Workshop: Co-Existing with Predators: What Can We Learn from Marine and Terrestrial Wildlife Management in the Nordic Countries?

The human-wildlife interaction is an important issue all around the world.
Specifically, in the Nordic countries, predator species like bears, wolfs, whales and seals have gained considerable public attention. The purpose of this workshop is to gather experiences about management systems to address the problems with predators in the Nordic countries.

Call for abstracts and registration

You can register and submit an abstract here:


Presentations on a broad set of topics ranging from scientific contributions to practical wildlife management (including stakeholder issues) are welcome.
Deadline for submitting an abstract (and sign-up for the workshop) is 15 February 2020.
Note that the workshop is limited to 30 participants and people with oral presentations has first priority.

Invited speakers

  • Maria Johansson, Professor in Environmental Psychology, Lund University, Sweden.
  • Tore Haug, PhD, Head of Research Group Marine Mammals, Institute of Marine Research, Norway.
  • Staffan Waldo, Ph.D. in Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.
  • Frank Jensen, Associate Professor in Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Henry Alexander Henrysson. Ph.D. in Philosophy, Center for Ethics, University of Iceland, Iceland, and the Animal Health and Welfare Board.
  • Anders Skonhoft, Professor in Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

Intended participants

Researchers, NGOs, and managers with an interest in wildlife management.


Swedish University of Agricultural Science, University of Copenhagen, University of Helsinki. Funding is provided by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

Student travel grants

A limited number of travel grants for PhD students presenting at the workshop will be available. Please indicate your interest when submitting your abstract.

Date and time

Thursday 26 March 12:00 – Friday 27 March 16:00 2020.


Conference room ‘von Langen’, Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO), University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 23, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Download the invitation as pdf