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Save the date: August 3-7, 2021

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ABS 2020-2021
Grants & Awards

The ABS 2020- 2021 Student Research Grants and Developing Nations Grants application are being accepted now!

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Call for ABS 2021 Proposals

The ABS will be announcing ABS 2021 symposia and workshop acceptance In December. The deadline to submit was Oct 15, 2020.

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Join Us! ABS Twitter Conference - Jan 26-27, 2021. Save the date: ABS 2021 - August 3-7, 2021.

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Additional Resources


  • 2020-11-1

    ABS will be adding a new Student Grant Award. Grant applications will ber accepted in mid-November and the exact submission deadline will be available on the webpage Here
  • 2020-10-1

    ABS is now accepting proposals for symposia and workshops at ABS 2021 in Costa Rica in August, 2021. The deadline to submit is Oct 15, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-8-1

    Thank you for making ABS 2020 a success! The virtual program content will be available to registrants until August 31, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-7-2

    Abstract notifications are available. Authors: check your inbox and your ABS account for participation instructions and details. More Info
  • 2020-6-8

    The ABS 2020 abtract submission deadline has been extended to June 17, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-6-4

    ABS Stands with the Black Community! Read the statement and plan here.
  • 2020-5-6

    ABS 2020 virtual meeting registration and abstract submission system will be available to active ABS members soon! More Info
  • 2020-4-20

    SAVE THE DATE: ABS 2021, August 3-7, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici in San Jose, Costa Rica! More information will be available this summer.
  • 2020-3-24

    ABS 2020 IS CANCELLED: Given the increasing magnitude of the coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to cancel the ABS 2020 in-person meeting scheduled for July 30-August 3rd, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-2-26

    ABS 2020 Weaving the Future of Animal Behavior Workshop: Early-career Animal Behavior Professionals are encouraged to particiapte. Application Deadline: March 13, 2020. More Info