10th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Conference

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The 10th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Conference (IBCC) / Society of Australian Systematic Biologists (SASB) Conference will be held at St Mary's College, Parkville, Melbourne from Sunday 4th – 7th December 2011.

The conference will be followed by a National Invertebrate Conservation Workshop on Thursday 8th December 2011.


The conference will run several symposia with themes of major importance:

  • Tropical invertebrate diversity: from rainforest to reef
  • Species in principle and in practice - morphological and genetic approaches to defining species boundaries
  • Assessing and countering threats to invertebrates
  • Biodiversity and biosecurity: can one work without the other?

Expression of Interest

Intending delegates are encouraged to submit papers / posters in their area of expertise in relation to one or more of the conference themes.

Important Dates for the Conference

  • Call for Abstracts from February 2011
  • On-line registration opens February 2011
  • Abstracts due by 30th September 2011
  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts 14th October 2011
  • Early registration 17th October 2011
  • Welcome Reception Sunday 4th December 2011
  • Conference 5th – 7th December 2011
  • National Invertebrate Conservation Workshop 8th December 2011

Contact Details

Conference Organiser: Sally Brown
Address: PO Box 108, Kenmore, QLD, 4069, Australia
Phone: (07) 3201 2808
Fax: (07) 3201 2809