The 21st International Conference on Bear Research and Management organized by the International Bear Association (IBA) took place on 26-30 November in New Delhi, India. Classical themes such as bear monitoring and population estimation, ecology, behavior and conservation or captive bears were well covered. A special session on trade in bear and bear parts was held. The management of human-bear conflicts was also dealt from a more holistic perspective. Poster presentations on bear physiology and management plan in Poland were shown. To go the conference website and program, click here.