March 10-13, 2014 - Association of Zoo Veterinary Technicians (AZVT) Focus Group: The Art and Science of hand-rearing. Santa Rosa, CA The workshop concentrates solely on the hand-rearing of zoo carnivore and ungulate species. For more information contact: Gail Hedberg at email@example.com
March 15-19, 2014 – Otter Keeper Workshop, Denver, CO Hosted by the Denver Zoo and Denver Downtown Aquarium. For more information go to: otterkeepersworkshop.org
March 22-28, 2014 AZA Mid-year Meeting, Memphis, TN For more information go to: AAZA.org/midyearmeeting
April 13-18, 2014 ABMA’s 14th Annual Conference Dallas, TX For more information go to: theabma.org
April 29-May 2, 2014 - African painted Dog Conference, Chicago, IL. This conference will be hosted by the Chicago Zoological Society at Brookfield Zoo. Please join us in helping to enhance and improve the care and conservation of African Painted Dogs. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.czs.org/czs/APDConference
August 4-7, 2014 - 12th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles. Orlando, FL. For more information go to: turtlesurvival.org
September 8-12, 2014 – AAZK Conference, Orlando FL. Hosted by Disney’s Animal Kingdom. For information on upcoming AAZK conferences, watch the AAZK website at www.aazk.org.
September 12-18, 2014 – AZA National Conference, Orlando, FL. Hosted by Disney’s Animal Kingdom, The Seas, and SeaWorld Orlando. For more information visit aza.org
Otober 6-8, 2014 - 3rd International Flamingo Symposium Hosted by SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego. CA. For more information contact: laurie.conrad@SeaWorld.com
October 6-9, 2014 - Hosted by the Houston Zoo
Orangutan SSP Husbandry Workshop & Conservation Summit
The SSP Husbandry Workshop will be held in conjunction with an Orangutan Conservation Summit at the Houston Zoo. The meeting will feature a full day husbandry workshop on Monday, October 6, 2014, covering topics pertaining to captive populations including enrichment, training, and veterinary care, through presentations, posters and panel discussions. The Conservation Summit will begin on October 7, 2014 and focus on exploring the emergent issues facing wild orangutans, as well as helping more zoos holding orangutans commit to participating in the vital role of saving them. Houston is lining up key personnel involved in orangutan conservation across Borneo and Sumatra for this very special event.
For more info: http://www.houstonzoo.org/