Registration for the 8th International Woodpecker Conference 2019 in Białowieża is now open.

Please note: Anyone who has pre-registered earlier is required to register again!


Photo: Paweł Grabowski
Photo: Paweł Grabowski

Important Dates


  • September 22, 2018: Registration and abstract submission opens
  • November 25, 2018: Submission of abstracts closes 
  • November 30, 2018: Decisions concerning abstracts
  • December 15, 2018: Early bird registration closes

  • March 16 - 20, 2019: The conference
  • March 20 - 22, 2019: Post-conference excursion

Participation Fee


Early bird fee (must be paid before December 15, 2018):

Student: 820 PLN

Non-student: 1200 PLN


Regular fee (paid after December 15, 2018):

Student: 900 PLN

Non-student: 1300 PLN


The participation fee includes: conference materials, coffee breaks, mid-conference excursion to the Białowieża National Park, lunches, conference dinner. The fee does not include costs for accommodation and post-conference excursions.


Post-conference excursion fee:

Student and non-student: 650 PLN


If you want to present a talk or poster, the fee must be paid by December 15, 2018


  • Please fill in the form below.
  • Please note: if you are a student, please attach a short recommendation letter from your supervisor / academic mentor.

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  • Info: abstracts should take this form: title of presentation, full names and given names of all authors. Example: Woodpeckers of the world; Wood, John; Pecker, Karin.

  • We offer extra bus transportation from Warsaw airport to Bialowieza. The bus will be on March 16 and departure time will be arranged with participants. The fare will depend on the number of passengers and has to be paid on the bus.

  • Payment options will be sent to you after registration is completed.

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