EZE CONFERENCE 2017 (13-16 March, Paris Zoo)

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From 13-16 March, Parc Zoologique de Paris and L’Aquarium tropical du Palais de la Porte Dorée hosted the European Zoo Educators (EZE) Conference.

With more than 150 delegates, it was the biggest EZE conference yet and completely sold out. Jointly organized by 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,  the conference was a great success and we would like to thank all of our local hosts and the organizing committee for doing such a great job.

The theme of the conference was '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!Participants were able to explore and learn about new techniques and ideas for conservation education through a combination of presentations, workshops, and discussions.

The European Zoo Educators Conference programme booklet can be downloaded here

All EZE Conference proceedings can be found on the  EAZA Member Area (password protected and for members only). You can find a link to the EZE proceedings on the EAZA Member Area homepage.  If you have attended the EZE conference and you have no EAZA Member Area account and/or logi, please contact mirko.marseille@eaza.net



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