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NEW DATES 4-7 MAY 2021 | Turku, Finland


Welcome to the 15th European Bat Research Symposium-virtual conference, to be hosted by the University of Turku, May 4th-7th 2021. On this site you will find all the necessary information about the coming conference, from abstract submission and the preliminary programme.

Please note, that due to the uncertainty relating to the COVID-19-situation, this conference is now going to be held online as a virtual conference. We understand that each and every one of us has grown tired of virtual meetings during the pandemic, so we are doing our very best to offer you something different and uplifting! Something to kickstart post-pandemic collaboration in bat research.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to virtual-Turku, Finland, in May 2021

On behalf of the organising committee

Thomas Lilley

Keynote speakers

  • Dina Dechmann
  • Justin Boyles
  • Maria João Ramos Pereira
  • Wiesław Bogdanowicz

Commercial Exhibition

A virtual commercial exhibition will  take place during the EBRS2021. Please see the page Exhibition for more information.

Important dates

Abstract submission starts

7 January 2021

Registration starts

7 January 2021

Deadline for abstract submission

Extended until 21 February 2021

Abstract notification

15 March 2021

Deadline for the presenters to register and pay the participation fee

31 March 2021

Symposium dates

4-7 May 2021