Animal Behavior Society 2013

Welcome to the 50th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society

July 28 - August 1, 2013

Web Registration will be available until 11:59pm on July 14, 2013
On-Site Registration will be available beginning July 28, 2013

conference website:

The University of Colorado Boulder cannot accept purchase orders. 
Please learn more about our on-line registration process by taking a minute to read the following information regarding registering on-line.  This is a secure site for credit card payments and we encourage all of our guests to apply on-line.

Registration Fees

  • Registration includes admission to all oral, poster, and film sessions; accessto the vendor and silent auction areas; breaks; program; and an electronic version of the abstracts.
  • Tickets for the BBQ Reception on Sunday, July 28 and the Buffet Dinner/Reception on Thursday, August 1 will be sold seperately.
  • Registrants may submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation. ABS policy is that acceptance of submissions for the oral sessions is on a first-come, first-served basis. Your abstract submission will not be considered until you have completed your meeting registration.
  • The Conservation Workshop on Sunday, July 28 is included for participants from developing nations.
  • Please note: after May 5, 2013, registration fees will increase by $100 for non-member and member registrations and by $50 for students and participants from developing nations.
Registration Fee Type Registration
Registration Fee plus Conservation
Workshop on July 28

Late Registration
Fee (after 5/5/13)

Late Reg Fee plus Conservation
Workshop on July 28 (after 5/5/13)
Non-Member $475.00 $500.00 $575.00 $600.00
Member $325.00 $350.00 $425.00 $450.00
Member Student $150.00 $160.00 $200.00 $210.00
Developing Nations
(includes Conservation Workshop)
$100.00 n/a $150.00 n/a
Developing Nations Student
(includes Conservation Workshop)
$50.00 n/a $100.00 n/a


The above registration rates include beer/wine at the Stadium Club for the evening poster sessions. The separately priced welcome reception and banquet tickets include beer/wine as well within the ticket pricing structure.


  • $30.00 BBQ Reception on Sunday, July 28 (per person fee)
  • $55.00 Buffet Dinner/Reception on Thursday, August 1 (per person fee)
    • participants may purchase additional tickets to the BBQ Reception and/or Buffet Dinner for any accompanying persons/guests.
  • $48.55 Commuter Meal Plan (4 lunches Mon 7/29-Thurs 8/1)
  • $20.00 T-Shirt (S, M, L, XL, XXL)


If you cannot pay on-line, checks should be mailed with the name of the registrant and conference noted on the check in $U.S. drawn on a U.S. bank made payable to "University of Colorado" and sent to:
University of Colorado
CU Conference Services
454 UCB
3300 Baseline Road
Boulder, CO 80310-0025


  • For your convenience, a screen will appear confirming your registration.  A confirmation will also be emailed to you.  If you do not see a confirmation screen or receive a confirmation email after you register, your registration is incomplete and you should resubmit on-line.
  • Participant registration will be guaranteed only when all fees have been paid.


  • If you need to make a change once you have received your confirmation, please send an email or fax with your name, city/town, and requested change(s) to or by fax at 303-492-5959.
  • To avoid duplicate registration or charges to your account, please do not register a second time.

Cancellations/Refunds/Additional Information

  • If you must cancel your registraton for this conference, please email or fax us your written cancellation notice by June 29, 2013 to or fax: 303-492-5959.
  • For cancellations made by June 29, 2013, a $100.00 cancellation fee will be assessed ($25.00 for Developing Nations or Developing Nations Student.)
  • Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide refunds after June 29, 2013.


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