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If you are not a member of SCB and would like to become one to take advantage of the IMCC5 member rates with savings up to $190.00 USD, please click here**. 






**Please note that it takes 1-2 business days for your membership to process, so if you have become an SCB member recently, you will have to wait before you will see member rates in the registration system.


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The 5th International Marine Conservation Congress is in beautiful Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia (KCH). As the Society for Conservation Biology is headquartered in the United States, registration fees are in US Dollars (USD)

Important Dates: 

Early Bird Registration Starts: 5 March 2018

Deadline to register for delegates with accepted abstract or proposal: 16 April 2018

Early Bird Registration Ends: 16 April 2018

Regular Registration Starts: 17 April 2018

Regular Registration Ends: 1 June 2018 

Late Registration Starts: 2 June 2018

Online Registration Ends: 21 June 2018

Pre-Congress Workshops and Activities: 22-23 June 2018 

5th Intenational Marine Conservation Congress: 24-28 June 2018 

IMCC5 Presents OceansOnline: 29 June 2018 

Post Congress Field Trips: 30 June 2018. 

*Dates are Subject to Change


Registration Instructions:

Please go to the REGISTER HERE link above and select the appropriate options for your attendance.

Anyone who recieves travel approval after the online system has closed, but cannot register on-site, may use the IMCC5 Registration pdf (under construction). Delegates registering using the .pdf should email the completed form to Travis Nielsen. Delegates who registered between 2 June 2018 and on-site registration will recieve late registration rates. To recieve the registration discount for being a member of the Society for Conservation Biology, you will need to provide your SCB member number. The can be found by logging in to the member area of the SCB Webiste

All other delegates who need to register after the online registration system has closed can register on-site at the Waterfront Hotel Kuching starting on 24 June 2018. Delegates who register on-site will receive the late registration rates.

If you require a registration form in another format or need assistance with registering due to accessibility issues, please also contact Luli Martinez.

As part of IMCC5 initiatives, the  International Marine Conservation Congress and the Society for Conservation Biology Marine Section will be donating to a carbon offset project to cover the carbon footprint of delegate travel and organizing the conference. Thus, delegates will not be asked to add an additional carbon offset fee on top of  their IMCC5 registration total. For more information on the carbon offset project IMCC5 is funding, please visit the Carbon Offsetting page.

Registration fees for workshopsfocus groups, student activities, and field trips can be found on each page, as well as on the IMCC5 Registration pdf.

Also as part of IMCC5 initiatives, delegates from countries defined as developing by the World Bank and delegates from countries designated as Small Island Developing States by the United Nations (Excluding Singapore) qualify for a discounted registration fee.

Not an official member of SCB? Joining is easy, and conference savings are worth more than membership rates! You can join at the SCB membership website. Check your membership renewal by logging in to your membership page. Don't forget to officially join the Marine Section! Click "Join a Section" under My Society Involvement on your membership page. 


Payment Information: 

We offer several convenient ways to pay through the registration page, including check, paypal, credit card, and t/t wire transfer. Please check in the registration system site for futher information. 

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation must be received in writing via email to info@imcc5.com. A processing fee of $50 will be charged for cancellations received on or before 18 May 2018. Refund requests will not be accepted after 18 May 2018. No refunds will be issued for no-shows. Allow up to four weeks for refunds to be processed. People with special circumstances should email info@imcc5.com detailing why they cannot make it to the congress. Not all requests will be granted. Substitutions for attendees are accepted at any time, please email info@imcc5.com for more details.