NACCB Registration

Registration for the North American Congress for Conservation Biology is now open!

** We have extended the early registration deadline to May 15, 2020. Full registration refunds will be issued if NACCB 2020 is canceled or postponed.

Please see below for 2020 rates. If you wish to become a SCB member and receive the reduced member rate, visit www.conbio.org and join today!

Important Note: You must register using the same email address for your conbio.org membership log in to receive the reduced rates. You can update your NACCB contact information in the registration form to mirror your SCB member log in email address.

Registration includes a ticket to the Monday evening opening plenary & reception (hors d’oeuvres included & cash bar), and Scientific Program Tuesday – Thursday (includes coffee & pm breaks, poster session reception with hors d’oeuvres & cash bar, and some additional events, TBD). Workshops, short courses, field trips, (Sunday, Monday & Friday) & the closing reception (Thursday evening) are not included in the price of registration, but several workshops & short courses are free this year – view the full list here.

The registration refund policy is posted below.


  • Financial support: Opportunities to be posted soon!
  • Volunteer opportunities: On a first-come, first-served basis, volunteer opportunities will be available via conference registration sign-up. Upon completion of four hours of volunteer time at NACCB, attendees will receive a $75 rebate on conference registration. Capacity may be limited, details to follow.

All registration fees will be collected in USD. International credit card fees may apply.

*Developing country rates are available to NACCB attendees currently residing in developing/LDC countries as defined by the UN.

2020 Rates, USD Early: by May 15
Regular: by June 29
Late: After June 29
One-day
Member 380 450 510 220
Non-Member 470 540 600 270
Student Member 185 220 240 100
Student Non-member 215 250 270 130
Developing Country* 300 370 430 195

NAACB and Coronavirus update

The NACCB 2020 organizers and Society for Conservation Biology North America are closely monitoring the changing situation related to the spread of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. For now, NACCB 2020 is proceeding as planned. The health and welfare of NACCB attendees is our highest priority, and we will continue to monitor the situation, consult advice from public health authorities, and provide updates as necessary. All updates will be posted to this webpage and communicated to NACCB registrants.
For more information on the current status and advice related to COVID-19, please consult the websites for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization.

Registration Reimbursement Policy:

Full registration refunds will be issued if NACCB 2020 is canceled or postponed.

  • Before May 15: 90% of the reg fee returned, no charge to drop from full to one-day registration
  • From 15 May to 31 May: 50% of the reg fee returned, $50 charge to drop from full to one-day registration
  • From June 1 onward, no refund for cancellation, no refund for swap from full to one day registration

Events: Field Trip, Workshop, & Short Course Reimbursement Policy:

  • May 31: final day to register for events: field trips, short courses, and workshops. In the case of NACCB event cancellation, attendees will be reimbursed or may switch to another open event with payment adjusted accordingly, pending availability.
  • May 15: In the case of attendee cancellation, attendees will be reimbursed or may switch to another open event with payment adjusted accordingly until May 15. In order to request an event reimbursement, email conferences@scbnorthamerica.org. Your email should include your name, event title that you have removed from your invoiced items, price of the item, and reason for cancellation. The subject line should be “NACCB Event Reimbursement Request”.

*Policy does not apply to Closing & Opening Reception Tickets. Refunds are not available for these events.

Attendee Substitution:

  • Substitutions for attendees are accepted at any time. NACCB will not however swap, reverse or refund the transaction. Email conferences@scbnorthamerica.org to process a substitution. Your email should include your name, abstract ID number and presentation type if you are a presenter, and the contact details of the substitute attendee. Please indicate if the substitute will present your abstract, if applicable. The subject line should be “NACCB Attendee Substitution Request”.