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 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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