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2023 DICE Twitter Conference

Welcome to the website for the 2023 DICE Twitter Conference! The event will take place on Friday 8th September and will feature presentations from DICE students, staff, honorary, associate and Advisory Board members, and alumni.

The conference is free and everyone is welcome to attend and join in the discussions through Twitter.

The conference abstracts can be found here

What will the Twitter Conference involve?

A Twitter conference is a way to share research and network, and each presenter will be given 15 minutes to present six tweets about their work. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the wide range of research being conducted around the world from the comfort of your home, office or field station.

One of the strengths of DICE is our fantastic network of members, honorary and associate colleagues, students and alumni who work together to achieve the DICE mission. This conference will highlight the high-quality, practical, applied conservation research carried out by DICE members around the world and will cover the following topics:

  • Conservation effectiveness
  • Livelihoods, well-being and outreach
  • Wildlife trade and sustainable use
  • Species monitoring and conservation
  • Ecological landscapes and seascapes
  • Human-wildlife coexistence


What is a Twitter conference?

A Twitter conference is an online way to share your research and network with colleagues conferencing from wherever home means to you. Plus, it is low carbon conference and attendance & participation is 100% FREE!

Who is invited to present?

Presenters must be part of the DICE community. This includes all current students, alumni, honorary and associate members, Advisory Board members, and staff.

How does it work?

Each presenter will be given 15 minutes to present six tweets about their research. To do so they can use a combination of text, photos, infographics, graphs, GIFs and videos (the more creative the better!).

Getting involved?

Using the hashtag #DICECON23 anyone around the world can tune in throughout the conference making it a great way to communicate your work outside of the scientific community. Therefore please stick around to answer questions LIVE!

Registration is now open!

As the conference takes place on Twitter you will need an active account. Check out https://help.twitter.com/en/twitter-guide for guidance in setting up a new account & we recommend following @DICE_Kent, @UniKentSAC, @UniKent to get started.

Useful information

Schedule: the 4th DICE Twitter Conference will take place on Friday 8th September 2023

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