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Full Conference Schedule


Meetings and workshops will take place at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and are open to all registered attendees, unless otherwise noted. Schedule is subject to change.

If you have questions about the schedule or would like to reserve meeting space, please contact Cheryl Wallen.
 

Saturday, March 24
7:30 am - 5:30 pm Pre-Conference Tour - Brevard Zoo (additional $65 fee)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Accreditation Hearings (Executive Session)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Chuckwalla SSP Planning Meeting - cancelled
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Executive Leadership Development Program (Invite Only) 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm HAZWOPER Training Workshop (RSVP Required)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Wildlife Conservation and Management Committee (WCMC) (Executive Session 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ungulate TAGs Workshops and Meetings
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Gruiformes TAG
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Prosimian TAG Strategic Planning
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Population Management Center Help Desk
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Provided for All Attendees
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm Galliformes TAG Strategic Planning
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Crane Fertility Workshop (RSVP to Monica McDonald)

 

Sunday, March 25
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Ungulate TAGs Workshops and Meetings
7:30 am - 11:00 am AZA Network Help Desk
8:00 am - 9:00 am CITES/Wildlife Trafficking
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Marine Mammal TAG (Executive Session)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Accreditation Hearings (Executive Session)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm HAZWOPER Training Workshop (RSVP Required)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Small Carnivore TAG
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Wildlife Conservation and Management Committee (WCMC) (Executive Session 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
9:00 am - 10:00 am Anseriformes TAG
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Advancement Committee (Executive Session 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Diversity Summit (RSVP Required)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Prosimian TAG Strategic Planning
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Population Management Center Help Desk
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Reproductive Management Center Help Desk
10:00 am - 11:00 am PaCCT TAG - cancelled
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Charadriiformes TAG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Provided for Attendees
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm AZA Network Help Desk
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AZA SAFE: Vaquita
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Raptor TAG
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Coraciiformes TAG
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Human Resources Committee - cancelled
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AZA SAFE: African Vulture
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AZA SAFE: Sharks and Rays
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Penguin TAG & African Penguin SSP
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Guam Kingfisher SSP
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AZA SAFE: African Penguin
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Struthioniformes TAG
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm CITES Event Planning

 

Monday, March 26
7:00 am - 8:00 am Committee Chairs Meeting
7:30 am - 8:30 am AZA Network Help Desk
8:00 am - 9:00 am Asian Small-clawed Otter SSP
8:00 am - 9:00 am New World Primate TAG
8:00 am - 9:00 am Okapi SSP
8:00 am - 10:00 am Business Operations Committee
8:00 am - 10:00 am Government Affairs Committee
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Human Resources Committee
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Marine Mammal TAG (Executive Session)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Public Relations Committee (Executive Session 8:00 am - 10:00 am)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Research and Technology Committee
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Ungulate TAGs Workshops and Meetings
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Green SAG (Executive Session
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Accreditation Hearings (Executive Session)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Kangaroo SSP Planning Meeting
8:00 am - 5:00 pm North American Songbird Workshop
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Marketing Committee
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Advancement Committee
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Conservation Education Committee (Executive Session 9:00 am - 10:00 am)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Reproductive Management Center Help Desk
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Population Management Center Help Desk
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Bat TAG (Executive Session)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Provided for All Attendees
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm Collection Planning Workshop
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm AZA Network Help Desk
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Marine Mammal TAG Reporting
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Animal Health Committee
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Field Conservation Committee (Executive Session 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Joint Public Relations and Marketing Committees
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Safety Committee
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Diversity Committee (Executive Session)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Trends Committee
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Aquarium Affairs Committee (Executive Session 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Honors and Awards Committee (Executive Session)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Rodent Insectivore and Lagomorph TAG
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm AZA SAFE: Sea Turtles
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Icebreaker at Intuition Ale Works

 

Tuesday, March 27
7:30 am - 8:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 am - 1:30 pm AZA Network Help Desk
8:00 am - 9:30 am General Session
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Population Management Center Help Desk
9:30 am - 10:30 am Break with Exhibitors
9:30 am - 12:30 pm Kangaroo SSP Planning Meeting
10:00 am - 11:30 am AZA Animal Programs - Updates, Questions & Problem Solving
10:00 am - 12:30 pm SAFE Program and Project Leader Workshop 
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Zoo Conservation Outreach Group (Executive Session 10:30 am - 12:30 pm)
10:30 am - 11:30 am Langur SSP - Strategies for Forming and Maintaining Successful Single Sex Social Groups of Monkeys or Prosimians
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Green Practices Workshop
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Diversity and Inclusion - How Can the Diversity Committee Help You?
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Ground Hornbill Animal Care Manual Ideas
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Marketing Trends
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Matching Animal Programs with Education Advisors
11:30 am - 12:30 pm TAG Chairs Meeting
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors
1:30 pm - 8:30 pm Zoo Day at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

 

Wednesday, March 28
7:30 am - 8:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 am - 9:00 am General Session
9:00 am - 9:30 am Break with Exhibitors
9:00 am - 10:00 am AZA SAFE: Western Pond Turtle
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Population Management Center Help Desk
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Ambassador Animal SAG (Executive Session 9:30 am - 10:30 am)
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Jaguar SSP
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Nature Play Task Force (Executive Session 9:30 am - 10:30 am)
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Rhino TAG
9:30 am - 5:00 pm Marketing Committee
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Animal Welfare Committee (Executive Session)
9:30 am - 5:30 pm AZA Board of Directors
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Safety Summit
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Why Zoos and Aquariums Matter Internal Meeting (Executive Session)
10:00 am - 11:00 am AZA SAFE: Radiated Tortoise
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Avian SAG Steering Committee (Executive Session)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Volunteer Management Committee (Executive Session 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Caprinae TAG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AZA SAFE: Cheetah
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Small Population Management Advisory Group
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Reflecting on Practice: An Introduction to the Community (RSVP Required)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ZAHP Fusion Center/Ungulate TAGs FAD Workshop
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Zoo-Park Partnerships for America's Keystone Wildlife (Executive Session 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Avian SAG General Session
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Green Summit
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Serval SSP Planning Meeting
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Rhino Research Council (Executive Session)

 

Thursday, March 29
8:00 am - 10:00 am AZA SAFE: Giraffe
8:00 am - 10:00 am Wild Pig, Peccary and Hippo TAG
8:00 am - 11:00 am Aquarium Conservation Partnership
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Animal Care at End of Life Workshop (additional $25 registration fee)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Bird Transport Workshop
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Enhancing Animal Exhibits Utilizing Behavior Driven Enrichment Workshop (additional $25 registration fee)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Safety Summit
8:00 am - 5:00 pm AZA Board of Directors
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Green Summit
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Community Based Conservation Education Strategic Planning Session
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Provided for All Attendees
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Ciconiiformes TAG

 






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