2017 Conference Schedule

Mar 1, 2017

2017 Conference Schedule
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                                                           FRIDAY, OCT. 20, 2017


                             San Diego HRS Adoption Center


3:00 PM 4:00 PM Patricia Mulcahy and Jennifer Lee San Diego Chapter Low Cost S/N program and other community assistance
4:00 PM 4:30 PM Anne Martin, PhD Richmond Center Low Cost S/N clinic
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Break
5:30 PM 8:00 PM   Reception – Visit San Diego HRS Attendees can pre-register for conference 2:30PM – 8:00PM


                                                           SATURDAY, OCT. 21, 2017


             Al Bahr Shrine Center – 5440 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA 92111
               Main Conference Hall                                                             Upstairs Vendor Area
7:00 AM 7:45 AM Registration – attendees may also take food/drink into class

Set up for vendors

7:45 AM 8:15 AM Margo DeMello Welcome & Conference Information – Opening the World to Rabbits
8:15 AM 9:15 AM Debbie Widolf Staying Strong in Animal Rescue
9:15 AM 9:20 AM break
9:20 AM 10:10 AM Suzanne D’Alonzo and Anne Martin Partnering With Animal Shelters & Humane Societies: Advocating For Rabbits in a Cat/Dog World
10:10 AM 10:25 AM break
10:25 AM 11:55 AM Joy Gioia Preventing and Dealing with Aggressive Rabbits
11:55 AM 12:00 PM break
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Criss Starr Helping the Public Keep Their Rabbits at Home
12:30 PM 1:40 PM LUNCH browse vendors, art show
1:40 PM 2:20 PM Carmine Bausone, DVM Creating Successful Rescue-Veterinarian Partnerships
2:20 PM 2:25 PM break
2:25 PM 3:25 PM Anne Martin and Sandy Parshall Fundraising and Using Social Media to Help Rabbits
3:25 PM 3:40 PM break
3:40 PM 4:40 PM Linda Siperstein, DVM The Vet Doesn’t Open Until 8am and OH NO! There’s a Problem
4:40 PM 4:45 PM break
4:45 PM 5:30 PM Linda Knox, DVM The Golden Years: Caring For the Geriatric Rabbit CM session – Growing Your Chapter: Joy Gioia and Edie Sayeg
5:30 PM 5:40 PM break
5:40  PM 6:40 PM Julie Smith, PhD Rabbits’ Experience of Vision—Rethinking Prior Assumptions Shelter Management: Edie Sayeg and Anne Martin


7:30PM 9:30 PM                                                  DINNER:

Al Bahr Shrine Center – 5440 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA 92111


SUNDAY, OCT 22, 2017

7:00 AM 7:15 AM Check in if not done yet, get drinks/food, proceed to main conference area
Main Conference Hall                  Vendors Upstairs  
7:15 AM 8:15 AM  Kimberly Elman Recruiting, Training, and Retaining a Solid Volunteer Corps
8:15 AM 8:20 AM break
8:20 AM 9:20 AM Joy Gioia, Patricia Mulcahy Community Outreach – Activities, Events, Strategies and Publicity
9:20 AM 9:35 AM Break
9:35 AM 11:05 AM Bill Guerrera, DVM Rabbit Health: Newest Treatment Protocols & Time Tested Effective Ones plus Current Thoughts on E. Cuniculi


11:10AM Break
11:10  AM 12:10 PM Dawn Sailer Emergency Rabbit Confiscations: How to Quickly Mobilize an Effective Rescue Response: Case Studies
12:10 PM 1:30 PM Lunch, browse vendors, and presentation: The Rabbits of Okunoshima: Rewilding the Domestic or Domesticating the Wild? Margo DeMello, PhD, Kotoyo Hoshina & Koushi Takahashi
1:30  PM 3:00 PM Jason Dickman and Alison Giese Clicker Training, How to Make a Bunny More Adoptable, and Rabbit Agility  Training
3:00 PM 3:15 PM Margo DeMello and Marinell Harriman Thank you for coming
Post-conference Extra Trip to San Diego HRS for anyone interested or whoever couldn’t make it on Friday