Calling All Animal Lovers - Disney Guest Speaker- Dr. Jackie Ogden

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Disney Guest Speaker

Dr. Jacqueline Ogden is currently Vice President of Animals, Science and Environment Animal Programs and Environmental Initiatives for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. She received her Ph.D. in general/experimental psychology, with a specialization in animal behavior, from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1992. Her background includes animal behavior research, education, animal management, and people management. Her research has focused on the impact of zoo-type environments on both human and non-human animals – including the impact these environments have our guests conservation-related knowledge, attitudes/affect, and behavior. In her current position, Jackie has oversight responsibility for animal collections across Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, including direct animal care, veterinary care, and education, scientific and conservation programs. Additionally, she has oversight of environmental integration initiatives across Disney Parks, including ensuring accomplishment of environmental goals and targets.

She will be visiting UCF's Sanford Lake Mary Campus to speak about her work, how she got there, and to answer any question anyone may have.

This is opened to all public. If you have any questions contact the President of Integrated minds Jay Barreto.

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