2017 K-9 Cop for Police & Military Working Dogs Conference | Class Schedule

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Tuesday, July 11th



REGISTRATION


Registration starts at noon

All attendees will receive a free SWAG bag and conference t-shirt!



ICEBREAKER SOCIAL 5:00-7:00 PM


You’re invited…to an evening of food, fun and networking.
Join us in the Vendor Hall to meet and greet with
vendors, class instructors and 800+ attendees.

Sponsored by our SILVER Sponsor, 



Wednesday, July 12th


Salon D

Elite K-9

Salon E

Salon F

Capewell K-9

Salon G

Havis

Salon H

GLC Direct


8:00-10:00 AM


Decoy & Bitework

 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*

Matt Godwin

K9 MEDIC: Intro to K9 Tactical Responder 

Jo-Anne Brenner

Directional Laser Training for Off-Lead Dogs for Searching, Detection & Bitework

 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*

Matthew Yoder

Teaching Reward Based Training

Mark Hines

K-9 Nutrition (1 hr)
Dave Dourson

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Hydration & Bloat (1 hr)
Rick Kesler, DVM
& Jill Cline, PhD

10:00-10:15 AM – MORNING BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Havis



10:15 AM – 12:15 PM


K-9 Parcel Interdiction
Sherman Dotson
& Mike Brackett

K-9 Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Fred Fusco & Jay Paisley

The Art of the K-9 Handler

Richard B. Graham III
Part One: Operational Based
EDD Training & Intel Gathering
Paul Hammond

Solution-Based Nutrition

Rick Kesler, DVM
& Jill Cline, PhD


12:15-1:15 PM – LUNCH



1:15-3:15 PM


E-Collar Education & Myth Busting

Fred Hassen

K-9 Infiltration / Exfiltration Rope Techniques

Fred Fusco

How to Bullet-Proof Your K-9 Unit

Dr. David (Lou) Ferland

Scent Detection Training
Using the K-9 Behavioral
Shaping Device (B.S.D.)
 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Jason Johnson

How Animals Learn

Leos Drbohlav


3:15-3:30 PM – AFTERNOON BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Havis



3:30-5:30 PM


Detector Dog Behavior
Ken Licklider

K-9 Marker Training

 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*

George Daniolos

The Role of the K-9 Unit Supervisor

David Dorn

K9 Storage Locker Detection

Derrick Payne

Scent Training Aids: Why A Good Pseudo is Better than Real
Dr. David Adebimpe,
DSc, PhD, CChem

HOSPITALITY NIGHT 5:30-7:00 PM


Hospitality night with appetizers and beverages in the Vendor Hall

Sponsored by our GOLD Sponsor



Thursday, July 13th


Salon D

Elite K-9

Salon E

Salon F

Capewell K-9

Salon G

Havis

Salon H

GLC Direct


8:00-10:00 AM


Decoy & Bitework

 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*

Matt Godwin

Scent Detection Training
Using the K-9 Behavioral
Shaping Device (B.S.D.)
 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Jason Johnson

Radio Directed and
Guided Dogs With Cameras
Pat Nolan

K9 MEDIC: Intro to K9 Tactical Responder 

Jo-Anne Brenner

How to Make a Better Tracking Dog


10:00-10:15 AM – MORNING BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Havis



10:15 AM – 12:15 PM


K-9 Parcel Interdiction
Sherman Dotson
& Mike Brackett

K-9 Infiltration / Exfiltration Rope Techniques

Fred Fusco

Proofing Building and Area Searches

Jerry Bradshaw

Part Two: Vapor Wake
Dogs – Body Worn
Explosive Detection
Paul Hammond

Directional Laser Training for Off-Lead Dogs for Searching, Detection & Bitework

 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*

Matthew Yoder


12:15-1:15 PM – LUNCH



1:15-3:15 PM


E-Collar Education & Myth Busting

Fred Hassen

K-9 Legal: Session 1

John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law

Transferring Bitework to the Reality of the Street
Steve Sprouse

Introduction to Conventional
and Improvised Explosives
Bill Nixon

Narcotics Detection

Ricky Farley

 

3:15-3:30 PM – AFTERNOON BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Havis



3:30-5:30 PM


Detector Dog Behavior
Ken Licklider

K-9 Legal : Session 2

John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law

K-9 Marker Training
 *Live-Demonstration using dogs*

George Daniolos

How Animals Learn

Leos Drbohlav

Scent Detection Training
Paul Shaughnessy

RAFFLE NIGHT 5:30-7:00 PM


Food & Entertainment sponsored by our PLATINUM Sponsor, Elite K-9