Careers in conservation & the environment

Biodiversity Management and Climate Change

Event Details

The 34th Australasian Wildlife Management Society (AWMS) conference will be held 07-09 December 2021, and you can be a part of it!

Due to the continuing uncertainty of COVID, this year’s conference will be again held online.

AWMS promotes the use of science to identify appropriate wildlife management principles and practices, develop plans of management, and to implement and review these plans within a social, environmental, economic and political context.  AWMS members include research scientists, educators, wildlife managers, and extension, interpretation and policy professionals.

The Call for Abstracts for AWMS2021 is now open, and we welcome the submission of abstracts on any wildlife management research or topic.

The conference will feature symposia on the following topics:

  • Climate Change, Water and Wildlife Management
  • Managing Wildlife across Landscapes in a Changing Climate
  • New Genomic Approaches to Improving Wildlife Management
  • Innovations in Kangaroo Management
  • The Land manager/Practitioner symposium
  • Open Symposium on Wildlife Management

Abstracts must be submitted by 31 August 2021 and must

  • have a maximum of 250 words.
  • and be uploaded via our online Abstract Submission Form (HERE).

Speakers will be notified of acceptance by 15 September 2021.

For more information, please download the Call for Abstracts HERE

Sponsors: Your support will help us improve the quality and breadth of the virtual conference, and help us to continue to provide awards and grants to wildlife managers and related research projects. We developed a specific sponsorship package for our virtual conference.

Awards: AWMS provides a number of awards in recognition and support of outstanding applied wildlife management projects and research projects in the field. Application deadline for all awards is 31 August 2020.

For more information on the conference, sponsorships and registration, please visit our website, or contact the conference organiser (

We sincerely hope that you will consider attending this year’s AWMS conference and look forward to seeing you there!