We are delighted to announce that the Felid Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) Mid-year Meeting will be cohosted by the Oakland & San Francisco Zoos in Berkeley, California, July 18-25, 2020. Find detailed conference information, including accomodations, here! 

The Felid TAG Foundational Husbandry Course (the first course) and Taxon Advisory Group meetings will be followed by a post-conference Animal Welfare Workshop.

Updated Felid TAG 2020 program:
Felid Husbandry Course: July 18-21, 2020
SSP meetings: July 19, 2020
Regional Collection Planning (invite only): July 20-21, 2020
Felid Taxon Advisory Group presentations/meetings: July 21-23, 2020
Post-conference Animal Welfare Workshop: July 24-25, 2020

The 24/7 Animal Welfare across Lifespan Workshop is presented by Sabrina Brando, the director of AnimalConcepts and a Research Associate with the Smithsonian Institution. This workshop is a collaboration between AnimalConcepts based in Spain and the University of Stirling in Scotland

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The Felid TAG offers two Memorial Scholarships in loving memory of Ashlee Pfaff and Stacey Konwiser. Scholarship applications will be available for submission from January 1st -February 1st .  Please see attachments for detailed course and scholarship application information. Course registration will follow.

We are looking forward to Felid TAG 2020. Updates will come via the Felid TAG AZA Network and the Felid TAG website, so check back often!

Important dates:

· 1/2/2020 – 2/1/2020 - Scholarship application period for Husbandry Course

· 2/15/2020 - Husbandry Course Registration opens. 

· 3/1/2020 – Felid TAG Registration and Felid Welfare Workshop Registration opens

· 6/26/2020 – Last day to receive group discount on hotel reservations. *The hotel reservation link can be used for booking July 18-25, 2020. Call hotel directly to reserve days before/after to receive the conference rate (based on availability).*

We are looking for sponsorships to help keep host and registration fees low. Please consider joining us as a sponsor for Felid TAG 2020.

We hope everybody is having a wonderful New Year! We are looking forward to hosting you in the San Francisco Bay Area!