Invitation to 26th International Ornithological Congress

The 26th International Ornithological Congress (IOC) will be held in Tokyo, Japan in the summer of 2014. Ornithology is developing rapidly and leading all levels of biology from ecosystems to molecules. The scientific and conservational activities in ornithology have been advancing in Asia as well as around the world. Japanese nature and culture are unique and wonderful. The IOC2014 in Tokyo will be a great opportunity for all participants to discuss about many aspects of avian biology and to enjoy the nature and culture of Japan and the neighboring areas.

Call for Sponsorship - Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus

Additional application of poster presentation is now opend (until 30 April 2014)

17.03.2014 Additional application of poster presentation is now opend. Registration is required before applying for posters.
14.03.2014 The opening date of additional poster application has been changed to 17 March.
10.02.2014 Post-congress tours information has been updated. Registration is now opened.
25.11.2013 AOU/COS travel awards application has been extended to 1st Jan. 2014
31.10.2013 Abstract submission is closed
15.10.2013 AOU/COS travel awards application is now available
01.10.2013 Extension of deadline for submitting an abstract
30.09.2013 Some Mid-cogress tours are now fully booked

register now[IMPORTANT DATES]
05 March 2013 ------- Registration open
30 April 2013 --------- Call for Abstracts open
31 October 2013 ----- Deadline for Abstracts Submission (extended)
01 January 2014 ----- Travel grants application deadline
31 January 2014 ----- Early registration deadline

10 February 2014 ----- Reservation for Post-congress Tours is now opened. Go to the registration form.
15 March to 30 April 2014 ---- NEW! Additional application of poster presentation.
01 March 2014 -------- Deadline for Round Tables and Special Interest Group Meetings

Round Table Discussions and Special Interest Group meetings can cover any aspect of ornithology. The emphasis is on discussion and exchange of information and ideas. The IOC also offers facilities for meetings immediately following the Congress. More information can be found here

31 May 2014 --------- REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Congress Information

Messages from 26th IOC Committee

Symposia details. See the Programme page for the list.

Mid-congress Tour details. See the Schedule page for the list.

Post-congress Tour details and the list. See the Schedule page for the list.

Please refer to the Access page for accommodations.

Are you interested in Japanese bird species? Check the Bird Research English Guide to Birds of Japan.