Abstract submission

To submit your abstract, please register for the conference and upload your abstract here: 


Abstract submission deadline: July 19th, 2017

Contributions from the following fields are welcome:

- Behavioural ecology
- Stress & disturbance
- Reproduction management of zoo collections
- Conservation genetics
- Conservation biology
- Urban wildlife ecology
- Ecophysiology of wildlife
- Environmental epigenetics 
- Cryopreservation of gametes and embryos for conservation breeding
- Wildlife detection dogs

(main topics and session/workshop topics can be found here)

Participants are encouraged to contribute oral or poster presentations.

Oral presentations

Main sessions: Oral presentations will consist of a ten minutes talk followed by three minutes of discussion. Two minutes will be reserved to allow a smooth change between successive speakers.

Parallel sessions: Oral presentations will consist of a 10 to 15 minutes talk followed by discussion and may differ between session. Detailed information will be given in the acceptance notifications.

Poster presentations

Posters must have portrait format and should not exceed 84 cm (width) x 118.9 cm (height) (A0).

Posters will be displayed during the whole conference. The venue has excellent facilities for poster displays and with several poster sessions during the programme as well as a "poster party" during the welcome evening on Wednesday (4th October), you will have an excellent opportunity to present your research.

Abstract submission

Abstracts must be submitted online by upload during your registration for the conference.
You can also upload your abstract after your registration for the conference through our online system
(access information will be sent to you in the e-mail confirming your registration for the conference).

Submissions by fax, post or e-mail will not be considered.

During abstract submission, please indicate your preference for an oral or poster presentation. Please also note that the number of time slots for talks is limited. As it is our aim to allow oral presentations to as many participants as possible and especially for reasons of fairness, we can allow only one oral contribution per participant. If you want to submit more than one oral contribution, please indicate the contribution you would prefer to give as oral presentation.

Abstract guidelines

Submitted abstracts must be written in British English and should not exceed 400 words (excl. title, authors' names, affiliations, keywords).
Please give 5 to 8 keywords.

Abstract guidelines for download (98 KB)

Abstract sample = template for download (53 kB)

Abstracts/manuscripts not in accordance with the guidelines cannot be accepted. Please consider the correct formatting etc. of your abstract BEFORE submitting it. Many thanks.

Submitted abstracts will be accepted and published in the conference proceedings only
on receipt of full payment for conferences fees.