Animal Training & Behaviour Workshop, Seminar and Conference Events 2016

Canine, Feline, Avian, Equine, Marine & Zoological, Cross-species continued education
This is the list of events we are aware of, while every effort is made to include events that fit a force free training philosophy, we encourage you to attend at your own discretion. Unless otherwise noted Animal Behaviour Matters does not necessarily support all views presented at these events

Please contact jade@animalbehaviourmatters.com.au if you would like to add an event
Australian events
 listed in BOLD

 

Date

Event

Where

Details/Keynote Speakers

January

 

 

 

22-24th

ClickerExpo

Reno, NV USA

 

29 -30th

Turid Rugaas Dog Trainer Educators Workshop

Durham England

Turid Rugaas – Contact karen@pawscrossed.co.uk 

 

February

 

 

 

1 – 3rd

Animal Training Workshop: Animal Motivation and Training

San Antonio, TX USA

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

6 – 7th 

Dog Symposium

Oslo, Norway

Dr Jean Dodds, Dr Kathelijne Peremans, Susanne Lautner, Els Vidts

6 – 11th

Contemporary Animal Training and Management

Winter Haven, FL USA

Natural Encounters Inc - Steve Martin, Dr Susan Friedman

6 – 7th

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminar

Des Moines, IA USA

Ken Ramirez

7th

Barbara Heidenreich Parrot Training Seminar

Portland, OR

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

11 – 15th

Coaching People to Train Dogs

Waialua, Oahu

Terry Ryan

15 – 19th

Marine Mammal Behaviour and Conservation Workshop

Los Cabos, Mexico



17 – 20th

IAATE 24th Annual Conference

Billings, MT USA

International Association of Avian Trainers & Educators

20 – 21st

ORCA Art and Science of Animal Training Annual Conference

Dallas, TX USA

ORCA – Organisation for Reinforcement Contingencies with Animals

20 – 21st

Living and Learning with Animals Seminar

Utrecht, Netherlands

Dr Susan Friedman

25 – 26th

Suzanne Clothier CARAT Seminar

Austin, TX USA

Suzanne Clothier

23 – 26th

Living and Learning with Animals Seminar

Leeds and Yorkshire, UK

Dr Susan Friedman

26 – 27th

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminar

Tel Aviv, Israel

Ken Ramirez

27 – 28th

2 Day Parrot Training Workshop

Puebla, Mexico

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

27 – 28th

Suzanne Clothier: See the Dog Seminar & You Had Me at Sniff

Austin, TX USA



 

 

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

5 – 6th

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminar

Burke, VA USA

Ken Ramirez

18-20th

ClickerExpo

Cincinnati, OH USA



19 – 20th

Weekend Series

Hanover, MD USA

Suzanne Clothier

28 - April 1

Professional Seminar for Zoological Professionals

Shedd Aquarium, Chicago IL USA

Ken Ramirez

28 – 30th

Fundamentals of Animal Training Workshop for Zoo Professionals

Boras, Sweden

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

 

 

 

 

 

April

 

 

 

1 – 4th

Cavalia Clinic

Sutton, Quebec Canada

Alexandra Kurland

7 – 10th

Chicken Camp

Portland, OR USA

Terry Ryan

8 – 11th

Penn Vet Working Dog Conference

Philadelphia, PA USA

Ken Ramirez

9 – 11th

Alexandra Kurland Clinic (Horse Workshop)

Half Moon Bay, CA USA

Alexandra Kurland

9 – 10th

IAABC Conference

Anaheim, CA USA

International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants

16 – 17th

Kathy Sdao: So Many Choices

Dallas, TX USA

Kathy Sdao

16 – 17th

Suzanne Clothier Weekend Seminars

White Plains, NY USA

Suzanne Clothier

17 – 22nd

ABMA Annual Conference

Tampa, FL USA

Animal Behavior Management Alliance

23 – 24th

Nando Brown Weekend Seminar

Oslo, Norway

Nando Brown

 

