EAZA, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, will hold its flagship event for the International Year of Biodiversity in Switzerland at the end of June. The EAZA Conservation Forum 2010 will be hosted by the Papiliorama Foundation and will take place in the medieval town of Murten, about twenty minutes from Bern.
Key themes for the Conservation Forum will include:
· The extinction crisis in Southeast Asia – keynote from Simon Stuart, IUCN-SSC
· European endangered species – keynote from Eladio Fernandez Galiano, Council of Europe
· The threat to all species of apes – keynote from Thomas Breuer, WCS Congo
For more information on how to register, or for information about submitting a presentation proposal, please visit the EAZA website: http://www.eaza.net/activities/Pages/Conservation2010.aspx