February 2019

March 2019

EAZA Research Committee midyear meeting

EAZA Executive Office Amsterdam Hosted by Zjef Pereboom - Chair of the Research Committee

This Committee is involved with the mission of zoos to carry out research. There is wide range of opportunities to study species outside their home range, which is important as many species are threatened with extinction in their natural habitat.

May 2019

CPSG Facilitating Species Conservation Planning Workshop

Antwerp ZOO Hosted by Zjef Pereboom / IUCN Conservation Planning Specialist Group (CPGS)

Planning for the recovery of threatened species is a complex process. This workshop focusses on developping skills to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and handle tough situations, complex problems and decisions that are part of this process.

September 2019

EAZA Annual Meeting

Bioparc Valencia, Spain Hosted by European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA)

The EAZA Annual Conference is the biggest annual gathering of the European zoo and aquarium community, bringing more than 600 delegates together for four days of meetings, presentations, discussions and networking opportunities.

Wildlife Research and Conservation Conference 2019

Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany Hosted by EAZA / Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) / WWF Germany

WRC2019 aims to foster an exchange of ideas between wildlife scientists from different disciplines. In addition, renowned external scientists will organise sessions and hands-on workshops, providing new perspectives on important topics.

October 2019

Course Introduction to Zoo Conservation Biology

Utrecht University Hosted by Antwerp ZOO & Utrecht University

This course module will be given by Zjef Pereboom and is a part of the Specialisation Programme Behavioural Ecology of the Master Environmental Biology at Utrecht University.

November 2019

Annual ZOO Science Symposium

Darwin Hall Antwerp ZOO Hosted by Antwerp ZOO Centre for Research and Conservation (CRC)

During this symposium we will present the results of ongoing research projects in which the CRC is involved.

Biology Master Day

Darwin Hall Antwerp ZOO Hosted by The Royal Belgian Zoological Society (KMDA) & The Royal Belgian Society for Zoology (RBZS)

The National Master Day in Biology will introduce you to all Belgian Universities that organize one or several masters in Biology, so that futere master in Biology students can make a well informed study (and even career) choice.

Jacques Kets award 2019

Darwin Hall Antwerp ZOO Hosted by The Royal Belgian Zoological Society (KMDA) & The Royal Belgian Society for Zoology (RBZS)

A scientific award that is given to the best Belgian master thesis presentation in Zoology.