Conference 2017

RE: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION FOR THE 11TH TAWIRI SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE, 6-8 DECEMBER 2017

The Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) is pleased to announce a call for abstracts and registration for the 11th TAWIRI Scientific Conference that will be held at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha, Tanzania from 6-8 December 2017. We would like to bring your attention to the following updates:-

Conference Theme

‘People, Livestock and Climate change: Challenges for sustainable biodiversity conservation’

Conference Sub-Themes

  • Impact of livestock, human population and climate change on biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services
  • Wildlife ecology and ecological interactions
  • Wetland and water resources management
  • Wildlife diseases and ecosystem health
  • Beekeeping development, technology and innovation
    Abstracts

Call for abstracts will be open from 01st March to 30th July 2017. 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 conclusion. Authors of accepted abstracts for oral/poster presentation will be notified by September 30th 2017. Abstracts for symposia or seminars/workshops are also invited; these should indicate the title of the symposia/workshop, organizers, number of presenters/participants, etc. Submit your abstract for oral/poster presentation as well as symposia/workshop abstract to tawiriconference2017@tawiri.or.tz or researchclearance@tawiri.or.tz

Full paper submission

Oral or poster presentations at the conference will be subject to submission of full manuscripts. 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. Please download instructions to authors during through this link (paper submission)

Registration Form

Visit the TAWIRI website (www.tawiri.or.tz), open the TAWIRI Conference toolbar to download the registration form. Clink this link (Fill the registration form online) or send to tawiriconference2017@tawiri.or.tz or researchclearance@tawiri.or.tz

Registration fees

  1. Early bird registration fee is 270,000 TZS for developing countries and 250 USD for developed countries.
  2. Late or onsite registration is 350,000 TZS for developing countries and 300 USD for developed countries.
  3. Early bird registration is open from 1st March – 30th August 2017.

Payment of registration fee: All payments should be made to TAWIRI using the following bank accounts:-

Forex (USD) Account:

Account Name: Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

Bank Name: NBC (T) LTD, Arusha Branch

Account Number: 014105001981

Swift Code: NLCBTZTX

Local (TZS) Currency

Account Name: Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute

Bank Name: NBC (T) LTD, Arusha Branch

Account Number: 014103003081

NB: Bank deposits/pay-in slips or details of money/wire transfer should be scanned and sent to TAWIRI by email to tawiriconference2017@tawiri.or.tz or researchclearance@tawiri.or.tz

Language

The conference language is English.

Venue: The conference will be held at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha municipality, Arusha, Tanzania

Accommodation

We recommend participants to make their own hotel booking. Arusha has a range of good hotels and lodges (please visit the following websites: www.continentalsafaris.com/tanzanialodges/arushahotels.htm; www.takimsholidays.com/hotels/northencircuit.asp

www.tripadvisor.com/hotles-g297913-Arusha-Hotels.htm

Alternatively, contact the TAWIRI Conference Organizers in case you need assistance in hotel booking

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. Participants interested to participate in tourism activities before or after the conference should contact any of the tour companies in Arusha/Tanzania.

Alternatively, contact the TAWIRI Conference Organizers in case you need assistance in booking for tourism activities using tawiriconference2017@tawiri.or.tz

For more information and updates, visit the TAWIRI website at www.tawiri.or.tz or contact the organizing committee using tawiriconference2017@tawiri.or.tz or researchclearance@tawiri.or.tz

We look forward to seeing you during the conference.

Yours sincerely,

TANZANIA WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Dr. Julius D. Keyyu

ACTING DIRECTOR GENERAL