The 2021 AZA Annual Conference will take place as a virtual-only conference, September 20-24.
Help us shape this year's program! The Annual Conference Program Committee is now accepting submissions to the Call for Papers. Learn more and submit your proposal today! The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 21, 11:59 pm Pacific.
Register for our upcoming Call for Papers webinars to learn more about what makes a good submission, topic ideas, program tracks, and how to participate.
Registration information will be available in late May. Schedule information will be available in early July.
2021 Virtual Annual Conference
September 20-24, 2021
2022 Annual Conference
August 29-September 1, 2022
Hosted by National Aquarium and Maryland Zoo
2023 Annual Conference
September 9-14, 2023
Hosted by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
The 2021 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Mid-Year Meeting took place virtually. Registered attendees will have access to session recordings until July 9.
Similar to the 2020 Virtual Annual Conference, there are two parts to the virtual experience this year:
2022 Mid-Year Meeting
April 19-24, 2022
Long Beach, CA
Hosted by Aquarium of the Pacific
Mid-Year Meeting and Annual Conference Proceedings, dating back to 2017, are available for download to AZA members. If you're looking for older proceedings, contact the AZA Meetings Department.
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