2013 Zoological Registrars Association Annual Conference

Sept 23 - Sept 29, 2013Fort Wayne, IN336-879-7606

The Zoological Registrars Association (ZRA) 2013 Annual Conference, “Leaps and Bounds,” will be hosted by the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  ZRA, the Ft. Wayne Children’s Zoo and Hilton Ft. Wayne Grand Wayne Convention Center welcome delegates to Ft. Wayne.  Registration is open through September 3, 2013; after that date a $10 late fee will be assessed.  Visit the ZRA website at http://www.zooregistrars.org/conference.php?page=program or contact the 2013 Annual Conference Host, Michelle Federspiel, Registrar, Ft. Wayne Children’s Zoo, (260) 427-6851 or by email at  registrar@kidszoo.org.     

The Annual Conference includes two full days of General Sessions with a scope of educational content that covers Record Keeping, Wildlife Permits and Legislation, Animal Transport and Records and Collection Management.  The ZRA Leadership Development Program is open to all ZRA members and provides valuable association management and leadership training. The 6th Annual Certified Records Manager (CRM) Examination Preparation Workshop will be available to ZRA members interested in learning more about the credential and/or who are actively preparing for one or more of the six comprehensive exams.  There will also be a pre-conference tour to Potter Park Zoo and a post-conference tour to the Toledo Zoo. For more information about the 2013 ZRA Annual Conference Program, contact Karen Jarvis, Program Chairman, Registrar, North Carolina Zoo, (336) 879-7606 or by email at karen.jarvis@nczoo.org.