The 3rd International Symposium on Zoo Animal Welfare

The 3rd International Symposium on Zoo Animal Welfare will take place on Oct. 8-10, 2017

International Symposium on Zoo Animal Welfare 2017

General Schedule (More details will be added as we get closer to the symposium later this summer)
Sunday October 8th, 2017
Participants are welcome to visit the zoo during the day, however transportation will not be provided other than for the symposium keynote address.  Busses will depart symposium hotel at 5:00pm sharp.  Sunday evening will include time to socialize over heavy appetizers and drinks before the keynote presentation that evening.  Buses will return participants to the conference hotel at approximately 8:30pm.
Keynote Speaker: Joy A. Mench, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis
Monday October 9th, 2017
Busses will depart symposium hotel at 8:00am sharp.  Throughout the day we will have oral presentations followed by a poster session with light appetizers and drinks.  Buses will return participants to the conference hotel at approximately 6:30pm.  Participants are on their own for dinner Monday evening with plenty of options available across the street at Oakbrook Center (https://www.oakbrookcenter.com/en/dining.html).
Tuesday October 10th, 2017
Busses will depart symposium hotel at 8:00am sharp.  Throughout the day we will have oral presentations and a panel discussion followed by a closing dinner this evening.  Buses will return participants to the conference hotel at approximately 8:00pm.
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