ZRA Annual Conference : Program

2016 ZRA Annual Conference DRAFT Program
For the full Conference schedule please see the attached document: 
 2016 ZRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM DRAFT(2).pdf

2016 ZRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Monday, October 17

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM - ZRA's 10th Annual Certified Records Manager (CRM) Examination Preparation Workshop at Africam Safari

7:30 AM - Bus departs hotel for Africam Safari

6:00 PM - Bus arrives at hotel

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM - ZRA Board of Directors Meeting, Hotel Quinta Real

Tuesday, October 18

8:30 AM-8:30 PM - Pre-Conference Trip - Pyramids of Teotihuacan 

8:30 AM - Bus departs hotel for Teotihuacan

11:00 AM - Arrive at Teotihuacan

11:00 AM-12:00 PM - Lunch

12:00 PM- 4:30 PM - Tour of Teotihuacan archeological site

4:30 PM-5:45 PM - Dinner

6:00 PM - Bus departs for hotel

8:30 PM - Bus arrives at hotel 

Wednesday, October 19              
All Sessions held at Hotel Quinta Real 

9:00--12:00 PM - ZRA Leadership Development Program

12:00– 1:00 PM - Lunch

1:00–5:00 PM - Tracks Software Workshop

1:00–5:00 PM - ZIMS Software Workshop

6:00– 9:30 PM -  Icebreaker

Thursday, October 20                    
All Sessions held at Hotel Quinta Real

Poster Presentations; DocuSign and Dynafile; a Case Study, 

Melody Brooks, San Diego Zoo 

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM - Welcome and Opening Remarks--Conference Committee

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM - Welcome and Overview of Africam Safari, Frank Carlos Comacho Wardle, CEO Africam Safari

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM - US Exports into Mexico, Martha Chavez Nieto, USDA APHIS

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM - Overview of Mexican Permitting, Caro Holguin, Africam Safari

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM - Break

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM - History of the Palafoxiana Library

11:15 AM—12:00PM - History and Culture of Puebla

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM - Lion Import, Johanna Soto, Assiniboine Park Zoo

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM - One Way to Integrate Your Zoo’s Conservation Program and Permitting Needs Benefitting Both, Alan Rost, Jacksonville
Zoo

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM - Woodland Park Zoo Keeper Data Entry, Krista Adelhardt, Woodland Park Zoo    

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM - The Latest and Greatest Resources for Funding Professional Development in Records Management, Rae Lynn Haliday, St. Louis Zoo 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Workshop; Leveraging Technology/Managing Multiple- User Data Entry
             

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Workshop; Biomaterials and Biofacts Tracking, Documentation, Permits, Ownership Issues   

3:30 PM – 3:50 PM - Break   

3:50 PM – 5:00 PM - Workshop: Disaster Planning and Response, Deanna Snell, Calgary Zoo

3:50 PM – 5:00 PM -  Workshop; Transaction Documentation and Workflow, Marla Waddell, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

7:30 PM—8:40 PM - Puebla City Tour 

Friday, October 21

7:30 AM—9:30 AM - Committee Meetings, Hotel Quinta Real

10:00 AM – 9:00 PM - Zoo Day at Africam Safari -schedule details forthcoming

Saturday, October 22                    
All Sessions held at Hotel Quinta Real

8:00 AM – 10:30 AM -Annual Business Meeting and Installation of Officers

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM - Break

10:45 AM -- 11:00 AM - General Announcements and Recap of Business Meeting

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM - ZooMonitor: a New Tool for Animal Welfare Monitoring,Tony Neimann, Tracks Software, Adrienne Horrigan, Lincoln Park Zoo    

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM - Elephant Import, Aletha Kinser, Sedgwick County Zoo, Jenn Wilson, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo   

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM - ZIMS Update

12:30 PM—1:00 PM - "Take" and Endangered Species, Mary Noell, Cincinnati Zoo

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM - Tracks Update, 

Tony Neimann, Tracks Software

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM - IDMAG Update, Nancy Butler, Detroit Zoo

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM - Legislative Affairs Update

3:10 PM – 3:40 PM - ZRA Recognition Ceremony

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM - Break

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM - Registrar Rivalry, Training Committee
 

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM - Conference 2016 Closing Remarks & Conference 2017 Preview and Announcements

Sunday, October 23 

10:00 AM-8:20PM - Post-Conference Trip – Walking Tour of Cholula and Puebla
 
10:00 AM -  Bus departs hotel for Cholula 

1:30 PM - Bus departs Cholula for Puebla City

2:15 PM - Lunch at “Entre Tierras Restaurant” Puebla

8:00 PM Bus departs for Hotel

8:20 PM Bus arrives at Hotel
 

If you have questions about the 2016 Annual Conference Program, please contact the 2016 ZRA Annual Conference Program Chairman:
Adrienne Horrigan at 312-742-7721 or ahorrigan@lpzoo.org.