Sea Otter Conservation Workshop VIII

Save the date for the Seattle Aquarium Sea Otter Conservation Workshop VIII.

March 22-24, 2013

Join the Seattle Aquarium for the largest meeting of sea otter biologists in the world at our Sea Otter Conservation Workshop. The event will feature over 50 talks, including discussions on wild sea otter biology, ecology, husbandry and conservation presented by biologists at the federal, state and nonprofit level; and updates on sea otters and facility husbandry and research from every U.S. institution that keeps sea otters. This international conference, the eighth since the Seattle Aquarium began hosting them biennially in 1999, will be attended by delegates from the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia and Japan.

To view the proceedings from the 2011 Sea Otter Conservation Workshop VII, click here.

Register here. (Staff and Volunteers can register here.)

For questions about the conference agenda or presentations, please email Dr. Shawn Larson.

Workshop Schedule

Friday, March 22   2:00pm–6:30pm
Saturday, March 23   8:30am–6:30pm
Sunday, March 24   8:30am–3:00pm


View the workshop agenda here.

Hotel Accommodations

If you are coming from out of town, our designated hotel is the Belltown Inn.

Belltown Inn
2301 3rd. Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 529-3700  Toll Free (866) 525-4704  Fax (206) 529-3701

The rate is $89 plus applicable taxes and you must call the hotel directly or email: to receive the rate. Reservations made through 3rd party channels will not be honored at the preferred rate.