37th International Herpetological Symposium

 

Riverside, CA USA
July 16 - July 19, 2014

 
Timberline, ExoTerra and International Herpetological Symposium Inc. invite you to attend the
37th Annual Meeting of the International
Herpetological Symposium at The Mission Inn
Hotel & Spa in Riverside, California.


Schedule of Events:   Three days of presentations on Herpetology, Herpetoculture, and Reptile Veterinary Medicine, sponsored by Timberline, ExoTerra and the International Herpetological Symposium Inc.

The IHS Vendor tables will be open to the public and to IHS registrants at no charge during the entire conference with an incredibly diverse selection of herpetocultural supplies, artwork, books, and other items.

The vendor room will be open from 9:00 - 4:00 pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday to everyone, including the general public!



---------- Wednesday - July 16, 2014 ----------

7:00 pm IHS Registration Table opens in the IHS VIP Suite.

Please check in to receive your registration and information packet.

Casual Reception/Icebreaker begins in IHS VIP Suite at the hotel. Free refreshments, beer and lots of fun and casual conversation.


---------- Thursday - July 17, 2014 ----------

Registration table will be open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

9:00 - 4:00 pm 2014 IHS SILENT AUCTION Winners announced at 4:00 pm

9:00 – 9:15 am Opening Remarks & Introductions- Ken Foose, IHS President

9:15 - 10:00 am Keynote Address - Ernie Wagner

10:00 - 4:00 pm International Herpetology Symposium Speakers

4:00 pm Vendor Room closes.

Buses will leave shortly after for the Los Angeles Zoo.



---------- Friday - July 18, 2014 ----------

Registration table will be open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the lecture hall

9:00 - 4:00 pm 2014 IHS SILENT AUCTION Winners announced at 4:00 pm.

9:00 - 5:00 pm Talks all day - Speakers

4:00 pm Vendor Room closes.

6:30 - 7:00 pm Visit the vendor room and enjoy a drink in the hospitality room!

8:00 - 9:00 pm Speaker John Tashjian on Herpers and their Collections


---------- Saturday - July 19, 2014 ----------

9:00 - 4:00 pm Talks all day - Speakers

11:15 - 11:30 am Morning Break

12:30 - 2:00 pm Lunch Break

4:00 pm Vendor Room closes.

4:30 - 4:45 pm Afternoon Break

5:00 pm The IHS 2014 Banquet

6:15 pm Banquet Speaker: ________

7:00 pm Presentation of the Joe Laszlo Award

2014 IHS LIVE AUCTION Don’t miss this fun and important event! We have a lot of fun, drink a bit, and raise a lot of money to benefit the IHS and its grants program and other projects! * If you are interested in donating unique or interesting herp-related items for this or future auctions, please contact Eric Thiss at zoobooks@acegroup.cc.

Closing Remarks - Ken Foose, IHS President



UNOFFICIAL ACTIVITES

---------- Sunday - July 20, 2014 ----------

Information, directions, and sign up sheets will be available for people interested in night herping or coordinating visits to the La Brea Tar Pits, Forever Wild, the San Diego Zoo, Natural History Museum (live animal care), Natural History Museum (collections) and convenient nearby desert herping (no collecting, please) on Sunday, July 20th.

---------- Tuesday - July 15, 2014 ---------- Information and directions will also be available Tuesday night for people interested in visiting these locations on Wednesday, July 16



Special thanks to the
2014 IHS
Super Sponsors


Timberline


Exo-Terra



Map of IHS and LA ZOO


2014 IHS Sponsors

Reptiles By Mack

Phoenix Reptile Expo 2012

LLL Reptile

ECO Universe

Exotic Pets

Reptile Specialties

TSK (the Snake Keeper)

Mr. Bob Krause


Zoo Med

Ty Park



 

REGISTRATION
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Transportation Sharing
Check the IHS Face Book page or contact Theresa atoldherper@tds.net if you are interested in sharing the costs of a rental car for the time in CA.



Room Sharing
Check the IHS Face Book page or contact Theresa atoldherper@tds.net if you are interested in sharing the cost of a hotel room for the symposium.
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The Mission Inn
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

For IHS attendees
only $119 per night.

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