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Tentative Programme

​Possible Session Topics:

  •  Ant History and Taxonomy (it is unclear if history relates to ants or to taxonomy)

  • Morphology and Functions of Ants in Ecosystems

  • Ant Community and Structure

  • Ant diversity and biogeography (it does not really make sense to talk about ant biodiversity)

  • Ant Ecology and Behavior

  • Ant Genetics & Genomics

  • Symbiosis in Ants

  • Ant Research in Malaysia

Day 1

2 sessions: 2 keynote speakers

(1) Session 1  - 8 oral presentations
(2) Session 2  - 8 oral presentations

Welcoming Dinner

Day 2

(1) Session 3  - 6 oral presentations
(2) Session 4  - 8 oral presentations
(3) Session 5 - 4 oral presentations

Closing Ceremony

Day 3

Excursion day to Kawang Forest/also part of ant course

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Day 4-5

Ant Course

Part 1: Systematic ants sampling and biodiversity assessment 
Part 2: Ants identification based on Borneo Ant Keys to Genus Level
Part 3: Depositing ants in BORNEENSIS

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