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Dear Colleagues

You are invited to join us later in the year in Melbourne, Australia from 4th- 6th October for the CBSG Annual Meeting and from the 6th - 11th October for the WAZA Conference. In October 2012, Melbourne Zoo will also be celebrating 150 years of operation. We are honoured to host the WAZA Conference and CBSG Annual Meeting in the month of the 150th birthday and we extend an invitation to all delegates to stay after the conference and attend our 150th Anniversary Celebration birthday party on Saturday the 13th of October.

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About Melbourne Zoo

This year, Melbourne Zoo is celebrating its 150 year anniversary at Royal Park. We’ve come a long way since our humble beginnings as an Acclimatisation Society.

Melbourne Zoo is Australia’s first zoo and one of three Zoos Victoria properties. Melbourne Zoo is a prominent cultural icon and a popular tourist destination.

Melbourne Zoo is a ‘window into the world’ of wildlife right in the heart of the city. The unique Melbourne experience offers immersive animal experiences designed to connect our visitors with a diverse range of wildlife.

A core part of our business is conservation and encouraging conservation action from our visitors as they connect to our amazing animals. Today we are proud to be one of the most established and best known city zoos in the world. All three Zoos Victoria properties are

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Call For Papers

The overall theme for the 67th Annual WAZA Conference is‘Fighting Extinction’.
Contributions are especially sought for the following topics:

• Saving/protecting species in human care

• Sustainable populations

• Breeding for release

• Field work

• Community conservation

• Advocacy and actions

• Researchaq

• Marketing and fundraising

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Key Dates

• Early Bird Registrations
  29 March - 31 May

• Paper Submission Deadline
  31st May

• Regular Registrations
  1 Jun - 31 July

• Late Registrations
  1 Aug - mid Sep

• CBSG Annual Meeting
  4 October - 7 October

• WAZA Conference
  7 October - 11 October

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