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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Hosted by Tanganyika Wildlife Park
October 14-17, 2009

 

Wednesday 14th
6:00 – 9:00 Ice-breaker – Hilton Hotel

Thursday 15th
9:00 – 9:30 Conference Welcome & Info
9:30 – 10:15 “If You Can’t Laugh at Yourself Who Can You Laugh At?” - Gary Clark, Director Emeritus World Famous Topeka Zoo
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:15 Project Green Jungle - Tom Snyder, Director Florida International Teaching Zoo
11:15 – 12:00 Practical Construction of Artificial Rockwork - Bill Lucey
12:30 Bus departs for Tanganyika
12:45 – 1:30 Lunch at Tanganyika
1:30 – 5:30 Live rockwork demo at Tanganyika Bill Lucey
2:00 – 5:30 Tours and free time at Tanganyika
5:30 – 6:30 Cocktail Hour
6:30 – 7:30 Barbeque at Tanganyika
7:30 Bus back to Hilton

Friday 16th
9:00 – 9:45 Primates 101 - Dr. Richard Piatt
9:45 – 10:30 The Importance of Genetic Analyses in Conservation Programs: Why and How? - Dr Anna Goebel
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:30 African Zoo Association Update (PAAZAB) - Joyce Basel
11:30 – 12:15 Legislative Update - Genevieve Wall
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch – Hilton

Free time to explore Wichita: Sedgwick County Zoo, Exploration Place, Cowtown, Old Town etc……

Saturday
9:00 – 9:45 Establishing an Annual Fund – Dr. Meg Gammage
9:45 – 10:30 Taking the Fear Out of Asking for Funds – Dr. Meg Gammage
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 Conservation Education - Silly Safari Shows, Inc.
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch at Hotel
1:30 – 3:00 ZAA Business Meeting
2:30 – 5:00 Free Time
5:00 – 6:00 Cocktail Hour/Silent Auction Open
6:00 – 7:00 Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 Live Auction