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International Primatological Society -

Malaysian Primatological Society (IPS - MPS)
Joint Meeting 2023
Primates and People: A New Horizon

19 - 25 August 2023
(Saturday - Friday)

Borneo Convention Centre Kuching

The Joint Meeting of the International Primatological Society (IPS) and the Malaysian Primatological Society (MPS), co-organised by Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC), will be held from 19th to 25th August, 2023 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. The renowned international event that was first held in Germany in 1966, will soon land for the first time in Borneo. The 29th edition of the biennial global congress will happen over a span of 7 days at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) and will include various keynote sessions, plenary sessions, discussions and workshops, exhibits, technical site visits around Sarawak and more!

Important Dates

  • Early Bird: Dec 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023
  • On-Time: April 1, 2023 - August 1, 2023
  • On-Site: August 1, 2023 onwards
  • Due Date for Proposals for Sessions and Workshops: January 15, 2023
  • Due Date for Abstract Submission: March 1, 2023


  • Click here to see the shuttle bus schedule.
  • Malaysia Airlines is our designated official airline. To obtain further details about the promo code, please refer to the here
  • Our Official Hotel is Hilton Hotel Kuching. For accommodation options, please click here
  • For more information of Entry Requirement Into Malaysia, please click here
  • For Exhibition and Sponsorship Information, please click here
  • Application for support grant for early-career primatologists from ASEAN countries deadline: 21 February 2023 - now closed
  • Application for support grant for Malaysian early-career primatologists deadline: 21 February 2023 - now closed

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