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Conference programme

Draft Conference Programme

This conference will take place on Friday 10th March and Saturday 11th March 2023 on the Main Campus of University College Cork and is sponsored by National Parks & Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Agency. It will comprise a welcome reception and keynote address on the Friday evening, commencing at 7pm, and a full day of oral and poster and presentations on the Saturday, commencing at 9am.


The Annual Irish Ringers Meeting will take place in the North Mall Campus on Sunday 12th March.


8th Irish Ornithological Research Conference, March 2023

Programme Overview

Friday 10 March 7pm

Welcome address: Prof. John O'Halloran, University College Cork

Keynote address: Mr. Pat Smiddy - The Birds of County Cork

Welcome Reception


Saturday 11 March 9.00am

Keynote address 1: Prof. David Cabot, Adjunct Professor at University College Cork

Oral presentation session: Waders & Wildfowl

Poster session

Oral presentation session: Ecology & Conservation Part I

Keynote address 2: Dr. Sinead Cummins, National Parks & Wildlife Service

Oral presentation session: Seabird Ecology

Poster session

Keynote address 3: Killian Mullarney

Oral presentation session: Ecology & Conservation Part II


Sunday 12 March 10.00am

Annual Irish Ringers Meeting (School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Distillery Fields, North Mall)


UCC Ornithology Research Group

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC North Mall Campus, North Mall, Cork City,