8th International Hornbill Conference

Conference date:

22nd to 24th May 2023, hybrid conference.

Venue for in-personparticipation:

Kasetsart University (KU), Faculty of Forestry, Bangkok, Thailand.
The virtual part of the conference will be held using the WebEx platform. The link will be shared with participants nearer the conference date.

The 8th IHC includes six sessional topics:
  • Hornbill evolutionary biology and genetics
  • Hornbill ecology (feeding, roosting and nesting ecology & behaviour; population estimations and monitoring)
  • Functional role of hornbills (studies on seed dispersal, frugivory)
  • Threats to hornbills (studies evaluating threats to hornbills due to hunting, logging, forest loss, trade, etc.)
  • Impacts of Climate Change on hornbills
  • Applied hornbill conservation – including community-based conservation, captive breeding, re-introduction, nest-boxes, etc.
Registration and fees:
  • Virtual @ USD 60 per person (all Thai and international participants), USD 40 per person (all students).
  • In-person* @ USD 180 per person (developing and under developed countries), @ USD 280 per person (for developed countries). Students @ USD 100 per person.

Registration for In-person participation after 31st March 2023, will be charged 10% more.
Note: * For in-person attendees only; fees include access to all conference sessions, conference kit, lunches and tea refreshments during the conference period.

Important steps:
  • Registration for all who wish to attend or participate in the conference – please fill this form. Last date for early-bird discount – 31st March 2023.
    • Abstract submission (for presenters) – please fill this form. Last date for abstract submission – 28th February 2023.
    • Field trips to Khao Yai/Budo Mountain & Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary – please fill this form only if you are interested in post-conference field trip.
    Abstract submission:

    Submit title and abstracts for presentations or posters by filling up this form on or before 28th February 2023.

    Field trips:

    Budo Mountain and Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary (from 26th May to 1st June 2023)
    Khao Yai National Park (from 26th May to 29th May)
    Costs and trip information will be provided by 31st March 2023.
    Maximum participants of each trip: 15 persons
    If interested, please fill this form.
    Information about accommodations and how to get there is available on the website of Hornbill Research Foundation www.hornbill.or.th