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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE UPDATES & CHANGES: As a result of the prolonged government shutdown, we experienced a number of cancellations and changes to the schedule. Cancellations and changes are listed here (as of January 26, 2019). 

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Kent Bekker

Toledo Zoo
Kent Bekker is the director of Conservation and Research at the Toledo Zoo.  Kent earned his Master of Science from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and his Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.  Kent worked in the Toledo Zoo’s Department of Herpetology prior to his position in conservation.  His local conservation work began with native reptiles and amphibians, initiatives which have continued over the past several years.  In additional to the Conservation Department, Kent oversees the Animal Health & Nutrition and the Education departments at the Toledo Zoo.