah Ishtiaq

Outdoor (near IISc Pool)

# = Workshop starts at 5:45am 


Day 4 : SHORT Workshops (14:00h - 16:30h)

* Panel Discussion: Citizen Science for ecology in India - Experiences, opportunities, challenges

Pankaj Sekhsaria (as the panel discussion moderator)

JN Tata Main Auditorium

11 short

Managing Camera-trap data with CamtrapR

Aditya Malagaonkar

Cistup Seminar Hall

Conservation Policy

Neha Sinha

JN Tata Seminar Hall A

Neutral Theory and its application in conservation genetics

Ranajit Das

Mechanical Engineering Multi Media Class Room (MMCR)

New-age mechanisms to achieve non-protected area focused conservation

Anand Pendharkar

Instrumentation and Applied Physics Hall 1

Field experiments: a tool in plant ecology research

Priyanka Runwal

Interdesciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) Class Room.

Language & Ecology – Communicating Nature Through Local Languages

P. Jeganathan

JN Tata Seminar Hall C

Using theatre and drama in conservation

Vikram Sridhar

Instrumentation and Applied Physics Hall 2

Why and how of primate census and survey

Narayan Sharma

JN Tata Seminar Hall B

Freshwater fish conservation: Bringing an obscure taxa to the public eye

V. V. Binoy

Materials Engineering Lecture Theatre

Writing for Researchers

Karthik Ramaswamy

Choksi Hall

 

  * = Large capacity workshops. Spot-registration participants can easily attend these workshops

For detailed descriptions of workshops, please go to:
http://sccs-bng.org/allworkshops/