Conference Programme

MONDAY, 28 MAY

8:00 REGISTRATION

Campus of University of Bialystok, Institute of Biology

10:00 CONFERENCE OPENING

Welcome words
Prof. Robert W. Ciborowski – Rector of the University of Bialystok
Prof. Beata Godlewska-Żyłkiewicz – Dean of the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry
Prof. Emilia Brzosko – Organizer of 6th IOW

 

SESSION 1: BIODIVERSITY, BIOGEOGRAPHY AND CONSERVATION

CHAIR: EMILIA BRZOSKO

Keynote Speakers

10:30 Species distribution models and their application in orchid biodiversity research

Pavel Kindlmann

11:00 Orchids at their distribution edge in Europe

Tiiu Kull

 

11:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

CHAIR: PAVEL KINDLMANN

12:00 Investigating the factors determining orchid species richness from a macroecological perspective

Tsiftsis Spyros

12:40 The influence of ecogeographic isolation on divergence in the South African orchid genus Disa

Karl J. Duffy

13:00 Factors associated with the distribution of orchids in the Czech Republic and their comparison

    from two different regions

Zuzana Štípková

 

13:00 LUNCH

 

CHAIR: RICHARD SHEFFERSON

14:00 How to find determinants of orchid occurrence

Iva Traxmandlová

14:20 Factors affecting the dynamics of orchid populations

Ekaterina Zheleznaia

14:40 Vegetation types with Ophrys insectifera in Salten, northern Norway, and their importance

    in conservational contexts

Jørn Erik Bjørndalen

15:00 North American Orchid Conservation Center – an update

Dennis Whigham

 

15:20 COFFEE BREAK

 

SESSION 2: TAXONOMY, PHYLOGENETICS AND EVOLUTION

CHAIR: ADA WRÓBLEWSKA

Keynote Speaker

15:50 Have DNA-based analyses lived up to their promise?

Richard Bateman

16:20 Phylogeographic implications of the breakdown of mutation-drift equilibrium in the clonal-sexual orchid Cypripedium calceolus

Michael F. Fay

16:50 Using a genomic approach, RAD-seq, to unravel the recent evolutionary histories of European orchids

Gábor Sramkó

17:10 The taxonomy of Sobralia – a significant but poorly known element of Neotropical orchid flora

Przemyslaw Baranow

 

17:30 COFFEE BREAK

18:00 The power of movement in orchids, a kinematics study of Porroglossum (Pleurothallidinae) evaluated

    in the context of their phylogeny reconstructed using NextGen GBS Data

Ken Cameron

18:20 Macro- and microevolutionary drivers of allopolyploid evolution in Dactylorhiza (Orchidaceae)

Ovidiu Paun

18:40 Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Paphiopedilum (Cypripedioideae, Orchidaceae)

Marcin Górniak

19:00 Systematic implications of trichomes in problematic species, Polystachya paniculata (Sw.) Rolfe (Orchidaceae)

Joanna Mytnik

 

TUESDAY, 29 MAY

SESSION 3: MYCORRHIZAL INTERACTIONS AND SEED GERMINATION

CHAIR: JANA JERSÁKOVÁ

Keynote Speakers

8:30 Mycoheterotrophy and mixotrophy in orchids: an update

Marc-André Selosse

9:00 Looking belowground to understand orchid distributions aboveground

Hans Jacquemyn

9:30 Is the mycorrhizal fungi distribution limiting the orchid establishment in restored meadows?

Hélène Vogt-Schilb

9:50 Partial mycoheterotrophy is more widespread among orchids than previously assumed:

  A multi-element stable isotope natural abundance approach

Gerhard Gebauer

10:10 The mixotrophic Epipactis helleborine does not necessitate a link to C-providing fungi:

   lessons from pot culture

Alzbeta Novotna

 

10:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

SESSION 4: POPULATION DYNAMICS AND GENETICS

CHAIR: TIIU KULL

Keynote Speaker

11:00 Global drivers of orchid demography

Richard Shefferson

11:30 Unravelling the population dynamics of orchids as high-fecundity organisms

Martha Charitonidou

11:50 Climate-driven variation in demographic responses of Himantoglossum adriaticum at the Northern

   distribution limit

Anna Mária Csergő

12:10 A novelty look at terrestrial orchids through a prism of ecosystem concept

Irina Tatarenko

 

12:30 LUNCH

 

15:00 Departure to Supraśl town

16:00 Excursion to Museum of Icons

17:30 Gala dinner with Cultural Programme

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY

SESSION 5: DECEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY

CHAIR: HANS JACQUEMYN

Keynote Speaker

8:30 The evolution of reproductive isolation in Mediterranean orchids

Giovanni Scopece

09:00 Why don’t deceptive orchid pollinators go extinct?

Amy Martin

09:20 Pollination strategy of a food-deceptive orchid: a community approach

Thomas Rupp

09:40 Food or sexual deception? Untangling the pollination strategy of the fly-pollinated orchid Neotinea ustulata (Orchidaceae)

Jana Jersáková

10:00 New databases on orchid-pollinator interaction and fruit set in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Bertrand Schatz

10:20 Untangling factors underlying distribution of forest orchids

Milan Kotilínek

10:40 COFFEE BREAK

 

CHAIR: MARC-ANDRÉ SELOSSE

11:10 On the adaptive role of flower form in sexually deceptive orchids: insights from the Mediterranean genus Ophrys (Orchidinae)

Demetra Rakosy

11:30 Parallel adaptation to pollinator attraction in Ophrys

Laura Piñeiro Fernández

11:50 Management affects the pollinator abundance but not the reproductive success of butterfly orchids

Marilin Mõtlep

12:10 Reproductive ecology of the rare mycoheterotrophic orchid Epipogium aphyllum

Julita Minasiewicz

12:30 A case of spontaneous pollinarium reconfiguration within flowers of deceptive orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Izabela Tałałaj

12:50 Meeting with sponsors. Visit in the Andrzej Myrcha University Center of Nature (Group 1)

 

14:00 LUNCH

 

15:00 Poster session. Visit in the Andrzej Myrcha University Center of Nature (Group 2)

 

16:00 COFFEE BREAK

 

16:30 Plenary discussion. Closing words.

 

 

THURSDAY, 31 MAY

7:00-21.00 FIELD TRIP TO BIEBRZA NATIONAL PARK AND SUWAŁKI LANDSCAPE PARK

 

 

FRIDAY, 1 JUNE

8:00-18.00 FIELD TRIP TO BIAŁOWIEŻA NATIONAL PARK