Brazilian Zoo Society Meeting

Patricia de Oliveira patricia at bdt.ftpt.br
Mon Apr 5 12:44:15 EST 1993


FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

XVII Annual Congress and Ist International Meeting of the 
Brazilian Zoo Society - SZB
May 09 - 14, 1993
Goiania, Brazil


SCOPE

The Brazilian Zoo Society is organizing its  XVII Annual Congress
and  First  International Meeting, to be held in  Goiania  (Goias
State),  Brazil,  from 10 to 14th May 1993. The  purpose  of  the
meeting  is  to  provide opportunity  to  share  experiences  and
contact  Zoo  people  all over the world.   Experts  in  relevant
fields  to the Zoo community are expected to attend the  meeting,
and participate on lectures and roundtable sessions focusing wild
and  captive biology,  veterinary, education, ex-situ and in-situ
conservation.


PROGRAM

The program will consist of both invited and contributed talks, and
there will ample time for poster sessions and demonstrations. 
Among the topics of interest are

o Zoos role in conservation strategies
o Research projects on captive wild animals
o Reintroduction and translocations
o National and international regulamentations of animal transport
o Databases and softwares for use in zoos
o Funding agencies for projects in zoos

The tentative list of invited speakers includes 
D. Kleiman (Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, USA)
G. Rabb (Chicago Zoological Society, USA)
J. Prescott (Jardin Zoologique du Quebec, Canada) 
N. Flesness (International System IS, USA)
W. Bartman (Dortmund Zoo, Germany)
L. Calvo (AMAZOO, Guatemala)
L. de Boer (National Found. for Research in Zoological Gardens, Holland)


CONTACT ADDRESSES:

Blumar Congressos e Eventos
Rua Visconde de Piraja 550/108
Rio de Janeiro RJ 22410-002
Tel: + 55 21 511-3636
Fax: + 55 21 512-3362
     + 55 21 511-3739
E-mail: sorozool at brfapesp.bitnet
        patricia at bdt.ftpt.br

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