PROGRAMME

Zoo Design Conference 2019 topics:

  1.  Designing for conservation
  2.  Are we creating habitats or exhibits?
  3.  Repurposing and recycling zoo and aquarium enclosures
  4.  Cheap doesn’t need to be bad – the economy in zoo design
  5.  Zoo design and climate change
  6.  Zero waste approach in zoo design
  7.  Safety in zoos
  8.  The future of bird exhibits
  9.  The future of terrariums and aquariums; sustainability and welfare
  10.  Mixed exhibits design ideas
  11. Rescue/rehab and zoos – similarities and differences in design

 

Abstract submission form

We very much hope that you will join us as one of the presenters. We would be absolutely delighted if you would agree to participate and share your expertise on one of the topics above. To submit an abstract for the conference, please download the following abstract submission form and email the duly filled form to l.przybylska@zoo.wroc.pl

Abstract submission form

 

Timetable

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

08:00-15:00 Pre-conference tour to Barycz Valley Landscape Park

15:00-19:00 Visit to Wroclaw ZOO

19:00-24:00 ICEBREAKER – ZOO

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 

08:30-10:30 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-13:00 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:00 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

18:00-20:00 Wroclaw guided sightseeing tour

Thursday, 23 May 2019 

08:30-10:30 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-13:00 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:00 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

Friday, 24 May 2019 

08:30-10:30 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-13:00 ZOO DESIGN CONFERENCE

13:00-14:00 Lunch

15:00-16:30 Bus transfer to Arboretum Wojslawice

16:30-18:00 Arboretum Wojslawice tour

18:00-24:00 Farewell dinner

24:00-00:30 Bus transfer to Wroclaw

Saturday, 25 May 2019 

09:15-16:15 Post-conference tour to Książ Castle and Palm House

 

Information for speakers

All speakers are expected to produce a PowerPoint presentation (the version of PowerPoint on the conference venue computer: 2010) and bring it on USB memory stick. Your PowerPoint presentation is required in advance of the session at the latest in order to make the necessary arrangements for uploading your file onto the computer in the conference room. Please do not submit your presentation by e-mail.

There will be a chairperson responsible for each session, introducing the speakers, controlling the timing of the sessions and facilitating questions.

Steering committee members

Radoslaw Ratajszczak / Wroclaw Zoo
Jake Veasey / Care for the Rare
Koen Brouwer / Maguari-One Zoo and Wildlife Consultants