West Indian Manatee
(Trichechus manatus manatus)
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REGIONAL CONFERENCES
 

Hello IMATA members! We are looking to see who is interested in hosting a Regional Workshop in 2011. Regional Workshops are a key part of our organization; it gives trainers a chance to come together from neighboring facilities and share ideas with their peers and to talk about the things we love most, our animals and training. Traditionally, these workshops proceed over a day or so. Regionals are an affordable option if one is unable to attend the annual conference. If anyone is interested in hosting a workshop in 2011, please contact me at lonski28@hotmail.com.

Thanks! 

Stacey Lonski
 


 

AAZK NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The American Association of Zoo Keepers has announced the dates for their 2011 National Conference. The conference will be held 24-28 August 2011 in San Diego, California. Updates will be posted at www.aazk.org.

 


 

AZA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums 2011 annual conference date has been announced. Zoo Atlanta and the Georgia Aquarium will cohost the conference 12-17 September 2011.  More information will be posted at www.aza.org closer to the conference date.

 


 

IMATA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The International Marine Animal Trainers' Association annual conference will be held Sunday, 18 September to Friday, 23 September 2011 in Miami, Florida, USA.  For mor information, please visit http://miami2011.imata.org.

 


 

EAZA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria has announced the location of their annual conference for 2011. It will be taking place at Montpellier, France on 20-24 September 2011.  More information will be posted at www.eaza.net.


 

WAZA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The 66th annual conference for the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums will take place on 2-6 October 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic. Registration information can be found at www.waza.org.


 

SMM BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

The 19th biennial conference for the Society for Marine Mammalogy has been announced. The conference will be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida on 26 November -2 December 2011. Visit www.marinemammalscience.org.

 


 

AAZV ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The American Association of Zoo Veterinarians annual conference will be taking place at Kansas City, Missouri from 23 - 28 October 2011. More information can be found at www.aazv.org.


 

ICZ CONFERENCE

The 4th International Congress on Zoo Keeping conference will be Singapore in September 2012.