2024 ISG Meeting

We are pleased to welcome ISG Members and Friends to the 2024 Annual Meeting in Baja California Sur, México!

This area is home to the Baja California Spiny-tailed Iguanas (Ctenosaura hemilopha), Common Chuckwallas (Sauromalus ater), and Common Desert Iguanas (Dipsosaurus dorsalis).


The meeting will be held at Hotel Hacienda Bugambilias in La Paz, Baja California Sur.


Accommodation at Hacienda Bugambilias includes two double beds per room and can be reserved as a single or double. Click here for additional venue details.
Sunday, 3 November: Arrive in La Paz, evening icebreaker
Monday, 4 November: Morning icebreaker, ISG Meeting presentations
Tuesday, 5 November: ISG Meeting presentations, Business/Discussion, Group Dinner

Wednesday, 6 November: Beach day with lunch included

Thursday, 7 November, and Friday, 8 November:

1) Depart; 2) Enjoy La Paz on your own;
OR 3) Invasive Species Conservation Workshop (invitation only because of working constraints).

Saturday, 9 November: Departure for all
The preliminary list of attendees is here

Flights are available directly into La Paz Leon International Airport (LAP). Alternatively, there are many more affordable flights into San José del Cabo International Airport (SJD), with regular shuttle service from the airport to La Paz.  Download additional travel details


We thank Víctor Reynoso and Yssel Gadar for serving as our local contacts while planning and organizing the logistics of this meeting.

2024 Venue Details

Our meeting will be held at the (Hotel Hacienda Bugambilias) in La Paz, Baja California Sur, México.

We have a block of rooms on hold until 1 October 2024 only. Although there are other housing options in the area, the price for this hotel is very good and we highly encourage everyone to stay together for optimum networking and to ensure a smooth and productive meeting.
Registration is due 25 August 2024.
After 25 August, the registration fee will increase by $100 USD and there will be a hard close date of 1 October 2024!

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2024 Preliminary Meeting Attendees

The following people are planning to attend the 2024 ISG Meeting.
An * denotes a potential presentation.

Allison Alberts – EcoLeaders, California, USA (LinkedIn; ResearchGate; EcoLeaders)

Daniel Ariano – Universidad del Valle de Guatemala & Heloderma Natural Reserve, Guatemala

*John Bendon – IUCN-UK, Somerset, UK

Christina De Jesús Villanueva – USFS International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Puerto Rico, USA

Andrea Echeverry – Global Center for Species Survival, Indianapolis Zoo, Indiana, USA (homepage)

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2024 Travel Award Submission