Upcoming Meetings


2019: October 27-30, Cape May, NJ, USA

AFO will hold its next annual meeting jointly with the Wilson Ornithological Society at the Cape May Bird Observatory in New Jersey, USA.


The Association of Field Ornithologists and the Wilson Ornithological Society invite you to our 2019 joint meeting to take place at the Grand Hotel of Cape May, NJ, 27-30 Oct 2019. Hosted by the Cape May Bird Observatory, the conference will offer an exciting scientific program and excellent opportunities for birding in this migration hotspot. Complete details and registration are available on the conference website, HERE.

Important dates:

  • 15 July, 2019: Student travel award application due
  • 30 August, 2019: Early Registration & Abstract submission due

Early Registration Fees*:

  • Member rate – $340
  • Student rate – $190

*Registration fees include continental breakfast and lunch at the Grand Hotel during the meeting, and opening and poster socials.

Add a banquet ticket ($50 for members or $30 for students) to make this an essentially all-inclusive meeting. Reasonable room discounts at the Grand Hotel will be offered to meeting participants.

The conference website will be available soon. Stay tuned for future announcements about plenary speaker and symposia. Questions can be addressed to MARK DEUTSCHLANDER (EM: deutschlander@hws.edu) or VALENTINA FERRETTI (EM: ferrettivale@gmail.com). Come join us for a stimulating conference and take a peak at the awesomeness of fall migration at this wonderful location!


For summaries of past meetings, CLICK HERE