EAZA ZOO EDUCATORS CONFERENCE (EZE)

13-16 March, 2017 (Paris Zoo, France)

EZE2017 nobleedParis, the city of Light and Love welcomes the EZE Conference 2017!

Paris Zoola Commission Française pour la Pédagogie Zoologique (CFPZ), the Education Commission of l'Association Française des Parcs Zoologiques (AFdPZ), and the EAZA Education Committee are looking forward to working together to celebrate the power of creative conservation education diversity in EAZA zoos and aquariums!

The theme is 'Diverse tools to engage audiences with nature: How creative design sparks conservation education diversity in EAZA zoos and aquariums'. This theme was chosen to provide all participants with unforgettable experiences that inspire lifelong learning and conservation involvement. Please join the conference and share your great ideas!

Scroll to the bottom of this page for conference locations, travel information and to download a special EZE 2017 City Guide

 
 
 

L’Aquarium tropical du Palais de la Porte Dorée

DoreeThe conference location is at the L’Aquarium tropical du Palais de la Porte Dorée 

Since 1931, the Tropical Aquarium presents more than 500 different species of freshwater and sea water fishes, corals, marine organisms, turtles and alligators, presented in fish tanks and vivariums that recreate many different environments. A unique experience of aquatic biodiversity, set inside an exceptional art-deco building in Paris. 

 
 
 

Conference locations

Click on the map to see an interactive map of the conference locations (conference venue, airports, hotels) in downtown Paris area

Paris EZE Map

 
 
 

More to Explore

Click on the boxes below for travel information and a special EZE 2017 City Guide...

Accommodation

All the recommended hotels are near the Aquarium de la Porte Dorée and the PZP and easily accessible by walk or public transports (direct trip by tram or metro).

HOTEL NAME ADDRESS CONTACT TRANSPORTATION PRICE PER NIGHT NOTE
IBIS DAUMESNIL 111 Boulevard Poniatowski
75012 PARIS
TITAOUI Fatine
H5038-GM@accor.com
(+)33 1 43 43 30 38
Metro - ligne 8
Tram - T3
Bus - 46
125€ single room B&B
Price available mentioning the partnership with PZP
HÔTEL DE LA PORTE DOREE 273 avenue Daumesnil
75012 PARIS
contact@hoteldelaportedoree.com
reservation@hoteldelaportedoree.com
(+)33 1 43 07 56 97
Metro - ligne 8
Tram - T3
Bus - 46
pending  
HÔTEL L'INTERLUDE 258 avenue Daumesnil
75012 PARIS
contact@hotelinterlude.com
(+)33 1 43 43 61 36
Metro - ligne 8
Tram - T3
Bus - 46
62€ single room
72/90€ double room
110€ triple room
120€ quadruple room
Breakfast 11€
MAURICE RAVEL
CENTER
6 Avenue Maurice Ravel, 75012 PARIS (+)33 1 43 58 96 00 15min walk from Porte Dorée 59,40€  single room
38,90€  twin room
37€ triple room
33€ room with 4 or 5 beds
B&B
HOTEL KYRIAD
BERCY VILLAGE
17 rue Baron Leroy
75012 PARIS
reservations@bercykyriad.com
(+)33 1 44 67 75 75
Tram - T3
Metro - ligne 14
Medium price
2 pers: 42€ - 65€/pers
3 pers: 43€ - 55€/pers
Breakfast 9 €
APPART CITY GRANDE BIBLIOTEQUE 70 Avenue de France
75013 PARIS
Emmanuelle MINARD
(+)33 1 79 97 52 00
Tram at 5min walk - T3
Metro - ligne 14
Medium price
1 to 2pers: 110€ = 55€/pers
1 to 4pers: 170€ = 42,50€/pers
Breakfast 10€
Only one brekfast included per room in the price
APPART HOTEL
QUALITY BERCY
15 rue de Tolbiac
75013 PARIS
Alexy DESBIOLLES
(+)33 1 53 61 62 00
Tram at 5min walk- T3 125€ single or double room
155€ triple room
185€ quadruple room
B&B
 
 
 

Registration (SOLD OUT!)

brno ZooSOLD OUT!

  • Monday 13 March: EAZA Academy course 'Conservation Storytelling for Zoo Educators', Icebreaker at Paris Zoo
  • Tuesday 14 March: Conference day plus social event
  • Wednesday 15 March: Conference day plus Paris Zoo visit 
  • Thursday 16 March: Conference day plus farewell dinner at le Viaduc
 Full Conference fee*

€360

Daily Conference fee*

€125

1-day Academy course EAZA members

€110

1-day Academy course non-EAZA members

€140

* Early bird has closed 16 December 2016 

For questions about the conference and/or registration please contact mirko.marseille@eaza.net

 
 
 

Academy course (FULL!)

The conference will be preceded by a one day EAZA Academy seminar on the theme of Conservation Storytelling. The applied course 'Conservation Storytelling for Zoo Educators' will explore why storytelling is such a powerful communication tool, how storytelling can be applied to the strategic development of education initiatives, and how to use storytelling techniques to increase visitor engagement across varied audiences. Storytelling is an incredibly powerful communication tool, and this course will give participants a chance to develop the skills they need to use it effectively in their conservation education work.

THE ACADEMY COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED!

Click here for course details

Course tutors: 

During the course you will:

  • Explore and understand the strategic elements of storytelling
  • Learn how to design your own stories
  • Practice telling your own story
  • Understand how to apply storytelling techniques in your own institution
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