RE: THIRD CALL FOR THE 12TH TAWIRI SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE TO BEHELD ON 4 TH – 6TH DECEMBER 2019: ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION AND REGISTRATION
The Organizing Committee of the 12 th TAWIRI Scientific Conference is pleased to inform you that, the 12 th TAWIRI Scientific Conference will be held at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha, Tanzania from 4 th – 6 th December 2019. We would like to bring your attention to the following important updates:-
“A sustainable future for Tanzania’s Biodiversity Conservation: The science behind priority, strategy and benefit”
i. Natural resource governance and Infrastructure development
ii. Human-Wildlife Interactions and Land-uses
iii.Wildlife diseases and ecosystem health
iv. Wildlife ecology and ecological interactions
v. Climate change and wildlife conservation
vi.Biodiversity Inventory of flora and fauna
vii.Hydrology and wetland resources conservation
viii. Wildlife habitat, rangelands and invasive species
ix. Vegetation ecology and ethnobotany
x. Beekeeping, bee ecology and Api-tourism
Call for abstracts is open from the 05 th March to the 30 th June 2019. Abstracts should be limited to a maximum of 300 words for both oral and poster presentations. Specifically, the abstract should be organized as follows; title, name(s) of author (s) and addresses, brief background/objectives of the study, methodology, results and conclusions. Keywords should not be more than five arranged in alphabetical order. Addresses for corresponding author(s) should be indicated. Authors of accepted abstracts for oral/poster presentation will be notified by August 30 th 2019 latest.
Symposium, workshops and Seminars
Kindly note that, this year we are also inviting organizations, individual researchers, Non-Governmental Organization, Civil organizations, government institutions, local government authorities and all those who wishes to organize special symposium, workshops, seminars and round table discussions to liaise with the organizing committee early in advance. This year, Symposium, workshops and Seminars will be organized a day before the main Conference dates, while those who wishes to organize short round table discussions will be arranged in the evening after conference hours. Abstracts for symposium, seminars and workshops should indicate the title of the symposium/workshop/seminar, organizers, number of presenters/participants and their topics for presentation.
All conference emails, inquiries and correspondences, that include submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation as well as symposia, workshop and seminars, should be sent to email@example.com. For easy follow-up of your submissions, please use this email,individual emails (i.e. to TAWIRI staff personal emails) will not be considered.
Presentations and submission of full paper submission
Oral or poster presentations at the conference will be subject to submission of full manuscripts.Deadline for submission of full papers is 30 October 2019. The length of each full manuscript should not be more than 12 pages including references (single spaced). For poster presentation,the poster size should not exceed 120 cm x 90 cm. Instructions to authors during preparation of full papers is available at the TAWIRI website www.tawiri.or.tz(click here to download correct format)
Visit the TAWIRI website (www.tawiri.or.tz), open the TAWIRI Conference toolbar to fill online registration form. Please us this link to fill in registration form(Registration Form)
A. Early bird registration fee
The following rates in categorized groups will be applied per person:-
- East Africans: 270,000.00 TZS
- Non East Africans: 250.00 USD
- Tanzania’s Students: 200,000.00 TZS
B. Late or onsite registration
Late registrations for all categories listed above will pay an additional cost of 30% of the early registration fees.
Important notice on registration
i. Early bird registration is open from 5 th March – 30 th June 2019.
ii. Tanzanian students must send to TAWIRI supporting letters from their institutes/universities/colleges and a copy of their student ID.
iii. East Africans should provide evidence of their identity (i.e. submitting a copy of the Passport cover and first pages (Kenyans, Ugandans, Rwandans, South Sudan’s and
Payment of registration fee:
Mode of Payment
Following the current Government payment guidelines, before making any payment please request for a control number from the accounts office by sending an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Important: Do not make any payment using our traditional method, currently only government
electronic payment Gateway (GePG) is allowed to settle all the bills. For further clarification regarding payments, kindly contact Mr. Daniel Wanna using the official
conference email address provided above.
The conference language is English.
The conference will be held at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha municipality, Arusha, Tanzania
We recommend participants to make their own hotel bookings. Arusha has a range of good hotels and lodges. Alternatively, contact the TAWIRI Conference Organizers in case you need assistance.
Tourism and sight seeing
Arusha city, popularly known as the Geneva of Africa is the hub of tourism activities in Tanzania, with a number of nearby tourism attractions including Arusha National Park,Kilimanjaro National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park, cultural tourism centers etc. Participants interested to participate in tourism activities before or after the conference should contact any of the tour companies in Arusha/Tanzania or the TAWIRI Conference Organizers for help.For more information and updates, please visit the TAWIRI website (www.tawiri.or.tz) from time to time or contact the organizing committee.
We look forward to seeing you during the conference.
TANZANIA WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE