Feline Conservation Federation

Conference Schedule

2019 FCF Conference Schedule summary:
8:00 to 5:00        FCF Wild/Exotic Fefine Husbandry Course, held at the Turtle Back Zoo Education Center, Classroom 1
 8:00 to 10:00     Contingency Resources Class, taught at the Turtle Back Zoo Education Center, Classroom 3
10:00 to 12:00    FCF Board of Directors Meeting, all FCF members welcome to watch
 1:00 to 4:00       Optional Special Event with Dr. John Bergmann ($20 fee, paid onsite)
 1:00 to 4:00       Committee Meetings (agendas to be announced onsite)
 6:00 to 9:00       Ice Breaker Dinner and Animal Encounter (Enter through Education Center)
 8:30 to 11:30     Speaker Presentations: Bill Hanka, Alan Smith, and others, in Classrooms 1-3
11:30 to 12:00    FCF Annual Membership Meeting, Classrooms 1-3
12:00 to 1:30      Lunch at Turtle Back Zoo (Café lunch vouchers provided)
 1:30 to 5:00       Turtle Back Zoo Programs and Optional Zoo Free Time (sign up for one or more programs during registration – (each will be held 4 times) 
Lion House Tour, Giraffe House Tour, Onsite Animal Clinic/Hospital and/or Penguin Pavilion and Penguin Ambassador Encounter
1:00 to 3:30        Fire Hose Enrichment Activity at Main Gazebo
5:00 to 5:30        Silent Auction Closes in Classrooms 1-3
5:30 to 10:00      Safari Night Buffet Dinner on Top Level of Zoo Café, includes Dinner, Social, & Live Auction
Once attendees have registered and received their lanyards,they will be given zoo access any time the zoo is open from Thursday, June 13,  through Sunday June 15. Lanyard is good for attendee and family access to Turtle Back Zoo, train, and butterfly house.

When and where is onsite registration:

Thursday 6/13:  7:30 to Noon - Zoo Education Building, Classroom 2
Friday 6/14:  8:00 to 4:00 - Zoo Education Building, Reception Desk
Friday 6/14:  5:30 to 7:30 – Zoo Education Building, Reception Desk
Saturday 6/15:  7:30 to Noon – Zoo Education Building, Reception Desk