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The 31st International
Conference on Comparative Cognition

April 10th to 13th 2024

You are cordially invited to the
31st Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition

CO3 2024 will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Conference Details


Animal cognition, broadly conceived to include all research on animal learning, memory, and perception.

Additional conference details will be posted here when available

Conference Schedule

Below is a general timeline for the conference. We will provide more specific details once they become available and disseminate this information via this mailing list and on the CCS website.

*Posters from Poster Session I will be available to be viewed from Wednesday afternoon to the end of Poster Session I (Thursday night).
**Posters from Poster Session II will be available to be viewed from Friday morning until Saturday afternoon.

Award Information

Student award information

Student award information (publication awards, travel awards, paper competition) can be found on our student awards page. Be sure to note the deadlines for each award, as they may differ.

CCS Early Career Award

To be eligible, applicant must be 10 years of their PhD and pre-tenure, or within 5 years of first position. More details are available on our early career award page

CCS Master Lecture

The Comparative Cognition Society is very pleased that the 2024 Master Lecture will be presented by Professor Nicola Clayton (University of Cambridge)
(Previous Honorees)

Calls for volunteers

The Comparative Cognition Society seeks volunteers to serve on the awards committee for 2024. This committee evaluates the following awards: Ron Weisman Outstanding Student Presentation Award (evaluated in person at CO3 2024), Graduate Student Publication Award, Travel award and the CCS Early Career Award.Committee members do not have to be present at CO3 2024 (only one of the awards is evaluated in person). Click here for more information.

Hotel Information

CO3 2024 will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Reserving rooms at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town:

CCS has a block of rooms reserved at the conference venue.

Your options for room type include:

The rate for all rooms is $199 per night. This rate is available during the conference and three (3) days before and after the conference for those wishing to extend their stay.

Reservations can be made with the hotel directly by phone (+1 505-843-6300) and you must identify yourself as a Comparative Cognition Society member at the time of booking. You can also use this link to reserve online:

The deadline for reservations at the conference rate is March 11th, 2024.

There are a very limited number of rollaway beds that are available free of charge; please indicate to the hotel when you call if you would like one of these beds.

As we did last year, we have a website where CO3 attendees can search for roommates. To use our tool, sign in to your CCS account and select "CO3 roommate finder" from the options.

Please make reservations early to let CCS know you are coming and claim your spot!

Conference Fees

CCS Membership

CO3 2024 Conference Fee (Before 16 Feb 2024)

CO3 2024 Banquet Fee (Before 16 Feb 2024)

Note that the Conference Fee and Banquet Fee listed reflect an "Early Bird" price. Fees will increase after 16 Feb, 2024.

Past Conferences

Previous CO3 Programs
Previous CO3 Photo Albums
Previous CO3 Master Lectures

Additional Information

For additional information about CO3, contact Caroline Strang, Jenna Congdon (CO3 Conference Organizers) or M. Ali Qadri (CCS Secretary)