Topics of Special Interest

  • Training the next generation
  • Integrating wildlife into the larger oil spill response structure
  • Post-release monitoring
  • Offshore & inland wildlife response
  • Responder management
  • Internal and external communications
  • Lessons from recent oiling events
  • Effects from non-traditional contaminants

Additional Topics

  • International networking
  • The role of science in oiled wildlife activities
  • Polar wildlife issues
  • Case studies
  • Veterinary techniques
  • Planning and prevention
  • Chronic oiling and its impact
  • Field reconnaissance 
  • Facility planning/design/management 
  • New technology and uses
  • Clinical research and rehabilitation methods 
  • Restoration and impact assessment
  • Cooperative efforts among governments, agencies, industry and NGOs

Submission Information 

Abstracts should be between 200-300 words in length (excluding author and preferred presentation information), should be objective, and include practical and impartial information. The submission should also:

  • Indicate topic (from those listed above) as the most appropriate category
  • Identify primary and contributing authors (and full contact information for primary author)
  • Identify preferred presentation type – oral presentation or poster presentation

Abstracts should be submitted no later than May 29, 2022 by email to EOWprogram@birdrescue.org Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee, and successful applicants notified by July 1, 2022. Authors will be asked to provide a final abstract, extended abstract, or paper by August 20, 2022 for inclusion in the proceedings.

Exhibitors: Space available at the EOW event: Each booth will include a space, a 6’ draped table and can be occupied from Monday, September 26th through September 29th – all conference days.  The cost is $500 per booth. Please e-mail Barbara Callahan for more information

Hosted by International Bird Rescue and Aiuká 

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