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"Ornithologists are flocking to Vancouver for IOC2018"

August 14, 2018
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18-28 August 2018

Vancouver will be hosting the 27th International Ornithological Congress 2018, on behalf of the the International Ornithologists' Union. Considered the oldest and most prestigious of meetings for bird scientists, the Congress has been held every four years since the first meeeting in Vienna, Austria, in 1884. SFU, the Faculty of Science and Biological Sciences have been major supporters of the meeting.

We have a full scientific program with over 1500 delegates from 73 countries, 10 plenary speakers. Check out the full scientific schedule here:

http://www.iocongress2018.com/schedule/2018-08-20

There are also many, many events open to the general public including Artists for Conservation, Birds as Peacemakers, ornithological poetry readings and even bird yoga.

Check out the following links for more:

Bird Expo http://www.iocongress2018.com/nature-bird-expo

Vancouver International Bird Fair http://www.vanbirdfest.com/