Program and Information

Conference Schedule: August 24 – 28, 2011

We will offer Pre and Post Conference Trips. Click here for information.

Icebreaker:  August 24, 2011

The Icebreaker will be held at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park from 5:00 until 9:00 pm. We will depart from the hotel at approximately 4:00 pm. The event will include animal presentations, beverages and appetizers throughout the evening.

Prior to the icebreaker, we will be offering a limited number of Photo Caravan tours for $35 to a limited number of people 2 hours prior to the icebreaker. Those who sign up for the Photo Caravan will depart from the hotel at approximately 2:00 pm.

There will be special tours at Safari Park’s Lion Camp and the Harter building between 6:00 and 8:00 pm.

Sign up for the Photo Caravan and special tours will follow soon.

Zoo Day:  August 26th

Conference delegates will have all day to explore the World Famous San Diego Zoo!  Zoo Day will include Behind the Scenes tours, Open Houses, and special presentations. Special visits in various areas will be available on a first come, first serve basis, dependent upon when you register for the conference and last 15-20 minutes.

Click on Zoo Day above to see the tentative schedule for the day. The numbers by each area indicated the maximum number of people who can visit that area at that time.

Be sure to check back for details to sign up for special tours.

Program: Details to follow.

Call for Papers: 1st call for abstracts was November 1, 2010. Submit your abstract for papers and posters now.

Guidelines for Abstracts: Click here for information.

Information that will be needed:

  • Title of paper, poster or workshop (specify which type of presentation)
  • Full name of presenter and authors
  • Institution/Affiliation
  • Position/Title
  • Short bio of yourself for introduction
  • A/V needs
  • Contact information, including email address

Deadline for abstracts: April 1, 2011.