Sessions and Speakers


Opening Session

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Included in conference registration.Check back for exciting announcements about Opening Session Speakers. 

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8:45AM - 9:40AM Sessions
9:45AM - 10:40AM Sessions
10:45AM - 11:40AM Sessions
Speaker Luncheon at Ruth's Chris Steak House in Embassy Suites 
12:00PM - 1:30PM

Additional Ticket Required: $50 for conference attendees and guests. Spaces are limited!

Celebrated naturalist, Rudy Mancke, will be speaking at this year's luncheon. Mancke is known for his radio spot, Nature Notes, and South Carolina ETV's NatureScene Nature Noteswhich began filming in 1978. 

Learn more about Rudy Mancke

1:30PM - 2:25PM Sessions
2:30PM - 3:25PM Sessions
3:30PM - 4:25PM Sessions

Closing Session

Saturday, September 28, 2019 6:30PM

Included in Conference Registration 

Celebrate another year of stimulating lectures, exciting trips, and good friends with our closing banquet. Join us as the Greenville Zoo's Orangutan Birth Team sit on a panel to explain the process of monitoring a high risk pregnancy in a Sumatran orangutan. Our team will explain making the tough decisions behind performing a cesarean birth, and hand raising the baby while mom healed from surgery. 

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