Coming Events

March 22-28, 2014 AZA Mid-year Meeting, Memphis, TN  For more information go to:

April 13-18, 2014 ABMA’s 14th Annual Conference Dallas, TX For more information go to:

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:

June 20-26, 2014 - International Gorilla Workshop, Atlanta, GA.  Sponsored by Zoo Atlanta.  For more information visit:

August 4-7, 2014 - 12th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles.  Orlando, FL.  For more information go to:

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

September 10-15, 2014 - International Wild Waterfowl Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT m For more information visit:

September 12-18, 2014 – AZA National Conference, Orlando, FL.  Hosted by Disney’s Animal Kingdom, The Seas, and SeaWorld Orlando. For more information visit

Otober 6-8, 2014 - 3rd International Flamingo Symposium Hosted by SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego. CA.  For more information contact:

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.

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October 8-11, 2014 - Advancing Bear Care 2014,  Barasov, Romania.  For more information visit:

November 10-13, 2014 – Zoological Association of America (ZAA) National Conference, Gulf Breeze, FL  - Hosted by the Gulf Breeze Zoo.  For more information visit: