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!

Calling All Abstracts!

Abstract submission for oral, poster, and speed presentations is open December 8th, 2017 – January 19th, 2018 for the 2018 North America Congress for Conservation Biology, the theme of which is, Conservation Science, Policy, and Practice: Connecting the Urban to the Wild.  The conference will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 21-26, 2018 (scientific program takes place July 23 – 25). Speakers in accepted symposia must also submit an abstract for their talk through this system. All presenters are required to follow the Conference Participation Policies.

Visit the Call for Abstracts page for criteria & requirements.

To submit an abstract starting Dec 8th, access the NACCB 2018 Profile portal here:

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Important Dates


December 12th, 2017: Registration Rates announced

January 19th, 2018: Close of Call for Abstracts, Posters, Speed Talks & Extended Abstracts for Student Presentation Awards, Symposia abstracts due

Late January 2018: Registration opens

February/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.