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Events: Details

2016 National Animal Interest Alliance (NAIA) Annual Conference

Category: Conference

The National Animal Interest has put to together a fantastic conference this year for our 25th anniversary and we hope you can join us in the celebration.

The future of animal care is today and our 25th anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate progress, educate ourselves on the changes in extremely fast-moving fields, counter ideological and opportunistic misinformation, and implement strategies for further evolving the way we work with, care for, and view animals. Come be part of the future!

We are proud to have such a distinguished lineup of speakers, and excited for informative, inspiring, and solutions-oriented presentations! Here is our lineup:

Pat Shipman, PhD, author of The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction, Evolving with our companions: Dogs and People
Heather Huson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Animal Genetics, Cornell University: Managing small gene pools; examining the Alaskan sled dog and its unique DNA performance markers;
David J. Waters, DVM, PhD,,On Cultivating a Readiness for Sustainable Health: Our Words are Our Starting Points
Cathleen Enright, PhD, CEO of the Pet Food Institute: Fighting fire with water in the public debate over GMOs
Cindy Buckmaster, PhD. Homes for Animal Heroes: Rehoming the heroic dogs who have helped us treat and cure diseases
Scott Terrell, DVM, Diplomate ACVP, Animal Health Director for Disney’s Animal Kingdom: LEAD, CARE, CONNECT, CONSERVE ... and we can will change the world!
Christina M Martin, Attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation: Animals and property rights
Bernadette Juarez, Deputy Administrator Animal Care, USDA APHIS: Overview and update of USDA APHIS programs and regulations
Mary O. Smith BVM &S PhD DACVIM (Neurology): Bringing together dog lovers and scientists: the work of the AKC Canine Health Foundation.
Arnold Goldman, DVM, MPH and NAIA Board Member and Patti Strand, NAIA President: Update on the extent and effects of rescue dog transport.
David L. Mack, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Washington: How a mother and a dog changed the future for patients with a fatal muscle disease called X-linked myotubular myopathy.
Gleeson Murphy, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVPM Veterinary Medical Officer Importations and Animal Contact Team (ImpACT):  Overview and update of CDC Animal Importation regulations

In addition, we will continue our tradition of surprise guests, discussion panels, and workshops that will make for an unforgettable weekend!

When: Saturday 05 November, 2016 8:00 am EDT - Sunday 06 November, 2016 5:00 pm EST
Where: Orlando, Florida
Website: http://www.naiaonline.org/get-involved/naia-annual-conference/
  1. Animal care
  2. Animal welfare
  3. Education
  4. Human-animal bond
  5. Human-animal interactions
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