Join us in 2023 in Portland, Oregon!
November 15-17, 2023
Full Conference details are available in the PDF brochure. Click the button below to download.
Keynotes & General Sessions
Being Human: Self-Care During a Time of Relentless Crises
Vu Le, NonprofitAF
Where Animal Rights and Social Justice Intersect
Karen Diver, University of Minnesota
Futurecast: A Collaborative Exercise in Forward Thinking
Matt Lehrman, Social Prosperity Partners
Innovations Through Behavioral Economics
Nellie Goetz, DVM, University of Arizona
Dr. Cristie Kamiya, DVM, CAWA, Humane Society Silicon Valley
Michael Robbins, Atlanta Humane Society
Solutions to Access to Care Challenges
Panel: Joyce Briggs, Alliance for Contraception in Cats & Dogs; Julie Levy, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DABVP, Shelter Medicine Program–University of Florida; Cherice Roth, DVM; Apryl Steele, DVM, CAWA, Dumb Friends League
When booking your hotel room for the conference, you have your choice of two hotels - the group rate and available dates are the same for both properties. Select either hotel.
Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204 503-226-1611
The Duniway Portland (a Hilton Hotel) across the street from the conference hotel
545 SW Taylor, Portland, OR, 97204 503-553-7000
Full hotel and transportation details here. Book either hotel by October 16, 2023.
REGISTRATION & FEES
Animal Welfare Professional members enjoy a discounted conference registration rate and are invited to bring one non-member at a 25% discount. Click here for the code and instructions on how to use it. (Must be logged in as an Animal Welfare Professional member)
NEW THIS YEAR:
- A bundled registration rate for non-members which includes one year of membership. Not a member? Create a Learning Member (free, non-member) account and register for the event. Your year of membership will begin November 1, 2023.
- You must have an account to register and be logged in. Learn more.
- You may not register multiple people at the same time.
|Registration Fees||Sunday, October 1||Sunday, October 29||Friday, November 17|
|Animal Welfare Professional Member||$279||$329||$379|
|Non-member/Learning Member + Membership Bundle *||$479||$529||$579|
Bringing a guest for the evening events? When you register, purchase a Guest Social Package for them for $150. Includes evening meals and events (fee does NOT include attendance at sessions, daily breakfasts, lunches, or breaks).
* Non-member/Learning Member + Membership Bundle: Includes a one year upgrade to an Animal Welfare Professional Member. The Association will update your membership type. Your Animal Welfare Professional membership will begin on November 1, 2023. We will notify you, so you won’t miss out.