50 Years of Project Tiger & 1st Indian Conservation Conference; Mysuru, India
Our three-day event will be held at the esteemed Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) campus. Established in 1996, this prestigious university is located on a beautiful 15-acre campus along the Mysore-Mangalore highway in the Manasagangotri campus of the University of Mysore, just 5 km from Mysore city centre.
The KSOU campus boasts multiple modern auditoriums, including the convocation hall which can accommodate up to 2,000 guests comfortably, making it one of the largest in the state. With state-of-the-art facilities and amenities, the KSOU campus is the perfect venue for our conference.
Mysuru, the third largest city in Karnataka, was the capital of the Mysore Princely Kingdom for six centuries. The city is spread across an area of 128.42 sq km, nestled at the base of the Chamundi Hills, and is renowned for its beautiful palaces, including the famous Mysore Palace, as well as the vibrant festivities during the Dasara festival. Mysuru is also known for its Mysore style of painting, Mysore Pak sweet dish, the Mysore Peta (traditional silk turban), and the Mysore silk saree.
We look forward to hosting you in Mysuru for an enriching and unforgettable experience at the First Indian Conservation Conference!
Getting to the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) auditorium, located in Mysuru, is easy and convenient as it is well-connected by various modes of transportation.
If you are travelling by air, you can arrive at Mandakalli Airport, which is located about 12 km away from the university. From there, you can take a taxi or a bus to reach the venue. Alternatively, you can also arrive at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, which is located approximately 150 km away from Mysuru, and take a bus or taxi from there to reach the venue.
For those who prefer to travel by train, Mysuru Junction railway station is the nearest railway station, which is located approximately 5 km away from the university. From the railway station, you can take a taxi or a bus to reach the venue.
If you prefer to travel by bus, Mysuru is well-connected by buses from major cities in Karnataka and other neighbouring states. You can take a bus to Mysuru from nearby cities like Bengaluru, Mangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad. Once you arrive at the Mysuru bus station, you can take a taxi or a local bus to reach the venue.
You can also use public transportation options like buses to reach the KSOU campus. The nearest bus stop is the KSOU bus stop, which is located just a few minutes walk away from the venue.