Schedule Subject to Change Without Notice.

Tuesday, October 29, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Lobby A
    • Room: Pre-Function A

      Wednesday, October 30, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

      • Room: Pre-Function A

        Wednesday, October 30, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

        • Room: Oregon Ball Room 203/204
        We welcome all our new attendees to the Conference Orientation. This is an opportunity to learn how to make the most out of your conference experience. Even if you are a conference "veteran," we encourage you to attend to learn about new additions to the conference. ...
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        David Feldner
        APDT, Executive Director
        Track(s)
        • All Levels

        Wednesday, October 30, 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

        Wednesday, October 30, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

        • Room: Oregon Ball Room 203/204
        Track(s)
        • All Levels

        Wednesday, October 30, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

        • Room: General Session
        Temple Grandin, Ph.D., will cover many topics in her keynote address, including emotions in animals and how animals think. Animals are sensory-based thinkers and their memories are stored as pictures, smells, sounds, touch or taste sensations. To understand animals, you have to remember that animals do not think in words. Dr. Grandin... Read More
        Speaker(s)
        • All Levels
        • Opening Keynote

        Wednesday, October 30, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

        • Room: Halladay Lobby
        Concessions are available for purchase (cash or credit)....

          Wednesday, October 30, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

          • Room: A 105
          This exculsive opprotunity to network with Sue and Tim over lunch, this is a pre- paid event and requires you to register. Registrants will recieve a $10.00 lunch voucher upon checking in at registration. This voucher can be used toward your food purcase at the concession stands in the convention... Read More
          • All Levels

          Wednesday, October 30, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

          • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
          Speaker(s)
          Track(s)
          • Beginner to Intermediate
          • 2 Hour session
          • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
          Speaker(s)
          Track(s)
          • Intermediate to Advanced
          • 2 Hour session
          • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203/204
          Speaker(s)
          Track(s)
          • Beginner
          • 2 Hour session

          Wednesday, October 30, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

          • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
          Speaker(s)
          Track(s)
          • Intermediate to Advanced
          • 2 Hour session
          • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
          Speaker(s)
          Track(s)
          • All Levels
          • 2 Hour session
          • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203/204
          Speaker(s)
          Track(s)
          • All Levels
          • 2 Hour session

          Wednesday, October 30, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Halls A-A1
          Celebrate the opening of the exhibit hall with "Tricks and Treats" at the Ziwi Welcome Reception 5p-7p in the exhibit hall.   Come for the treats and see the tricks during a demo in the Blue-9 Demo Area by an APDT member and trainer.  Heavy Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar... Read More

            Thursday, October 31, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

            • Room: Pre-Function A
            TBA...

              Thursday, October 31, 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

              • Room: Ballroom Lobby

                Thursday, October 31, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

                • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • All Levels
                • Short
                • Room: 201
                Track(s)
                • All Levels
                • Short

                Thursday, October 31, 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

                Thursday, October 31, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • All Levels
                • 2 Hour session
                • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • All Levels
                • 2 Hour session

                Thursday, October 31, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                • Room: Exhibit Halls A-A1

                  Thursday, October 31, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                  • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203
                  Speaker(s)
                  Track(s)
                  • All Levels
                  • 2 Hour session
                  • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
                  Speaker(s)
                  Track(s)
                  • All Levels
                  • 2 Hour session
                  • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                  Speaker(s)
                  Track(s)
                  • All Levels
                  • 2 Hour session

                  Thursday, October 31, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

                  Thursday, October 31, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

                  • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                  Speaker(s)
                  • All Levels
                  • 2 Hour session
                  • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
                  Speaker(s)
                  Track(s)
                  • All Levels
                  • 2 Hour session

                  Thursday, October 31, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

                  • Room: TBA
                  TBA...

                    Friday, November 01, 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

                    Friday, November 01, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                    • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                    Speaker(s)
                    Track(s)
                    • All Levels
                    • 2 Hour session
                    • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203
                    Speaker(s)
                    Track(s)
                    • Intermediate to Advanced
                    • 2 Hour session
                    • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
                    Speaker(s)
                    Track(s)
                    • Intermediate to Advanced
                    • 2 Hour session

                    Friday, November 01, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                    • Room: Exhibit Halls A-A1

                      Friday, November 01, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                      • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203
                      What do a dogs, dolphins, and sea lions have in common? A lot! Michael Shikashio, an expert in working with aggressive dogs, and admittedly with no experience at all with marine mammals, couldn’t pass up an invitation to head down to the world-renowned Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys! DRC,... Read More
                      Speaker(s)
                      Speaker
                      Linda Erb
                      Vice President of Animal Care and Training
                      Dolphin Research Center Training Institute
                      Plenary
                      Michael Shikashio, CDBC
                      Owner
                      Complete Canines LLC
                      Track(s)
                      • All Levels
                      • Panel

                      Friday, November 01, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

                      Friday, November 01, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

                      • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                      Speaker(s)
                      Track(s)
                      • Beginner to Intermediate
                      • 2 Hour session
                      • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
                      Speaker(s)
                      Track(s)
                      • All Levels
                      • 2 Hour session
                      • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203
                      Speaker(s)
                      Track(s)
                      • All Levels
                      • 2 Hour session

                      Saturday, November 02, 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM

                      • Room: Ballroom Lobby
                      tba...

                        Saturday, November 02, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

                        • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
                        Speaker(s)
                        Track(s)
                        • All Levels
                        • Short
                        • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                        Speaker(s)
                        Track(s)
                        • Beginner to Intermediate
                        • Short
                        • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203
                        Speaker(s)
                        Track(s)
                        • Intermediate to Advanced
                        • Short

                        Saturday, November 02, 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

                        Saturday, November 02, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                        Saturday, November 02, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

                        • Room: Exhibit Hall A
                        Concessions are available for purchase - cash or credit ...

                          Saturday, November 02, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                          • Room: Exhibit Halls A
                          Join a roundtable discussion to share training information or start your own discussion froup. ...

                            Saturday, November 02, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                            • Room: Oregon Ballroom 202
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • All Levels
                            • 2 Hour session
                            • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • All Levels
                            • 2 Hour session

                            Saturday, November 02, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

                            Saturday, November 02, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

                            • Room: General Session
                            For years now scientists have been trying to prove that dogs are smart. Dogs go where people point. They sniff out explosives. One or two dogs can even understand hundreds of spoken words. But the truth is the secret to dogs’ success isn’t their intelligence, it’s their ability to make... Read More
                            Speaker(s)
                            Closing Keynote
                            Clive Wynne, Ph.D.
                            • All Levels
                            • Closing Keynote
                            For Technical Support with this webpage, please contact support