About the International Gorilla Workshop

Join us in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains for the 2018 International Gorilla Workshop October 28-31, 2018. This conference will feature inspiring keynote speakers, insightful sessions, an engaging (and hands-on) enrichment workshop and the opportunity to visit Zoo Knoxville and Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens. During your off-hours, enjoy the vibrant hospitality of downtown Knoxville, which offers an array of dining, shopping and entertainment to make your visit just about perfect.

Please note all conference programming will be held in English.

Travel Information



Located just 12 miles from downtown Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport is one of the most convenient and accessible regional airports in the nation. Click below for updated flight information.

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Crowne Plaza

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located steps away from Market Square. In less than one square mile, downtown Knoxville has 80 restaurants, shopping where you will find local and specialty items, theaters, museums, parks 
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For more information about downtown Knoxville and surrounding areas, please visit visitknoxville.org 

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Registration Information

IGW Full Registration

October 28-31, 2018


IGW Pre-workshop event - SOLD OUT

October 28, 2018


IGW Pre-workshop Icebreaker Only

October 28, 2018


IGW Day 1 Registration

October 29, 2018


IGW Day 2 Registration

October 30, 2018


IGW Day 3 Registration

October 31, 2018


IGW Post-workshop event

November 1, 2018