ZRA Annual Conference : Program

2017 ZRA Annual Conference DRAFT Program Available Now!


2017 ZRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - DRAFT

Monday, September 25
7:00 AM — 8:00 AM Conference Check-in, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, River Room
6:30 AM — 10:30 AM Breakfast Buffet, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
8:00 AM — 5:00 PM ZRA's 10th Annual Insitute of Certified Records Manager (ICRM) Examination Preparation Workshop at Hilton Columbus Downtown, Scarlet & Gray Room
6:00 PM — 9:00 PM ZRA Board of Directors Meeting, (DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Wobst Room

Tuesday, September 26
7:00 AM — 8:00 AM Conference Check-in, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, River Room
6:30 AM — 10:30 AM Breakfast Buffet, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
8:00 AM — 8:00 PM Pre-Conference Trip – The Wilds
8:00 AM — 10:00 AM Bus departs DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown/arrives at The Wilds
Meet in the hotel lobby at 7:45 AM
10:00 AM — 2:30 PM Driving Tour
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM Lunch and Tour of Carnivore Building
2:30 PM — 4:00 PM Zipline, Horseback Riding and Conservations Talks
4:00 PM — 6:00 PM Bus departs The Wilds — arrives back at DoubleTree Suites
7:00 PM — 9:00 PM Annual Conference Committee Training – Leadership Suite

Wednesday, September 27 All Sessions held at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown

7:00 AM — 5:30 PM Conference Check-in, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, River Room
6:30 AM —10:30 AM Breakfast Buffet, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
8:00 AM — 12:00 PM Committee Action Planning Meeting (Z-CAP), Scarlet & Grey Room
10:00 AM — 10:15 AM Break
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM Lunch at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
1:00 PM — 4:00 PM Tracks Software Workshop, Buckeye Room
1:00 PM — 4:00 PM ZIMS Software Workshop, Scarlet & Gray Room
4:00 PM — 5:00 PM Tracks Software Workshop Sneak Peek, Buckeye Room
4:00 PM — 5:00 PM ZIMS Software Workshop Sneak Peek, Scarlet & Gray
6:00 PM — 9:00 PM Icebreaker at Strongwater Food & Spirits
5:45 PM Bus departs for Strongwater Food & Spirits
Meet in hotel lobby at 5:30 PM
9:00 PM Bus departs for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown

Thursday, September 28 All Sessions held at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, LeBistro Room unless otherwise noted
7:00 AM — 8:00 AM Conference Check-in, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, River Room
6:30 AM — 10:30 AM Breakfast Buffet, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
8:00 AM — 8:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks—Conference Committee 8:30 AM — 9:30 AM State of the Association
Mary Noell, ZRA President
9:30 AM — 10:00 AM Welcome and Overview of Columbus Zoo
Suzi Rapp, VP of Animal Programs Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
10:00 AM — 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM — 10:45 AM Monitoring Animal Care and Welfare Indicators: A ZIMS Enhancement Project
Krista Adelhardt, Woodland Park Zoo
10:45 AM — 11:15 AM Preserving Zoo History: Gaining Support for Your Institution’s Archives
Adrienne Horrigan, MLIS, CRA, Lincoln Park Zoo
11:15 AM — 11:45 AM Ohio Wildlife Laws: History, Tradition and Change
Melissa Moser, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
11:45 PM — 12:00 PM Going Plastic Free
Krystina Jarvis, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM Lunch at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
1:00 PM — 1:30 PM Records and Information Management Best Practices in 2017
Martin Susec, JD, CRM, Nationwide
1:30 PM — 2:00 PM Permits Demystified for Zoos and Aquariums
Keri Parker, US Fish and Wildlife Service
2:00 PM — 2:30 PM Introducing NIMM: NOAA’s National Inventory of Marine Mammals Online Database
Jennifer Skidmore, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2:30 PM — 3:00 PM Why Should I Care About USDA
Barbara Kohn, USDA APHIS Animal Care
3:00 PM — 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM — 4:00 PM Workshop: Database Workarounds, Scarlet & Gray Room
Moderator: Krystina Jarvis, Columbus Zoo
3:15 PM — 4:00 PM Workshop: Captive Bred Wildlife Permit Review, LeBistro Room
Moderator: Lynn McDuffie, Disney’s Animal Kingdom
4:00 PM — 5:00 PM Recognition Ceremony
ZRA Leadership
6:00 PM — 11:00 PM Short North Outing
5:45 PM Buses depart hotel
Meet in hotel lobby at 5:30 PM
7:00 PM Scavenger hunt begins
11:00 PM Buses depart for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown

