4th Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium

The Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium seeks to provide a forum for scientists, educators, managers, environmentalists, and relevant local stakeholders from key organizations in the Asia-Pacific region to share their knowledge and experiences on all aspects of coral reef biology, ecology, management, and conservation.



Coral Reefs of the Asia-Pacific: Working together amidst contemporary challenges


Marco Polo Plaza Hotel
Cebu, Philippines

June 4-8, 2018

Registration Fees

Type Regular
March 1 to June 3, 2018
June 4 - onwards




Student / Accompanying Person*



Registration includes access to the symposium, symposium kits, lunch, welcome and farewell dinner, and snacks.

*A person who will be accompanying the main participant to the conference. The accompanying guest will have access to snacks and meals served during the event, and limited access to sessions and mini-symposia.

  1. January 31, 2018

    Extended Deadline of Abstract Submissions (from December 30, 2017)

  2. February 28, 2018.

    Extended Deadline of Early bird registration (from January 31, 2018)

  3. April 30, 2018.

    Deadline of Payment of Registration Fee for Presenters

About the APCRS

The symposium happens only once in every four years. Know more about the symposium here.

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Presentation Guidelines

Presenters are advised to follow these guidelines.

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Cebu, Philippines

Take a look at what awaits in this beautiful island with some of the best dive spots in the Philippines

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