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Speaking Schedule

Interested in having Dr. Crean speak at your event?  You can read more about having him travel to your locale at www.beaksbirdhouse.com/speaking.html.  Please contact him if you have any questions or special requests.

2019 (Additional dates being added, so check back!)
January 12-13 Knoxville, TN U of T College of Veterinary Medicine Conference
January 25-26 Houston, TX National Parrot Rescue & Preservation Foundation
February 14-16 Columbus, GA GSTA Conference
March 1 Brookfield, I Chicago Zoological Society/Life Science Institute
March 6-7 Tinley Park, IL Connections Conference
March 7-9 Madison, WI WSST Conference
March 14-15 Dickinson, ND Dickinson State University/NDSTA Conference
 
2018
January 13-15 New York, NY College Board Science Development
January 26-27 Houston, TX Houston Parrot Festival
February 23-24 Brookfield, IL Next Gen Science Workshop @ Brookfield Zoo
March 2 Brookfield, IL Life Science Institute @ Brookfield Zoo
March 4 Springfield, IL Illinois Bird Fanciers
March 15-18 Atlanta, GA National Science Teachers Conference
March 23-24 Brookfield, IL Next Gen Science Workshop @ Brookfield Zoo
March 28 Culver City, CA West Los Angeles Bird Society
April 6-7 Brookfield, IL Next Gen Science Workshop @ Brookfield Zoo
April 20-22 Auckland, New Zealand Parrot Society of New Zealand
May 5-6 Asheville, NC Phoenix Landing Wellness Retreat
May 12 Easton, PA Lehigh Valley Bird Expo
June 14-15 San Diego, CA MindFueled Conference
June 16-17 Arlington Heights, IL Parrot Stars Grand Opening Workshops
June 18-21 Brookfield, IL Chicage Zoological Society Storylining Workshop
July 20-21 Little Rock, AR National Science Teachers Congress
July 22-28 Chevy Chase, MD Conference on Biological Regulations, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
August 5 Springfield, IL Illini Bird Fanciers
August 16-19  San Antonio, TX American Federation of Aviculture Annual Conference
September 14 Glenview, IL Storylining Workshop
September 16 Bellbrook, OH Sugar Creek Bird event
October 8 Cheyenne, WY Storylining Workshop
October 19 Tinley Park, IL ISTA Conference
October 26 Glenview, IL North Shore Ecosystem Working Group
November Troy, MI Next Gen Science Workshop
Nov. 8-11 San Diego, CA National Biology Teachers Conference
Nov. 10 San Diego, CA Avian Rehabilitation Center Nutrition Workshop
Dec. 7-8 Brookfield, IL Chicago Zoological Society Assessment Training
 
2017
January 18-19 Richmond, VA Great Minds Meeting
February 3-5 Los Angeles, CA College Board Meetings
February 18-20  Nashville, TN Nashville Zoo
February 22-25 Atlanta, GA IAATE Conference
March 31 - April 2 Los Angeles, CA National Science Teachers Conference
April 2 San Diego, CA Parrot Education & Adoption Center
April 5 Culver City, CA West Los Angeles Bird Club & Rescue
April 9 Mishawaka, IN Michiana Bird Society
April 23 Racine, WI Greater Racine Avicultural Society
April 29 Madison Heights / Detroit, MI Motor City Bird Expo
May 6 LaGrange, IL Life Science Institute
May 13 Sacramento, CA The Bird Shop
May 19-20 Laconia, NH MISTICON – Harry Potter Conference
June 3 Indianapolis, IN Hoosier Feathered Friends Club
July 1 Seattle, WA Northwest Bird Expo
August 3-7 Tucson, AZ American Federation of Aviculture Conference
September 23 Newport News, VA Peninsula Bird Society Expo
Oct. 7 Long Island, NY Long Island Parrot Society Expo
Oct. 21 Charlotte, NC Parrot University
Oct. 27 Dekalb, IL Illinois Science Education Conference 
Oct. 28 St Charles, IL National Bird Show and Expo
Nov. 9 - 11 St Louis, MO National Association of Biology Teachers Conference
Nov. 11-12 St Louis, MO Gateway Parrot Society
 
