Friday, 24 November, 2023

19-24h - Icebreaker, Zoologisches Institut und Museum, Lab building, Soldmannstraße 14, ground floor


Saturday, 25 November, 2023

9-19 h - Talks and Poster Session, Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Martin-Luther-Straße 14

9:00h-9:10h Dr. Christian Suhm (Krupp-Kolleg): Welcome address

9:10h-9:30h Michael Schmitt (Zoological Institute, Greifswald): Opening address

Chairperson: Gabriele Uhl (Zoological Institute, Greifswald)

9:30h-10:45h Julia Sigwart: Species "concepts" as lines of evidence – a practical approach to the units of biodiversity

10:45h-11:15h Coffee Break

11:15h-12:30h Frank Zachos: Of species and mountains – ontology, operationalism and grey areas in the philosophy of species

12:30h-14:00h Lunch Break

Chairperson: Martin Haase (Zoological Institute, Greifswald)

14:00h-15:15h Elvira Hörandl: Species concepts for asexual lineages

[Sean Stankowski: The ecological species concept and ecological speciation] cancelled

15:15h-15:45h Coffee Break

15:45-17:00h Lacey Knowles: Incorporating the speciation process into species delimitation methods (online)

17h-19h Poster Presentation

19h Get-together at Krupp-Kolleg, Martin-Luther-Straße 14


Sunday, 26 November, 2023

9-13h - Talks and Final Discussion, Zoologisches Institut und Museum, Loitzer Straße 26

Chairperson: Peter Michalik (Zoological Institute, Greifswald)

9:00h-10:15h Rudolf Meier: Reconsidering the Significance of Species Concept Discussions in the face of 'Dark Taxa' and Biodiversity Decline

10:15h-10:45h Coffee Break

10:45-12:00h Bernhard Hausdorf: Is a general species concept possible?

12:00-13:00h General Discussion (Stefan Richter, University of Rostock, chair)

13h End