23 – 24th

The Behavior of Dogs

Fort Worth, TX USA

Kenneth & Debbie Martin

 

23 – 24th

Separation Anxiety: Mission Possible

Chardon, OH USA

Malena DeMartini



23 – 24th

The Human Half of Dog Training

Ipswich, QLD Australia

Dr. Risλ VanFleet

23 – 25th

Alexandra Kurland Clinic (Horse Workshop)

Fayetteville, AR USA

Alexandra Kurland Contact maddogranch@gmail.com

30 - May 1st

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminar

Cedar Park, TX USA

Ken Ramirez

30 - May 1st

TAG Teach Primary Level Certification

Providence, RI USA



30 - May 1st

Suzanne Clothier Weekend Seminars

Oakland, CA USA

Suzanne Clothier

30 – May 3rd

Four Day Chicken Camp

Wesley Chapel, FL USA

Terry Ryan

 

 

 

 

May

5 – 8th

DogEvent 2016

Nice, France

Dr Clive Wynn, Ken McCort, Jean Lessard, Dr Jean Dodds, Nancy Tucker.

 

5 – 8th

Teaching Animals Seminar

Schneeberg, Austria

Susan Friedman, Ken Ramirez and Helen Phillips

12 - 13th /14 - 15th

Suzanne Clothier Seminars

Decatur, GA USA

Suzanne Clothier

13 – 15th

ASZK Annual Conference

Adelaide, Australia

Australasian Society of Zookeeping

13 – 15th

AvianCare and Behavior Symposium

Albuquerque, NM USA

Susan Friedman, Sid Price

14 – 16th 

Cavalia Clinic

Sutton Quebec, Canada

Alexandra Kurland

21 – 23rd

Working with Fearful Dogs, Separation Anxiety, Dog-Dog Play and Learning about Wolves

Battle Ground, IN

Nicole Wilde

 

 

22 – 27th

Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference

Adelaide Australia



25 – 26th

2 Day BAT Seminar

Hampshire, UK

Grisha Stewart

 

27 – 29th

Training from Core to Complex: The Many Faces of the Modern Trainer

Denmark

Ken Ramirez

27 – 31st

ABAI 42nd Annual Conference

Chicago, IL USA

Association for Behavior Analysis International

28 – 29th

Empowered Socialization: BAT for Aggression, Frustration, Fear

Iceland

Grisha Stewart

 

28 – 30th

Alexandra Kurland Clinic (Horse Workshop)

Columbus Ohio

Alexandra Kurland  Contact heidi.reid45@yahoo.com

 

June

 

 

 

1 – 2nd

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminars

Norton Park, Winchester, Hampshire 

Ken Ramirez

4 – 5th

2 Day Parrot Training Workshop

Saskatoon, Canada

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

4 – 5th

LLA Seminar

Exton, PA USA

Dr Susan Friedman

5 – 6th

2 Day BAT 2.0 + 1 day Advanced

Sweden

Grisha Stewart

 

8 – 9th

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminars

Leeds South, UK

Ken Ramirez

10 – 13th

Cavalia Clinic

Sutton, Quebec Canada

Alexandra Kurland

11th

Parrot Training Workshop

Indianapolis, IN

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

11 – 12th

2016 National Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference

Lincoln, UK



 

12 – 16th

3rd International Animal Training Conference

Twycross, UK

Ken Ramirez

16 – 19th

LLA Seminar

Denmark

Dr Susan Friedman

17 – 19th

UK Dog Trainers & Behaviorists Conference

Hertfordshire, UK



 

18 – 19th

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminar

Madrid, Spain

Ken Ramirez

23 – 26th

Annual Trainers Workshop

St Johnsville NY USA

Suzanne Clothier

24th

Shape Up! Canine Fitness

Palmer, AK USA

Lori Stevens

 

28 - July 1st

Canine Science Forum

Padova Italy



 

 

 

 

July

1 – 3rd

Parrots 2016

Brisbane, QLD Australia



8  - 10th

Go Train!

