The 15th symposium of SAGA will be held from November 17-18, 2012 in Sapporo.

It gives us great pleasure to express that SAGA15 finished with great success. We would like to thank everyone for their kind attendance.

The 15th symposium of Support for African/Asian Great Apes(SAGA) will be held from November 17-18, 2012 in Sapporo, Hokkaido. On the first day, all events will be held at Sapporo City University. On the second day, all events will be held at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo. The oral and poster presentations will be given in Japanese or English.

They include a wide range of topics including such as research, conservation, and animal welfare of all great apes.
No participation fee is necessary for everyone, but admission fee for Sapporo Maruyama Zoo is required.
SAGA welcomes anyone who wants to join the symposium.
SAGA15 flyer

Further information is available at the SAGA15 website:

What is SAGA?

SAGA logo
SAGA(Support for African/Asian Great Apes) is a non-profit organization in Japan.
Their members include primatologists, zoo professionals, veterinarians and conservationists.
They have hosted anual symposium to promote their scientific understanding of all great apes.
For further information, please visit SAGA website: http://www.saga-jp.org/indexe.html