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Sunday, August 14 2011

6:00-10:00 pm

Ice Breaker- Benson Hotel

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 15 2011

8:00-8:30

Opening remarks

8:30-9:00

Invited talk: Dr. Mollie Bloomsmith

Labs, Zoos and Sanctuaries Working Together on Animal Welfare:
Do We? Should We? Could We?

9:00-10:00

9:00

 

 

 

 

9:15

 

 

 

 

9:30

 

 

 

9:45      

General Session 1

Paighton Zoo Travel Winner

Emma Gatehouse

Small bears with big needs: Enriching lives at the world's largest sun bear sanctuary

 

Shape Of Enrichment Travel Grant Winner

Maryanti*, Judith Roycroft, Deborah Young,

Orangutan Foundation International Holistic Environmental Enrichment Program (OFIHEEP)

 

Cecelia Azhderian*, Christine DeAngelo, Karl Mayer, Andy Johnson

Integrating Southern sea otter residents with rehabilitation cases as a form of enrichment at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

 

Pattie Beaven

Enrichment to Improve Wildlife Rehabilitation Success

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00

10:30

 

 

10:45

 

 

 

11:00

 

 

 

 

11:15

 

 

 

11:30

 

 

 

11:45

General Session 2

Nathan L. Andrews*, Eduardo J. Fernandez, James C. Ha

An enrichment meta-analysis: Reassessing our past to plan for the future

 

Joanna Bishop*, Phil Gee, Vicky Melfi

Recording animal behaviour using subjective measures and multiple observers

 

Darcy Hannibal*, Darren Minier, Daniel Gottlieb, Lindsay Tatum, Ashley Cameron, Ashleigh Cook, Jessica Snarr, Brenda McCowan

Employing a program of systematic enrichment assessment to inform management decisions

 

Heidi A. Keen*, Nelson, Lynne Nelson, Charles T. Robbins, Ruth C. Newberry

Validation of a novel cognitive bias task for measuring the affective value of environmental enrichment

 

Lance Miller*, Amy Alexander, Ian Becker, Amelia Meier

Maximizing animal care by utilizing enrichment preference assessments:  Lions, tigers and cheetahs

 

E. J. Fernandez*, C. Pardo, J. C. Ha

The effects of live fish feeding on the swimming activity of captive penguins

12:00-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Symposium: Behavioral management of laboratory nonhuman primates:  Improving well-being by integrating science into daily management

Moderator: Mollie Bloomsmith

M.A. Bloomsmith, M.A. Fahey, C.M. Crockett, K.C. Baker, C.K. Lutz, K.Coleman, B. McCowan, J. Sullivan, J.L. Weed, J.M. Worlein
The National Primate Research CentersÕ Behavioral Management Consortium

 

J.M. Worlein

The power of touch, lessons from science

 

C.K. Lutz, K. Coleman, B. McCowan

Abnormal Behavior in Captive Nonhuman Primates

 

B. McCowan

Managing conflict and cooperation in captive rhesus social groups

 

K. Coleman, K. Mueller

Ways to improve positive reinforcement training efficacy in a research facility

 

Discussion

3:00-3:30

Break

3:30-5:15

3:30

 

3:45

 

 

 

4:00

 

 

 

 

 

4:15

 

 

4:30

 

 

4:45

 

 

5:00                      

General Session 3

Raquel Luna Gardner

Introducing AnimalProfessional.com

 

Nicole Nicassio-Hiskey

From exotic animals to domesticated pets - evening up the enrichment playing field

 

Cristiane Schilbach Pizzutto*, Manuela Gonalves Fraga Geronymo Sgai, Laura Ipp—lito Moura, Marcela Lages, Tha’s Susana M. Pereira, Fabiana Lœcia AndrŽ

Implementing an environmental enrichment program for fishes at the Aqu‡rio de S‹o Paulo

 

Amy Davis

Enrichment works better when we work together!

