Program Overview

A detailed scientific program will be available shortly but to assist in your planning, the following overview provides a snapshot of the Congress days:

Sunday 29 September Registration opening from 1300hrs
Welcome Reception from 1800hrs
Monday 30 September Featuring Plenary Presentations
  • 0900-0945hrs Professor John Endler- 2020 Hamilton Lecture
  • 1630-1715hrs Professor Claire Spottiswoode
Oral contribution presentations
Poster & Exhibition viewing
Poster Presentation Session from 1715-1900hrs
Tuesday 1 October Featuring Plenary Presentations
  • 0830-0915hrs Professor Shinichi Nakagawa
  • 1600-1645hrs Professor Maren Vitousek
Oral contribution presentations
Poster & Exhibition viewing
Poster Presentation Session from 1645-1815hrs
LGBTQIA+ (and allies) Trivia Night (optional)
Wednesday 2 October Featuring Plenary Presentation
  • 0830-0915hrs Professor Roxana Torres
Oral contribution presentations
Poster & Exhibition viewing
Afternoon break, including optional tours and ISBE soccer match
Evening Public Lecture
Thursday 3 October Featuring Plenary Presentation
  • 0830-0915hrs Professor Ashleigh Griffin
  • 1600-1645hrs Professor Florian Schiestl
Oral contribution presentations
Poster & Exhibition viewing
Evening Congress Event (optional) from 1900hrs
Friday 4 October Featuring Plenary Presentation
  • 1515-1600hrs Professor Kavita Isvaran 2024 Hamilton Lecture
Oral contribution presentations
Poster & Exhibition viewing
Congress Close 1615hrs

An outstanding array of international plenary presenters will lead the program (view here for more information). These sessions will be complemented by many contributed oral presentations and posters addressing the following themes:

  • Altruism and cooperation
  • Anthropogenic change
  • Applied animal behaviour
  • Behavioural genomics
  • Behavioural plasticity
  • Contests
  • Communication
  • Conservation behaviour
  • Endocrine mechanisms
  • Foraging
  • Host-parasite interactions
  • Human behaviour
  • Learning and cognition
  • Life histories
  • Mating systems
  • Movement
  • Neurophysiological mechanisms
  • Outreach
  • Parental care
  • Plant-animal interactions
  • Predator-prey interactions
  • Sensory ecology
  • Sexual selection
  • Social behaviour
  • Welfare

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