Wednesday, May 4, 2016

8th East and Southeast Asian Wild Animal Rescue Network Conference

8th East and Southeast Asian
Wild Animal Rescue Network Conference
“WARN 2016”
31st October – 2nd November, 2016
Cha-am & Hua Hin, Thailand

Wildlife Rescue Operations, Wildlife Law Enforcement
Wildlife Veterinary Workshop


The Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand is pleased to host the 8th WARN Conference in Thailand from the 31st of October until the 2nd of November, 2016.

We hereby warmly invite you to participate in the 8th WARN Conference with this year’s theme being the “Wildlife Rescue Operations and Wildlife Veterinary Workshop”

We aim to further enhance sharing of experiences through practical workshops and presentations.

WARN or the “Wild Animal Rescue Network Foundation” is a registered Non-Government Organisation.

WARN members are from East and South-East Asia found in Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Conference hotel:        So Sofitel Hotel
115 moo 7 Tambon Bangkao
Cha-am Beach
76120 Petchburi, Thailand


To register for WARN 2016, please fill out the registration form and return it via email before 30th September, 2016 to the Secretariat at:

The Registration Fee for twin sharing is:
•        US$250 for Early Bird (on or before 31 July 2016)
•        US$300 after the 31st July. 

For those who desire their own room the Registration Fee is:
•        US$400 for Early Bird (on or before 31 July 2016)

The Registration Fee includes:
i.        Four (4) days attendance at the conference
ii.        Accommodation (twin share) for five (5) nights at So Sofitel
iii.        Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, and coffee-breaks on conference days
iv.        Visit to WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre, Kaeng Krachan National Park or Kui Buri National Park
v.        Return transfer to and from Suvarnabhumi Airports

We regret to advise that the registration fee is fixed, and no discounts or refunds are allowed for shorter stays or for cancellation of attendance.

Note that we have reserved 40 rooms on a first come first served basis for overseas participants. If all the rooms have been taken up and you are still keen to participate in the conference, we may try to obtain rooms for you but that may incur extra charges (November is high tourist season in Thailand) and we will advise you accordingly. Therefore, please register early to avoid disappointment.


Via Bank Transfer

We prefer that registration fees be sent via Telegraphic Transfer, T/T, made payable to:

Bank Name and Address                Siam Commercial Bank Ltd.
Account Name        Wildlife Friends Foundation
Account Number        708-208086-6
Swiftcode        SICOTHBK

Please indicate “WARN 2016 Fees” for the payment. Bank charges are to be paid by the participant. Kindly inform the Secretariat via EMAIL once the payment has been made, with a scan of the T/T receipt.

If you wish to pay by PayPal, please contact us by email first.

Cash On Arrival
For participants who are not able to send the registration fees via T/T, please indicate in the form that you will make payment upon arrival


During the conference, participants will visit:
1.        Kaeng Krachan National Park (mammals, birding etc)
2.        Kui Buri National Parks (Elephants and Gaur)
3.        WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre


The organisers invite presentations from WARN 2016 Conference participants, with a focus on the Conference Theme. The WARN 2016 Organising Committee will review, select and confirm the final list of speakers for the conference. Selected speakers will be notified by 30th of August 2016.

Oral presentations are planned for 30 minutes which includes questions and answers. Abstracts are to be submitted by 30th of September 2016 to

Format and layout instructions:
i.        Abstracts should be in English, around 500 words (including title, author, affiliation)
ii.        Font 12 points, Times New Roman, single spaced
iii.        Title in bold and capital letters above author’s name, affiliation, email address
iv.        Please do not include figures, tables and special mathematical symbols


1.        Participants are advised to arrive on Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport on the 30th of October 2016.
2.        Hotel Check-in time at the venue is at 3:00 pm.
3.        There will be a registration desk manned on the 30th of October at the Airport and at the Conference Hotel. Please email us your travel arrangements so that we know when to expect you at the airport or hotel. Transportation from the airport to the hotel will be arranged by us and is included in the cost of the conference.

Thailand provides visa-free stays for most countries, for up to 30 days. Please check what is applicable for you, if you need any assistance or an invitation letter please contact the secretariat in advance.


For enquiries and further information please contact the Secretariat at: 

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