Jon Charles Coe, AILA, FASLA, ZAA. Australia
Master of Landscape Architecture with Honors, 1966. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture with Honors 1964. University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Founding Principal, 2004. Jon Coe Design, Pty. Ltd., Healesville, Victoria, Australia
Founding Principal, 1985-2003. CLRdesign, inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Principal, 1979-1983. Jones & Jones, Seattle, Washington, USA
Over one hundred and sixty planning and design projects for over eighty-two zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, theme parks and national parks in thirteen nations.
Has participated in several Lectures and Design Workshops internationally.
Architect and zoo director for thirty years, is passionately opposed to the poor standards that have prevailed and still exist in many zoos.
Expert in preparing and supervising master plans for zoos, natural history museums, botanic gardens, nature centers.
Author, "Animals and Architecture (1971); "A Different Nature" (2001); Co-author and editor, "An Elephant in the Room: The Science and Well-Being of Elephants in Captivity" (2009); Invited chapters in "Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques" (1996)"; "Ethics on the Ark: Zoos, Animal Welfare and Wildlife Conservation" (1995); "Elephants and Ethics: Toward a Morality of Coexistence" (2008); among many others
Has offer lectures internationally about zoos and its future
Michael Noonan, PhD
Buffalo, NY. E.U.A
Animal Behavior Professor, Department of Biology, Canisius College.
Founder and Chair of the Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation undergraduate major.
Founder and Director of the Anthrozoology Master's Degree program.
Founder and Director of the Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations.
Founder and Director of the Canisius Ambassadors for Conservation.
Organizer of “THE FUTURE OF ZOOS”. A Special Symposium co-hosted by The Canisius College Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations and The Buffalo Zoological Gardens, February/2012.
Zoo directors, curators, managers, designers, architects, veterinarians, biologists, zoo educators, zookeepers and any person interested in the development of zoos, aquariums, nature parks, and wildlife of Mexico and Latin-America.
Together with our keynote speakers, professionals from zoos and universities of various Latin-American countries will join in the discussions, and will bring their perspective to the topic.
COST: $150.00 USD
INCLUDES: 3 days of conferences, boards of discussion, and workshops, simultaneous translation (english-spanish-english), proceedings, coffee breaks, transport and visit to the Guadalajara Zoo.
São Paulo 2334, Providencia, 44630 Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
(+52)01-33-3648-9500 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Symposium rates: $1,100.00 MXN single or double room + taxes