HErpeton 2019 Schedule, June 6-9

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Where: Marriott Courtyard

595 Hotel Circle South,  San Diego, California 92108


Website: www.Herpeton.org


CONFERENCE VIDEOGRAPHER: Brian Kusko, Triple B Reptiles


THURSDAY June 6

Icebreaker 6pm -9 pm 


FRIDAY-SATURDAY June 7-8  

9 am -5 pm with hour lunch break


Preliminary List of Topics and Confirmed Speakers. Many more to come on veterinary medicine, rare amphibians, turtles and more…. 


Actual talk titles and abstracts will be published on the Herpeton website in March. Talk schedule will be posted in May.


Opening talk Allen Repashy and Philippe de Vosjoli


Ficus Species for Vivariums Jim Sherman 


BION as a Center for Creating Reserve Populations of Rare Species, with a Focus on Parson’s Chameleon. Petr Nechas (author, chameleon expert, BION, Ukraine)


Overview of New Caledonian Mossy Geckos (Mniarogekko) Andrew Gilpin


Principles and Formulations of Bioactive Substrates Taylor Roush


Husbandry and Propagation of Egernia Allen Repashy


The Status of Phyllomedusine treefrogs in the Amphibian Hobby Mike Ready


Herpetoculture Costa Rica Style. Quetzal Dwyer (Reptilandia,, Costa Rica)


Newts and Salamanders in Herpetoculture Jay Sommers


Carpet and Centralian Pythons. Nick Mutton (Inland Reptile) 


Proactive Herpetoculture. Jordan Russell


Husbandry and of Propagation of the Borneo Earless Monitor. Rob Nixon


BION Terrarium Center as a business and breeding operation. Dmitri Tkachev (BION, Ukraine)


Resistance of Snakes to Venomous Snakebite and Medical Applications. Donald Schultz 


The value of private hobbyists in th conservation of species diversity in amphibians. Evgenie Ryboltovsky (Zoocom, Russia).


Indigos and Cribos. John Michels /Chris Rodriguez (Black Pearl Reptiles)


Kokedama Modular Vivarium Design. Craig Barnhart


Mixed Species Vivariums Philippe de Vosjoli


Rear-fanged snakes Overview of species available to hobbyists (Boiga, Philodryas, Thrasops, Hydrodynastes, others) Speakers TBA


SATURDAY JUNE 8 

Banquet + Presentations. 6 pm-10 pm


Madagascar. Emmanuel van Heygen (Exo Terra)


Photographic Presentation: Herpetocultural Conservation Multiple speakers


‘Legends’ Awards Presentations


SUNDAY JUNE 9 9am -1pm


The Future of Herpetoculture Round table


Present and Upcoming Legal and Regulatory Challenges of Herpetoculture


Why Herpetoculture Should be an Integral Part of our Educational System


Closing talk Allen Repashy/Philippe de Vosjoli

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