Asia for Animals 2017 – Apply Now to Speak at Asia’s Largest Animal Protection Conference!


For 15 years, the Asia for Animals conference has enabled Asia’s largest gatherings of animal professionals, advocates and scholars. The conference presents a unique opportunity to network, share experiences and learn from practical workshops and plenaries with leading experts. Always a dynamic and productive forum, the conference has given birth to countless new partnerships and new ideas for tackling some of the world’s greatest challenges in animal protection.

The 10th Asia for Animals conference will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 27th to 29th November 2017 (with an optional field trip from 30th November to 2nd December).

Join us for three days of fascinating talks and interactive workshops, followed by an opportunity to visit Chitwan National Park, one of the last strongholds for endangered mammals such as the Bengal tiger and one-horned rhinoceros.


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Call for Abstracts

The theme of Asia for Animals 2017 is Changing Human Behaviour – recognising that the field of human behaviour change is rapidly becoming a key component of effective animal welfare work. Abstract submissions are invited across all animal issues on any species provided they demonstrate elements or approaches that highlight this theme, either in research or practice.

For more guidance and information on the theme of human behaviour change, please see the Theme page on our website.

The output of this huge body of work can be roughly summarized into four pillars: the process of change; the psychology of change; the environment for change; and ownership of change.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

  • Abstracts must be submitted before 31st March 2017.
  • Abstracts should be written in clear English of no more than 500 words (including title and footnotes).
  • Please include the name, contact details and biography of the presenting author and indicate whether the abstract should be considered for oral presentation or poster presentation (or both).
  • All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and the presenting author will be notified by email before 31st May 2017 if the abstract is accepted.


Abstracts can be submitted through the Programme page on our website.

(Rhinoceros, buffalo, and monkey photographs courtesy Wolf Gordon Clifton – Animal People, Inc.)

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  1. Profile photo of yunesh

    In a month many tiger attack case have been increased in nepal. Near of chitwan national park in february, i think more than 6 people are killed from tiger in different different place and i think different different tiger are involved in attack. Day by day accident have been increased so people are agressive with tiger and other wild animal. I think this is not coinsident and some thing are going wrong in Tiger behaviour so we should research in it. Thank you

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