Roundtable discussions with Q&A
Professional development workshops
by leading experts
Stephen Spear, Ph.D
Co-Chair, IUCN SSC Viper Specialist Group
SE Regional Director
The Rattlesnake Conservancy
*CME credit for presentations and some workshops under evaluation for veterinary practitioners.
C.E.O. African Snake Bite Institute
Human-snake conflict with Mozambique spitting cobras and snakebite in South Africa.
African Snake Bite Institute
Snakebite in South Africa – Challenges and opportunities
Matej and Zuzana Dolinay
Photography and videography of venomous snakes in the wild.
Sean Bush, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.
Envenomation Management Techniques.
Spencer Greene, M.D.
Emergency Physician, Medical Toxicologist
Accuracy of snake identifications by nonexperts using social media
Randy Babb, M.S.
Retired Biologist, AZGFD
Natural history and ecology of the Sonoran coralsnake.
Laura Briseño-Cázares M.S.
Biologist, Ph.D Student
A look at human-snake conflict using conservation social sciences lens.
Andrew Holycross, Ph.D
Mesa Community College and Arizona State University
Ecology of the Animas Montane Herpetofaunal Community.
Director, Henson Robinson Zoo
Venom Production: Extracting the Truth
Wolfgang Wüster, Ph.D
Professor, Bangor University
Why is snake venom composition so variable.
Executive Director, The Rattlesnake Conservancy
Using training to create community engagement in snake conservation.
Jennifer Moore, Ph.D
Professor, Grand Valley University
Research to inform conservation of threatened eastern massasauga rattlesnakes.
Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Rattlesnake Welfare Assessment Project
Anne Devan-Song, Ph.D
Oregon State University
The Role of Snake Biologists in Framing Snakebite Envenoming as a Social-ecological System
Pia Bartolini, CVT, VTS (CP-exotics)
Joseph Colbert, M.S.
William Hayes, Ph.D
Matthew Metcalf, M.S.
Stephen Spear, Ph.D
Edward J. Wozniak, DVM, Ph.D, MPH
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.