ECBB 2010



The ECBB is the joint meeting of the European scientific associations focusing on the study of animal behaviour. Representatives of these associations form the Committee of European Societies for Behavioural Biology (CESBB), which oversees the organization of each ECBB. Previous meetings were held in Muenster (2002), Groningen (2004), Belfast (2006), and Dijon (2008).

ECBB 2010 was held at the University of Ferrara, Italy, on July 16-18, 2010. The conference web site ( is now closed. Information about the conference including Programme and Abstract Book is available below.



Abstracts of Plenary Lectures

Programme and Abstracts Book


Local Organizing Committee:

Leonida Fusani   University of Ferrara
Cristiano Bertolucci   University of Ferrara
Augusto Foà   University of Ferrara
Stefano Mazzotti  Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Ferrara
Virginie Canoine  University of Ferrara
Giulia Beltrami  University of Ferrara
Elena Frigato  University of Ferrara

Scientific Programme Committee:   Società Italiana di Etologia

Enrico Alleva  Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma
Cristiano Bertolucci,  Università di Ferrara
Angelo Bisazza  Università di Padova
Rita Cervo  Università di Firenze
Stefano Colazza  Università di Palermo
Augusto Foà  Università di Ferrara
Leonida Fusani Chair  Università di Ferrara
Anna Gagliardo  Università di Pisa
Donato Antonio Grasso  Università di Parma
Giorgio Malacarne  Università del Piemonte Orientale

Congress Secretariat:   Consorzio Ferrara Ricerche

Margherita Franzoni, Chiara Ciampaglia & Marzia Sivieri