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
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
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)”