Coming Events June 2013
June 5-6, 2013 - 2nd International Symposium on Zoo Animal Welfare, Brookfield Zoo. For more information: czs.org/symposium.
June 9-13, 2013 - Shape of Enrichment Workshop - Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha, Nebraska. Hosted by the Omaha AAZK Chapter. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit enrichment.org and click under “New Events”.
June 13-16, 2013 - 3rd Seminar on Venomous Animal Safety and Husbandry, Hosted by Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo, Thurmont, MD. For more information visit CWPZoo.com. Registration deadline is May 25, 2013.
June 23-26, 2013 - Felid Tag Husbandry Course, plus…
July 8-12, 2013 - Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation (ZACC) - Hosted by Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines, Iowa. The conference will bring together colleagues from the field and zoos in an informal setting to network, share ideas and support one another in our shared commitment to conservation. Registration is available at blankparkzoo.com/index.cfm?nodeID=48429&audienceID=1. Contact Jessie Lowry with questions at email@example.com.
August 7-10, 2013 - 11th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles - St. Louis, MO. Co-hosted by the Turtle Survival Alliance and the IUCN-TFTSG. Please visit turtlesurvival.org/get-involved/conference for more information, or contact Heather Lowe at Hlowe@turtlesurvival.org.
September 22-26 2013 - AAZK National Conference - Hosted by the North Carolina Zoo and the North Carolina AAZK Chapter.
October 3-6, 2013 - Advancing Bear Care 2013 - Woodlands Wildlife Refuge, Clinton, NJ. The conference dates, hotel, program, and adjunct activities will be announced soon. For current information and updates check ABC 2013 UPDATES often. bearcaregroup.org/#!abc_2013_updates/c10h4
October 13-17, 2013 - WAZA Annual Conference - Hosted by Disney’s Animal Kingdom. For more information go to: waza.org.
October 15-18, 2013 - ICEE ─ International Conference on Environmental Enrichment - Hosted by the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa at the Kwalata Game Ranch, South Africa. For more information, go to nzg.ac.za/icee2013.
November 10-14, 2013 - Zoological Association of America (ZAA) Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ. For more information go to zaa.org.
Upcoming AAZK National Conferences
2013 - Greensboro, NC - September 22-26
2014 - Orlando, FL - September 8-12
2015 - St. Louis, MO September 27 - October 1
For information on upcoming AAZK conferences, watch the AAZK website at www.aazk.org.
Upcoming AZA National Conferences
September 7-12, 2013 - AZA 2013 Annual Conference - Hosted by the Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City , MO
For info on AZA Conferences, see http://aza.org/ConfWork/AC_Intro/index.html.