Upcoming Meetings

The 8th Biennial IBS Conference will be held in Tucson, Arizona, USA, January 9th through 13th, 2017

Check out the IBS 2017 Tucson meeting website at IBS Tucson 2017

For information on how to become a member of IBS, or any of our prior meetings, select a link below.

Member Benefits

Link to any conference, past, present, or planned:


Crete 2011, Biennial Conference (meeting pages here):
Crete 2011 - group photo
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Oxford 2011, Early Career Conference (meeting pages here):
Oxford 2011 group photo
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The IBS also has supported the following events.

2011, sponsor - "Workshop on the Biogeography and Phylogeography of Atlantic Fishes" Lisbon, Portugal, 26-27th November. Proceedings published in Frontiers of Biogeography v.5.1. read here ...

2010, co-organizer - joint UNESCO/IBS symposium on "Conservation Biogeography: integrating biogeography and conservation science in a changing world" at the UNESCO International Year of Biodiversity Science Policy Conference, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, 26th January.

2006, sponsor - "Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time" at the National Institute for Environmental eScience (NIEeS), Cambridge, UK, 12-13th April.