Chimp SSP

Join us for three days of learning, discussing, collaborating, and experiencing all things chimpanzee!


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Featured Speakers


This year’s conference is hosted for the first time by The National Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Chimp Haven – home to over 200 chimpanzees! Speakers from the zoo, research (wild & captive) and sanctuary communities will provide a broad array of perspectives on how best to care for chimpanzees at this unique conference!

Topics include

Species Typical Behavior

Social Introductions

Behavioral Management


Positive Reinforcement Training

Diet and Nutrition

Geriatric Care

And Much More

 There will be special opportunities to tour the sanctuary and spend time with Chimp Haven staff members. Guests are also encouraged to bring items from their organization to be included in the conference’s silent auction. All proceeds will go towards the care of current and future Chimp Haven residents.

Space is limited!

Register today to guarantee yourself a spot at this unprecedented meeting and make your hotel reservation by March 4 to receive the conference rates at Hilton Shreveport.

For questions, please email

(Cancellations Policy: Event registrations can be canceled by calling 318.925.9575. Registration fees will be fully refunded if cancellations are made before March 5, 2017. Hotel reservations must be canceled directly with the hotel.)

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