The 5th Annual European Croc Networking Meeting will be held at Krokodýl Zoo Protivín in Protivín, Czech Republic from 8-10 October, 2021
*with Euro Croc Network logo on sleeve
Drones in conservation,
Educator and Keeper
Social Media Moderator
HCC, Traditional Knowledge, Culture
Center of Natural History
Curator, Zoo Praha
Zoo Dvůr Králové
Czech Association for Breeding & Conserv. of Crocodilians
1600: Registration opens
1800-2200: Dinner, Social
0830-0900: Breakfast (for campers)
1000-1050: Flash presentations
1110-1200: Flash presentations
1300-1415: Networking activity
1430-1630: GHARIAL Block
2 speakers + workshop on Gharial Breeding
1645-1730: Mentoring/Opportunities for Early Career participants
1730-1800: ZOO tour
1800-2200: Dinner and Social
0900-0945: Breakfast (for campers)
1000-1100: Poster session
1100-1150: Flash presentations
1150-1200: Thanks and Prize Presentation
1300-1400: Drone Workshop w/ Matt Sparks
1400-1530*: Opportunities Discussion, Feedback
*Special sessions and focus groups where enlisted
Poster abstract submissions
The poster session is open to anyone wanting to share their work or wanting feedback on ideas, including, but not limited to, research projects, enclosure development, industry ideas, conservation and management approaches. Please email abstracts of no longer than 300 words to with the subject line Surname_poster
Gharial Breeding: Protivin Zoo is the first to successfully breed gharials in Europe. Mira will take us through his process and facilities that made this possible.
Drone use in Conservation: Matt Sparks will be showing us the ropes!
Others to be announced. If you have suggestions or think you could contribute, please email us at
AGRO Šumava s. r. o.
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Ashley Pearcy Buitenwerf, Agata Staniewicz, Phoebe Griffith, Joe Partyka, Veronika Zajícová, Tereza Dostálová, Jana Bílková, Míra Procházka
The zoo is opening its doors to campers this year, so you only need a sleeping bag and mat. We have two large spaces, which will be single-sex and each with their own facilities.
Interhotel America, Písek (11km from Protivín)
900czk per person/night
Use 'krokodyl' when booking for the deal!
Continue to check your emails and/or the Facebook page for more information about transport and shuttles
Please feel free to use the Facebook page to arrange carpools as we get closer to the event.