Call for Abstracts

Key dates  
Abstract format
Call for symposia: closed now  
Abstract title:  word limit 15
Symposia leads notified: 20 March 2019
Select a Presentation type:  oral, poster, either oral or poster, speed talk
Call for abstracts:  closed now
Select a theme:  included in this list is the accepted Symposia 
Abstract presenters notified:  25 July 2019  
Authors and affiliations:  city/state/country/first name/last name 
Abstract presenters registration deadline:  19 September 2019
Presenting author biography:  word limit 150
Abstract upload:  word limit 250

Key themes for call for abstracts 

Adaptation & evolution

Behavioural ecology

Conservation biology

Disease ecology

Diversity & distributions



Education & outreach  

Paleontology & ancient DNA


Policy and management 

Population & landscape genetics

Reproductive biology

Social science

Taxonomy & phylogenetics

Tim Halliday Amphibian Conservation

Accepted Symposia

Amphibian Bioacoustic Symposium

Amphibian conservation in the Anthropocene – challenges, priorities, and solutions for the human epoch

Amphibian Conservation Research Symposium (ACRS)

Amphibian disease susceptibility in a changing world

Amphibian genome assembly and evolution

Beyond CTmax and CTmin: Advances in Studying the Thermal Limits of Reptiles and Amphibians

Biology and conservation of paedomorphosis in amphibians

Biology of the Frog Family Microhylidae

Climate change and shifting phenology in amphibians: causes and consequences

Early Detection Rapid Response (EDRR) for invasive reptiles and amphibians symposium

Emerging Frontiers in Sex Chromosome Evolution

Evolution of terrestrial breeding in amphibians

Herps in the City: mechanisms of responses to human-induced environmental change.

Improving the interface between research and management for conservation of New Zealand reptiles and frogs

Moving Herpetofauna in The Right Direction Part I: Conservation Translocations 

Moving Herpetofauna in The Right Direction Part II: Translocations and Tools To Mitigate For Development  

New and Innovative Technologies for Herpetological Research 

New Perspectives on Biology of Sea Snakes

Novel Approaches to Science Communication & Conservation Engagement in Herpetology

Phylogeography and biogeography of Neotropical herpetofauna

Recovering amphibian and reptile species from the brink of extinction: developing best-practice guidelines

Reproductive Technologies and Biobanking for Amphibian Conservation

So many snakes (and lizards and toads) in so little time: Celebrating the career of Rick Shine.

Sociality of Amphibians and Reptiles

Temperature, moisture and environmental change: conservation physiology of lepidosaurs in an age of climate disruption 

X-ray microtomography in herpetology: a new era of morphological study

Terms and conditions

All presenters must register to attend the Congress and are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and registration expenses. Registration are available now, please click here to register.

Presenters must be registered by Thursday 19 September to guarantee a place in the programme.

Submission queries

Please do not hesitate to contact Kate should you have any questions or queries regarding the submission process. 

Kate Howden 

Conference Innovators Ltd

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