Thursday, April 11, 2013



An outlook for Latin America and the World
August 21- 23, 2013 

Keynote Speaker:
Jon Coe
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
Project Experience
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.

Keynote Speaker:
David Hancocks
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

Keynote Speaker:
Michael Noonan, PhD
Canisius College
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.

Addressed To:

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:
Symposium rates: $1,100.00 MXN single or double room + taxes

More information and registration:
(+52)01 33 3674 4488

(Apologies for any errors in moving this document here - Peter)

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