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IFAAB 2014 Program Schedule       Abstracts     2014 meeting    

IFAAB 2014 Agenda: Tucson AZ

Friday, February 28, 2014

Morning moderator: Melissa Shyan-Norwalt; Afternoon moderator: Victoria L Voith

Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

8:00-8:30 Coffee, Networking  
8:30-9:00 Introductions: Melissa and Victoria greetings

Everyone Introduces self

9:00-10:00 Panel: Use of dog head-halters and restraint (response prevention) techniques Victoria L Voith

Karen London

Melissa Shyan-Norwalt

Nancy Williams

10:00-10:30 Colorado Savings Shelter Pets Act Suzanne Hetts

Dan Estep

Jenn Barg

10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:15 Social Media Can Be Your Friend Julie Hecht
11:15-11:45 Do Electronic Training Collars Compromise the Welfare of Dogs? A Look at the Evidence Daniel Estep

Suzanne Hetts

11:45-12:15 Socializing Feral (Under Socialized) Kittens In A Shelter Helena Kokes
12:15-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-2:45 Learning Theory and Natural Horsemanship Robin Foster
2:45-3:00 Flex time
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15- 3:45 Do Animals Lie? A Discussion Melissa Shyan-Norwaltt
3:45-4:15 Clever Hans in Canine Science  Julie Hecht
4:15-4:30 Flex Time
4:30-5:00 Effects of Dog Breed Labeling on Potential Adopter Perceptions and Shelter Length Stay

Lisa Gunter

IFAAB 2014 Agenda: Tucson AZ

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Morning moderator: Melissa Shyan-Norwalt; Afternoon moderator: Victoria L Voith

Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

8:30 9:00 Coffee  
9:00-10:30 Resource Guarding Panel Crista Coppola Amy Marder

Pam Reid

Lindsay Wood

10:30-10:45 Flex time
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Aggression And Castration Controversy John C Wright

Victoria L Voith

11:30-12:00 Fighting between dogs in the home environment: case study Lauren Hays
12:00-12:30 Taz, the Pica Cat Revisited Barb Pezzanita
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:00 Legal, Educational, Safety And Emotional Challenges In A Complex Aggression Case. Jenifer K Rommel Heidi Meinzer
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:00 Does Chronic SSRI Treatment Interfere with Fear Extinction in Animals Mindy Waite
4:00 -4:15 Flex time
4:15- 4:45 The History of German Shepherds   Mark Hines
4:45- 5:00 Flex time

 

IFAAB 2014 Agenda: Tucson AZ

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Morning moderator: Melissa Shyan-Norwalt; Afternoon moderator: Victoria L Voith

Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

8:30 9:00 Coffee, Networking  
9:00 10:00 Police Officers and Dogs: creating a "law enforcement friendly" training tool that will reduce dog shootings in the state of Colorado Suzanne Hetts

Jenn Barg

10:00-10:15 Flex time
10:15 10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Coyote studies Suzanne La Croix

Lynne Gilbert-Norton

11:30 - 12:00 Wrap-up and Check out
12:00- Working Lunch: Planning for next year