- Bring together foreign and Peruvian scientists involved in biodiversity research and conservation of flora and fauna in the Tropical Andes and the Amazon Rainforest.
- Facilitate the spread of knowledge of biodiversity in Peru and other regions with the participation of national and foreign researchers and offer an opportunity for researchers to present the results of studies conducted in the different ecosystems present in Peru and South America.
- Create a space for the exchange of experiences and ideas that enable the development of new research projects, inter-agency partnerships and access to opportunities for academic development, directly or indirectly.
- Discuss and disseminate environmental policies that govern today in the context of biodiversity and promoting debate on: enviromental assesement studies, access to genetic resources, theoretical, interdisciplinary and applied research, management and conservation in protected areas, as well as other subjects.
- Assess the current state of knowledge of biodiversity in the Tropical Andes and the Amazon Rainforest, identifying information gaps, potentials in conservation, and implementation of national and regional projects.
- Discuss the current state of biological collections in Peru and other regions.
We will meet these objectives by presenting lectures, oral presentations, poster presentations, and holding round table discussions.