INVITED PRESENTATIONS

2011

  • International Meeting "Experiences and Successes in Protected Areas Management", Madalena, Pico, Portugal
    Cardoso, P. & Borges, P.A.V. “Optimizing reserve selection using evolutionary computing methods”

    2010

  • To know and protect nature: 2010 International Year of Biodiversity, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
    Cardoso, P. “The seven sins of invertebrate conservation”

    2009

  • Symposium “Darwin's mistake and what we are doing to correct it”, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
    Cardoso, P., Arnedo, M.A., Triantis, K.A. & Borges, P.A.V. “Diversity drivers of Macaronesian spiders and the role of species extinctions”

    2008

  • 1st Bionatura Workshop - management and conservation of biodiversity in Macaronesia, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
    Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V, Costa, A.C., Cunha, R.T., Gabriel, R., Martins, A.M.F., Silva, L., Homem, N., Martins, M., Rodrigues, P., Martins, B. & Mendonça, E. “The Top 100 priority species for conservation in the Azores”.
  • 2nd Bionatura Workshop - management and conservation of biodiversity in Macaronesia, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
    Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V, Costa, A.C., Cunha, R.T., Gabriel, R., Martins, A.M.F., Silva, L., Homem, N., Martins, M., Rodrigues, P., Martins, B. & Mendonça, E. “The Top 100 priority species for conservation in the Azores”.
  • Sustainability of Milk Production in the Azores Workshop, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
    Cardoso, P. & Borges, P.A.V. “Consequences of land-use change in the arthropod communities of an oceanic island”.
  • 1st Portuguese Federation of Speleology Scientific Meeting, Leiria, Portugal
    Cardoso, P., Henriques, S.S. & Rasteiro, F.L. “Protection of troglobiont species – a case study”.

    2007

  • Conference “Biodiversidad a la Valenciana”, Valencia, Spain
    Cardoso, P. “Biodiversity and conservation of Iberian spiders: past, present and future”.

    2006

  • 23rd European Colloquium of Arachnology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cardoso, P. “Spiders, labels, bits and maps: an overview on the process of producing, validating and sharing biogeographic data” (also member of the scientific committee of the colloquium).
  • GBIF Portugal Workshop, Braga, Portugal
    Cardoso, P. “Arthropods, labels, bits and maps: an overview on the process of producing, validating and sharing biogeographic data”.

    2005

  • Landscape scale biodiversity assessment, the problem of scaling - European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy (EPBRS), Electronic conference
    Cardoso, P. “Biodiversity surrogates and the challenges of scale”.

    2004

  • Methods for selection of protected areas: their management and nature conservation Workshop, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
    Cardoso, P., Silva, I., Oliveira, N.G., Scharff, N. & Serrano, A.R.M. “The importance of testing and standardizing biodiversity assessment protocols".

    OTHER PRESENTATIONS

    2011

  • Prevention and control of invasive species workshop, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
    Borges, P.A.V., Rigal, F., Cardoso, P. & Gaspar, C. “Invasive animals in the Azores archipelago”.
  • 5th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Boieiro, M., Barrinha, C., Aguiar, C., Amorim, I., Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Faria e Silva, I., Pereira, F., Rego, C. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Biodiversity and endemicity patterns of beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Staphylinidae and Curculionidae) associated to Madeiran laurisilva habitats”. (poster)
  • 5th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Borges, P.A.V., Gaspar, C., Santos, A.M.C., Ribeiro, S.P., Cardoso, P., Triantis, K.A. & Amorim, I.R. “Patterns of colonization and species distribution for Azorean arthropods: evolution, diversity, rarity and extinction”. (poster)
  • 5th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Gaspar, C., Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P. & Lobo, J. “Heaven or Hell: a portrait of the conservation of the Azorean arthropod’s diversity”. (poster)
  • 5th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Opatova, V., Jiménez-Valverde, A., Cardoso, P., Ferrández, M.A. & Arnedo, M. “Alien visitors or long time residents? Population history and phylogeographic patterns of the European funnel-web spiders (Araneae, Hexathelidae)”. (poster)
  • 5th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Serrano, A.R.M., Boieiro, M., Aguiar, C.A.S., Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Franquinho Aguiar, A.F., Gaspar, C., Hortal, J., Jiménez-Valverde, A., Martins da Silva, P., Menezes, D., Pereira, F., Rego, C., Santos, A.M. & Sousa, J.P. “Conflict between human activities and the conservation of island endemics in a global biodiversity hotspot”. (poster)
  • 12th Meeting of the Iberian Group of Arachnology, Gorliz, Spain
    Arnedo, M.A. & Cardoso, P. “Mediterranean species of the genus Macrothele: old inhabitants or recent colonizers?“
  • IOBC/wprs Working Group Meeting "Integrated Protection of Olive Crops", Jerusalem, Israel
    Rei, F., Crespo, L., Cardoso, P. & Torres, L. “Spiders (Araneae) community associated with the olive tree canopy in Alentejo (Southern Portugal).”

    2010

  • 18th International Congress of Arachnology, Siedlce, Poland
    Opatova V., Cardoso P., Ferrández, M.A. & Arnedo M. “Origins and phylogeography of the European protected funnel-web Macrothele spiders (Araneae, Hexathelidae)”.

