ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE

Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles

Each year, the Turtle Survival Alliance joins with the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group to host the Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles. The most esteemed global event of its kind, the Symposium provides an unmatched opportunity for those in our field to share their research, initiatives, techniques, and accomplishments.

Turtle Survival Alliance
22nd Annual Symposium July 25-28, 2024, Tucson, Arizona

We, the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, invite you to join us for the 22nd Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, July 25 – 28, 2024, at an all-time favorite destination, the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona!

The Symposium kicks off with an icebreaker, Thursday evening, July 25th, followed by 3 days of presentations from around the world, and concludes with the annual awards banquet, Sunday evening, July 28th.

This is the annual event you do not want to miss. Registration is not yet open, stay tuned!

If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Gray.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Call for Abstracts for Oral and Poster presentations for the 22nd Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles. This is your chance to tell us why YOU should present your findings, accomplishments, and techniques to the largest gathering of tortoise and freshwater turtle specialists in the world. Coming soon!

Call for Sessions

Each year, our dedicated Program Committee works to bring together a wide variety of presentations from around the world, ranging in topic from captive husbandry to field techniques, conservation actions to nesting ecology, emergent diseases to veterinary practices, and more. But we also want to know what YOU want to hear!

Session suggestions for the 22nd Annual Symposium are open! Please contact Jordan Gray at [email protected].

Registration for the 2024 Symposium is not yet open. Stay tuned!