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2019 Fall Conference Handouts

NOVEMBER 19, 2019

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Being Vulnerable is a Key to Innovation, Laurie Hall, New Horizon Strategies and Certified Dare to Leadâ„¢ Facilitator

GENERAL SESSION: The Rise of the Animal Welfare Professional, Panelists: Martha Boden, CEO, SPCA Tampa Bay; Barbara Cartwright, CEO, Humane Canada; Jim Tedford, President & CEO, The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement; facilitated by Roger Haston, President, The Institute for Animals

NOVEMBER 20, 2019

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Surprising Science of Meetings, Steve G. Rogelberg, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Effective Evaluation Strategies for Volunteer Programs, Stephanie Itle-Clark, EdD, President, CEO, Academy for Prosocial Learning

EXECUTIVE TRACK: Working Your Strategic Plan: How to Implement & Monitor Your Completed Plan, Jeanne L. Allen, Founder, Jeanne Allen Consulting

BEHAVIOR TRACK: Mentally Healthy: Assessing Quality of Life from a Behavior Perspective, Pamela Reid, Ph.D., CAAB, VP of Anti-Cruelty Behavior Team, ASPCA

EMERGING TRENDS IN ANIMAL WELFARE: A New Tool to Assert the Community Priority of Pets, Panelists: Ed Jamison, Dallas Animal Services; Michael Robbins, Atlanta Humane Society. Facilitators: Jodi Buckman, CAWA, ASPCA; Deborah Turcott, PetSmart Charities

EXECUTIVE TRACK: Leveraging the Power of an Adaptive Culture for Change, Stacie Freasier, Consultant, La Piana Consulting

BEHAVIOR TRACK: Everyone is on the Behavior Team, Katherine Miller, Ph.D., CAAB, Senior Director, Learning Lab, Behavioral Rehabilitation Center, ASPCA; Marianne Luft, Director, Learning Lab, Behavioral Rehabilitation Center, ASPCA; Dawn Davies, Executive Director, Wenatchee Valley Humane Society; Claudia Roll, Vice President of Operations, Humane Rescue Alliance

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Conversations That Matter: Addressing Forbidden Topics, Jessica Pettitt, Founder, (no handouts)

NOVEMBER 21, 2019

GENERAL SESSION: Socially Conscious Sheltering, Katie Parker, CAWA, Executive Director, Animal Assistance Foundation; Brad Shear, Executive Director, Potter League For Animals; Dr. Apryl Steele, President & CEO, Dumb Friends League; Jim Tedford, CAWA, President & CEO,The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

EXECUTIVE TRACK: Breaking Down Barriers: Achieving Real Board Diversity and Inclusion, Rena Henderson Mason, Founder & President, Bold Agenda


BEHAVIOR TRACK: Behavior Assessments: Through a Leadership Lens, Kristen Collins, MA, ACAAB , VP of Behavioral Rehabilitation Center, ASPCA; Pamela Reid, Ph.D., CAAB, VP of Anti-Cruelty Behavior Team, ASPCA


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