Thank you to everyone who submitted videos for Video Night!
Video Night was an event proposed by individual researchers to be held during the World Marine Mammal Conference on the evening of Monday 9th of December 2019!
A group of reviewers approved by the WMMC Conference and Scientific Program Committee chairs evaluated all proposals according to the criteria established for this event (see below).
The following is a list of the presenters and their videos from WMMC’19 Video Night event:
- Raquel Soley – Effects of gull harassment on southern right whale body condition
- Maria Isabel Carvalho Gonçalves – Whales from the Hill
- Russell Baker – Arctic Norway – Desolation to Regulation – Behavioural Observations, Partnerships and Progress in a Fast Evolving Destination
- TURISMO DE TENERIFE – Sara Pombar – Whale Watching Sustainability Charter in Tenerife
- Isabella Kratzer – All about that net
- Dennis Brennecke – Baltic Harbour Porpoises
- Betzi Pérez-Ortega – Bocas Dolphins Project
- Panos Dendrinos – Growing up with two mothers – the not so peaceful life of the Mediterranean monk seal
- Joan Gonzalvo – Monky business: Mediterranean monk seals gone crazy
- Isabella Clegg – Patagonia Projects: investigating the world’s largest baleen mortality event and subsequent research projects in the remote Chilean fjords
- Renan Costa de Lima – Type-A killer whales attacking a minke whale in Antarctica
- Danielle Kreb – Rescue of Pesut Mahakam, a critically endangered river dolphin in Melintang Lake, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
- Nelly de Paz – Pingers: Soluciones para la reducción de la captura incidental de delfines y ballenas
- Eve Jourdain – Video tagging of killer whales in Arctic Norway
- Eduard Degollada – DRONES KEY ROLE in a FIN WHALE RESEARCH PROJECT: NEWLY REPORTED FEEDING GROUNDS in the CATALAN COAST and the BALEARIC SEA (NORTHWESTERN MEDITERRANEAN)
- Alyssa Stoller – For the Love of Whales
- Karin Hartman – Scars
Criteria for Submissions
Submitted videos should comply with the following criteria:
- Have a relevant subject with appeal to society members (scientific or conservation-related);
- All material, filming and research shown should comply with ECS and SMM ethical standards and legislation in the country of origin regarding research and display of research;
- Video length should not exceed 10 minutes;
- Videos should be of sufficient quality for the subject matter to be seen easily;
- Any narration should be in English or sub-titled in English;
- Each submission should clearly state: name of institute/person submitting, subject, video length, year taken, country of origin;
- Each submission will require a url (e.g. YouTube link) to view your video online. If accepted, you will be also be required to submit your video using one of the following formats: MPEG4, MOV and AVI.
Deadlines for Submissions
Please carefully review the timeline for video night submissions before submitting your video:
- August 7, 2019 – Submission opens for video night
- October 2, 2019 – Submission deadline for video night
- October 16, 2019 – Notifications sent to accepted videos
How do I submit my video for this event?
Submission process for Video Night will open August 7.
To submit a video for Video Night, please follow the steps below:
1) Click here and select your option for signing in through ECS/SMM.
2) Once you have signed in under ECS/SMM, navigate to the WMMC’19 site.
3) Select “Video Night Submissions” from the profile home page.
4) Fill out all required fields and submit your submission when you are complete to be considered.*
* You will be able to login and update your submission at any time up until the submission deadline on October 2.
Please be sure to use the same account (i.e. SMM, ECS or non-member) to login as you did for registration or abstract submission.
If you have already logged into the conference system as a Non-Member you can still sign-up for membership with either society to receive a reduce ‘Members’ registration fee. Use the same email address to sign up or renew your membership as you did to create your Non-Member profile and the system will automatically update your account information for you once you sign back into the conference system.