27th IBA Conference

The 27th IBA conference will be held in Kalispell, Montana September 21-25, 2020. The main theme of the 27th IBA conference 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
  • Bears and the economy
  • BSG session – Successes, failures and uncertainties in bear conservation

For more information about the conference including accommodation, registration, and fieldtrip information, please visit the official conference website. We hope to see you in Montana!

The conference website is now live at: www.iba2020mt.com and abstracts are being accepted online at: https://iba2020mt.com/abstracts.

Questions about abstract submission requirements and guidelines, email Andrea Morehouse at: amorehouse@winiskresearch.com

For general conference questions, contact Lori Roberts by email lroberts@mt.gov.

Date: September 21, 2020 - September 25, 2020
Kalispell, Montana, United States