Thursday 26 October

Optional Workshop

The optional workshop on Thursday afternoon 1.00pm – 4.30pm is not included in the conference registration fee and is an additional cost. Please refer to the workshop page on the website for further details.

1.00pm – 2.30pm Working with Traumatised, Unsocialised Dogs Using Play Part 1
Risë Van Fleet
2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.00pm – 4.30pm Working with Traumatised, Unsocialised Dogs Using Play Part 2
Risë Van Fleet
5:00pm – 6:30pm

Puppy Education: Industry Discussion Panel

Anita Marchesani

4.30pm – 7.00pm Early Bird Registration & Trade Show Opening
6.30pm – 8.30pm Ice Breaker drinks

Friday 27 October

8.00am – 8.30am Conference Registration
8:20am – 8:30am

Conference Opening

APDT President Louise Ginman

8.30am – 10.00am

Relationship, relationship, relationship: The Importance of Engagement with Human Clients

Risë Van Fleet

10.00am – 10.30am Morning Tea
10.30am – 12.00pm

Behaviour Change Science to Practice: Connecting the Dots

Susan Friedman

12.00pm – 1.00pm Lunch
1.00pm – 1.45pm

Dog Trainers: It’s Time to Train the Dogs 

Veronica Boutelle

1.45pm – 2.30pm

Fear of Anxiety

Peta Clarke

2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.00pm – 3.45pm

The Next Big Thing – Calmer Vet Visits for Everyone

Alexis Davison

3:45pm – 4:30pm

Keep Your Seeker Seeking: Involving Animals in their own Welfare Outcomes

Nic Bishop

5.30pm – 6.30pm APDT AGM

Saturday 28 October

8.20am – 8.30am

Welcome – New Committee Announced

Louise Ginman (MC)

8.30am – 8.45am

APDT Awards Presentation

Jenny Harlow

8.45am – 10.00am

The Moral of the Story

Peta Clarke

10.00am – 10.30am Morning Tea
10.30am – 12.00pm

Ethical Behaviour Change: Effectiveness is not enough

Susan Friedman

12.00pm – 1.00pm Lunch
1.00pm – 2.30pm

Functional Assessment: Predictors & Purposes of Problem Behaviour

Susan Friedman

2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.00pm – 3.30pm

Train Smarter Not Harder 

Veronica Boutelle

3.30pm – 4.30pm

The Wonderful World of Kids and Dogs

Risë Van Fleet

7.00pm – 7.30pm Pre-dinner Drinks
7.30pm – late Conference Dinner 

Sunday 29 October

8.25am – 8.30am

Welcome

Louise Ginman (MC)

8.30am – 10.00am

Behaviour Fundamentals: Filling the Behaviour-Change Tool Kit

Susan Friedman

10.00am – 10.30am Morning Tea
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10.30am – 11.10am

A: Unchase! Snakes!

Alexis Davison

B. Seeking Therapy

Peta Clarke

11.15am – 12.00pm

A. Boundaries

Risë Van Fleet

B. Beating the Big Boys

Veronica Boutelle

12.00pm – 1.00pm Lunch
1.00pm – 1.30pm

A. Newsletter Marketing: Help dogs while growing your business

Veronica Boutelle

B. Baby steps for Young Animals: Training Tips for Raising Robust Learners

Nic Bishop

1.35pm – 2.30pm

A. New Roles for Canine Professionals in Animal Assisted Interventions

Risë Van Fleet

B. Coaching for Real Life Success

Veronica Boutelle

2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
Trade Show Concludes at 3.00pm
3.00pm – 4.30pm

Mission Impossible? Influencing Human Factors in Animal Welfare

Risë Van Fleet

4.30pm Conference Close

The APDT Conference qualifies Pet Professional Guild Australia members to earn CE points.

PPGA CE 8 for one day attendance

PPGA CE16 for two day attendance

PPGA CE24 for three day attendance

The agenda is correct as at 20 March 2017 but is subject to change.