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HostS: Craig Willis, Kaleigh Norquay, and Quinn FletcheR

(University of Winnipeg)

Dates: October 11-14, 2023
Venue: The Fort Garry Hotel and Conference Centre

The 51st Annual North American Society for Bat Research Symposium will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, from 11-14 October 2023, at The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre.

This meeting will open with a Welcome Reception at the spectacular Canadian Museum for Human Rights in addition to a range of social events including a Curling “Funspiel”, student mixer, LGBTQ+ Community Social, Diversity Breakfast, Lunch with a Mentor, and banquet.

Pre-registration for international attendees needing a letter from NASBR to start processing a visa is now open. To Pre-register follow this link.

Important Dates and Deadlines



Jan 6, 2023

Pre-registration opens for those needing visas (i.e., from countries other than Canada, the United States and Mexico)

 Feb 01, 2023

Early registration opens

 Aug 11, 2023

 Early-bird registration deadline

Last day to submit an abstract

 Sep 10, 2023

 Last day to get conference rate at hotel

 Sep 15, 2023

Last day to sign up for conference field trips and workshops 

Last day to sign up for Spallanzani Fundraiser

Last day to order t-shirts and other optional items

 Oct 11, 2023

Last day to purchase banquet tickets

Board meeting

Spallanzani Fundraiser - Curling

Registration opens 

Welcome reception (7:00 pm)

 Oct 12, 2023

 Conference Sessions Start

Student Social

 Oct 14, 2023


Conference ends

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