Staffordshire, UK

Steve White, Denise Fenzi, Michele Pouliot, Kamal Fernandez, Helen Phillips, Nando Brown

8 – 11th

Cavalia Clinic

Sutton Quebec, Canada

Alexandra Kurland & Susan Friedman

13 – 17th

Skills for Tomorrow Trainers Course

St Francis, WI USA

Kay Laurence

16 – 17th

Denise Fenzi

Sydney, Australia

Denise Fenzi

20 – 24th

Kay Laurence 5 Day Seminar

Novarto, CA USA

Kay Laurence

29 – 31st

Ken McCort 3 Day Seminar

Battle Ground, IN USA

Ken McCort

 

30 - Aug 3rd

53rd Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society

Columbia, MO USA

ABS Animal Behavior Society

 

30 – 31st

Ken Ramirez Weekend Seminar

Natick, MA USA

Ken Ramirez

 

 

 

 

August

5th

American College of Veterinary Behaviorist Veterinary Behaviour Symposium

San Antonio, TX USA

American Veterinary Medical Association Conference

5 – 8th

AVMA Conference

San Antonio, TX USA

Susan Friedman

American Veterinary Medical Association Conference

7th

Fear Free (TM) Parrot Handling Wet Lab

San Antonio, TX USA

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

American Veterinary Medical Association Conference

13 – 18th

Science and Hands on Training Workshop

Nice, France

Susan Friedman, Chirag Patel

20 – 25th

Beyond Basics. Positive Parrot Retreat

Dallas, OR USA

Cockatoo Downs Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

22 – 26th

Professional Seminars for Zoological Trainers

Chicago, IL USA

Ken Ramirez

 

 

 

 

September

7 – 11th

AZA Annual Conference

San Diego, CA USA

American Zoological Association

9 – 11th

Advanced Three Day Ken McCort Seminar

Battle Ground, IN USA

Ken McCort

 

14 – 18th

ABC Dolphin Trainer Academy - Basic

Gulf world, FL USA



17 – 18th

LLA

California USA

Dr Susan Friedman

16 – 19th

Cavalia Clinic

Sutton Quebec, Canada

Alexandra Kurland

20 – 24th

European Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference

Belfast, Ireland



 

20 – 24th

ABC Dolphin Trainer Academy - Advanced

Gulf world, FL USA



24 – 25th

Kathy Sdao/ Lori Stevens

Tampa, FL USA

Kathy Sdao & Lori Stevens

25 – 30th

AZA Professional Zoological Course

Denver, CO



24 – 27th

Alexandra Kurland Clinic (Horse Workshop)

Germany

Alexandra Kurland Contact tina.caspari@web.de

 

 

 

 

 

October

12 – 15th

APDT US Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV USA



15 – 16th

2 Day Parrot Training Workshop

Karlsruhe, Germany

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

14 – 17th 

Cavalia Clinic

Sutton, Quebec Canada

Alexandra Kurland

21 – 23rd

APDT Australia Annual Conference

NSW, Australia



22 – 24th

Alexandra Kurland Clinic (Horse Workshop)

Half Moon Bay, CA USA

Contact caeli.collins@gmail.com

 

23 – 26th

2016 Australasian Training Conditioning Workshop

Rockhampton, QLD Australia

More details soon

 

25 – 27th

Fundamentals of Animal Training Workshop for Zoo Professionals

Boras, Sweden

Barbara Heidenreich – Good Bird Inc

 

28 – 30th

ClickerExpo

Denmark



29 – 30th 

Horse Symposium

Oslo, Norway



 

 

 

 

November

8 – 11th

Pet Professional Guild Educational Summit

Tampa, FL USA

PPG Pet Professional Guild

14 – 19th

International Marine Animal Trainers Association Conference

San Diego, CA USA

IMATA

20 – 22nd

Suzanne Clothier 3 Day Seminar

Battle Ground, IN

Suzanne Clothier

 

 

 

 

 

December

9 – 11th

AVSAB Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV USA

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior

2017

Feb 10 - 12 2017

WOOF

UK

 

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