Conference Schedule

The 44th Annual AAZK National Conference will be held from August 27th to August 31st, 2017.

Attendees should expect to arrive on the afternoon of Sunday, August 27th in time for the evening Ice Breaker. The closing banquet will be held the evening of Thursday August 31st.

We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Steve Monfort, Director of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and Deputy Director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

A detailed daily schedule is available below. Please click each graphic for a magnified view of the day’s activities.

Sunday, August 27
Monday, August 28
Tuesday, August 29
Wednesday, August 30
Thursday, August 31
Friday, September 1