The 5th Annual European Croc Networking Meeting will be held at Krokodýl Zoo Protivín in Protivín, Czech Republic from 8-10 October, 2021






Preliminary Programme



1600: Registration opens

1700-1800: Workshop

1800-2200: Dinner, Social



0830-0900: Breakfast (for campers)

0930-0940: Registration

0940-1000: Welcome

1000-1050: Flash presentations

1050-1110: BREAK

1110-1200: Flash presentations

1200-1300: LUNCH

1300-1415: Networking activity

1415-1430: Break

1430-1630: GHARIAL Block

2 speakers + workshop on Gharial Breeding

1630-1645: BREAK

1645-1730: Mentoring/Opportunities for Early Career participants

1730-1800: ZOO tour

1800-2200: Dinner and Social


0900-0945: Breakfast (for campers)

1000-1100: Poster session

1100-1150: Flash presentations

1150-1200: Thanks and Prize Presentation  

1200-1300: LUNCH

1300-1400: Workshop

1400-1530*: Opportunities Discussion, Feedback

                      & Farewell

*Special sessions and focus groups where enlisted

Supported by

Want to help us host a great meeting? Please reach out to us at eurocrocnetwork.com

Poster abstract submissions

The poster session is open to anyone wanting to share their work or wanting feedback on ideas, including, but not limited to, research projects, enclosure development, industry ideas, conservation and management approaches. Please email abstracts of no longer than 300 words to eurocrocnetwork@gmail.com with the subject line Surname_poster


Gharial Breeding: Protivin Zoo is the first to successfully breed gharials in Europe. Mira will take us through his process and facilities that made this possible.

Others to be announced. If you have suggestions or think you could contribute, please email us at eurocrocnetwork@gmail.com

Organising Committee

Ashley Pearcy Buitenwerf, Agata Staniewicz, Phoebe Griffith, Joe Partyka, Veronika Zajícová, Tereza Dostálová, Míra Procházka



The zoo is opening its doors to campers this year, so you only need a sleeping bag and mat. We have two large spaces, which will be single-sex and each with their own facilities. 


Interhotel America, Písek (11km from Protivín)



Continue to check your emails and/or the Facebook page for more information about transport and shuttles

Please feel free to use the Facebook page to arrange carpools as we get closer to the event.