Jul
25
Thu
Best Friends National Conference 2019 @ Hilton Anatole Hotel
Jul 25 all-day

At the conference, you’ll get the chance to learn, share and connect with like-minded animal lovers from around the country. With workshops and speakers on nearly every aspect of the no-kill movement, the conference has something for everyone. You’ll be joined by more than a thousand fellow animal lovers, united by a passion for saving the lives of homeless pets.

Aug
5
Mon
2019 TN Animal Care & Control Conference @ Crowne Plaza Knoxville
Aug 5 – Aug 6 all-day

This educational conference brings together animal control officers, humane investigators, animal care staff, shelter managers/executive directors, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, rescue workers, and animal advocates from throughout the State of Tennessee and other areas of the Southeast for an opportunity to learn, network and discover new methods, tools and services for improving their ability to help animals.

Aug
8
Thu
2019 New Mexico Humane Conference @ Embassy Suites - Albuquerque
Aug 8 – Aug 10 all-day

The New Mexico Humane Conference, hosted annually by Animal Humane New Mexico, is a multi-day educational event that offers animal welfare professionals, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, animal trainers and animal welfare volunteers from New Mexico and surrounding states an important opportunity to learn new skills, discover the latest advancements in our industry, and network with like-minded professionals.

Sep
13
Fri
Donkey Welfare Symposium 2019 @ UC Davis Conference Center
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day

For the last six years the Donkey Welfare Symposium (DWS) has been a major activity of Rural Veterinary Experience Teaching and Service (RVETS), trying to fill a gap in knowledge and education about donkeys, one of the most exploited and misunderstood of all domestic animals. The veterinary practitioners, international aid workers, and even donkey owners in the USA are lacking in basic information on donkey welfare and biology. Our goal is to develop and transmit science based information on donkeys and mules, to improve their status and health. To do this the DWS brings speakers, the leaders in their respective fields, from around the world to give lectures and demonstrations, and to network on future research and programs. In past years we have had animal scientists, veterinarians, behaviorists, farriers, archaeologists, and rescuers from some fifteen countries participate. Many of our attendees tell us that the DWS is one of the best and most practical meetings they have ever attended, and it has spawned a community of donkey enthusiasts and guardians that communicate regularly throughout the year.

Sep
25
Wed
2019 Colorado Animal Welfare Conference @ Denver Marriott Westminster
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day

The Colorado Animal Welfare Conference unites professionals who promote the humane treatment of animals; sharing best practices, challenges, and successes in an environment of learning and teamwork.

Oct
9
Wed
NACA Training Conference & Show @ The Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day

Navigating a Changing Landscape
This year we have over 25 breakout sessions, 2 Super Sessions, one-on-one and round-table sessions with subject matter experts, an exhibit hall, awards luncheon, and other activities that will wow anyone!

NEW FOR 2019!
✔ 3 Pre-Conference Sessions on Wednesday ✔ National Speakers & Experts ✔ One on One Sessions with the Subject Matter Experts ✔ Small Group Sessions on Specific Topics ✔ Super Sessions & Hypo Session in all 4 tracks: Leadership & Supervision – ACO Operations & Safety – Shelter Operations & Community Engagement – Disaster Planning & Response ✔ Dog Behavior & Encounters Simulation ✔ Mobile Conference App

Oct
20
Sun
North Carolina Animal and Rabies Control Association Conference @ Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront
Oct 20 – Oct 23 all-day
Oct
21
Mon
2019 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference @ Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day

Michigan Humane is proud to present the 2019 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference (GLAWC), October 21 and 22, at the Detroit Marriot inside the iconic Renaissance Center!

GLAWC is the largest Midwest educational conference in the animal welfare field. Join hundreds of your peers as you learn about the latest trends and programs, as well as best practices in the industry, during engaging sessions and events. Participants include frontline caregivers, animal fosters, veterinarians, board members, volunteers and more looking to learn and connect with colleagues from across the region.

Nov
19
Tue
AAWA – 2019 Fall Conference @ Marriott Marquis Houston
Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day

At the Fall Conference in November, the focus is on high-level executive training (not necessarily industry-specific) and on industry issues from a 20,000 ft view. If you have your sights set on rising in the industry and want to network with all sorts of industry professionals, it doesn’t get any better than the Fall Conference.

Jan
17
Fri
The Acatemy 2020 @ Embassy Suites by Hilton Dulles North Loudoun
Jan 17 – Jan 19 all-day

The Acatemy 2020 is our second annual two-day celebration of cat rescue and the unsung heroes behind it. We’re taking over an entire hotel to welcome the country’s most proactive and influential figures in boots-on-the-ground cat rescue (that’s you!), empowering them to step up their life-saving game like never before.

Visit theacatemy.org for the most details, features, and the full schedule.

We’re riding the New Year vibes with programming that walks you through setting clear, ambitious goals for you and your rescue, then providing the skills to achieve them through:

  • 4 rooms of cat-specific advanced and master class content from dozens of your rescue peers and industry leaders
  • Building your life-saving network through designated social space with structured breakout sessions and informal activities
  • Personal connections with event sponsors and commercial industry professionals.