Theme of the congress

Developing animal behaviour and welfare: Real solutions for real problems

Important Dates

Abstract submission opens – 1st December 2019
Deadline for abstract submission – 14th February 2020
Intimation of Paper Acceptance – 1st May 2020
Registration opens – 1st December 2019
Deadline for Early-bird registration – 15th May 2020
Draft programme announced – 23rd April 2020
Final programme announced – 27th May 2020

Scientific themes

1. Management of free-roaming animals (dogs, cattle etc)

2. Human behaviour change for animal welfare

3. Wild animal – human conflict

4. Application of technology to applied animal behaviour and welfare

5. Welfare of working animals

6. Behaviour and welfare of bovids

7. Farm animal production and anti-microbial resistance

8. Welfare of animals used in research and teaching

Congress Venue

The Chancery Pavillion, Bangalore

A premium hotel situated in Bangalore’s central business district, The Chancery Pavilion is the
perfect sojourn for all modern day travellers who want to immerse themselves in a world of luxury and comfort.

Wood-Gush Memorial Lecturer: Dr. K. Ullas Karanth

Director, Centre for Wildlife Studies

30 years of wildlife research

Set up the world’s longest running big cat project in Nagarhole, 800 individual tigers identified

Expert in ecology of tigers, predator-prey population ecology, radio-telemetry, mitigation of wildlife-human conflict and conservation policy issues

Lecture on Tuesday, 4th August – 09:30 to 10:30

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Registration Fee


Category Fee
Regular Registration USD 450
Student Registration USD 250
Indian Delegates INR 10000

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