We organized the 2nd Romanian Bat Research Conference in the Dianthus refuge at Plaiul-Foii (Braşov county) in the period 28-30 October 2016. The conference was organized within the project “Uniting the efforts of Romanian bat conservation”, implemented under the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme. We are grateful for the support offered by Arbeitskreis Fledermause Sachsen-AnhaltPettersson Elektronik AB, BUND Freunde der ErdeWarwickshire Bat GroupDaisler Print House and many other people.