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70th Scientific Meeting of the Australian Mammal Society

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The Australian Mammal Society Council, Deakin University, and Zoos Victoria, are pleased to welcome you to a significant celebration and scientific event, the 70th Scientific Meeting of the Australian Mammal Society!

The meeting will be held in Melbourne, at Melbourne Zoo's Leopard Lodge, July 1-4, 2024. 

Given it's AMS's 70th meeting, this year's conference theme is ‘The past, present, and future of Australian Mammalogy’, with presentations spanning all fields related to the study, management, and conservation of Australia's remarkable mammals.

Further details:

A free student and early career science-communication and career-focused workshop will take place on Sunday, June 30, at the The Royal Society of Victoria. Please email with “ECR Workshop” in the subject line to reserve a spot (maximum attendance is 40). More details to follow.

The conference dinner will be at Teller in Brunswick East on Wednesday evening, July 3rd. The AGM and 70th celebrations will precede this. 

On the Friday after the meeting there will be a non-invasive hormone monitoring workshop at La Trobe University, registration is separate and via Please see the AMS conference page for further details.

Melbourne is a city renowned for its love of arts, culture, sport, dining, and of course, coffee! There are countless opportunities to enjoy these in the city or take a drive and experience nearby tall forests, temperate rainforests, alpine environments, the Mallee, windswept coastlines, and more. There are numerous accommodation options close to Melbourne Zoo or just a short 5-10 minute tram or train trip to Melbourne's CBD. 

In addition to the formal, scientific program and presentations, there will be multiple social events, including a mixer and early registration on the Sunday evening, and the student dinner on Monday evening and ‘old farts’ dinner on Tuesday evening.

We can't wait to see you all for what will most certainly be a magnificent mammalogical meeting, so book your place now! 

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