10th International Penguin Conference – Dunedin

Event Details


The conference will be held in the St David Theatre Complex at the University of Otago. It is located in the north-west region of the University’s campus, on the corner of St David and Cumberland Streets.


There are many accommodation options available from the cheaper back-packer type to 4-star hotels, and most are within a 20-minute walk of the venue.  Visit https://www.dunedinnz.com for everything you want to know about Dunedin including accommodation options.


Call for Abstracts will open on 01 December 2018. Submission of abstracts will close on 15 March 2019, but please contact the Chair of the conference in the event that you are in the field and not able to make this deadline.

The format for abstract submissions can be found here.


The proposed key themes for this conference are: Fisheries interactions; Climate Change; The role of indigenous people (perspectives from different cultures) and Diseases. The conference organisers will however, be accepting quality abstracts on any aspect of penguin biology and research.