Important dates

Proposal Submission for Workshops and Special Events Closes November 30, 2020
Abstract Submission Closes (registration fee has to be paid in full for abstract to be included in Conference Proceedings)  December 25, 2020

Flat registration fee payment for presenters deadline

 January 15, 2021
Guest registration deadline February 25, 2021
On-line conference  1-5 March 2021


To be invited to give an oral or a poster presentation, the conference participants must submit the Abstract by 25 December 2020 through their personal account on the Conference website and pay the flat registration fee by 23:59, 15 January 2021. If the fee is not paid on time, the Organizing Committee has a right to remove the presentation from the Program and Proceedings. Registration fees are paid only through the Conference website by following the link to the conference service agent website - Monomax.

Meetings and workshops

We encourage participants to submit proposals on the meetings, thematic round tables, and workshops on research, conservation and management of marine mammal populations. 

To reserve a room at the meetings, please specify the following information in your application:

  • topic
  • moderator’s name and contact information
  • expected number of participants
  • date and time of the beginning and end of the event.

Please send proposals to the Organizing Committee by e-mail: The proposal submission deadline is November 30, 2020.

Abstracts and extended materials

After registration, the Conference participants may submit abstracts and extended materials to be included in the Program and the Book of Abstracts which will be published prior to the Conference. The extended materials in a form of full scientific article or short notes will be published after the conference in the Collection of Conference Papers in the capacity and format of previous conferences in Russian and English with ISBN registration. Upon arrival at the Conference, each participant will receive a Conference Program and a Book of Abstracts. The Collection of Conference Papers will be published and distributed electronically after the Conference.

Submission of abstracts and materials is carried out only in electronic form through the Conference website. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to reject submitted abstracts and materials, if they are non-informative, do not correspond to the topics of the conference, or are not submitted in accordance with provided Guidelines. Publication of abstracts is possible only if the registration fee is paid in full by January 15, 2021.
Abstracts submitted by December 25, 2020, formatted in accordance with the Guidelines, and accepted by the Organizing Committee, will be included in the Book of Abstracts.

Extended Materials and short notes prepared and submitted in accordance with provided Guidelines, accepted by the Organizing Committee and not requiring significant revision or editing, will be included into the 1st volume of the Collection of Conference Papers, the electronic version of which is planned to be published in early 2021. Materials requiring substantial revision and/or editing will be included in the 2nd volume of the Collection of Conference Papers, an electronic version of which is planned to be published in the second half of 2021. For an additional fee, a registered participant may receive a hard copy of the Collection of Scientific Papers. If you wish to receive a hard copy, please check the box in the Registration Form.

Registration fee

Registration starts on April 15, 2020. For registration, please, fill out the registration form and pay the registration fee. Registration fees will be applied towards organization of the conference, paid Zoom services, services of simultaneous interpreters and technical moderators, and development and layout of the Program and Proceedings. Registration fees should be paid through the official conference service agency website. Monomax PCO also helps participants with the hotel reservation, visa support, and cultural program.

Conference Rates Registration fee
Early bird: April 15 – May 31 250 Euro

Flat registration fee payment for presenters (deadline 15 January 2021)

250 Euro
Late and on-site: after December 31 (was canceled by the decision of the organizing Committee) 350 Euro
Guest registration* (deadline 25 February 2021) 100 Euro

* Those who wish to participate in the conference without presentation, abstract or extended material publication.

In case of cancellation the registration fee may be refunded if the Organizing Committee is notified via email no later than December 31, 2020. All bank processing fees will be subtracted from the amount paid. No refund is possible after November 30, 2020.

Cancellation terms:
- for cancellations received from date of payment to December 31, 2020 (till 24:00) fee of 15% is charged for all payment terms
- after January 1st, 2020- registration fee is non-refundable.
Bank fees must be covered by the participant:
- about $80 (depending on the current exchange rate) of fee If you pay by bank transfer in foreign currency;
the exact amount will be reported by congress manager
- 5% of sum (UCS and ASSIST company fees) If you pay by credit card