Schedule

2018 Conference Schedule 

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Held at the Embassy Suites RTP (Raleigh)

Evening Before: Thursday July 26

5:00 pm – 7:00 pmCHECK-IN / REGISTRATION
7:00 pm – 9:00 pmSUITE & GREET
Main conference room & exhibitors closed

General Conference Day 1: Friday July 27

Breakfast (Full breakfast buffet with room rate)
7:30 am – 815 amCHECK-IN / REGISTRATION
7:30 amKONG booth open for sale Cash & Carry!
8:30 am – 9:00 amOPENING & WELCOME
9:00 am – 12:00 pmDr. Susan Friedman: From Kids To Canines: How Behavior Works
12:00 pm – 1:30 pmLUNCH (on your own)
1:30 pm – 3:30 pmDr. Susan Friedman: From Kids To Canines: How Behavior Works (continued)
3:30 pm – 3:50 pmBREAK – snack & visit exhibitors!
3:50 pm – 5:30 pm Theresa McKeon: Proper Care and Feeding of Your Stuffed Animal and You Can See Stress in the Pet – But How About the Human?
5:30 pm – 7:00 pmVisit with Exhibitors & fill up on KONG toys!
7:00 pm – 9:00 pmDINNER (provided) & Guest Speaker Kim Brophey: The Problem with Treating a Dog Like a Pet

General Conference Day 2: Saturday July 28

8:00 am – 8:30 amExhibitors
8:30 am – 9:20 amMark Hines: Winning Over Your Dog™
9:30 am – 11:00 amLeslie McDevitt: Power of the Pattern: Helping Nervous Dogs feel Comfortable with Kids
11:00 am – 12:30 pmHeidi Meinzer: So You Want to be an Advocate? Finding and Changing Animal Laws in your Community
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm LUNCH (on your own)
1:40 pm – 2:40 pm Penny Layne:  Boredom Busters
2:45 pm – 4:15 pmColleen Pelar: Stretch, Don’t Snap: Keeping a Positive Outlook While Doing Challenging Work
4:15 pm – 5:00 pmWRAP UP

 FPPE Educator’s Day (FPPE Educators only): Sunday July 29

8:15 am – 8:30 amCATCH UP / REFLECT
8:30 am – 10:30 amKaren Deeds: In Whose Best Interest
10:30 am – 11:00 am GAME
11:00 am – 11:30 am Ellen Manhurin: How Fear Shaped Me
11:30 am – 1:00 pmGAME & LUNCH
1:00 pm – 2:15 pmKym Iffert: Right Feels Wrong
2:15 pm – 3:45 pmKathrine Christ: Success Stations not Stress Station
4:00 pm – 4:30 pmGAME & WRAP UP

Debra Murray will be sharing games mixed in throughout the day!  🙂

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