2010 ACE Conference at Paignton

ACE Programme
The programme for the 2010 ACE Conference 
 
Abstracts for Joint Day
Abstracts for the talks given on 4th November 2010 
 
Abstracts for Marketing Day 
Abstracts for the marketing talks given on 5th November

Abstracts for Education Day
Abstracts for educational talks given on 5th November 
 
Embracing Technology
Simon Mann, Chester Zoo

Protechnology Presentation
Mike Cobb, HMC Interactive

Play and Playfulness 
Elizabeth Wood, University of Exeter

Marketing Day

The Shape of Digital to Come
Mark Blayney Stuart, CIM

Marketing and the Law
Mark Blayney Stuart. CIM 

Education Day

Sign Safari
Jo Hardy and Garry Slack, Twycross Zoo

Evaluating zoos educational impacts
Eric Jensen, University of Warwick 
 
Reasoning about animals
Julia Badger, Aston University 
 
Blackpool Zoo Keeper Academy
Natalie Garrett, Blackpool Zoo

Developing online resources
Grace Kimble and Caroline Thalund, Natural History Museum

Award winners -

Tiger Day - Rebecca Willers, Shepreth

Colour me wild - Liz Brunswick, Curraghs Wildlife Park




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