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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!

Announcement – Conference Dinner Dec 4, 2019

The conference dinner will be held in the beautiful Soljans Estate Winery.

New Zealand makes some of the world’s best wines. The Soljans Estate Winery, established in 1937, is one of the oldest family-owned wineries in New Zealand. It is well known for the range of fine wines it produces.

The dinner includes a wine tasting, wine tour and a three-course served meal. There are a few spaces available.

If you have not registered for the dinner and would like to join in, please contact Sue Di Leo. First come first serve until the spaces are filled.

The dinner fee is NZ$150 and can be paid at the registration desk when you arrive.

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


Presenters who would like to be included in a symposium should get in touch with the contact person and include the title of the symposium in their abstract submission. Details below. Confirmed symposia:

1. Behavioural ecology in conservation and management of vertebrates

2. City as a new ecological niche

3. Effect of forestry and agricultural practices on animal populations

4. Human-wildlife interactions -- conflict and coexistence

5. Impact of animal diseases on animal conservation

6. Invertebrate behaviour

7. Invertebrate evolution and ecology

8. Migratory birds and wetlands conservation

9. Living on the edge -- Animals in extreme environment

10. Plant-animal interactions and coevolution

11. Wildlife monitoring and conservation with camera trapping

12. Wildlife forensics and crime control

13. Wildlife diseases

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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.

  • Registration Fee: Member of International Society of Zoology NZ$450; Non-member NZ$500; Students $150.
  • Day registration: $250
  • Conference dinner: $NZ150

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