Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts wanted

The National Bat Conference 2024 will take place 13-15 September 2024 at the University of Reading, bringing together bat enthusiasts from across the country and around the world to discuss cutting-edge research, share best practice and develop their skills and knowledge.


There will also be posters on display at the National Bat Conference, please email Naomi with a short abstract or brief overview of the project/topic you would like to present a poster on. Email Posters can be submitted until 20 August 2024.


The Programme Selection Team invited the submission of abstracts, particularly around the following themes:

  • Quantitative evidence of successful conservation action for bats
  • Bats, communities and wellbeing, with particular interest in projects tackling EDI challenges
  • Habitat use and landscape-scale management for bats including climate change
  • Bats, ecosystem services and natural capital
  • Bat surveys, mitigation, planning and licensing
  • Use of technology in bat conservation
  • Bat ecology and behaviour

Abstracts should be submitted using the abstract submission form to by end of April 2024.

Following feedback from previous conference attendees, we would prefer speakers to attend in person.

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