The XXVII International Primatological Society (IPS) Congress will be held on August 19-25, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. This conference will be only the third IPS Congress staged in Africa since 1998
Kenya ranks among Africa’s top 10 tourist destinations, and safari destinations abound.
Only the fourth IPS Congress staged in Africa, home to a hundred primate species. The last IPS Congress in Africa was held in Uganda in 2006. This Congress hails a return to Kenya after 34 years.
The Congress will be held the United Nations headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and will feature roundtables and plenary sessions in cooperation with United Nations agencies and programmes.
A major focus of the XXVII IPS Congress will be the participation of range State researchers and scientists with discounted registration fees and food vouchers for colleagues in the field from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.