Wildlife Ranching on Top of the World

Hótel Örk, Hveragerði, Iceland

International Wildlife Ranching and Conservation Alliance

The theme for the 1st regional conference will be Wildlife Ranching on Top of the World, with special focus on sustainable use and conservation of wildlife, north of 45°.

Some of the topics will include:

  • climate change,
  • tourism,
  • sustainable use,
  • conservation,
  • traditional ecological knowledge,
  • wildlife and development,
  • contribution of wildlife to food security, and
  • health issues of wildlife populations.

Part of the conference will focus on these issues in the rest of the world.


Preliminary Programme


2 Nov 2018 18:00 Welcome cocktails at Hótel Örk
3 Nov 2018    08:30-17:00    Opening & Conference
4 Nov 2018 08:30-17:00 Conference sessions
  18:00 Iceland Dinner
5 Nov 2018 08:30-11:00 Conference sessions
  11:00-12:00 IWRCA Founding meeting
  12:00 Lunch
  13:00 Depart for overnight trips
6 Nov 2018 14:00 Drop-off at Keflavík International Airport
Hótel Örk
Breiðamörk 1c


IWRCA represents and supports the interests of wildlife ranching communities worldwide regarding the responsible and sustainable management of land for wildlife. This includes biodiversity conservation, wildlife breeding and production, consumptive and non-consumptive use, and the international trade of wildlife goods and services.