Registration and Second Call for Abstracts | 13th Oppenheimer Research Conference


The ORC is a space for showcasing and discussing the natural and environmental sciences, and conservation and sustainable development in Africa.

It is a meeting place for change-makers to shift the dial on biodiversity research and conversation. While the focus is impact in Africa, the conference welcomes global perspectives.

Conference goals include:

  • Profiling African research excellence
  • Empowering young researchers and environmental stewards
  • Building a network of biodiversity professionals
  • Hosting impactful conversations

The ORC takes active steps to reduce its environmental impact.


  • Registration and first call for abstracts: 27 February 2024
  • Second call for abstracts: 8 April 2024
  • Abstracts submission deadline: 3 June 2024
  • Communication – acceptance of abstracts: 2 July 2024
  • Deadline for acceptance of abstracts: 26 July 2024
  • Distribution of conference programme: 16 September 2024

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