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Date: 2nd, Feb 2014 (SUN) 10:00 – 17:30
Free of charge
Location : Shizuoka Convention & Arts Center “GRANSHIP” Room #910
Host: Tokai University Institute of Innovative Science and Technology
Sponsor: JST Program “Disseminate Tenure Tracking System”
Please submit your participation and presentation at
10:00 Opening Remarks
10:10 "Studying bottlenose dolphin communication: challenges and discoveries from the wild"
Vincent M Janik (Univ. St Andrews)
11:00 "Insights into the complex communication system of the common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)"
Laela S Sayigh (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch & Poster viewing
13:00 "Sound exchanges in dolphins"
Fumio Nakahara (Tokiwa Univ.)
13:30 "Convergence of biosonar behavior in dolphins and bats"
Tomonari Akamatsu (NRIFE, FRA)
14:00 "Sound evolution in toothed whales"
Tadamichi Morisaka (Tokai Univ.)
14:30 - 14:45 Break
14:45 "Social touch and synchronous behavior in dolphins"
Mai Sakai (Tokai Univ.)
15:15 "Comparative cognition in chimpanzees and dolphins"
Masaki Tomonaga (Kyoto Univ.)
15:45 - 17:20
Poster session for marine mammal studies
17:20 - 17:30 Closing Remarks
We will have a party after the symposium (with fee).
If you are interested in joining the party, please ask Tadamichi Morisaka using the SUBMISSION FORM or email.
Submission for Poster presentation
Deadline : 24th, Jan
Please submit via SUBMISSION FORM.
Please prepare your poster A0 size (1189mm in length and 841mm in width) or less than A0 size.