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Schedule

All meetings, program sessions, General Sessions, and Exhibit Hall events will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Schedule is subject to change. A more detailed schedule will be available in late-June.
 

Saturday, September 12
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Animal Population Management (APM) Committee
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Tour (additional fee)

 

Sunday, September 13
7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Committee and Animal Program Meetings
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Animal Population Management (APM) Committee

 

Monday, September 14
7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Committee and Animal Program Meetings
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm First Time Attendee Meeting
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Student Social
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Icebreaker

 

Tuesday, September 15
7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:30 am Opening General Session
9:30 am - 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
Grand Opening - 9:30 am-10:30 am
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Exhibit Hall Lunch
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Directors' Meeting
Open to directors of accredited institutions only
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Party-On-The-Floor Exhibit Hall Reception
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm The Evening Buzz
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Directors' Dinner (invite only)

 

Wednesday, September 16
7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:00 am General Session
10:00 am - 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
11:45 pm - 1:45 pm Honors & Awards Lunch
1:30 pm - 7:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AZA Board of Directors Meeting
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Poster Reception in Exhibit Hall
Conclusion of the Silent Auction

 

Thursday, September 17
7:00 am - 11:30 am Registration Open
8:00 am - 9:30 am Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
9:30 am - 10:00 am Refreshment Break
10:00 am - 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions and Presentations
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Zoo Day at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

 

Friday, September 18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Post-Conference Tour (additional fee)

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