Wildlife Conservation Expo 2014

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The world's leading wildlife conservationists will come together in San Francisco to share their stories of saving wildlife around the world with you at the annual Wildlife Conservation Expo. 

View the Wildlife Conservation Expo Brochure. 

For questions about the Expo, please email info@wildnet.org

Directions & Parking | Public Transportation 

Expo Speaker Schedule

Speaker schedule subject to change - please visit this page for future updates.


Robertson Auditorium - 2nd Floor

Fisher Banquet Room - Ground Floor

10:00 - 11:00am

Welcome by Charles Knowles & Dr. Jean-Gael Collomb
Wildlife Conservation Network

Frank Pope
Save the Elephants

Simulcast from upstairs auditorium.

11:00 - 11:30am



11:30am - 12:30pm

Rebecca Klein
Cheetah Conservation Botswana 

Dr. Gay Reinartz
Milwaukee Zoo's Bonobo & Congo Biodiversity Initiative

Belinda Mackey & Peter Lalampaa
Grevy's Zebra Trust

Dr. James Sanderson
Small Cat Conservation Alliance

12:30 - 1:30pm

(A $15 boxed lunch will be available for purchase)


1:30 - 2:30pm

Jim Thomas
Tenkile Conservation Alliance (tree kangaroos)

Dr. Colleen Begg
Niassa Lion Project

Lillian Villalba & Dr. Mauro Lucherini
Andean Cat Alliance

Dr. Laurie Marker
Cheetah Conservation Fund

2:30 - 3:00pm



3:00 - 4:00pm

Dr. Claudio Sillero
Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Program

Peter Blinston
Painted Dog Conservation

Rosamira Guillen
Proyecto Tití (cotton-top tamarins)

Dr. Joanna Alfaro-Shigueto
ProDelphinus (sea turtles)

4:00 - 4:30pm



4:30 - 5:30pm

Elena Bykova
Saiga Conservation Alliance

Dr. Steven Amstrup
Polar Bears International

Shivani Bhalla
Ewaso Lions

Dr. Rodney Jackson
Snow Leopard Conservancy


In recognition of Generous Support:



For more information on marketing your company at the 2014 Expo as a corporate sponsor, please see our sponsorship packet or email Joyce Wang

Exhibiting Organizations 

Act for Great Apes

Action for Cheetahs in Kenya

Africa Matters

African People & Wildlife Fund

African Wildlife Foundation

American Cetacean Society, San Francisco Bay Chapter

California Wolf Center

Care for Karamoja

Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Ocean Awareness

Defenders of Wildlife

Denver Zoological Foundation

Elephants for Africa

Exotic Feline Breeding Compound

Felidae Conservation Fund

Feline Conservation Federation

Friends of Bonobos

Friends of the Sea Otter

Generation Awakening

Golden Gate Audubon

Hirola Conservation Program

Lewa Conservancy

Mountain Lion Foundation

New Nature Foundation

Northern Jaguar Project

Oakland Zoo

Paso Pacifico

Primate Education Network

Project for Wildlife and Apes Conservation

Rainforest Trust

Red Panda Network

River Otter Ecology Project

Ruaha Carnivore Project

San Francisco Zoo

Save the Frogs


Silent Heroes

Snow Leopard Trust

Sonoma Birding

St Louis Zoo's WildCare Institute

Tasmanian Carnivore Conservancy

Turtle Survival Alliance

Uganda Carnivore Program

United States Wolf Refuge

Ventana Wildlife Society

Wild Equity Institute


Women for Conservation

Working Dogs for Conservation

World Wildlife Fund


Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Expo easy to find?
Yes! The Expo is located near AT&T Park, at the eastern edge of the city. It can be easily accessed from the major freeways and public transportation. Please click here for directions and visit www.511.org for public transportation information.

Is there parking at the Expo?
Yes! There are two large parking garages in the area. The Mission Bay Conference Center (Expo venue) has its own attached multi-level garage. Parking is $3.50 per hour. There is a second surface-level garage located one block east for $2.50 per day but this lot has minimal spaces available and we cannot guarantee availability.

Will there be food at the Expo?
Yes, there will be snacks and drinks available for purchase all day until 6:00pm. A boxed lunch will be available for purchase for $15 at the event. Lunch will be available from 12:30-1:30pm. Please note the café can get overwhelmed at times.

Can I bring my kids?
Children are welcome at the Expo however the presentations are geared towards adults. Children over 8 years old may find some of the presentations interesting. Children must be supervised at all times.

What if I miss an Expo presentation?
All of the presentations will be available online here on our website after the Expo. You may see previous year's presentations by clicking here.


Saturday, October 11, 2014


10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens St, San Francisco, CA