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Inspiring Change, with WAZA and Monterey Bay Aquarium

How WAZA, Wellington Zoo and Monterey Bay Aquarium lead sustainability efforts in zoos and aquariums by example.

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greenloop is the world’s first conference looking specifically at sustainability in visitor attractions, taking place 20-21 April, 2021.

Our international line-up features speakers leading sustainability programmes at some of the world’s leading visitor attractions, from major museums to theme parks and Expos, who will outline best practice, highlight key initiatives and developments. See our agenda here.

Our Inspiring Change session is at 6pm BST on Wednesday 21 April.

WAZA and Wellington Zoo

Karen Fifield, Chief Executive, Wellington Zoo & Chair of the WAZA Ethics and Animal Welfare Committee, joins greenloop to present WAZA’s new sustainability strategy.

Karen has been Chief Executive of Wellington Zoo since 2006 and is a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit MNZM for Business and Animal Welfare.

She chairs the WAZA Ethics and Animal Welfare Committee. During her career Karen has won several awards for her work on sustainability. She was named Wellingtonian of the Year in the Environment category in 2010.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

David Rosenberg is Vice President of Monterey Bay Aquarium. He joins greenloop to talk about the Aquarium’s mission to inspire conservation of the ocean, leading by example and the Aquarium Conservation Partnership.

David Rosenberg, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Responsible for the strategic planning, implementation and operations of Monterey Bay Aquarium, David is credited with transforming the aquarium into a world-class attraction. Its mission is to inspire the conservation of the ocean.

In 2015, he was awarded IAAPA’s Outstanding Service Award, and he went on to serve as the 2019 Chairman of the Board of Directors for IAAPA.

He is also an active member of AZA.


We recognise these are challenging times for many in our industry and so have £24 (incl UK VAT) tickets for operators, institutions, students and job seekers.

Standard tickets are available at £72 (incl UK VAT) each.

Blooloop is supporting EARTHDAY.ORG and has committed to plant a tree for every greenloop ticket sold, and in addition, donate 5% of our ticketing revenue to EarthDay’s climate literacy programme.

All sessions will be live. Recordings will only be available to ticket holders.

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Alice Sarsfield-Hall

Alice is Sales and Events Manager and looks after Blooloop’s clients, new business and events. She studied English Literature and French at the University of Leeds. A Disney and Harry Potter geek, you can usually find her reading, baking or at a museum.

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