Welcome to the Website for the Pan-African Ornithological Congress

Welcome to the Website for the Pan-African Ornithological Congress that will be held in Arusha, Tanzania from the 14th to 21st October 2012.

The Pan-African Ornithological Congress (PAOC) takes place every 4 years and its aims and purpose are to:

(a) Further the study of African birds

(b) Promote the preservation of African birds . . . → Read More: Welcome to the Website for the Pan-African Ornithological Congress

PAOC 13 Satisfaction questionaire

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What can we learn from PAOC 13? Were the presentations long enough? would you prefer more networking time? A satisfaction survey is now on our website. Please take 10 minutes to give us feedback on your experience at the PAOC 13 in Arusha, Tanzania.

We have a quick multi-choice type survey with some questions . . . → Read More: PAOC 13 Satisfaction questionaire

Registration starts today

Registration for the 13th Pan-African Ornithological Congress starts to day at 13.00hrs at the Corridor Springs Hotel. Delegates have started to arrive as early as Wednesday in Arusha.

The Opening Ceremony will also take place today at the Kibo Palace from 6pm until 7.30pm.

 

Responsible Conference

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We would like to provide a PAOC 13 with as little impact on the environment as possible, therefore we will be looking at ways to reduce this impact and we would like your help also. We will consider reducing our waste, recycling where possible, offsetting our carbon emissions, using environmentally friendly products that are bio-degradable . . . → Read More: Responsible Conference

Newly introduced pages on website

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We have introduced some new pages on the website and will continue to post more information over the next few weeks as we get closer to PAOC 13.

The new pages are:

Useful Information

A page with various information that will help your participation in the PAOC, this page is very dynamic, ee hope we think of everything . . . → Read More: Newly introduced pages on website

Delegates List online

We have place a list of the delegates on our website so you can see who is attending the PAOC 13 as well as where they will be staying. The list of names and hotels will let you know who you are going to be staying with. click here to view the . . . → Read More: Delegates List online

Shuttle service booking form

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The booking form for the shuttle service is now online, if you would like to book your seat on the shuttle bus from Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha, please fill in the the shuttle service booking form.

We have arranged the shuttle service only for international flights into Kilimanjaro Airport and only for flights that . . . → Read More: Shuttle service booking form

Specific visa requirements for some countries

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Participants who are coming from one of the countries listed below cannot apply for visas from their own country of origin and also cannot apply for a visa at the entry point into Tanzania without a permit from the immigration department. PAOC can apply for the visa permit on your behalf, you will be required to contact us letting us . . . → Read More: Specific visa requirements for some countries

Announcement: International Ornithological Congress of Southeast Asia – Khao Lak, 27.-29. November 2012

The International Ornithological Congress of Southeast Asia will be held in Khao Lak, 70 km north of Phuket International Airport from 27 to 29 November 2012. There are three days of scientific program with symposia, workshops, presentations and posters, room for discussion and field trips to exciting ornithological areas. We would like to invite . . . → Read More: Announcement: International Ornithological Congress of Southeast Asia – Khao Lak, 27.-29. November 2012

Airport Shuttles

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We have had a number of requests for help regarding transfers to and from the Kilimanjaro Airport.

We will organize a shuttle service before and after the event, this services is not included in the registration fee, we will require that you pay for the shuttle directly with the 3rd party service provider. We . . . → Read More: Airport Shuttles

Contribute to the Tanzania Bird Atlas

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As the Tanzania Bird Atlas approaches the 1 million record we are hoping that some of you will be interested in contributing during your visit to the PAOC.

The Yellow-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus (or tricolor, whichever you prefer) is truly ubiquitous in Tanzania and occurs in every month in every square. We therefore use . . . → Read More: Contribute to the Tanzania Bird Atlas

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