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54th Annual Conference

We invite you to join us at the 54th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society in Toronto, Canada from June 12-16, 2017.


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Grants & Awards

The Student Grant Submission system will re-open Fall 2016. Please review the list of all grants and awards that will be available.

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ABS 2017

Join us for ABS 2017! The Annual Meeting will be from June 12-16, 2017 at the University of Toronto's Scarborough Campus, Canada.

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Call for Symposia

Interested in proposing a symposium (Invited Paper Session/Workshop) for ABS 2018? Please use our symposium proposal form.

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  • 2016-08-31
    The ABS August Newsletter is now available! Read more »
  • 2016-08-05
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  • 2016-08-05
    Thank you to all who participated in ABS 2016! Look out for conference news and award results in the next issue of our quarterly Newsletter coming soon. Read more »
  • 2016-05-05
    ABS 2016 Conference Preliminary Program is now available! Read more »

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Asymmetric response to song dialects among bird populations: the effect of sympatric related species
Shoji Hamao
September 2016, Volume 119, Pages 143–150