 

Hilda Tresz

The lack of substrate use in zoos

 

Marla Tullio*, Julie Carpenter, Traci Belting

Creative exhibit rotation as an animal management and enrichment tool

 

Nadja Ziegler

Parrot enrichment in mixed species enclosures: Social and cognitive enrichment as important aspects of animal welfare

5:15-9:00

BBQ at ONPRC (Busses will leave the Benson starting at 5:15)

 

Tuesday, August 16 2011

8:00- 9:00

Invited talk: Dr. Jill Mellen

Evolution of Environmental Enrichment: A 20-Year Review

9:00-10:00

9:00

 

 

 

 

9:15

 

 

9:30

 

 

 

9:45

General Session 4

Christine Tourkakis*, Stephanie Braccini, Ingrid Porton, Teresa May-Benson

Thinking outside the enrichment ÒpuzzleÓ box: New directions for enrichment of captive great apes from an occupational therapy perspective

 

Tadatoshi Ogura

Visual enrichment using internet video sharing for Japanese monkeys

 

Tanya Paul*, Bree Boothe

Safety considerations when managing enrichment for a large or diverse collection

 

Sara Mattison*, Maureen OÕKeefe, Jessica Sutherland, Adrienne Umpstead

Saving time & resources: The implementation of a comprehensive zoo-wide enrichment database at point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:15

10:30

 

 

 

10:45

 

 

 

11:00

 

 

11:15

 

 

 

11:30

 

 

 

 

11:45

 

 

 

12:00

General Session 5

Andrea M. Barber*, Eduardo J. Fernandez , Kris Morrissey

Visitor perceptions and behaviors at a jaguar exhibit: Areas for enrichment opportunities

 

Daniel Gottlieb*, Kristine Coleman, Brenda McCowan

Effects of predictability on feeding and aversive events in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

 

Jillann Rawlins OÕConnor*, Jesse Sirman, Kristine Coleman

Utilization of a porch, a novel enrichment device for rhesus macaques

 

Pauline J. Forrester and Margaret R. Hawkins*

Investigation and management of on-going pacing in a pair of sun bears (Helarctos malayanus)

 

Heather Y. McDonald Kinkaid*, Daniel S. Mills, Steve G. Nichols, Georgia Mason

Feather-damaging behaviour in captive parrots: Are species differences intrinsic, or caused by variations in husbandry?

 

Georgia J. Mason*, Kaitlin Bahlmann

Enriching mink by the thousands: Practical enrichments for semi-domesticated carnivores on commercial fur-farms

 

David Shepherdson*, Karen Lewis, Karen Lewis, Karen Bauman, Kathy Carlstead, Nancy Perrin

A bear of a problem: Polar bear stress and stereotypic behavior

12:15-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Symposium: Personality and Behavioural Husbandry

Moderator: Vicky Melfi

Vicky Melfi

The behavioural husbandry of individuals; exploring the use of personality in the management of captive animals

 

Kirstin Anderson Hansen

Using individual characteristics to your advantage when developing behavioral management programs

 

Kris Coleman

Individual differences in temperament in pumpkinseed sunfish: Implications for enrichment practices

 

Kathy Baker, Lindsay Taylor, Vicky Melfi

The use of personality ratings as a predictor of enrichment efficacy in captive Sulawesi macaques (Macaca nigra)

 

Discussion

3:00-3:30

Break

3:30-4:00

3:30

 

 

3:45

 

General Session 6

Diana Gordon

Building outreach collaborations

 

Wendy Gardner*, Deanna Ramirez

Environmental enrichment as a tool for educating visitors on a conservation message

4:00- 4:45

Invited talk: Dr. Richard P. Reading

The value of enrichment to reintroduction success

5:00-6:30

Poster session- Benson Hotel

8:00 – 10:00

Video Night- Benson Hotel

 

Wednesday, August 17 2011

8:00-9:00

Keynote Address: Dr. Joy Mench

Going with the flow: Enhancing welfare by giving animals challenges that match their skills

9:00-9:30

Break

9:30-11:00

Invited workshop: Dr. Cheryl Meehan

The enrichment challenge: A design workshop

1:00- 9:00

Zoo Day at Oregon Zoo Dinner will be served at Zoo

 

Thursday, August 18 2011

8:00-8:45

Invited talk: Dr. Kathy Carlstead

What is animal welfare (and the role of enrichment)

8:45-10:00

8:45

 

 

9:00

 

 

 

9:15

 

 

9:30

 

 

 

9:45

General Session 7

Thomas Quirke

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) enrichment

 

Jessica Hayward

Does olfactory stimulation promote scent rolling behaviours in captive wolves (Canis lupus)?

