Meetings page – two Norway rats looking at each other

Please find below a list of international meetings that are likely to be of interest to those studying Behavioural Biology.


International Remote Seminar on Frontiers in Social Evolution (FINE), 2024
TBD, every Tuesday 11:00 (New York)/17:00 (Paris) live on YouTube and Zoom with recordings

Everybody fascinated by the social evolution is welcome to join the seminar. If you are interested, please contact any of the hosts, Loren Hayes (, Carsten Schradin ( or Eduardo Fernandez-Duque ( You will then get reminders of upcoming seminars with the respective Zoom and YouTube links.

For more information please see here and find the recordings of previous talks here.

Annual Meeting of the Ethological Society, 2024
21 February – 23 February 2024, Münster, Germany

The next Annual Meeting of the Ethologische Gesellschaft will take place in Münster, 21-23 February 2024, hosted by Helene Richter, Melanie Dammhahn, Rebecca Rimbach and Sylvia Kaiser. Keynote speakers are Denis Réale, Daniela Rößler, Barbara Klump and Mitja Back.

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Gesellschaft für Primatologie Conference, 2024
13 March – 16 March 2024, Konstanz, Germany

After years of restrictions, the Conference of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie is back and will be hosted at the University of Konstanz from 13-16 March, 2024. One plenary session, which will also be a public evening event in the historical Konzil, will feature a joint presentation by Maria van Noordwijk and Carel van Schaik, who will talk about development, cognition, and conservation of orang utans and other primates. For two other plenary sessions, we are organizing ‘conversations’ between primate and non-primate researchers working on similar topics. The researchers will give independent talks, followed by a moderated panel discussion at the end of each session. One session will be on social foraging and information sharing, with Gabriel Ramos-Fernandez (primates) and Dina Dechmann (bats). The second session will be on cognition, with Sarah Brosnan (primates), and Alex Jordan (fish).

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ASAB Spring Meeting, 2024
23 April – 25 April 2024, Exeter, UK

The ASAB Spring 2024 Conference will be held at the University of Exeter from April 23-25 2024.

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European Conference on Behavioural Biology – ECBB, 2024
16 July – 19 July 2024, Zurich, Switzerland

Join us for ECBB 2024, a joint meeting with the 2024 Summer Meeting of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB). The theme of this conference is ‘Long-term studies in animal  behaviour’.

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116th Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society, 2024
09 September – 13 September 2024, Stuttgart, Germany

The German Zoological Society cordially invites you to attend their 116th Annual Meeting in Stuttgart.

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International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress, 2024
29 September – 04 October 2024, Melbourne, Australia

Please note, ISBE2020 has been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis several times, but will be held (finally) in Melbourne in 2024.

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Annual Meeting of the Ethological Society, 2025
19 February – 21 February 2025, Tutzing, Germany

The Annual Meeting of the Ethologische Gesellschaft in 2025 will take place in Evangelischen Akademie in Tutzing, 19-21 February 2025, hosted by Wolfgang Goymann and Henrik Brumm.

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