ZSL Animal Careers Conference

This is a one-day conference hosted at ZSL London Zoo and aimed at people aged 16+ who are interested in pursuing an animal based career. This conference will be most useful to students who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in. There are many diverse and varied animal careers and this event will aim to give you an overview of some of them.

 

 

Conference Includes

  • Over 20 different speakers from across ZSL
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • A ZSL goody bag
  • Networking opportunities with the speakers
  • More information at stands about volunteering and gaining experience

Date

  • The next ZSL Animal Careers Conference will be on Tuesday 28th August 2018. Please email zooacademylz@zsl.org to be put on the mailing list for updates. 

Keeper Graeme with lemurs

Tickets and Cost

Tickets are available to purchase now and will be sold at an early-bird rate of £105 until 30th April 2018 and from Tuesday 1 May, groups of 10 or more can take advantage of a groups discount at just £95 per person. After this date, the ticket will cost the full price of £125. 

 Please email zooacademylz@zsl.org for more information. 

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Example itinerary 

 

ZSL Animal Careers Conference

09.00 - 09.30

Arrival and Registration

09.30 - 10.00   

Keynote Speech

From a leading animal or environmental figure

10.00 - 11.15

Session 1: Animal Husbandry

Short talks from different careers within this theme and a short practical activity

11.15

Coffee Break

11.45 - 13.00

Session 2: Veterinary Services

Short talks from different careers within this theme and a short practical activity

13.00

Lunch

13.45 - 15.00

Session 3: Conservation

Short talks from different careers within this theme and a short practical activity

15.00

Coffee Break

15.30 - 16.45

Session 4: Science and Research

Short talks from different careers within this theme and a short practical activity

16.45 - 17.15

Session 5: Other Animal Careers

17.15

Closing Speech

17.30

Finish

NB. Please note that timings and activities may be subject to change.

Please be aware that this event will cover many different animal careers within ZSL and although it will include animal keeping and veterinary work, it will not focus specifically on these. If you are interested only in a specific career, please have a look at our other programmes which include Zoo Academy, Zoo Veterinary Careers Day and Conservation Careers Day.

Please email zooacademylz@zsl.org for more information on these courses.

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