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Future AAZV Conferences

2017: Dallas-Frisco, Texas, here we come, from 23 - 29 September
    Manuscript submission CLOSED on 3 March 2017
     Conference registration is now OPEN.
2018: In Prague, Czech Republic, 6 - 12 October
2019: In St. Louis, Missouri, 28 September - 4 October 

2017 AAZV 49th Annual Conference Hotels

Embassy Suites Hotel Dallas-Frisco & Conference Center
Group Name: AMER. ASSOC. ZOO VET 2017

Hilton Garden Inn Frisco
7550 Gaylord Parkway
Frisco, Texas 75034

Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas-Frisco, TX
2000 Parkwood Boulevard
Frisco, Texas 75034

Discount Airport Shuttle

For the AAZV Conference, we have arranged for a discounted price to and from the Dallas airports.
Click HERE for the details. 

Visit the local area

Click this link to learn about the Frisco area and local restaurants.

From 23-30 September, anyone wearing a conference lanyard will be allowed free admission into the Dallas Zoo and the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park. They will be extended a discount of 20% in all gift shops on grounds, and a discount of 40% for all food/drink. They will also be allowed free admission to our Monorail Safari, Endangered Species carousel, and free giraffe feeding.


During the conference week, Dallas World Aquarium (DWA) will offer one free admission to a conference attendee by showing their conference badge at Admissions. Significant others will be offered one discounted admissions ticket at $15.95, regular prices will be incurred for additional persons. Plus, the DWA is offering a 10% discount in their gift shops.


Fossil Rim and the Fort Worth Zoo have extended free admission to all lanyard wearing conference attendees.


Caldwell Zoo is offering attendees with badges to come over before or after the conference. Attendees must check in at the Visitor Services office located at the entry of the zoo upon their arrival.

Special conference rate for attendees at iFly Dallasan indoor skydiving experience located in the Frisco area - A discount price rate of $54.95 is being offered to conference attendees.  To make a reservation for this special rate, you MUST call Ryan Hooks at 214-785-1243 for details. Website: 

Auction Items Requested

To have another awesome silent and live auction at Conference, auction items are needed. Read about the details and support the Wild Animal Health Fund

Roommate Information

For information about sharing a room at the 2017 Conference, go HERE

Want to submit your case for this year's Zoo & Wildlife Pathology Workshop?

See the instructions on submitting cases for the Zoo & Wildlife Pathology Workshop at Annual Conference.

ACZM Exam and Preparation Course

Go to link for details about the class at this year's conference

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

There are plenty of ways to promote business at Annual Conference. In addition, AAZV programs look for annual sponsorships to help sustain the overall mission of AAZV. Thank you for considering a sponsorship. Check out the details HERE.

A Recap From The 2016 Conference

Check out who was at conference

For an alpha listing of conference attendees, click HERE

Honors and Awards from conference

Like years before, the selection for candidacy for honors and awards is quite large. Look and see who were recipients at this year's conference, click HERE.

The 2016 Sponsors

We appreciate the support from companies and individuals toward Annual Conference events and AAZV Programs. 

Past AAZV Host Sites

Here are host sites from the Past AAZV Conferences

Upcoming Meetings/Seminars/Workshops for AAZV and Alliances
See Calendar of Events HERE

(If you would like to post an event on this calendar, send the information to Tom Curro)


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