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Biodiversity Management and Climate Change

Virtual Conference, 7-9 December 2021

Due to the current Covid-19 situations AWMS decided to change the conference format for this years AWMS2021 conference to an online/virtual conference. 

Conference Program

Download the detailed AWMS2021 conference program HERE !

(please note that the program might be subject to change, dates/times are in current Canberra, Australia, time and date)

To register for the conference, see Conference Registration option below.


  • 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
  • Land manager/Practitioner symposium
  • Open Symposium

The Call for Abstracts is now closed.

This conference is only possible with the support of our conference partners


Important Conference Dates:

  • Registration for Sponsorships and the Trade Exhibition is now open!
  • The Call for Abstracts is now closed.
  • Delegate and Speaker Registration is now open!

For more information please contact our Conference Liaison Officer, Konnie Gebauer                    

Conference Registrations

To register to attend AWMS2021, please follow the link below to our conference registration form and select the appropriate registration:


* To receive the AWMS member discount you will have to login to your AWMS account on the website first before clicking the 'Register Here' link

AWMS2021 Conference Registration Fees

Online conference registrations for delegates and presenters includes the following:

  • Access to presentations on all 3 days of the conference including chat function via Zoom
  • Abstract book with program and abstracts of the presentations before the conference

Full member
Concession member $25
Non-member $150
Non-member concession $100

ecome an AWMS member HERE and register with discounted membership rates!

Delegate cancellations: Cancellations must be notified via email to Cancellations before 1 November 2021 will receive a full refund of the registration fees. Cancellations after the 1 November 2021 will incur an administration fee of 10% of the AWMS invoice.

Change of conference format: Due to Covid-19 restrictions severely affecting the AWMS conference, AWMS decided on 24 August 2021 to change the conference format from Hybrid to Online only. Delegates registered before this date will be notified of that decision via email. These delegates will be offered the option of a partial refund and change to an online registration, or a full refund if they decide not to participate. All costs incurred by the delegate for accommodation, transport, etc are not covered by AWMS.

Conference Field Trips and Workshops

Every year the AWMS conference provides a number of pre- and post-conference field trips and workshops. Due to the Covid-19 situation we have recently changed the conference format from Hybrid to Online Only. We are currently changing the planned field trips and workshops into online content and will open the registration again as soon as possible.

Sponsors and Trade exhibitors

We invite your company, organisation or institution to partner with us in delivering this important conference. Your support will help us improve the quality and breadth of the scientific program, facilitate the participation of students, and enhance conference amenities for the benefit of all participants.

We are pleased to offer a broad range of sponsorship opportunities allowing companies and organisations of virtually any size to engage in the conference. By becoming a sponsor, you will effectively elevate your brand among leaders in the field of wildlife management, increase the visibility of your products and services, and provide your staff access to the latest information about best management practices. As a company committed to this field, there is no better place to promote your work than this conference with delegates coming from all levels of government, industry, consulting and academia from Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Due to the current Covid-19 situation AWMS recently changed the conference format for AWMS2021 from Hybrid to Online Only.

Please download the Sponsor and Trade Brochure to see the available options and information on how to proceed with booking.

Download the Virtual Sponsor and Trade Brochure HERE

Register HERE

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