Chimpanzees in Context

Understanding Chimpanzees IV
August 18-20, 2016

Hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo’s Lester Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Thanks to incredible interest in the symposium, we have now officially sold out and have no more registrations available.  Please keep up with us on social media (Facebook, Twitter) for all the latest from the meeting and thanks to everyone who has signed up!  It’s going to be a great gathering!

Special Offer for Airport Transport

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E-Posters abstracts coming online via PeerJ Collections

The Chimpanzees in Context symposium has partnered with PeerJ to provide an online home for the e-poster abstracts. 
Check them out here

Travel Scholarship Recipients Announced

With generous support from the Arcus Foundation we were able to cover the costs of registration, travel, and accommodation for five ape-range country nationals to attend Chimpanzees in Context where they will present their research to an international audience. We received many excellent applications for this scholarship and we are proud to announce our five winners.
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Jane Goodall to attend Chimpanzees in Context at Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo to Host World’s Leading Primatologists for Scientific Meeting Focused on Understanding Chimpanzees.
Read more in the press room

Book your hotel room now!

Reduced conference rates for the official conference hotel are now available but space is limited. Make your reservation now while rooms are available. Book your hotel room now!

Registration is now open!

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Over the course of three days in August 2016, Lincoln Park Zoo’s Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study & Conservation of Apes will host eight themed sessions, showcasing 40 invited presenters, and an open-call ePoster session, for discussions of all that is Pan! Chimpanzees in Context also marks the thirty year anniversary since the first ‘Understanding Chimpanzees’ meeting, which was co-organized by Jane Goodall and Paul Heltne and also held in Chicago.

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