ISIZ logo The 11th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ)

Massey University, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand
2–7 December 2019

The International Symposium of Integrative Zoology is an annual conference sponsored by the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS) and the journal Integrative Zoology.

The 11th ISIZ will be held in Auckland City, New Zealand, hosted by the School of Natural and Computational Sciences, Massey University.

New Zealand is the last country colonised by people. It is not only well known for its clean and beautiful natural environment, but also for its unique fauna, flora and its achievement in animal conservation. The theme of the 11th ISIZ is 'Zoological studies for animal conservation'. The conference offers a wide range of topics in zoological studies and exciting range of plenary talks. The hosts of 11th ISIZ welcome you and look forward to meeting you in Auckland!

Information on plenary speakers will be available in May 2019 and the programme will be available in October 2019.

Auckland skyline

About ISIZ 2019

The International Symposium of Integrative Zoology 2019 is being held in Auckland, New Zealand. Find out about the 2019 theme, the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS), our partners, dates, times, insurance, visas and more.

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New Zealand forest

Call for symposia

The broad theme of the 11th ISIZ enables a wide range of topics for symposia. We will take the proposal of symposia and will adopt “first come, first serve” approach, once the proposal is approved by our academic committee. If you are interested in organising a symposium, please contact Dr Weihong Ji or Dr Wenhua Xiong before 31 March 2019. Please provide a symposium title and a short description. A list of symposia will be available on March 10.

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Submitting an abstract

We are calling for submissions for presentations and posters for the conference. Please see below for options and requirements and then submit your abstract through the form below. Abstract submission deadline is 30 September 2019.

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Auckland skyline


There are a number of preferred accommodation suppliers that are offering special rates for this conference. Find out more about these and how to access the rates below. More options will be added as conference rates are confirmed.


Tawharanui Regional Park

Post-conference field trips

The post-conference fieldtrips include visits to Tawharanui Regional Park (coastal), Tiritiri Matangi Island and the Mt Maungatautari mainland ecosystem restoration.

Field trips

Maori garden


Find out about options for sightseeing in New Zealand before or after the conference. We will continue to add information on suggested options.



Register for the conference, conference dinner and fieldtrips. You may pay by bank transfer or credit card.

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