Gateway to Animal Excellence
42nd Annual AAZK National Conference
September 27-October 1, 2015 

You can learn, share, and connect with colleagues from the zoo and aquarium community at the 2015 AAZK National Conference in St. Louis. 

Conference Schedule

See Conference Schedule.


See Conference Registration.

Chapter Sponsorship Levels

Dear Fellow AAZK Chapter Members:

With the 2015 AAZK National Conference right around the corner, St. Louis AAZK would like to ask for additional support from your chapter due to the wonderful outpouring of conference registrants. We are working very hard to make this an incredible conference and that the professional development and networking opportunities exceed your expectations.

See Chapter Challenge Levels for more information. Feel free to contact me at or (314) 494-1552 for any questions or to secure a sponsorship level. 

Thank you! See you in St. Louis soon!

Erin Tully, Conference Co-Chair
President, St. Louis AAZK

Hotel Reservations

The 2015 AAZK National Conference will be held at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. Find out all about St. Louis.

See Accommodations section for details. Please reserve your room(s) by September 4 in order to receive the AAZK special rate.

Papers, Posters, Abstracts

See Information for Presenters.


Silent Auction

Calling for auction item donations.

Pre- and Post-Conference Trips

See Trips.


See Events and Networking.


For more information, contact Christy Poelker, Conference Chair, at

See more about our AAZK St. Louis Chapter.