National Biodiversity Congress (NBC) is one of the important biodiversity mega events of India conducted as a biennial event. The third NBC 2017 to be held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India from 22nd to 26th February 2017 is governed by a national advisory committee comprising of experts in the field of biodiversity conservation. The congress includes an array of programmes including Conference, Exhibition, Capacity building workshops and Childrens Biodiversity Congress.
The focal theme of NBC 2017 is Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. Presentations and discussions will focus on a variety of key issues related with Biodiversity conservation, sustainable utilization and benefit sharing. All delegates who wish to present their work are invited to submit an abstract for consideration in the conference under the subthemes based on the general guidelines.