APDT Launches Call for Speakers for 2017 Annual Conference

April 19th, 2016

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers announced that the 24th Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show are now accepting speaker applications for the 2017 Annual Conference. The deadline to apply is Oct. 31, 2016. Interested professionals should review the guidelines at https://staging.apdt.com/education/presenting/conference/seminars-and-workshops/

Presentations are usually 1-2 hour sessions, which must include PowerPoint presentations. Workshops are usually 2-4 hour hands-on, animal-based interactions for attendees. Science-based research or new and timely topics will be considered.

Hundreds of presentations are submitted for this program each year. Selected proposals will need to meet the association’s guidelines. All applicants will be notified individually via e-mail by January 31, 2017.

To go directly to the presentation application form, follow this link: https://staging.apdt.com/education/presenting/conference/seminars-and-workshops/application/

To review selected presentations and workshops from 2016, please visit https://staging.apdt.com/conference/agenda/

The 24th Annual Conference will be held October 18-21, 2017, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center (Richmond Marriott) in Richmond, Va. The annual conference is one of the world’s largest continuing education events dedicated to professional dog training and is attended by hundreds of trainers, behaviorists, pet industry specialists and exhibitors. For more information about the annual conference, visit apdt.com/conference.

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1993 to be an inclusive forum for trainers to network with each other, provide educational opportunities, and grow the profession. Currently, the APDT reaches more than 5,200 members in 48 countries worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, business management, research, and continuing education in the professional dog training profession and pet industry.
Mandy Roberts, (859) 545-0483
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Lexington, KY  40504
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