Title: 2018 Road Ecology and Data Analysis Conference



2018道路生態暨資料分析國際研討會 中文版Chinese Version
Title: 2018 Road Ecology and Data Analysis Conference

Organizer: Endemic Species Research Institute (Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan) and Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
Co-organizer: Forestry Bureau (Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan) and Directorate General of Highways (MOTC, Executive Yuan)
Sponsor: Research Center for Information Technology Innovation (Academia Sinica)
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Location: 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nangang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan
Location and Map of Academia Sinica
Venue: 106 meeting room, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
Contact us: Te-En Lin, twroadkill@gmail.com


08:30-09:00 Registration (Agenda PDF)
09:00-09:20 Welcome and Conference opening
09:20-10:10 Plenary | Strategic research and mitigation programs in road ecology: A global perspective on best-practice | Rodney van der Ree, Associate Professor, The University of Melbourne (Abstract PDF)

10:10-10:30 Morning Tea

10:30-12:30 Section on roadkill data collection and analysis
10:30-10:50 The actual situation and countermeasures of Roadkill in Japan  | Masachika Tsuji, Associate Professor, Okayama University of Science (Abstract PDF)
10:50-11:10 Systematic road mortality survey and estimate | Wan-Jyun Chen, Assistant Researcher, Endemic Species Research Institute (Abstract PDF)
11:10-11:30 Modeling wildlife roadkill risk using citizen science data | Kristina Chyn, PH.D. Candidate, Texas A&M University (Abstract PDF)
11:30-11:50 Development of a research data repository | Tyng-Ruey Chuang, Associate Research Fellow, Academic Sinica (Abstract PDF)
11:50-12:10 Roadkill data visualization in Jupyter Notebook | Huang-Sin Syu, PH.D. Student, National Cheng Kung University (Abstract PDF)(PPT)
12:10-12:30 Modeling and identifying roadkill hotspots with professional and crowdsourced data for prioritization of mitigation planning | Johnathen Anthony, PH.D. Student, National Taiwan University (Abstract PDF)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:50 Section on roadkill mitigation
13:30-13:50 Eco-friendly provincial highway | Chung-Chang Lee, Deputy Chief Engineer, Directorate General of Highways, MOTC Taiwan  (Abstract PDF)
13:50-14:10 How and why roads make the endemic Dunes Sagebrush Lizard (Sceloporus arenicolus) disappear | Lee Fitzgerald, Professor, Texas A&M University (Abstract PDF)
14:10-14:30 Monitoring the use of road-crossing structure by infrared-triggered cameras in Yangmingshan National Park, Taiwan | Yi-Huey Chen, Associate Professor, Chinese Culture University (Abstract PDF)
14:30-14:50 Overview of Animex fencing research & examples of past road mitigation projects | Dean Swensson, CEO and Researcher Fellow, Animex (Abstract PDF)

14:50-15:10 Afternoon Tea

15:10-15:30 Mammal roadkill and mitigation measures of freeway in Taiwan | Wei-Ting Liu, Freeway Bureau, MOTC Taiwan (Abstract PDF)
15:30-15:50 Roadkill survey and mitigation in Gaomei Wetland | Jyuan-Ru Tsai, Postdoctor Researcher, Tunghai University (Abstract PDF)
15:50-16:10 Preliminary result of TAIRON participants' motivation and learning outcome | Chia-Hsuan Hsu PH.D. Student, NationalTaiwan University (Abstract PDF)
16:10-16:40 Discussion

16:40-17:30 Free Time / Networking
17:30-19:00 Dinner

Field trips: From 21 to 25 June 2018