Program

9.00 - 13.00 h.

Scientific Workshop. Introduction to machine learning techniques for passive acoustic monitoring

Room 001

    Coordinator & Speaker:
    Juan Sebastián Cañas Silva

    Instituto Humboldt. Colombia

    Speakers:
    Santiago Ruíz

    University of Pittsburgh. USA

    Mélisande Teng

    Université de Montréal/Mila. Canada

 

9.00 - 13.00 h.

Scientific Workshop. BirdNET for all: creating custom ML models with the BirdNET GUI

Room 002

    Coordinator & Speaker:
    Larissa Sayuri M. Sugai

    K Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell lab of Ornithology, USA

    Speakers:
    Dena Clink

    K Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell lab of Ornithology, USA

    Wendy Erb

    K Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell lab of Ornithology, USA

    Josef Haupt

    BirdNET team, Germany

    Max Mauermann

    BirdNET team, Germany

 

9.00 - 19.00 h.

Reception / Sponsors & Exhibitions

Hall

 

10.45 - 11.15 h.

Coffee break

Hall

 

11.15 - 13.00 h.

Symposium. Art and Ecoacoustics

Sala de Grados

    Chairperson:
    Laia Malo

    Spain

Compositions and installations with eco- and bio-acoustic sounds: intentions, methods, processes and insights.

    Speaker:
    Kirsten Reese

    Germany

A personal journey through soundscapes.

    Speaker:
    Eloisa Matheu

    Spain

Insecta Dance Music. Electronica from Balearic insect sounds.

    Speakers:
    Laia Malo

    Spain

    Jaume Reus-Viver

    Spain

General discussion

 

13.00 - 14.30 h.

Time for lunch

Hall

 

14.30 - 15.30 h.

Welcome session

Salón de Actos

 

15.30 - 16.30 h.

Plenary Talk. The acoustic ecology of insect-plant interactions

Salón de Actos

    Speaker:
    Reginald B. Cocroft

    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, USA

    Chairperson:
    Julia Gómez Catasús

    Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

 

16.45 - 17.45 h.

Open Talks. 1: Advances in BirdNET. Part 1

Salón de Actos

    Chairperson:
    Dena Clink

    K Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell lab of Ornithology, USA

Towards Automated Quantification of Species Detectability in Passively Recorded Audio with Simulated Data and Machine Learning

    Speaker:
    Ruari Marshall-Hawkes

    Department of Zoology. University of Cambridge. Cambridge. United Kingdom.

Methods of acoustic data analysis affect species detectability in passive acoustic monitoring

    Speaker:
    Dominika Winiarska

    Department of Behavioural Ecology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

The potential of acoustic monitoring to inform and expand common bird monitoring

    Invited Artist:
    Mark Wilson

    Head of Science, British Trust for Ornithology Scotland, Stirling, UK

Evaluation and application of BirdNET: identification of bird species by their sounds

    Speaker:
    Yi-Chin Tseng

    PhD in Avian Acoustics. Passive acoustic monitoring. University of Northern British Columbia. Prince George. Canada

FishSounds: A Global Inventory of Sound-Producing Fishes

    Speaker:
    Kieran Cox

    Marine Acoustics. Simon Fraser University and FishSounds. Vancouver. Canada

 

16.45 - 17.45 h.

Open Talks. 2: Biotremology and soil acoustics

Room 002

    Chairperson:
    Renata S. Sousa-Lima

    EAR Hub, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Is it possible to improve carbon cycle models using soil acoustics? A call for interdisciplinary research collaboration between the greenhouse gas flux and the ecoacoustics communities

    Speaker:
    Carolyn-Monika Görres

    Scientist, Hochschule Geisenheim University, Geisenheim, Germany

Soil acoustics in tropical forests

    Speaker:
    Oliver Metcalf

    Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. UK

Ecoacoustics for soil health – the sounds of the underground

    Speaker:
    Carlos Abrahams

    Baker consultants. UK

 

16.45 - 17.45 h.

Symposium. Sound archives present and future: new challenges of ecoacoustics development

Sala de Grados

    Chairperson:
    Paulo A. M. Marques

    MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre / ARNET - Aquatic Research Network; Ispa – Instituto Universitário de Ciências Psicológicas, Sociais e da Vida, Lisboa, Portugal.

Availability and preservation of Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) recordings for future use

    Speaker:
    Paulo A. M. Marques

    MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre / ARNET - Aquatic Research Network; Ispa – Instituto Universitário de Ciências Psicológicas, Sociais e da Vida, Lisboa, Portugal.

Fonoteca Zoológica of the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC) present and future

    Speaker:
    Rafael Ignacio Marquez

    Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC). Spain

Xeno-canto a large worldwide community of sound recordists

    Speaker:
    Willem-Pier Vellinga

    Xeno-canto.org, Stichting Xeno-canto voor natuurgeluiden/Xeno-canto Foundation

General discussion

 

18.00 - 19.00 h.

Open Talks. 3: Advances in BirdNET. Part 2

Salón de Actos

    Chairperson:
    Wendy Erb

    K Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell lab of Ornithology, USA

Low-cost recorders and BirdNET: An effective combination for monitoring nocturnal and cryptic aquatic birds

    Speaker:
    Robert Manzano Rubio

    Knowledge Transfer & Technology Specialist. CTFC. Solsona. Spain

Evaluating bioacoustic detection software on migrant songbirds in the tropics during the non-breeding season

    Speaker:
    Dhruv Varun Cohen

    Student. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. United States of America

Gunshots and gibbons: how transfer learning can improve monitoring efforts of a protected area in Cambodia

    Speaker:
    Dena Clink

    K Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell lab of Ornithology, USA

Using BirdNET embeddings to find threatened species: A case study using the Australian Acoustic Observatory

    Speaker:
    Slade Allen-Ankins

    James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

 

18.00 - 19.00 h.

Open Talks. 4: Monitoring flying insects

Room 002

    Chairperson:
    Valentina Zaffaroni Caorsi

    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. University of Milano-Bicocca. Milan. Italy

Balearic Buzzings, a sound guide for pollinators

    Speaker:
    Jaume Reus Viver

    Biodiversity, field recording, divulgation, sound art. Freelance. Palma. Spain.

Design and evaluation of enhanced techniques for acoustic monitoring on bees

    Speaker:
    María Victoria Cumia Espinosa de los Monteros

    Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Transformers outperformed CNNs and improve the acoustic bee species recognition task

    Speaker:
    José Neiva Mesquita Neto

    Pollination Ecology. Laboratorio de Ecología de Abejas Nativas, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad Católica del Maule. Talca. Chile

The Insect Soundscape Progression Related to Mammalian Cadavers

    Speaker:
    Elena Gorgeva

    PhD candidate. Faculty of Science and Technology. University of Canberra. ACT. Australia

 

18.00 - 19.00 h.

Symposium. Spatial ecoacoustics: mapping acoustic activity and diversity

Sala de Grados

    Chairperson:
    Camille Desjonquères

    Université Grenobles Alpes. France

Environmental sound as a mirror of landscape ecological integrity in monitoring programs

    Speaker:
    Manon Ducrettet

Bridging the divide: improving wilderness mapping and conservation by linking human

    Speaker:
    Jonathan Carruthers-Jones

    Department of Agriculture and Forestry. University of Helsinki. Finland

Acoustic Species Distribution Models (aSDMs): a framework to forecast shifts in calling behaviour under climate change

    Speaker:
    Camille Desjonquères

    Université Grenobles Alpes. France

General discussion

 

19.00 - 22.00 h.

Welcome reception

Outdoor