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 pm CHECK-IN / REGISTRATION
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm SUITE & GREET
Main conference room & exhibitors closed

General Conference Day 1: Friday July 27

Breakfast (Full breakfast buffet with room rate)
7:30 am – 815 am CHECK-IN / REGISTRATION
7:30 am KONG booth open for sale Cash & Carry!
8:30 am – 9:00 am OPENING & WELCOME
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Dr. Susan Friedman: From Kids To Canines: How Behavior Works
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm LUNCH (on your own)
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Dr. Susan Friedman: From Kids To Canines: How Behavior Works (continued)
3:30 pm – 3:50 pm BREAK – 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 pm Visit with Exhibitors & fill up on KONG toys!
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm DINNER (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 am Exhibitors
8:30 am – 9:20 am Mark Hines: Winning Over Your Dog™
9:30 am – 11:00 am Leslie McDevitt: Power of the Pattern: Helping Nervous Dogs feel Comfortable with Kids
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Heidi 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 pm Colleen Pelar: Stretch, Don’t Snap: Keeping a Positive Outlook While Doing Challenging Work
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm WRAP UP

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

8:15 am – 8:30 am CATCH UP / REFLECT
8:30 am – 10:30 am Karen 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 pm GAME & LUNCH
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm Kym Iffert: Right Feels Wrong
2:15 pm – 3:45 pm Kathrine Christ: Success Stations not Stress Station
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm GAME & WRAP UP

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

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