2017 March, 25th to 28th, Xishuangbanna, Southwest China. The meeting will focus on the past, present, and future of biodiversity in the Asian tropics, with four major themes: patterns and processes of biodiversity; biogeography and evolution of Southeast Asian biodiversity; addressing the threats to Southeast Asian biodiversity; and sustainable production and use of natural resources. (Link)


  • 2016, 29 June-2 July, Singapore, “Sustainable Landscapes for People, Business and Biodiversity” (Joint Meeting with The Society for Conservation Biology Asia section) [Link]
  • 2015, 30 March-2 April, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, “The Future of Biodiversity in Tropical Asia: addressing local and global challenges” (Link)
  • 2014, 20-24 July Cairns, Australia, “The Future of Tropical Biology and Conservation” (Joint meeting with Asia-Pacific Chapter) (Link)
  • 2013, 18-22 March, Banda Aceh, “Linking biodiversity science to policy and conservation action”
  • 2012, 24-27 March, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Yunnan, China, “Understanding and mitigating the impacts of global change in tropical Asia”
  • 2011, 12-15 March, Bangkok, Thailand, “The biodiversity crisis in tropical Asia”
  • 2010, 19-23 July, Bali, Indonesia, “Tropical biodiversity: surviving the food, energy and climate crisis” (Joint meeting with Asia-Pacific Chapter) (Link)
  • 2009, 12-15 February, Chiang Mai, Thailand, “Assessing and Restoring Biodiversity in a Human Dominated Landscape” (Link)
  • 2008, 23-26 April 2008, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, “Towards sustainable land-use in the tropical Asia-Pacific region”
  • 2007, 6-8 March 2007, Mahabalipuram, India, “Averting biodiversity meltdown in the Asian tropics”
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