    2009

  • International Liquid Crystal Elastomer Conference 2009, Ohio, USA
    Almeida, P.L., Kundu, S., Cardoso, P., Henriques, S.S., Godinho, H.M. & Figueirinhas, J.L. “Bio Networks for Electro-optical Liquid Crystal light shutters”.
  • European Materials Research Society 2009 Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France
    Almeida, P.L., Kundu, S., Cardoso, P., Henriques, S.S., Godinho, H.M. & Figueirinhas, J.L. “Electro-optical light shutters using biological systems”.
  • 2009 Biennial Meeting of the International Biogeography Society, Merida, Mexico
    Borges, P.A.V., Boieiro, M., Serrano, A.R.M., Cardoso, P., Aguiar, C., Rego, C., Gaspar, C., Amorim, I.R., Ribeiro, S. & Pereira, F. “Patterns of diversity and abundance (rarity) of ground-beetles in the Laurisilva of Azores and Madeira archipelagos”.

    2008

  • 93rd Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Wisconsin, USA
    Cardoso, P., Lobo, J.M., Aranda, S.C., Dinis, F., Gaspar, C. & Borges, P.A.V. “Land-use and spatial scale effects on the arthropod communities of Azores” (poster).
  • 9th Meeting of the Iberian Group of Arachnology, Cordoba, Spain
    Arnedo, M.A & Cardoso, P. “The Mediterranean species of Macrothele: old inhabitants or recent additions?”.

    2006

  • 23rd European Colloquium of Arachnology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cardoso, P., Henriques, S.S & Rasteiro, F.L. “Conservation of European troglobiont species: a case study of a new symphytognathid in Portugal” (also member of the scientific committee of the colloquium).

    2005

  • 22nd European Colloquium of Arachnology, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
    Cardoso, P., Silva, I., Oliveira, N.G. & Serrano, A.R.M. “When to capture spiders in Mediterranean ecosystems?”.

    2004

  • 5th Meeting of the Iberian Group of Arachnology, Murcia, Spain
    Cardoso, P. “A future proposal for a spider biodiversity assessment protocol in the Iberian Peninsula”.
  • 16th International Congress of Arachnology, Ghent, Belgium
    Cardoso, P. “A future proposal for a spider biodiversity assessment protocol in Mediterranean habitats”.
  • Methods for selection of protected areas: their management and nature conservation Workshop, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
    Oliveira, N.G., Cardoso, P., Silva, I., Gayubo, S.F. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Surrogate groups in theory and practice: the case of spheciform wasps (Apoidea: Sphecidae, Ampucilidae and Crabronidae) vs. several families, tribes and genera of Hymenoptera”.
  • 11th Iberian Congress of Entomology, Funchal, Portugal
    Oliveira, N.G.; Silva, I., Cardoso, P., Gayubo, S.F. & Serrano, A.R.M “Spheciforms (Apoidea: Spheciformes) as diversity indicators of other Hymenoptera: what’s their real efficiency?”.
  • 11th Iberian Congress of Entomology, Funchal, Portugal
    Silva, I., Oliveira, N.G., Cardoso, P. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Preliminary study on the epigean Coleoptera of the Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Nature Park, with special emphasis on Carabidae (Coleoptera: Carabidae)” (poster).
  • 11th Iberian Congress of Entomology, Funchal, Portugal
    Oliveira, N.G., Silva, I., Santos, A.M., Cardoso, P., Gayubo, S.F. & Serrano, A.R.M “Efficiency of combining Malaise and flight interception traps for Hymenoptera” (poster).
  • 11th Iberian Congress of Entomology, Funchal, Portugal
    Santos, A.M.C; Oliveira, N.G.; Silva, I.; Cardoso, P. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Trophic guilds of Hymenoptera and their utility in habitat ranking”.
  • 5th Meeting of the Iberian Group of Arachnology, Murcia, Spain
    Gouveia, A.F., Cardoso, P., Oliveira, N.G. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Temporal variation of the spider communities of São Mamede Nature Park”.
  • 5th Meeting of the Iberian Group of Arachnology, Murcia, Spain
    Gouveia, A.F., Cardoso, P. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Spiders of the São Mamede Nature Park” (poster).

    2003

  • 4th Meeting of the Iberian Group of Arachnology, San Sebastian, Spain
    Cardoso, P. “Measures and methods for prioritization of areas for conservation”.

    2002

  • 20th European Colloquium of Arachnology, Szombathely, Hungary
    Cardoso, P., Silva, I., Oliveira, N.G. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Higher taxa surrogates vs. surrogate groups of biodiversity. What approach to use with spiders in a Portuguese natural area?”.
  • 10th Iberian Congress of Entomology, Zamora, Spain
    Silva, I., Oliveira, N.G., Cardoso, P. & Serrano, A.R.M. “Preliminary study on the diversity of Coleoptera of the Douro Internacional Nature Park, with special emphasis on Carabidae (Coleoptera: Carabidae)”.

    2001

  • 2nd Meeting of the Iberian Group of Arachnology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cardoso, P. “Towards a spider biodiversity assessment protocol”.

    1999

  • 18th European Colloquium of Arachnology, High Tatras, Slovakia
    Cardoso, P. “Portuguese spiders (Araneae) - checklist and distribution”.
  • 18th European Colloquium of Arachnology, High Tatras, Slovakia
    Cardoso, P. “Description of the male Nemesia hispanica Ausserer 1871 (Araneae, Nemesiidae)” (poster).
  • Ad-hoc conference, Évora, Portugal
    Cardoso, P., Meierrose, C. & Quartau, J.A. “Arachnofauna of Arrábida mountain chain”.

    1998

  • 8th Iberian Congress of Entomology, Évora, Portugal
    Cardoso, P., Meierrose, C. & Quartau, J.A. “Arachnofauna of Arrábida mountain chain” (poster).