Program

​Tuesday 2nd May 2017
09:00    Registration with tea & coffee
09:30    Welcome and house keeping
10:00    Keynote Lars Versteege – Collection management and rhinos
10:45    Vincent van Dalen – Moving and managing our rhino herd: an adventure
11:05    Ben Ratcliffe & Will Shortridge – Care of elderly white rhino at Colchester Zoo
11:25    Discussion groups
11:45    Thijs van den Houten – Body condition scoring for rhinos
12:00    Lunch
13:00    Tour & practical session
15:00    Discussion groups
15:20    Break with refreshments
15:40    Benny van Dyck – Training young rhinos
16:00    Karen Stiven – Vital pulpotomy on a greater one horned rhinoceros at Edinburgh Zoo
16:40    Discussion groups and questions
18:00    Workshop finished for the day
18:30    Welcome guests at Oewanja lodge
19:20    Dinner
21:00    ‘Blijdrop by night’ tour
22:30    Drinks
23:30    End of the first day

Wednesday 3 May 2017
09:00    Tea & coffee
09:30    Welcome and house keeping
10:00    Linda van Sonsbeek & Melle van Iperen – Iron storage disease
10:30    Linda van Sonsbeek – Progesterone measuring and management
11:00    Cindy Burton – Dehorning rhinos in Africa
11:20    Jack Gradidge – Rhinos of Indonesia
11:40    Discussion groups
12:00    Lunch
13:00    Tour & practical session
15:00    Discussion groups
15:30    Break with refreshments
15:50    Benny van Dyck – Changing an old facility into a modern one for better husbandry: The results
16:10   Berry White – Group dynamics and black rhino
16:30    Discussion groups and questions
17:00    End of the workshop