Zoological Association of America

 

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2014 ZAA Conference

Don't miss the ZAA conference in Pensacola Beach, Florida! November 10-13, 2014

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November 7-10, 2007

 

Hosted by Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa, Florida webvendors

 

Wednesday, November 7

3-6p Registration desk open at Clarion Hotel

5:30p Shuttle from Clarion Hotel to Lowry Park Zoo begins

6-9p Ice breaker reception at Lowry Park Zoo

9p Shuttle from Lowry Park Zoo to Clarion Hotel

Thursday, November 8

8:30a Registration desk open at Clarion Hotel

9:00-10:00a Lex Salisbury & Fassil Gabremariam – Lowry Park Zoo’s Ethiopian adventure

10:00-10:30a Break

10:30-11a Michael Hicks – Fossa

11:10-11:40a Genny Wall—Current and proposed captive wildlife legislation

12-1:30p Lunch I

1:30p Begin boarding bus – Bus ticket includes dinner

1:45-2p Depart for 4J Conservation Center

5p Dinner at Kafe Kokopelli, Dade City, Florida

9p Arrive Clarion Hotel

Friday, November 9

9-9:30a Dr. Linda Penfold – Interesting facts from your reproductive physiologist

9:40-10:10a Josh Nelson – All about Java green peafowl

10:10-10:30a Break

10:30-11a Mark Quinn – African Bush School

11:05-11:35a Dr. Gregory Fleming – African wild dogs and hyenas

11:40-12:10p Jerry Jennings—Toucans

12:15-1:15p Lunch II

1:30-2:30p Tentative Open Forum on current legislative issues

Afternoon and dinner on your own - Lowry Park Zoo admission is free with your conference ID badge. The hotel will run complimentary shuttles from 3p-6p. Please make arrangements in advance with the front desk. Guided behind the scenes tours of LPZ available; please sign up at registration desk.

Saturday, November 10

9-9:30a Dr. Richard Porter—Galapagos tortoises

9:40-10:10a Dr. Bern Levine – Building a Jungle Island in downtown Miami

10:10-10:30a Break

10:30-11a Tim Van Norman—Role of DSA in the administration of the ESA, CITES, and WBCA

11:15-12:00p Jim Fouts & Ron Young – Membership and Accreditation: How does it all work?

12:15-1:30p Lunch III

1:30-3:00p General Membership meeting

6p Cocktail hour – open bar

7p-10p Banquet and live auction