Place

7-11 May 2006 International Congress on Zookeeping will be held in Australia, on the Gold Coast, Queensland. All the acomodation and conferences, workshops etc... will be at the Gold Coast International Hotel in the Surfers Paradise.

Programme

ICZ Program 7-11 May 2006

Pre conference tours:

Saturday 6 May

Optional Tour to Fraser Island returning 6 pm Sunday 7 May

Sunday 7 May

8.00am – Optional Tour to Lamington National Park/O’Reilley’s returning 5 pm
1 pm onwards - ICZ Registration Gold Coast International Hotel

6-10pm Icebreaker Cocktail Function

Conference:

Monday 8 May

9.00 – 10.30 Opening ceremony Keynote address/papers
10.30 – 11.00 Morning tea
11.00 – 12.30 Papers
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 3.00 Papers/posters
3.00 – 3.30 Afternoon Tea – depart for Dreamworld
4.00 Dreamworld function including rides, Tiger Island, Koala photos, show, sit down buffet dinner
10.00 Return to hotel

Tuesday 9 May

7.00 – 7.30 Buses depart for Currumbin Sanctuary
7.30/8.00 – 10.00 Currumbin Sanctuary breakfast, feed Lorikeets, and Kangaroo feed
10.00 Buses to hotel – morning tea on arrival
11.00 –12.30 Papers
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch
1:30 – 3.30 Workshops
3.30 – 4.00 Afternoon Tea
4.00 –6.00 workshops
6.30 – 11.00 Aussie B-b-que and Silent Auction

Wednesday 10 May

8.30 – 10.30 Papers
10.30 – 11.00 Morning Tea
11.00 – 12.30 Papers
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 3.00 Papers
3.00 Afternoon tea/Buses depart for Seaworld
3.30 – late Seaworld function including rides, seal lion show, dolphin show, pre dinner drinks at Shark Bay/Polar Bear Shores – Dinner / dancing!

Thursday 11 May

8.30 – 10.30 Papers/Posters
10.30 – 11.00 Morning Tea
11.00 – 12.00 Papers
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 3.00 Papers
3.00 – 3.30 Afternoon Tea
3.30 – 5.00 Final presentations/conference close

Post conference tours:

Friday 12 May

Optional post conference trip to Australia Zoo Sunshine Coast

Saturday 13 May

Optional Post conference tour to Far north Queensland including trips to Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, Cairns Tropical Zoo, Rainforest Habitat and Hartley’s Creek Crocodile Farm (4-5 nights

Downloads
ICZ Association presentation documents
Program to the ICZ2006
Poster Abstracts
Presenter Biographies
All documents en PDF format. If you need support on this item or either you don't have the PDF reader software, you can check the following link: Adobe PDF Reader

Pics on the event
A Tree kangaroo in the Currumbin Life Sanctuary
Training workshop at the ICZ in Australia
The opening ceremony to the congress
Shark exhibit in Sea World
Meeting of the ICZ members
Tiger enclosure in Dreamworld, Australia

Tours




Monday night Dreamworld function. This would give people the opportunity to see Tiger Island and interactive tiger exhibit, wildlife area . This will include a buffet sit down dinner. See www.dreamworld.com.au for details on this venue.

Tuesday morning Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary breakfast. Includes hand feeding wild lorikeets, aboriginal dancers and walkthrough kangaroo area. See www.currumbin-sanctuary.org.au for details on this venue.If you want to see pictures from Currumbin sanctuary click on it.

Seaworld gala dinner Wednesday night. This will include Sealion and dolphin shows, drinks at shark bay and Polar bear shores. See www.seaworld.com.au for details on this venue.If you want to see pictures from seaworld click on it.

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