The International Biogeography Society will convene:

A Special Meeting in Beijing, China between May 5-6, 2016 (with excursions on May 7-8)


The 8th Biennial IBS Conference is relocating to Tucson, Arizona, USA between 9-13 January, 2017
 Please check back for updates and click here for a letter from the IBS Board and Brazil Organizing Crew

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.