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

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Tuesday, July 11t



REGISTRATION


Registration starts at noon

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



KEYNOTE SPEAKER 4:00-5:00 PM


Hear our keynote speaker – John C. Burnam!

John is a former U.S. Army Master Sergeant of the 44th Infantry Scout Dog Platoon, recipient of 13 U.S. military service awards, founder of U.S. Military Working Dog Teams National Monument, published author of 4 novels, and has been part of 8 T.V. documentaries and 2 movie screenplays based on his novels.


ICEBREAKER SOCIAL 5:00-7:00 PM


You’re invited…to an evening of free food & beer, fun and networking.
Join us in the Vendor Hall to meet and greet with
vendors, class instructors and attendees from all over the world.

Sponsored by our SILVER Sponsor, Vohne Liche Kennels



Wednesday, July 12th


Salon D

Elite K-9

Salon E

Vohne Liche Kennels

Salon F

Havis

Salon G

GLC Direct

Salon H

K-9 BSD


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
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*

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, Elite K-9



Thursday, July 13th


Salon D

Elite K-9

Salon E

Vohne Liche Kennels

Salon F

Havis

Salon G

GLC Direct

Salon H

K-9 BSD


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

Tracking A Training Dog Step-by-Step

Dave Bessason


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
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*

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

Tracking a Training Dog Step-by-Step
Dave Bessason

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 GOLD Sponsor, Elite K-9