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Schedule of the Day

Friday, March 2, 2012
Longwood Gardens - The Ballroom


8:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM

Welcome

9:15 AM Keynote: Committing to Conservation. Jerry Borin, Executive Director (RET.) at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
10:05 AM Morning break
10:20 AM Inspiration for Conservation by Design. John Gwynne, Chief Creative Officer and Vice President for Design (RET.) at the Bronx Zoo
11:10 AM The Eden Project: Building a Garden around a Message. Dr. Alistair Griffiths, Horticultural Science Curator at the Eden Project, UK
12:00 PM Lunch
1:15 PM The Last Hippopotamus. Kathy Wagner, Consultant and Former Vice President for Conservation and Education at the Philadelphia Zoo
2:05 PM Afternoon break
2:20 PM Storytelling Sessions with Sally O'Byrne of the Delmarva Ornithological Society and Andrew Losowsky of the Huffington Post
3:20 PM Building Capacity for Conservation: A Sampling of Successful Zoo and Aquarium Strategies. Catherine Hubbard, Botanical Garden Manager and Director of Horticulture and Education at ABQ BioPark
4:10 PM Closing remarks