The call for traditional oral presentations, speed talks, and poster abstracts showcasing recent developments in bear research, management, and conservation is now open! Abstracts will be accepted until December 15, 2019. Abstracts must be submitted via the conference website using the abstract submission form below.

The main theme of the 27th International Conference on Bear Research and Management is “conserving bears in a changing world.” We welcome abstracts that fit into the overall theme as well as the following scientific themes:

  • Human-bear interactions and management

  • Bears and society

  • Bears of the world: distribution and conservation status

  • Population estimation and monitoring

  • Bear ecology and behavior

  • Ex situ conservation

  • Resource use and spatial ecology

  • Connectivity

  • Applied conservation solutions

Presentation and poster guidelines will be posted to the website once available. Please check back for updates.
Once you have submitted your abstract, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please contact the program committee at info@iba2020mt.com.