Key dates and deadlines announced for the 7th International Albatross and Petrel Conference


The 7th International Albatross and Petrel Conference (IAPC7) will be held in Baja California, Mexico from 20 – 26 May 2024 at the Centro Estatal de las Artes de Baja California (CEARTE) [Baja California State Centre for the Arts]. 

A call for abstracts has been made by the organising committee, and key dates and information have been released for the event, including:

"Type of conference: in-person (no virtual option)

Early registration opens: 1 November 2023

Abstract Submission: 1 November 2023 – 1 February 2024

Oral and Poster Presentation Information: Coming soon!

Travel awards: 1 November 2023 – 1 February 2024  (For early-career scientists, both students and professionals, from all countries except those classified as high income by the World Bank).

Plenary speakers: Coming soon! Plenary talks will be broadcast live!

Agenda: 20 – 26 May 2024 (Meeting days: 20-23 May; Field trips: 24-26 May).

Suggested hotels: Special rates coming soon! Baja Inn Ensenada; Holiday Inn Express & Suites; Hotel Corona; Hotel La Pinta.

Scientific Program: Coming soon!

Field trips: Coming soon! (Some examples: pelagic seabird trip; Birding at Estero de Punta Banda; Baja California Pacific Islands trip; Sea Kayaking at La Bufadora; Valle de Guadalupe Wine Tasting Tour; Local Breweries Tour)."

IAPC7 will be hosted by the Mexican environmental NGO Grupo de Ecología y Conservación de Islas (GECI) in collaboration with Pacific Rim Conservation, the Seabird Ecology Lab, University of Barcelona and the World Seabird Union

To to receive updates on IAPC7 as released, pre-register for the event here.

26 September 2023

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