International Conference of Tropical Conservation & Ecotourism

We are excited to announce that Media Konservasi will host the International Conference on Tropical Conservation & Ecotourism (TropConEco) 2024. The conference is scheduled for May 28, 2024. The event will be conducted fully online by Zoom meeting platform.

Invited Speakers:

  1. Dr. Greg Acciaioli, Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Social Sciences, UWA Oceans Institute, Australia - Expert in Anthropology

  2. Prof. Richard A. Noske, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia - Expert in Ornithology

  3. Dr. Jacqueline Sunderland-Groves, University of British Columbia, Canada - Expert in Primate Conservation

  4. Dr. Maheshwar Dhakal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Nepal

  5. Prof. Joseph M Cheer, Western Sydney University, Australia - Editor-in-Chief of Tourism Geographies journal

Call for Presenters:

We invite submissions of abstracts for presentation at this international conference. Selected abstract will have a chance to publish the fullpaper to Media Konservasi journal without APC (free publication charge).

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Ecology
  • Landscape ecology
  • In-situ and ex-situ wildlife conservation
  • Ecotourism
  • Remote sensing and GIS applications
  • Sustainable use of plants and wildlife
  • Ethnobotany
  • Bioprospecting
  • Management of conservation & protection areas
  • Urban forests
  • Ecosystem services and education

Important Dates



Abstract submission open

February 28, 2024

Abstract submission deadline

April 28, 2024

Notification of abstract acceptance

May 4, 2024

Fullpaper submission deadline (only for those who intend to publish the paper to Media Konservasi journal)

May 18, 2024

Conference day

May 28, 2024

Best Student Award

We are excited to announce that we will be selecting the best student presenter during the TropConEco Conference 2024. This opportunity is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The selected student presenter will be announced at the end of the conference and will receive an exciting prize.

If you are eligible and interested, please complete the registration form available here:


  1. Is this conference free?
    Yes, this conference is free. You can join without any fee.
  2. But there is a point in the statement form stated that I have to be responsible for the publication fee. Is that mean this conference is not free?
    No. This conference is completely free. That form is general statement form, applicable for all submission. Don't worry about that, there will be no APC billed to you.
  3. I cannot attend this conference in person. Is the conference hold online?
    Yes, this conference will be conducted fully online through Zoom meeting platform.
  4. I have paper(s) currently under publication process in Media Konservasi journal, can I join this conference?
    Yes, we do selection for papers currently under publication process in Media Konservasi. Selected papers will be invited to present the paper at the conference. We also welcome other unselected papers to be presented at the conference.
  5. Who is eligible to be presenters in the conference?
    If you have research in the field of tropical conservation and ecotourism, you are very welcome to submit your abstract.
  6. Is there any template for the abstract?
    No, you may simply copy and paste your abstract to the form.
  7. Do I need to prepare the fullpaper?
    You do not need to submit the fullpaper during the abstract submission. But we recommend you to prepare it. Once you receive the notification of your abstract acceptance, we will ask you to upload the fullpaper.
  8. Do you have the template for the fullpaper?
    Yes. You can download the template here:
  9. Can I attend this conference without presenting a paper?
    Yes, please. You can fill the registration form here:
  10. Will you publish the presented paper as conference proceedings?
    No, we will not publish the papers as proceedings. Instead, they will be published as journal research papers.
  11. Is the journal indexed by Scopus or WOS?
    Currently, it is not indexed. However, we plan to submit it for inclusion in Scopus by the end of this year. The inclusion will encompass all papers published in the last 5 years.
  12. If, for any reason, I am unable to attend the conference, would I still be able to publish my paper in Media Konservasi?
    Yes, fortunately, you can still proceed with the publication process for Media Konservasi. However, unfortunately, you will not be eligible for a free APC (Article Processing Charge).

Should you have any inquiries, please contact us: