Conservation Science, Policy, & Practice: Connecting the Urban to the Wild

The North American Congress for Conservation Biology (NACCB) will take place July 21 to 26, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. On behalf of conference hosts Wildlife Conservation Society – Canada, University of Toronto, and SCB’s Toronto Chapter, we look forward to hosting you!

Abstract Deadline Extension: January 26th

Struggling to stay afloat in the busy new year?  Never fear, a deadline extension is here!

NACCB 2018 has extended the abstract deadline for full length talks, speed talks, posters, and student presentation award candidates.  Abstracts will be accepted until Friday January 26th, 11:59pm Mountain Time.

Visit the Call for Abstracts page for criteria & requirements.

To submit an abstract, access the NACCB 2018 Profile portal here:

We’re getting excited for the 2018 plenaries!  Announcements coming soon! In the meantime, check out the plenary talks from #NACCB2016.

NACCB News

Important Dates


January 19th, 2018: Symposia abstracts due

January 26th, 2018, 11:59pm MT: Close of Call for Abstracts, Posters, Speed Talks & Extended Abstracts for Student Presentation Awards

February 2018: Registration opens

March 2018: Abstract acceptance notifications sent

April 25th, 2018: Early Registration ends

June 30th, 2018: Regular Registration ends

July 21 –  26th, 2018: NACCB – Schedule at a Glance

*Note Scientific Program days: July 23rd – 25th.

Ongoing: Sponsorship Opportunities Available


Submit/Update proposals, abstracts, and more, as features become available.