Schedule At-A-Glance

Friday, October 25

7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception


Saturday, October 26

8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
8:50 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks—Patti Strand, NAIA President
9:00 a.m. The Wolf is at the Door: Appreciating the Ongoing Animal Activist Threat—John Simpson, JD, Duane Morris LLP
10:00 a.m. Securing Animal Industries’ Future: Protecting Against Activist Threats—Kay Johnson Smith, President and CEO, Animal Agriculture Alliance
11:00 a.m. Morning Break
11:15 a.m. Shooting Fish in a Barrel (The Aquarium Trade Is an Easy Target)—Sandy Moore, President, Seagrest Farms
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
From Breeder of the Year to Target of the Year: Know Your Rights when Faced with Overzealous, Untrained and/or Corrupt Animal Cops

Bonnie Pike, Top breeder of Cocker Spaniels
Sheila Kessler, JD, NAIA Board Member
Julian Prager, JD, NAIA Board Member, Legal Analyst and Legislative Coordinator

 2:30 p.m. Demystifying the Animal Rights Movement — John Sancenito, President, INA, an international risk management, intelligence, and security consulting firm
 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break
 3:45 p.m. Will You Be Next? – Shelley Wood, Director ABC Animal Training at Gulf World
 4:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
 5:15 p.m. Day One Adjourns
 6:30 p.m. Cocktails Followed by Dinner


Sunday, October 27

8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. Protecting the Veterinarian−Client Relationship from Misguided Legislative Intrusion: What’s at Stake—Arnold Goldman, DVM, MPH, NAIA Vice President
9:30 a.m. Canine Genetic Testing: The Path Forward—Mark Dunn, AKC, Executive VP
10:30 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. Canine Reproduction: Maximizing Brood Bitch Fertility—Marthina Greer, DVM, JD, NAIA Board Chair
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m.      International Animal Transportation Challenges: A View from the Front Line—Elizabeth A. Schuette, Managing Director, The ARK at JFK 
1:45 p.m. National and International Dog Rescue Transport Programs: The Animal Health and Welfare Issue of Our Time—Patti Strand, NAIA president
2:45 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:00 p.m. Legislative Workshop
5:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns

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