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2013 Registration

Mid-year meeting (June 27th – 29th) registration

$90 per person if received by May 15th

$110 per person if received after May 15th

Husbandry course (June 23rd – 26th) registration

$100 if received by May 15th

$120 if received after May 15th

*course registration closes June 1st

Course discount (June 23rd – 29th)

If you are attending both, you qualify for the course discount of:

$145 if received by May 15th

$165 if received after May 15th

All registration will be through the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Click here to register


Mail, email or fax completed registration forms to:

ATTN: Diana Dodge
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
370 Zoo Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Fax: (904) 757-4463
Email: dodged@jacksonvillezoo.org

Questions? Please email felidtag2013@jacksonvillezoo.org.

Hotel information

Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk Hotel
1515 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 396-5100
Check in: 3:00 PM
Check out: 12:00 PM

Rates:

Double standard non-Smoking room

Single rate: $89
Double rate: $89
Triple rate: $99
Quad rate: $109

We received a special discounted rate for this meeting under the group name FELIDTAG. Please mention this group name when making reservations. The last date to reserve rooms under this group name is May 24th.

Riverview rooms may be requested at check in for an additional $10.00 per night based on availability on the day of check in.

Discount valet parking is $10.00 per day/night with unlimited in and out access. Event parking during the day is $5.00.

Concessions and amenities:

Breakfast for up to 2 people included in room rate
Complimentary wireless internet
Outdoor pool
24-hour fitness center
24-hour business center
Restaurant and lounge open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Fully stocked bar
Recreational area with billiards and foosball table
Great view of the St. John's river, downtown Jacksonville, as well as Everbank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars
There are a few restaurants in walking distance and the hotel is a short taxi ride away from the Jacksonville Landing and the historic 5-points/Riverside areas
Water taxis are also available on the St. John's river

Shuttle service between the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk hotel

In an effort to be green as well as make shuttle transport between airport and hotel inexpensive for conference attendees, we've set up a shuttle service with Checkered Cab that will maximize the number of people per shuttle and reduce the number of shuttles needed. A normal taxi ride between the airport and hotel would be $35-40 one way. However, our current one-way rate through Checkered Cab will be:


2 passengers: $33 total for both
Each passenger after 2 will be an additional $8

So if there are:
1 passenger, the total fare will = $33
2 passengers, the total fare will = $33
3 passengers = $41
4 passengers = $49
5 passengers = $57
6 passengers = $65
7 passengers = $73
8 passengers = $81
No more than 8 passengers per shuttle
Tips certainly accepted

There are 2 ways you can arrange this service:

  1. You can schedule your shuttle yourself by calling (904) 345-3333 and mentioning the code words "Zoo Conference" to get the discount. If there are any troubles, Mary, the sales manager can help you as she sets up the service.
  2. OR
  3. You can email Tirzah Nichols at TirzahMarie15@gmail.com by June 15th to have her set up the shuttle service and try to group people together depending on time of arrival. Include the following in your email:

    Your name
    Your institution
    Your airline and flight number for arrival into JAX
    Your preferred pick-up date and time from the airport to go to the hotel
    Your airline and flight number for departure from JAX
    Your preferred departure date and time from the hotel to the airport
    A contact phone number

Tirzah will confirm your shuttle request when received. Within the week before the conference, Tirzah will get back to you with instructions of where and when to connect with your shuttle and how many are confirmed per shuttle, maximizing the number of people, as well as minimizing your cost. Using this method, you may be subject to a brief wait upon arrival at Jacksonville Airport, or be required to leave a little earlier for your departure to the Jacksonville Airport to meet up with your scheduled shuttle appointments. Plan on bringing cash as the total fare will be split amongst everyone in the shuttle.