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Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) Annual Meeting 2023

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) Annual Meeting 2023

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The 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) to be held from 2nd to 6th July 2023 in Coimbatore is to be hosted by Indian Regional Association for Landscape Ecology (IRALE) and Kumaraguru Institutions (KI) with the support of the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), Indian Institution of Science, Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal, OSAI Conservation NGO, and Government Arts & Science College, Ooty.

The venue of the meeting will be Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) Campus, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. After traveling around the world, it is the second time and after two decades in India that ATBC is holding its global meeting.

Under the broad theme of “Balancing Science, Conservation, and Society”, ATBC 2023 will look at issues on terrestrial, Marine, and Coastal landscapes focusing on forested, Agricultural, and social systems, Climate change, and One health approach. The 59th annual meeting will be a congregation of professionals, students, researchers, educators, and conservationists featuring diverse programs such as Symposia, Workshops, Poster presentations, Cultural performances, a Technology pavilion, Mission LiFE pavilion, and City tours. Approximately 200+ international delegates from 12 countries and 300+ Indian delegates with large pool of young professionals and students will take part in the meeting. There are also inspirational keynote speakers who will articulate on global and regional issues.

ATBC 2023 will also feature two side events on (1) Corporates for Conservation: prioritizing nature-based actions, and (2) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve for Neighbourhood and Beyond: Connecting People for Climate Resilient Future

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Tropical ecosystems are critical hotspots of biodiversity and play a crucial role in maintaining global climate stability. By bringing together a diverse range of stakeholders, the meeting will facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas that can contribute to informed decision-making, policy formulation, and conservation implementation both locally and globally.

Contact details
ATBC 2023 Chair – Dr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Wildlife Institute of India (, +91 94129 71678), ATBC 2023 Host – Mr. Saravanan Chandrasekaran, Kumaraguru Institutions (, +91 90030 99166)

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