Here are some FAQ's that can help you know more about LACA 2020. If your questions have not been answered please contact us for further information.

  • A plenary followed by live Q&A with the keynote speaker

  • Workshops, talks, and posters are going to be available on-demand*

  • Asynchronous Q&A for all presentations

  • Networking sessions each day

  • Career Central material available on-demand*

*during and after the meeting​

What can I expect from the online meeting?

June 30th - Registration opens

July 15th - Abstract submission deadline

End July - Abstract acceptance notification

August 30th - Deadline to send presenter registration

October 10th - Deadline to send your materials

November 9th to 13th - Congress

What are the new dates?

Registration will open in the end of June, 2020 and maintain opened for participants during the congress. Although, presenters must register by October 10th, 2020.

When is the registration deadline?

All presentations (talks and posters) will be available on-demand starting October 26th. Attendees will be able to view presentations as their time allows during and after the meeting dates.

When will presentations take place?

We are taking advantage of virtual technologies to make the 2020 event as accessible and inclusive as possible. We will make presentations available to registrants for several months after the congress concludes. We are exploring other options to increase accessibility, such as translation; we are going to be posting updates on the conference website.

What steps is LACA taking to make the conferences accesible?

You need to send your presentation and poster files in advance. We will use freely available software to ensure accessibility. We will provide instructions on how to prepare your material and give you recommendations for your presentations.

How will talks and posters be presented?

We will have live and asynchronous questions, and attendees will be able to leave questions for presenters, and presenters will be able to answer them as their time allows.

How can I ask questions for presenters?

We will have question and answer sessions, as well as networking sessions to ensure engagement.

How will meeting engagement happen?

Conscious of the current situation in our region and to encourage participation, we reduced our registration fees. For the first time, we are offering packages, including conference registration and one-year membership for non-members, and we are offering a special package

for universities. Go to registration section to learn more.

What are the registration rates?

LACA Board recognizes the importance of scientific conferences for the growth of conservation in the region and the careers of scientists. We are also aware of the current economic crisis our region is facing, so we are in search of funds to offer help to as many persons as possible. Keep an eye on the scholarships section for updates.

Will there be registration support?

You can cancel your participation by writing an email to the LACA board, including your name and presentation title. If possible, please let us know by the end of July 2020.

What if I want to withdraw?