The German Association of Wildlife and Game Biologists and the Institute for Wildlife Research at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, proudly announce the XXVIIth Congress of the International Union of Game Biologists, to be held in Hannover, Germany, from the 28th of August to the 3rd of September 2005.

The IUGB Congress 2005 aims to present a wide spectrum of current work in wildlife and game management. The conference will be based on submitted contributions offered by delegates but also include plenary talks from invited speakers as well as poster sessions and workshops.
The main topics will be:

Habitat networks for large wildlife and habitat fragmentation
Wildlife in urban areas
Small game and predation
Wildlife diseases
Wildlife ecotoxicology
Sustainable use, population assessment and biomonitoring

The conference language will be English.