See You In San Diego!

The AZA Annual Conference is the premier event for zoo and aquarium professionals. This September, more than 2,500 current and future leaders from the community will gather in San Diego to network with and inspire peers, explore ideas and best practices, share successes and lessons learned, and discover new technology, products, and services. Learn more and make your plans to attend!

Conference Proceedings

Mid-Year Meeting and Annual Conference Proceedings, dating back to 2004, are available for download to AZA members.  If you're looking for older proceedings, contact Cheryl Wallen.

Upcoming Conferences and Meetings

2016 Annual Conference
September 7-11, 2016
San Diego, CA
Hosted by San Diego Zoo Global and SeaWorld San Diego

2017 Mid-Year Meeting
March 26-31, 2017
Albuquerque, NM
Hosted by ABQ BioPark

2017 Annual Conference
September 9-13, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
Hosted by the Indianapolis Zoo

2018 Mid-Year Meeting
March 24-29, 2018
Jacksonville, FL
Hosted by the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

2018 Annual Conference
September 23-27, 2018
Seattle, WA
Hosted by the Seattle Aquarium and Woodland Park Zoo

2019 Annual Conference
September 7-11, 2019
New Orleans, LA
Hosted by Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

2020 Annual Conference
September 13-17, 2020
Columbus, OH
Hosted by the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Questions about Conferences and Meetings?

General questions - Contact Cheryl Wallen, Meeting Planner

Exhibiting or sponsorship questions - Contact Gina Velosky, Manager of Business Development & Marketing

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