Program will be held at Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc, the Czech Republic
17. listopadu 1192/12, Olomouc - 49°35'32.7"N 17°15'47.5"E

SUNDAY,July 9 
18:00-22:00 Registration 
19:00-21:00 Welcome drink 
MONDAY,July 10 
8:30(-11:00) Registration
9:30-9:55 Opening
Stefano Taiti chairs Session 1: Taxa and Genes 
9:55-10:20 Jessica Thomas Thorpe presents Isopod phylogenomics
10:20–10:45 Pietro Gardini presents Cryptic diversity within the genus Tiroloscia Verhoeff, 1926 (Oniscidea, Philosciidae): a preliminary investigation
10:45–11:10 Coffee Break
11:10–11:35 Nermine Laifi-Necibi presents DNA barcoding reveals hidden species diversity of the Italian sea slater Ligia italica (Crustacea, Isopoda) from Tunisia
11:35–12:00 Spyros Sfenthourakis presents Increased levels of within-island terrestrial isopod cryptic diversity
12:00–12:25 Ivanklin Soarez Campos-Filho presents When the sea touches the sky! The case of “Nagurus” Holthuis, 1949 (Oniscidea, Trachelipodidae) from Australia, Himalaya, Mediterranean, and Polynesia
12:25–13:30 Lunch
Elisabeth Hornung chairs Session 2: Distribution and Changes 
13:30–13:55 Ivan H. Tuf presents Does formaldehyde affects trapability of terrestrial isopods?
13:55–14:20 Pallieter De Smedt presents Predicting soil fauna distribution in their non-native range: terrestrial isopods in North-America as model case
14:20–14:45 Jana Bedek presents Fire-induced changes in terrestrial isopod assemblages
14:45–15:10 Imane Benchana presents Modeling the impact of climate change on the distribution area of Porcellio variabilis, endemic species to North Africa
15:10–15:35 Karel Tajovský presents Terrestrial isopod communities (Isopoda: Oniscidea) – stable or changing over long-term scales?
15:35–16:00 Coffee Break
16:00–16:10 Pallieter De Smedt presents Isopod Specialist Group for IUCN
16:10–17:30 Poster Session
18:30–... guided short tour into city centre and tasting beer in Svatováclavský brewery
TUESDAY,July 11 
8:30–18:30 Excursion
Katalin Szlavecz chairs Session 3: Sites and Records 
09:30–09:55 Elisabeth Hornung presents Trends and traits in urban isopod distribution
09:55–10:20 Martin Martinka presents Where to live in degraded land: Shrub refuges for terrestrial isopod community under transmission power lines
10:20–10:45 Stijn Segers presents Cemeteries as hotspots for terrestrial isopods
10:45–11:10 Coffee Break
Spyros Sfenthourakis chairs Session 4: From Inside and Outside 
11:10–11:35 Urban Bogataj presents Architecture of microtubule cytoskeleton in the hindgut cells of Porcellio scaber
11:35–12:00 Katja Kunčič presents Insights into the morphogenesis of the digestive system of Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda): Imaging with micro-CT, light microscopy and transmission electron microscopy
12:00–12:25 Karima Nasri-Ammar presents Intraspecific variability of morphometric parameters in Hemilepistus reaumurii
12:25–12:50 Jana Bedek presents Isopods as model organisms in evolutionary biology: an example of Asellus aquaticus
12:50–13:50 Lunch
Pallieter De Smedt chairs Session 5: Fear and Safety 
13:50–14:15 Barbora Ďurajková presents First evidence of aposematism in terrestrial isopods
14:15–14:40 Ivan H. Tuf presents Artificial aposematic colouration of woodlouse does not affect lizard behaviour
14:40–15:05 Miloš Vittori presents Rolling on the river: conglobating isopods that float
15:05–15:30 Salsabil Abidi presents Ant hosts of the genus Platyarthrus Brandt, 1833 (Isopoda, Oniscidea) in Tunisia
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
16:00–18:00 Konstantin Gongalsky, Pallieter De Smedt, Stijn Segers, Katalin Szlavecz and Stefano Taiti chair rounde table calling for a Global Isopod Biodiversity Database
20:00–23:00 Congress Dinner

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