Friday, December 16, 2011

3rd Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment and Training Workshop

3rd Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment and Training Workshop
February 6 - 10, 2012

Hosted by: Ocean Adventure and Wildlife In Need
In partnership with: Active Environments and The Shape of Enrichment
Instructors: Gail Laule and Valerie J. Hare
Chair of Organising Committee: Bianca Espinos

Back by popular demand! Ocean Adventure and Wildlife In Need are pleased to once
again host the Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment and Training Workshop. This unique
five-day workshop will present an array of topics relating to behavioral management of
captive animals with particular emphasis on environmental enrichment, positive
reinforcement training and the problem-solving process. The workshop is open to
zookeepers, aquarists, managers, supervisors, curators and veterinarians from the
Southeast Asian and Australasian region.

The workshop will be conducted in English and the format includes discussions, small group projects, demonstrations, and hands-on enrichment and training opportunities with a diverse animal collection at Ocean Adventure and the Wildlife in Need Rescue Center. Skills taught are directly related to enhancing the overall care and management of captive animals and improving their welfare. The workshop format is designed to maximize the value for each participant and as much as possible to address specific situations, needs, problems, and objectives.
Be prepared to interact, share, and participate to make the experience as useful and

relevant to you as possible! Deadline of registration is January 25, 2012. Limited slots only.

Registration fee of Php 14,500.00 includes the following:

 All workshop material, including a copy of Don’t Shoot the Dog

 All lunch, dinners and breaks during the workshop

 Icebreaker and closing banquet

 Tote bag and commemorative t-shirt

 A certificate of accomplishment

 A one-year digital subscription to The Shape of Enrichment

For further information contact:

Bianca Espinos
VP for Zoological Operations, Ocean Adventure
Tel: +6347 252-9000
Mobile: +63920 909-3725


Hope to see you in the Philippines!



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