Celebrate 20 years of ACAP with us at the 7th International Albatross and Petrel Conference

IAPC7

The 7th International Albatross and Petrel Conference is set to take place in the scenic coastal city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, from May 20 to 26, 2024. 

This significant event will bring together experts, conservationists, and seabird enthusiasts from around the world to discuss and address the pressing issues facing these incredible seabirds.

The Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels’ Executive Secretary, Dr Christine Bogle is a keynote speaker at the conference, and will be reflecting on the achievements of the Agreement, and the challenges ahead, as it marks its 20th anniversary this year.

Dr Bogle will be joined by two other keynote speakers at the conference: Nicholas Carlile, Senior Research Scientist with the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in Australia, and Joan Ferrer Obiol, Postdoctoral Associate in the University of Milan’s Department of Environmental Science and Policy.

Nicholas has over 30 years of ecological research experience in NSW, focusing on island biodiversity restoration and fauna surveys with the Department of Planning and Environment. His work includes spearheading the recovery of the Gould's petrel.

Joan specialises in ecological and evolutionary genomics, particularly in seabirds, using genomic tools to understand evolutionary history, biogeographic patterns, and conservation challenges. 

The early bird registration and abstract submission period has been extended until 15 March, and travel grants for students and early career scientists are available!

To find out more about the conference, and to register, head to the IAPC7 website, here.

7 February 2024

The Agreement on the
Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

ACAP is a multilateral agreement which seeks to conserve listed albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters by coordinating international activity to mitigate known threats to their populations.

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