General info

Estonian University of Life Sciences, European Crane Working Group and International Crane Foundation are delighted to announce that the next


International Crane Conference will be held at the Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia, from 21–25 August 2023.


The programme is still in development, but will include a half-day mid-conference excursion. A post-conference excursions to Estonia’s amazing wetlands, which host thousands of local Common cranes, preparing for the first migratory flight, is also being planned, for 26–27 August 2023.

The conference can be followed online over the internet. The corresponding link will be added before the start of the conference.


Conference languages

The official language of the conference will be English.


Meanwhile please note the following dates in your diaries

Deadline confirmation of your participation: 25 January 2023


Deadline of final registration: 28 February 2023


Deadline for abstract submissions: 31 March 2023


Deadline for full article submissions: 30 April 2023


International Crane Conference: 21–25 August 2023


Post-conference excursions: 26–27 August 2023


Visas and Official Invitations

Information will be available soon.



Conference participation fee 180 euros
One-day conference ticket for locals 35 euros
Post-conference excursion fee 25.-27. August  290 euros (includes bus transport, bird guide fee, accommodation, and meals). There are 47 seats available at the moment.


The conference participation fee should be paid to the Estonian University of Life Sciences bank account, EE021010102000308001; when paying the participation fee, use the keyword "Crane conference 2023".


The post-conference excursion fee should be paid separately to the Estonian University of Life Sciences bank account, EE021010102000308001; when paying the post-conference excursion fee, use the keyword "Post-conference excursion 2023".


If you don't use the appropriate keyword when making a payment, knowing what the payment is for will be complicated!


We are already looking forward to seeing you at the meeting!