Last updated: 20 August 2019
ProgramConference schedule Program
|22 June, 2019 Detailed program|
|Social events||Welcome Reception|
We hope participants who registered for "Full Participation" will register on the first half day of the conference (22nd June) as much as possible.
Registration time will be limited in the morning on full conference days.
Participants will be required to display their name tags when entering the conference rooms.
On 22nd June, we will have a 'Conserv'Session' movie screening (BBC Horizon "Should We Close Our Zoos? ") with discussion session and a welcome reception at the Clock Tower, Kyoto University.
The public symposium on 22nd June will be held at Kyoto City Zoo (
|23 June, 2019 Detailed program|
|Invited speaker||Raman Sukumar, David Shepherdson, Etsuo Narushima, Fay Clark|
|24 June, 2019 Detailed program|
|Invited speaker||Steve Ross, Crickette Sanz, Cat Hobaiter, Megan Reinertsen Ross, Francis Cabana|
|25 June, 2019 Detailed program|
|Invited speaker||Hannah Buchanan-Smith, Jodi Carrigan|
|26 June, 2019 Detailed program|
|Invited speaker||Daniel Mills|
|Social events||Kyoto City Zoo tour and Banquet|
Raman SukumarIndian Institute of Science
The four pillars of captive elephant welfare in Asia
Etsuo NarushimaJapanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Update on Elephants welfare at JAZA member institutions
Fay ClarkBristol Zoological Society
Gorilla Game Lab: Developing High-Tech Cognitive Enrichment for Zoo-Housed Gorillas
Steve RossLincoln Park Zoo
A multifaceted approach to providing opportunities for chimpanzees to thrive in captive settings
Crickette SanzWashington University
Studying Chimpanzees and Gorillas across Contexts to Enhance Welfare and Conservation
Cat HobaiterUniversity of St. Andrews
Francis CabanaWildlife Reserves Singapore
Enriching the gut microbiome may provide more benefits than enriching the animal
How nutrition, diets and food presentation taken from the wild can be fuel for positive welfare
Megan Reinertsen RossLincoln Park Zoo
Developing a Work Life Balance as a Zoo Executive
Hannah Buchanan-SmithStirling University
Enrichment for primates in laboratories and zoos: Same principles, different constraints
Jodi CarriganZoo Atlanta
Overview of the Zoo Atlanta Gorilla Training Program
Daniel MillsUniversity of Lincoln
Environmental Enrichment in the Horse (and other animals)
Participants from the ICEE Committee
David ShepherdsonOregon Zoo
Elephant enrichment and welfare
Valerie HareThe Shape of Enrichment, Inc.
A practical approach to enrichment
Dingzhen LiuBeijing Normal University
Is excretion of mucous stools associated with captivity in the giant panda?
Margaret HawkinsThe Shape of Enrichment, Inc.
Marvelous Monotremes: behavior and enrichment