Friday, September 29
6:30 AM — 10:30 AM Breakfast Buffet, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
7:30 AM — 9:30 AM Committee Meetings, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Room?
7:30 AM — 9:30 AM ZRA Training Certificate Program, Module One: The Basics
Jean Miller – Training Committee, Cardinal Room
10:30 AM — 9:00 PM Zoo Day at Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
10:30 AM Bus departs DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown for the Columbus Zoo
Meet in lobby at 10:15 AM
11:00 AM Arrive at Zoo, Welcome and Conference Photo
11:30 AM — 5:00 PM Lunch, Free Time and Behind the Scenes Tours
11:30 AM — 12:30 PM IDMAG Meeting, Heart of Africa Event Center
5:00 PM — 8:30 PM Silent Auction, Cocktails and Dinner, Heart of Africa Event Center
6:15 PM — 6:30 PM Tom Stalf, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium President & CEO Welcome
6:30 PM — 7:00 PM Ohio Hellbender Partnership
Gregg Lipps, Ohio State University
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner
9:00 PM Bus departs for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown

Saturday, September 30 All Sessions held at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, LeBistro Room

7:00 AM — 11:00 AM Breakfast Buffet, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown, Hotel Restaurant
8:00 AM — 8:30 AM Annual Business Meeting Check-in
8:30 AM — 10:30 AM Annual Business Meeting and Installation of Officers 10:30 AM — 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM — 11:15 AM We’re All In This Together: The Design and Implementation Of A Large-Scale Document and Records Management System
Pari Swift, MLIS, CRM, Ohio State University
11:15 AM — 11:45 AM 2017 ZIMS Enhancements and Feature Deployments at the Saint Louis Zoo: Incomplete Accessions, Proviosonal Data and Daily Reports
Rae Lynn Haliday, MBA, CRM, Saint Louis Zoo
12:00 AM — 1:00 PM Lunch at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown; Hotel Restaurant
1:00 PM — 1:30 PM Training A Team: The Ups, Downs, and All The In-Betweens! Ashley Arimborgo, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
1:30 PM — 2:00 PM Records Management Neuroscience
Dylan Williams, Ricoh USA
2:00 PM — 2:30 PM Polar Bear Birth Management at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium: Our Path to Success
Devon Sabo, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
2:30 PM — 3:00 PM Do More With Your Data: Engaging Guests and Staff Tony Niemann, Tracks Software
3:00 PM — 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM — 3:45 PM Species360 and ZIMS Update
Nicole Errante, Species360
3:45 PM — 4:15 PM Learning Through Records, An Intern Experience
Sue Greer, Dallas Zoo
4:15 PM — 4:45 PM What Does It Mean For the Registrar When Your Zoo Leaves AZA
Heather Terrell, Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
4:45 PM — 5:00 PM Conference 2017 Closing Remarks
Conference 2018 Preview and Announcements

Sunday, October 1
8:00 AM — 7:00PM Post-Conference Trip – Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
8:00 AM — 10:00 AM Bus departs from DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown — arrives at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Meet in the Hotel Lobby at 7:45 AM
10:00 AM — 2:15 PM Tour the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo & Lunch
2:30 PM — 2:45 PM Bus departs from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo — arrives at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
2:45 PM — 5:15 PM Tour the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
5:30 PM — 7:30 PM Bus departs from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — arrives back at DoubleTree Suite


 

If you have questions about the 2017 Annual Conference Program, please contact the 2017 ZRA Annual Conference Program Chairman:
Wyn Hall at 419-389-6403 x3088 or wyn.hall@toledozoo.org.