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National Animal Care & Control Association Conference Training Schedule

Navigating a Changing Landscape

NEW THIS YEAR: We have over 25 breakout sessions, 2 Super Sessions, one-on-one and round-table sessions with subject matter experts, an exhibit hall, Awards Gala, and other activities that will wow anyone!  

  • 3 Pre-Conference Sessions on Wednesday
  • National Speakers & Experts
  • One on One Sessions with the Subject Matter Experts
  • Small Group Sessions on Specific Topics
  • Dog Encounters & Behavior Simulation
  • Mobile Conference App
  • Super Sessions & Hypo Session in all 4 tracks
    • Leadership & Supervision
    • ACO Operations and Safety
    • Shelter Operations and Community Engagement
    • Disaster Planning and Response

Get inspired, share knowledge and take away practical guidance.

Join us for extensive training, guest speakers, open forum discussions, and amazing content!

NACA Training Conference Draft Schedule

(schedule subject to change & app will continue to be updated)

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

9:00 AM Conference Registration Opens

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM NACA Board Meeting

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Legal Symposium
Presented By: The American Bar Association

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Animal Cruelty Symposium
Presented By: The Humane Society of the United States

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Sheltering Symposium
Presented By: Best Friends Animal Society

6:00 PM Conference Registration Closes

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Super Early Bird Reception
Closed Event for Super Early Bird Registrants

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
Open to All Registrants

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Movie Screening
“Of Dogs and Men”

Thursday, October 10, 2019

7:30 AM Conference Registration Opens

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Conference Welcome & Keynote
Introduction of Board of Directors Nominees & Special Guests

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Super Session
Presented By: The Zanesville Animal Massacre with Sheriff Matt Lutz

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Break
Visit Vendors

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM VirTra® Virtual Reality Training Experience
Live Dog Behavior and Encounter Simulator (Sign Up Required)

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Hypo Session Planning Meeting

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Leadership Track
Hypo Session

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Enforcement Track
Hypo Session

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Shelter Track
Hypo Session

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM States President Lunch & Roundtable
Private Event for State Association Presidents

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM 1-on-1 Sessions
(Sign Up Available at Registration Booth)

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Hypo Super Session

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Break
Visit Vendors & Ice Cream

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Gender and Sexual Awareness Training
Presented By: Jace Huggins, Chief Animal Control Officer, Front Street Shelter & Sargent Michele Gigante

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Animal Fighting-Investigation and Witness Testimony
Presented By: Michelle Welch, Senior Assistant Attorney General & Director of the Animal Law Unit, Virginia A.G.O

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Align, Empower, Thrive Building a High Performing Animal Welfare Department
Presented By: Chelle Stringer, PHD

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Stop the Bleed
Presented By: The Orlando Regional Medical Center

5:00 PM Conference Registration Closes

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Awards Gala
Excellence in Animal Care & Control Awards

8:00 PM – 11:00 PM Member Appreciation Event
Casino Night

Friday, October 11, 2019

7:30 AM Conference Registration Opens

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Disaster Super Session
Panel Discussion – Disaster Case Studies

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM NACA Business Meeting

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM VirTra Virtual Reality Training Experience
Live Dog Behavior and Encounter Simulator (Sign Up Required)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM 1-on-1’s & Roundtables
Vendor Specific Networking Session (Sign Up Available at Registration Booth)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Visit with Vendors

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Increasing Collaboration between Animal Welfare and Domestic Violence Agencies
Presented By: Nancy Blaney, Director, Government Affairs, Animal Welfare Institute
Michelle Welch, Senior Assistant Attorney General & Director of the Animal Law Unit, Virginia A.G.O

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Sovereign Citizenship
Presented By: Yvonne Montalvo, Federal Bureau of Investigation

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Socially Conscious Sheltering
Presented By: Janee Boswell, Animal Protection Supervisor, City of Boulder Police Dept.

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Hazardous Materials Concerns for the Animal Responder
Presented By: Brett Huff, Technical Rescue Specialist & Instructor, Code 3 Associates

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM 4 Pillars or Organizational Leadership
Presented By: George Belsky, Leadership Instructor, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Let’s Get Physical Evidence
Presented By: Adam Ricci, Chief of Field Operations, City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Hashtags and Hatemail
Presented By: Nina Stively, Director, Loudoun County Animal Services

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Animals in the camp fire: A View from Command Level
Presented By: Ryan Soulsby, Program Manager, Butte County Animal Control

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Visit with Vendors & Refreshments
Last Chance to Meet With Vendors

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Emotional Intelligence
Presented By: Mike Brown, Director of Professional Development, National Sheriffs Association

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Reading and Interpreting Laws to Accomplish Your Goals
Presented By: Richard Angelo, Legislative Attorney, Best Friends Animal Society

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Communities Unite: Collaboration for Increased Lifesaving and Safe Communities
Presented By: Marc Peralta, Senior Director of National Mission Advancement, Best Friends Animal Society

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Search and Rescue: Human Safety and Animals in a Disaster Situation
Presented By: Jim Boller, Instructor, Code 3 Associates

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Roundtable Sessions
(Sign Up Available at Registration Booth)

5:00 PM Conference Registration Closes

Saturday, October 12, 2019

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM NACA Board Meeting

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Murrieta, CA 92562

Phone: 913-768-1319
Fax: 913-768-1378

2019 Training Conference & Show
Orlando, Florida