2016
January 10 Fort Lauderdale, FL Private Institutional Consults
February 14 Michawaka, IN Michiana Bird Society
March 19 Middletown, CT Connecticut Parrot Society Featherfest
April 1 Nashville, TN National Science Teachers Association
April 24 Tulsa, OK Oklahoma Avicultural Society
June 1-5 Orlando/Tampa, FL Private consultations 
June 14-18 New York, NY College Board National Science Advisory Panel meeting
July 15 Reno, NV NSTA Summer Institute on NGSS Implementation
July 16 Reno, NV Private seminar - Avian Nutrition
July 23-26 Denver, CO National Congress on Science Education
August 4-6 Hartford-Comwell, CT AFA Annual Convention
Oct. 1-2 Seattle, WA Seattle Parrot Expo
Oct. 8-9 Sylvania, OH The Animal Behavior Center
Oct. 10 Indian Creek, MI Indian Creek Zoo Workshop/Tour
Nov. 3-5 Denver, CO National Association of Biology Teachers Conference
Nov. 10-12 San Antonio, TX Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching
Dec. 2-3 Saint Charles, IL Holiday Bird Expo @ the National Bird Show
 
2015
January 17-18 New York, NY National Science Advisory Panel
January 18 New York, NY Wingin' It Aviary
January 23-25 Houston, TX Houston Parrot Festival
February 5-6 Brookfield, IL Chicago Zoological Society
March 9 Chicago, IL NSELA Conference
March 13 Chicago, IL National Science Teachers Convention
March 20 Villa Park, IL Greater Chicago Bird Club
March 31 Sacramento, CA The Bird Shop
April 2 Berkeley, CA Your Basic Bird (dowload flyer here)
April 3 South San Franciso, CA Contra Costa Avian Society
(dowload flyer here)
April 25 Brookfield, IL Chicago Zoological Society
May 2 Springfield, VA Phoenix Landing
May 3 Baltimore, MD Phoenix Landing
May 17 Springfield, IL Illini Bird Fanciers Bird Fair
May 23 Laconia, NH MISTI-con
May 30 St. Charles, IL Midwest Bird Expo
June 19 Villa Park, IL Greater Chicago Cage Bird Club
July 29-Aug. 1 Rosemont, IL AFA Annual Convention
August 9 Fresno, CA Central California Avian Society
August 15 Medina, OH OHPA Bird Fair
September 20 Springfield, IL Illini Bird Fanciers
October 3-4 Sylvania, OH Animal Behavior Center Seminar
October 18 St. Louis, MO Gateway Parrot Club
October 22 Chicago, IL  Presidential Award for Science Teaching Dinner
October 23-24 Tinley Park, IL Illinois Science Education Conference
November 6-7 Brookfield, IL Chicago Zoological Society
December 3-5 Saint Charles, IL National Bird Show
 
2014
January 31 Lombard, IL The Avicultural Society of Chicagoland
February 16 St. Louis, MO Gateway Parrot Society
March 1 Springfield, VA Phoenix Landing
March 2 Baltimore, MD Phoenix Landing
March 25 Lodi, CA Cedar Hill Bird Store
March 28 Clayton, CA Rodie’s Feed Store
March 29 Sacramento, CA The Bird Shop
April 2-4 Boston, MA National Science Teachers Convention
April 5 Manchester, NH Parrot Society of New England
April 6 Boston, MA Northeastern Avicultural Society
April 18 Villa Park, IL Greater Chicago Caged Bird Club
May 17 Western Springs, IL Avian Veterinary Roundtable
June 22 Tulsa, OK Oklahoma Avicultural Society & Tulsa Zoo
July 12-13 Sylvania, OH Animal Behavior Center
July 19 Frederick, MD Phoenix Landing
July 20 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Bird Fanciers Club
July 31-August 2 Portland, OR American Federation of Aviculture Convention
August 23-24 St. Louis, MO All American Hookbill Fair
October 12-13 Burlington, NJ Parrot Palooza
October 17 Villa Park, IL Greater Chicago Caged Bird Club
October 26 Chicago, IL Notabaert Nature Museum
November 7 Orlando, FL National Science Teachers Association
December 6 Lancaster, PA Lancaster Bird Expo
 
2013
March 28 San Francisco, CA San Francisco Zoo
May 12 St. Charles, IL Midwest Bird Expo
June 25 Brookfield, IL Chicago Zoological Society
July 16 San Francisco, CA San Francisco Zoo
July 18 Lodi, CA Cedar Hills Bird Store
July 20 Sacramento, CA The Bird Shop
July 26 Concord, CA Contra Costa Avian Society
August 14-16 Raleigh, NC American Federation of Aviculture Convention
November 20 Atlanta, GA National Association of Biology Teachers Convention
 
2012
October 9 New York, NY Long Island Parrot Society Expo
November 1 Dallas, TX National Association of Biology Teachers
December 15 Lodi, CA Cedar Hill Birds
December 17 Santa Rosa, CA Safari West Animal Park