Bonobo research network symposium & CRC symposium

Darwin Hall Antwerp ZOO Hosted by Antwerp ZOO Centre for Research and Conservation (CRC)

On Wednesday 14th of November and Thursday 15th of November 2018 the Antwerp Zoo Centre for Research and Conservation (CRC) will organise their annual ZOO Research symposium in Antwerp ZOO.

The programme on Wednesday 14th of November will be dedicated to a new initiative: the Bonobo Research Network. This is a consortium of all of our current, past and potential future research partners. The focus of this workshop is to discuss future possibilities for joint research activities research on bonobos in zoos in general, and in Planckendael ZOO in particular. During the open session each of these partners will provide a short overview of the focus their research on bonobos.

On Thursday 15th of November the symposium programme will provide an overview of ongoing research projects where the CRC is involved, and the screening of a film about the discovery of a new chimpanzee population in forest fragments of the Albert lake escarpment in DR Congo.