The 2015 Avicultural Society of America, Avicultural Conference
Hosted by Sea World, San Diego was a great success! Hope to see everyone at next year’s Conference in Port Angeles, Washington. Come enjoy the beautiful
Pacific Northwest!

A big thanks to our sponsor, Mazuri, for their continued support of the ASA Avicultural Conferences 



Enjoy some images from our past Conferences.

Don’t miss the fun!


ASA Members $195
Non-members $220

Online Registration

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2015 Speaker Schedule:

Thursday – Bahia Meeting Room

9:50 President’s Welcome

10am Justin Brackett Micronesion Kingfisher rearing and SSP overview

11am Laura Chee, US Fish and Wildlife Service – Smuggling and Birds

12-2pm Lunch Charles Bird Demonstration

2pm Dick Zembal – Southern California Conservation Projects

3pm Liz Koustos, Mazuri – Current Concepts in Avian Nutrition

4pm Bill Robles Project Puffin


Friday Morning – Bahia Meeting Room

10am – Gamini Ratnavira – Birds of Sri Lanka

11am – Linda Henry, SeaWorld – Lighting and Birds

Friday Afternoon – Sea World Tour and BBQ –  For those guests attending the Sea World event, please meet at the conference at the Bahia to get your tickets and arrange transportation/parking.


Saturday – Bahia Meeting Room

10am Rebecca Schwartz, San Diego Audubon – Audubon’s Important Bird Area Program and Conservation Planning

11am Center    Johnpaul Houston – Blackpool Zoological Society   Scaly-sided Merganser Program EAZA

12-2pm Lunch

2pm Jessica Theule, San Diego Zoo Global- 2014 Highlights at the SDZ’s Avian Propagation

3pm Cynthia Gitter, International Crane Foundation – Crowned Crane Conservation:  African Crane Trade Project

4pm  Beau Parks, San Diego Zoo Global – The Mangrove Finch project in the Galapagos Islands


Saturday Evening – Bahia Banquet Room

6:00pm Cocktail Reception and Auction – Joan Embery animal encounter

7pm Banquet & Keynote – Jerry Jennings Breeding Behavior in the Chestnut-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos swainsonii)”