Schedule Subject to Change Without Notice.

Tuesday, October 29, 8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

    For detailed information on location and hotel information please use the following link https://apdt.com/apdt-conference-2019/travel-2019/ ...

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

      • Room: Pre-Function Lobby A
        • Room: Pre-Function Lobby A
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          Wednesday, October 30, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

          • Room: Pre-Function Lobby A

            Wednesday, October 30, 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

            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
            Speaker
            Khara Schuetzner, M.A., CPDT-KSA, CNWI
            APDT Board Chair
            Track(s)
            Handout(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
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Nick Hof, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, KPA-CTP, CSAT
            APDT Board Immediate Past Chair
            Track(s)
            Handout(s)
            • All Levels

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

            • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203/204
            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)
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            • All Levels

            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 opportunity to network with Sue and Dr. Lewis during lunch, is a pre- paid event and requires you to register. Registrants will reeive 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
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Sue Sternberg
              Tomorrow’s Pet Dogs
              Speaker
              Tim Lewis, Ph.D. Wildlife Ecology
              Professor of Biology
              University of St. Thomas
              • 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)
              Handout(s)
              • Intermediate to Advanced
              • 2 Hour session
              • Room: Oregon Ballroom 203/204
              Speaker(s)
              Track(s)
              Handout(s)
              • Beginner
              • 2 Hour session

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

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

              • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
              Speaker(s)
              Track(s)
              Handout(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
              Celebrate the opening of the exhibit hall with "Tricks and Treats" at the Ziwi Welcome Reception in the exhibit hall.   Come for the treats and see the tricks in the Blue-9 Demo area by an APDT member and trainer.  Light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will feature a specialty... Read More
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                Thursday, October 31, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                • Room: Pre-Function Lobby A

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

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

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

                  Thursday, October 31, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                  Thursday, October 31, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                    See PAWsome products and training tools from top pet product retailers, manufacturers and, suppliers. Exhibitors will sample and/or sell product at APDT conference prices.  Lunch will be available at the concession area. Cash or credit accepted Don't miss the demos by top trainers and performers in the Blue-9 Demo area....

                      Thursday, October 31, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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

                        Thursday, October 31, 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

                        Thursday, October 31, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

                          Canine Fitness fro the Pet Dog or Canine Athlete...

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

                            Thursday, October 31, 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

                              Enrichment in Dog Daycare Ctrs ...

                                Thursday, October 31, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                • Room: Beside Dogwise Booth - #705
                                  • Room: Beside Dogwise Booth - #705

                                    Thursday, October 31, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

                                    • Room: Exhibit Hall
                                    APDT Foundation Scientific Posters The primary investigator for each poster will be near their poster in the exhibit hall to discuss their research and answer questions during the following times:   Scientific Posters Lily Strassberg – Training Awake Canine fMRI Julia Meyers-Manor – Beware of Strangers:  Empathy and Pro-Social Helping in Dogs Toward Strange Dogs... Read More

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

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

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

                                      Thursday, October 31, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

                                      • Room: Exhibit Hall
                                      APDT Foundation Scientific Posters The primary investigator for each poster will be near their poster in the exhibit hall to discuss their research and answer questions during the following times:   Scientific Posters Lily Strassberg – Training Awake Canine fMRI Julia Meyers-Manor – Beware of Strangers:  Empathy and Pro-Social Helping in Dogs Toward Strange Dogs... Read More
                                      • All Levels

                                      Thursday, October 31, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                      • Room: Exhibit Hall A
                                      See PAWsome products and training tools from top pet product retailers, manufacturers and, suppliers.   Exhibitors will sample and/or sell product at APDT conference prices.  (Cash or credit accepted.)  Don't miss the demos by top trainers and performers in the Blue-9 Demo Area....

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

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

                                        • Room: Pre-Function Lobby A
                                        Pre-Function Lobby A. Enjoy light appetizers and fun times with friends and bib on live auction items to raise funds for APDT Foundation.  Buy your beads at the Foundation Booth (#708) for the "Heads or Tails game. Cash bar will be available. ...

                                          Friday, November 01, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                          • Room: Pre-Function Lobby A

                                            Friday, November 01, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

                                            • Room: Ballroom Lobby
                                            Sponsored by

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

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

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

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

                                              Friday, November 01, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

                                                See PAWsome products and training tools from top pet product retailers, manufacturers and, suppliers.   Exhibitors will sample and/or sell product at APDT conference prices.  (Cash or credit accepted.)  Don't miss the demos by top trainers and performers in the Blue-9 Demo Area....

                                                  Friday, November 01, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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

                                                    Friday, November 01, 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                    Friday, November 01, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

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

                                                    Friday, November 01, 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                      The Whole Dog Tream - Ways Trainers and Groomers Can Collaborate...

                                                        Friday, November 01, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

                                                        Friday, November 01, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                        Friday, November 01, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

                                                          Don't miss the PAWty!  The Exhibit Hall closes Friday night at 6:30.   Enjoy snacks and cash bar while you make your final purchases and pick up samples.   See PAWsome products and training tools from top pet product retailers, manufacturers and, suppliers.   Exhibitors will sample and/or sell product at APDT conference... Read More

                                                            Friday, November 01, 5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                              Triebball and "Trick Off" Performance...

                                                                Saturday, November 02, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

                                                                • Room: Pre-Function Lobby A

                                                                  Saturday, November 02, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

                                                                  • Room: Ballroom Lobby

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

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

                                                                        Do You Want To Submit A Poster next year?  Ways to turn your ideas into a poster? What Are You Reading?  A discussion about our favorite books and how we decide what books to read.  CCPDT- Credntialing and Dog Training/CCPDT FAQ ...

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

                                                                          • Room: Oregon Ballroom 201
                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                          Track(s)
                                                                          Handout(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: Oregon Ballroom 203
                                                                          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)
                                                                          Keynote
                                                                          Dr.  Clive Wynne, Ph.D
                                                                          Professor
                                                                          Arizona State University
                                                                          • All Levels
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