VENOMOUS
HERPETOLOGY
SYMPOSIUM
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September 14-17, 2022

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Engaging presentations
Roundtable discussions with Q&A
Professional development workshops
by leading experts

Panel Discussions

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Highlighted Speakers

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Workshop Leader

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Workshops

Workshop Leader

Stephen Spear, Ph.D

U.S.G.S.
Co-Chair, IUCN SSC Viper Specialist Group

Tiffany Bright

SE Regional Director
The Rattlesnake Conservancy

San Antonio, Texas

*CME credit for presentations and some workshops under evaluation for veterinary practitioners.

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Johan Marais

C.E.O. African Snake Bite Institute

Human-snake conflict with Mozambique spitting cobras and snakebite in South Africa.

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Bianca Theron

African Snake Bite Institute

Snakebite in South Africa – Challenges and opportunities

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Matej and Zuzana Dolinay

Living Zoology

Photography and videography of venomous snakes in the wild.

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Sean Bush, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.

Emergency Physician

Envenomation Management Techniques.

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Spencer Greene, M.D.

Emergency Physician, Medical Toxicologist

Accuracy of snake identifications by nonexperts using social media

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Randy Babb, M.S.

Retired Biologist, AZGFD

Natural history and ecology of the Sonoran coralsnake.

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Laura Briseño-Cázares M.S.

Biologist, Ph.D Student

A look at human-snake conflict using conservation social sciences lens.

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Andrew Holycross, Ph.D

Mesa Community College and Arizona State University

Ecology of the Animas Montane Herpetofaunal Community.

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Doug Hotle

Director, Henson Robinson Zoo

Venom Production: Extracting the Truth

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Wolfgang Wüster, Ph.D

Professor, Bangor University

Why is snake venom composition so variable.

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Tony Daly-Crews

Executive Director, The Rattlesnake Conservancy

Using training to create community engagement in snake conservation.

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Jennifer Moore, Ph.D

Professor, Grand Valley University

Research to inform conservation of threatened eastern massasauga rattlesnakes.

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Jessi Krebs

Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Rattlesnake Welfare Assessment Project

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Anne Devan-Song, Ph.D

 Oregon State University

The Role of Snake Biologists in Framing Snakebite Envenoming as a Social-ecological System

Additional presenters

Pia Bartolini, CVT, VTS (CP-exotics)
Cody Bartolini
Tiffany Bright
Joseph Colbert, M.S.
Saunders Drukker
William Hayes, Ph.D
Matthew Metcalf, M.S.
Ray Morgan
Stephen Spear, Ph.D
Edward J. Wozniak, DVM, Ph.D, MPH



 

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Jared Holmes

Biologist and Educator, Selah-Bamberger Ranch Preserve

Conservation and History of Southwestern Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.

Attendees book your behind the scenes tour at San Antonio Zoo here.