Thursday 14 November

7.00am – 8.00am Optional Session: Breakfast with Kate Mornement (extra charge applies) 
Optional Workshops
The 4 optional workshops on Thursday are not included in the conference registration fee and are an additional cost.
The 5.30pm optional workshop on Thursday afternoon by Kate Mornement is complimentary for all delegates.
Please refer to the workshop page on the website for further details.
8.30am – 12.00pm Optional Workshop: Core Training Tools and Practices
Ken RamirezOROptional Workshop: What’s So Therapeutic about Nose Work 
Peta Clarke
1.00pm – 4.30pm Optional Workshop: Intra-Household Dog to Dog Aggression 
Michael ShikashioOROptional Workshop: Compassion Fatigue: (Secondary trauma and burnout) Tools for Resilience
Dr Vanessa Rohlf
5:30pm – 6:30pm Preparing Dogs for the Arrival of a Human Baby 
Kate Mornement
4.30pm – 7.00pm Early Bird Registration & Trade Show Opening
6.30pm – 8.30pm Ice Breaker Function – drinks and canapes on the Conference Centre lawn

Friday 15 November

7.00am – 8.00am Optional Session: Breakfast with Peta Clarke or Dr Vanessa Rohlf (extra charge applies) 
7.40am – 8.15am

APDT Shorts

Robert Fairhead – Working with Children and Dogs

Laura Ryder – Fear Free Pets

Brenda Calkin – Positive Paws Project

7.30am – 8.20am Conference Registration
8:20am – 8:30am Conference Opening
APDT President Louise Ginman
8.30am – 10.00am Non-Food Reinforcers 
Ken Ramirez
10.00am – 10.30am Morning Tea
10.30am – 12.00pm Staying Safe in Aggression Cases
Michael Shikashio
12.00pm – 1.00pm Lunch
12.40pm – 12.55pm

APDT Shorts

Petra Edwards – Effecive Communication (TAGTeach)

1.00pm – 2.30pm Husbandry Training 
Ken Ramirez
2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.00pm – 3.30pm Mindful Dog Training 
Dr Vanessa Rohlf
3:30pm – 4:30pm Training Scientifically – What the hell does that mean, anyway?
Peta Clarke
5.30pm – 6.30pm APDT AGM

Saturday 16 November

7.00am – 8.00am Optional Session: Breakfast with Michael Shikashio (extra charge applies) 
7.40am – 8.15am

APDT Shorts

Sarah Forge – Being a Breedist

Kate Denman – Canine Behavioural School a force free training model

Petra Edwards – Fearful Fido

8.20am – 8.30am Welcome – New Committee Announced
Louise Ginman (MC)
8.30am – 8.40am APDT Awards Presentation
Erin Williams
8.40am – 10.00am All the World’s a Stage.  Antecedents – our Secret Weapon  
Peta Clarke
10.00am – 10.30am Morning Tea
10.30am – 11.00am APDT Awards Presentation 
Kay Hargreaves
11.00am – 1200pm Precursors for Aggression: Getting the pot off the stove before someone gets burnt!
Michael Shikashio
12.00pm – 1.00pm Lunch
12.40pm – 1.00pm

APDT Shorts

Justin Palazzo-Orr – Responding to Stress; beyond fight, flight and freeze

1.00pm – 2.30pm Problem Solving 
Ken Ramirez
2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.00pm – 3.45pm Cats and Dogs Living in Harmony: the preparation, management and training key to success
Kate Mornement
3.45pm – 4.45pm Dog Aggression Cases: Behaviour Change in Action
Michael Shikashio
6.30pm Cheese and wine tasting
7.30pm – 10.30pm Conference Dinner – Cypress Lakes Poolside Marquee 
Ken Ramirez speaking on Conservation Training

Sunday 17 November

7.00am – 8.00am Optional Session: Breakfast with Ken Ramirez (extra charge applies) 
7.40am – 8.15am

APDT Shorts

Kaye Hargreaves – Reactivity Training: How to make it work

Moira Hechenleitner Vergara – Solving Separation Anxiety following four principles

Erin Williams – Livestock Guardian Dogs in Suburbia

8.25am – 8.30am Welcome
Louise Ginman (MC)
8.30am – 10.00am Prognosis and Realistic Goal Setting in Aggression Cases
Michael Shikashio
10.00am – 10.30am Morning Tea
10.30am – 11.15am Dogs Behaving Badly: What behavioural ecology can teach us about understanding, avoiding and resolving problem behaviour 
Dr Kate Mornement
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
11.20am – 12.00pm A: Resilience and Compassion Satisfaction: How to bounce back when reality bites 
Dr Vanessa RohlfB. Data is not a dirty word
Peta Clarke
12.00pm – 1.00pm Lunch 
12.40pm – 1.00pm

APDT Shorts

Sharon Louise Carroll – Meaningful choice training

1.00pm – 1.30pm A. From Nuisance to Normal: Partnering with a local council to help residents resolve excessive barking
Dr Kate MornementB. Compassion fatigue: tools for prevention and management
Dr Vanessa Rohlf
1.35pm – 2.30pm A. An in depth look at enrichment 
Ken RamirezB. Keeping it Simple in Aggression Cases
Michael Shikashio
2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
Trade Show Concludes at 3.00pm
3.00pm – 4.30pm Quantity Recognition in Dogs, and a Case Study Teaching Animals to Say No
Ken Ramirez
4.30pm Conference Close

The agenda is correct as at 29 March 2019 but is subject to change.