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1st DNAqua-Net International Conference : l\'ADN environnemental pour la biosurveillance des milieux aquatiques.

Keynote Speakers

We are very honoured to welcome the following keynote speakers to the First DNAQUA International Conference:

Conference Introduction

March 9th

Keynote   speaker

Title of the conference




The challenges we've overcome and the new opportunities for using environmental DNA in biomonitoring aquatic resources



 Environmental DNA methods for macroorganism populations

DNA Barcode References - WG1 session

March 9th; Chairs: T. EKREM - F. CIAMPOR       

Keynote speaker

Title of the conference






Mind the gap-analysis! -How complete are DNA barcode reference libraries for monitoring-relevant aquatic species in Europe?






Venturing into auditing of reference libraries: from the hackathon on marine invertebrates to sorting with BAGS

Biotic Indices & Metrics - WG2 session

March 11th; Chairs: M. KAHLERT - J. PAWLOWSKI   

Keynote speaker

Title of the conference





Lake sedimentary DNA to reveal long-term changes in aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning

Maria Joao



The use of machine learning predictive models to assess rivers quality with molecular data

Field & Lab Protocols - WG3 session 

March 10th; Chairs: K. BRUCE - E. KESKIN    

Keynote speaker

Title of the conference


(New Zealand)



A validated protocol for benthic monitoring of New Zealand's salmon farms using environmental DNA




Labelling strategies in metabarcoding studies & how to ensure that nucleotide tags stay in place

Data Analysis & Storage - WG4 session 

March 10th; Chairs: A. FRANC - D. FONTANETO   

Keynote speaker

Title of the conference





Amplicon Sequencing in the Era of Highly-Accurate Long Reads






Complexity matters: Evaluating the impact of bioinformatics parameters on eukaryotic MOTU delimitation and taxonomy assignment

 Implementation Strategy & Legal Issues - WG5 session

March 11th; Chairs: P. MERGEN - P. BOETS - D. HERING

Keynote speaker

Title of the conference





The challenges and opportunities for implementation of eDNA biomonitoring in riverine systems





The pathway from research to use in routine monitoring