• 4th European Congress on Orthoptera Conservation (ECOC IV), in memoriam Antonio Galvagni (1924-2015)

Thursday 4 July - Saturday 6 July 2024

Museo di Scienze e Archeologia
Borgo Santa Caterina, 41
Rovereto (TN) Italy


The 4th European Congress on Orthoptera Conservation (ECOC IV) will be in presence and combined with the 4th meeting of the Gruppo di Ricerca Insetti Ortotteroidei (GRIO). There will be a bioacoustic symposium dedicated to the late Gianni Pavan on Friday 5 July afternoon. There will be a final field excursion on Monte Bondone (2180 meters asl) on Saturday 6th.


The meeting will be live streamed on the YouTube channel of Fondazione Museo Civico di Rovereto. In the days before the congress, a specific link to the live stream will be mailed to all participants and to non-registered individuals who want to follow the congress from home. The presentations will be recorded and made available on the same YouTube channel. 

The participation fee is €100 (to be paid - link available soon) and comprehends: 
the two-day congress, 2 lunches (4 and 5 July) at the Risto3 self service diner, coffee break, gadget, booklet with abstracts, excursion to Monte Bondone (transport by bus from here to the astronomical observatory and pocket lunch), certificate of attendance.

In case you have questions please do not hesitate to contact us via
mail buzzettifilippo@fondazionemcr.it

In collaboration with
IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC)
IUCN Grasshoppers Specialists Group (GSG)

Under the patronage of
Provincia autonoma di Trento
Società Entomologica Italiana
Fondazione Edmund Mach
Università degli Studi di Padova - Dipartimento di Agronomia, Alimenti, Risorse naturali, Animali e Ambiente (DAFNAE)
Società Museo Civico di Rovereto 

With the support of
Fondazione Alvise Comel 

For those arriving by plane at Verona Airport, the best way to travel to Rovereto is by bus (every 20 minutes, here) to Verona train station, then by train to Rovereto (approx 40 minutes). Those coming by car, Museo di Scienze e Archeologia has toll parking areas along the street and next to the building, here.

The congress will be hosted by Fondazione Museo Civico di Rovereto at Museo di Scienze e Archeologia (Borgo S. Caterina 41, 38068 Rovereto TN, Italy). The meeting will be held in the Sala Convegni Fortunato Zeni. The museum is a 10 minutes walk from Rovereto Train Station. You have free access to the exhibitions of Museo di Scienze e Archeologia, showing your badge. 

Among the hotels in Rovereto, a few steps away from the Museum you can find the Hotel Rovereto or Hotel Leon d’Oro. A budget option is the Rovereto Hostel.

Those attending the meeting in person can sign up upon arrival at Museo Civico di Rovereto, each day of the congress. During sign up you’ll receive a name badge and welcome bag including the booklet with the program and abstracts.

There will be some tables for selling books by WBA - World Biodiversity Association or sharing free publications and flyers. In case you intend to make use of this option it helps if you could let the organization know beforehand by sending a mail to buzzettifilippo@fondazionemcr.it


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