IPC Logo 9th International Penguin Congress
Cape Town, South Africa
5th - 9th September 2016


Congress Dinner

There will be a conference dinner one evening during IPC9. The cost of the dinner will be included in the registration.

Details of the location of the conference dinner will appear here in due course.


Public Event

We hope to organise a public event one evening during the congress. Full details will appear when they have been finalised.


Organised Trips

We hope to organise several trips for delegates both before and after the meeting.  

Possible trips include visits to penguin colonies at Boulders Beach and/or Stony Point; winery tours and birding trips around the Cape peninsula. 

Please note these trips are likely to incur an additional cost.


Contacting us

Please send all enquiries about the conference to enquiries@penguincongress.org. A member of the local organising committee will respond as soon as possible.

Abstract Submissions

The first call for abstracts will open in September 2015 and close on 31st December 2015. We appreciate that some delegates may be in the field and unable to meet this deadline. If this applies to you please contact the Chair of the conference (using the email address enquiries@penguincongress.org). 

The format for abstract submissions can be downloaded using these links: 

Please use this template when preparing your abstracts and remember to indicate on the abstract template whether you would prefer an oral or poster presentation. 

All abstracts will be read by the members of the International Steering Committee who will decide which should be accepted as oral presentations. 

Please email abstracts to:enquiries@penguincongress.org and put "Abstract Submission" in the subject line.