2nd International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin 

Challenges for the future

6-10 MARCH 2023

Registrations and abstract submission

Thank you for your interest in the conference. Unfortunately, registration is now closed. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the organising committee by email at congobiodiv23orgcom@naturalsciences.be


Registration fee:

– free

  • for African participants, residing in Africa,  whose abstract (poster or oral presentation) is selected by the scientific committee .
  • for local participants wishing to attend the sessions without having submitted an abstract or without selected abstract. They should also register. However, they will have no right to free meals and coffee breaks.

– 50   USD for African participants, residing in Africa, who have not submitted and abstract or whose abstract has not been accepted by the scientific committee
– 450 USD (full registration)
– 350 USD (registration for students)

Payment options will be communicated once the registration is complete.
An invoice will be issued for paid registrations.
Registration fees cover a program book, entrance badge,
refreshments, lunches and local transportation between accommodations and the conference venue.
Attention : please use the same order for your names as on your passport or other identity document.
Instructions for abstract authors

Authors should follow the guidelines:

Abstracts should not exceed 300 words, including references.

References should only be mentioned if essential and listed at the end in alphabetical and chronological order. 

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and selected by the scientific committee of the conference.


There will be no hard-copy, personal invitations to the conference.

An official invitation for administrative or visa purposes will be
sent to those participants whose participation is confirmed by the
scientific committee and for which payment (if applicable) has been

Cancellations sent to congobiodiv23orgcom[@]naturalsciences.be before 1 December 2022 will result in a partial refund (50%). Cancellations received before 31 October 2022 will result in a full refund (100%).

The organising committee reserves the right to relocate or cancel the  conference, or reassign some or all presentations to online sessions in the event of special circumstances.