The IACD Conference will return February 8th and 9th, 2024.  Our conferences are an intimate gathering of friends and professionals dedicated to conservation management and education. You are invited to join us at the 2024 IACD Conference for presentations that matter, to network with other professionals, and have fun with like minded friends.

2024 IACD Conference

February 8 & 9, 2024

Starved Rock State Park

Working to Preserve and Protect Illinois' Flora and Fauna

The past conferences have been incredibly popular, so be sure to register early to ensure your spot. When you attend IACD conferences, remember, overnight accommodations are separate from conference fees and are the responsibility of the attendee.

Rates and deadlines will be as follows:  Registration is now open!

$125 early registration ending on December 22nd 

$150 full conference registration after December 22nd until deadline of 1/26 or Capacity

​​Registration is non-refundable. If you find you cannot attend, you may request to transfer your registration to someone else.

​​If your agency would like to inquire about a group/agency commitment to attend, email us at, or call Andrew at (815) 722-9425.


Conference host lodging will once again be at the Starved Rock Conference Center and Lodge. Lodging reservations are separate from your conference registration. Please contact the Starved Rock Conference Center and Lodge at (815) 667-4211 or at and ask for the IACD Conference Room Block.