Our preliminary list of internationally renowned speakers includes:

Speaker Tentative Topic
+ Bell, Martin
Queenstown, New Zealand
Propagation & Conservation of Kiwi and Takahe
+ Bird, Dr. David
McGill's Avian Science & Conservation Center, Montreal, Canada
33 Years of Research on the American Kestrel
+ Bowden, Chris
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Bedforshire, United Kingdom
Three critically endangered Gyps vultures in Asia: Challenges of getting a conservation breeding program established in time & Re-Introducing Northern Bald Ibis: The complexities and the current state of play
+ Bruslund-Jensen, Simon
Vogelpark, Walsrode, Germany
Establishing Captive Populations of Endemic Bird species from Madagascar
+ Connors, Neville
Casuarina Parrot Gardens, Australia
Black Cockatoos in Australia
+ Conrad, Laurie
SeaWorld, California, USA
Collaborative Effort for the Light-footed Clapper Rail: Propagation Protocol
+ Cornejo, Juan
Africam Safari, Puebla, Mexico
The Captive Breeding Program & Husbandry of the Horned Guan Oreophasis derbianus
+ Coym, Mollie
Houston Zoo, Houston, Texas, USA
The Attwater's Prairie Chicken
+ Duff, Joseph
Operation Migration, Ontario, Canada
The Re-Introduction of Whooping Cranes Using Ultralight Aircraft
+ Horsfield, William
Amazona Parrot Breeding Facility, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Cape Parrots & Palm Cockatoos
+ Karsten, Peter
Silver Pine Aviaries, Denman Island, Canada
Rearing Insects for Live Food & Public and Private Sector Collaboration - an Opportunity to Build and Preserve Avian Gene Pools
+ Kesler, Dr. Dylan
The University of Missouri- Columbia, U.S.A
The Role of Science in Avian Conservation: Examples From Pacific Island Kingfishers
+ King, Cathy
Fuengirola Zoo, Malaga, Spain
Flamingos in Captivity: Thoughts on How and Why
+ Lacroix, Frederic
The Emirates Center for Wildlife Propagation, Missour, Morocco
A Comprehensive Conservation Strategy to Restore and Secure Sustainable Wild Populations of the North African Species of Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis u. undulata
+ Leon, Dr. Olivier
National Avian Research Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The Place of Captive Breeding in the Conservation Strategy of the Asian Houbara Bustard
+ Lieberman, Alan
Conservation and Research Center for Endangered Species, San Diego, U.S.A
Hawai`i Endangered Bird Conservation Program: A Tool for the Recovery of an Insular Avifauna
+ Lindholm III, Josef
Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas, U.S.A
The Aviculture of Hummingbirds: A Historical Perspective
+ Lubbock, Mike
Sylvan-Heights Waterfowl II, North Carolina U.S.A
The State of Captive Waterfowl
+ Lopez, Dr. Jesus Estudillo
Vida Silvestre, Mexico City, Mexico
The Propagation & Management of Quetzals in Captivity
+ Lynch, Colleen
The University of South Dakota, U.S.A
Population Biology, Captive Breeding, and Reintroductions
+ McClelland, Peter
Dept. of Conservation, Invercargill, New Zealand
Campbell Island Teal - The restoration of an island and the saving of a species
+ Pittman, Jeanne Marie
Johannesburg Zoo, Johannesburg, South Africa
Prevention and Treatment of Common Medical Challenges Associated with Rearing and Breeding Wattled Cranes for a Recovery Program
+ Seddon, Dr. Philip
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
The Opportunities and Challenges of Re-Introducing Captive Bred Founders
+ Steiner, Jessica
Wildlife Preservation Trust of Canada, Guelph, Canada
Captive Field Propagation and Experimental Release of the Eastern Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus migrans) in Ontario, Canada
+ Switzer, Richard
Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation, Doha State, Qatar
Breeding & Hand Rearing The Mauritius Fody For Release and Managing the Largest Population of Spix’s Macaws in the World
+ Taylor, Dr. Michael
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
A Medical Approach to the Altricial Chick
+ Wallace, Dr. Mike
San Diego Zoological Society, California, USA
Captive Breeding & Re-Introduction of the California Condor
+ Ward, Gary
Durrell Wildlife Trust, Jersey, UK
Captive Husbandry and Breeding of the Critically Endangered Montserrat oriole Icterus oberi
+ Williams, Paul
British Columbia Wildlife Park, Kamloops, Canada
Rearing & Re-introduction of the Burrowing Owl


Our Tentative List of Poster Sessions To Be Presented
Speaker Tentative Topic
+ Brader, Kathy
Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, DC, USA
The Past, the Present and the Future of North Island Brown Kiwi Outside of New Zealand Apteryx mantelli
+ Cariño, Apolinario, Angelita Cadeliña, Jose Baldado, Charlie Fabre, Emilia Lastica, Pavel Hospodarsky & Rene Vendiola
Mt. Talinis Peoples Organization Federation Inc., Dumaguete City, Philippines
Conservation of the Critically Endangered Negros Bleeding-heart Pigeon on the Island of Negros, Philippines
+ Fayomi, Jonathan
Zoological Garden University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Restoration of an Aviary at the Zoological Garden, University of Ibadan
+ Hollmen, Dr. Tuula, Heidi Cline & Nora Rojek
Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
Development of Captive Propagation Techniques to Support Conservation of Steller’s Eiders in Alaska
+ Hughes, Austin & Mary Ann
University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
Coding Sequence Polymorphism In Mitochondrial Genomes Reflects Population Histories
+ McInnes, Kate, Richard Jakob-Hoff, Emily Sancha & Jack Van Hal
Wellington, New Zealand
How Disease Can Affect Captive Breeding for Conservation– A New Zealand Experience
+ Murn, Campbell, Amy King, Samuel Hunt and Ashley Smith
The Hawk Conservancy Trust, Andover, Hampshire, England
Captive Breeding and Release of Red Kites to Hampshire, England.
+ Suarez, Jonathan Leo & Cristina Georgii
Negros Forest and Ecological Foundation, Inc., Bacolod City, Philippines
First Captive Breeding of the Philippine Eagle-Owl Bubo philippensis philippensis

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