 

Annie Valuska*, Joy A. Mench

Scent marks as a tool to facilitate social enrichment

 

Holly Farmer*, Amy Plowman, Lisa Leaver

Auditory enrichment for captive black howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya): EfÞcacy, keeper opinion and its future in husbandry practices

 

Mark Kingston Jones*, Lara Clarke and Carley Field

Leaf me alone, I don't need enrichment: Problems and solutions to enriching langurs!

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:15

10:30

 

 

 

10:45

 

 

 

 

11:00

 

 

11:15

 

 

 

11:30

 

 

 

 

 

11:45

 

 

12:00

General Session 8

Fay E. Clark*, Kathy Doherty, Tessa Knox, Stephen Perry

The primate puzzler: Advanced cognitive enrichment for zoo-housed great apes

 

Brian Greco*, Jeff Andrews

Cognitive environmental enrichment for African elephants (Loxodonta africana africana) in zoos: Development, research, and recommendations for future applications

 

Teresa Neubauer, Tonya Betts, Cindy Evans*

Pigs on parade

 

Louise M Healey*, Lesley E Deacon

Positive training techniques enrich the lives of research dogs and cats and enhance data capture and quality

 

Manuela Gonalves Fraga Geronymo Sgai*, Lygia S. Amaral, Marcos Tetsuo, Laura Ipplito, Cristiane Schilbach Pizzutto

The influence of environmental enrichment and operant conditioning with positive reinforcement in the social interaction of a group of flying-foxes at the Aqu‡rio de S‹o Paulo

 

Anne Nichols

Asian bear training for enrichment

 

AngŽlica da Silva Vasconcellos*, Zs—fia Vir‡nyi, Friederike Range, CŽsar Ades, Kurt Kotrschal

Training for wolves: work or fun?

12:15-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:15

Symposium: Building enriched environments through design collaboration

Moderator: Jon Coe

Jon Coe

Introduction

 

Becca Hanson

Playing God: Creating experience to further the re-creation of Eden

 

Stacey Tarpley

PGAV Destinations and environmental enrichment: Designing Glacier Run

 

Jim Brighton

Enrichment by design

 

CJ Doane, Sam Siemon, Kristine Coleman, Kirk Andrews, Bill Morris, Richard Doughty

Building environments for NHP health and well-being: A partnership of animal care and design teams.

 

Jon Coe

How can zoo architects build-In animal enrichment opportunitiesÉand how can enrichment specialists help?   

3:15-3:45

Break

3:45-4:45

3:45

 

 

4:00

 

 

4:15

 

 

4:30

General Session 9

Arianna Bailey

A Room with a view: Raptor enrichment

 

Carmen Olds*, Mary Carlson

Trimming bills takes mussels!

 

Kirstin Anderson Hansen*, S¿ren List, Janus Hansen, Signe Kusk

The advantages and disadvantages of whole carcass feedings

 

Angie Pyle*, Sam Junker

The Houston Zoo's carnivore enrichment program: Past, present, and future

4:45-5:05

Silent Auction Closes

6:30-12:00 am

Closing Banquet- World Trade Center, Portland

 

Friday, August 19 2011

8:30- 9:00

Invited talk: Dr. Carrie Hanna

Environmental enrichment for research animals: Why investigators should care

9:00-10:00

9:00

 

 

 

 

9:15

 

 

9:30

 

 

 

9:45

General Session 10

Mylisa A. Whipple*, Ingrid Porton, Peggy Hoppe, Kelli Niebruegge

Using husbandry methods and environmental enrichment to create, manage, and maintain a mixed species exhibit of spectacled langurs (Trachypithecus obscurus) and FranoisÕ langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi)

 

Hilda Tresz

Beneficial browse

 

Robynn Ingle-Moller*, Milo Anderson, Sarah Chabangu, Ushia Selemale, Tamsen Wade

Owls: Minding our owls

 

Holly Farmer*, Kathy Baker

SHAPE-Regional update

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00

Round Table Discussion Groups

12:00-1:00

Business Meeting


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