The Animal Protection Conference and Expo has been uniting all facets of animal welfare together under one roof to provide education from experts, speakers and educators from across the nation. This is an opportunity to connect with like-minded people, to share information and make "change" happen.

The Animal Protection Conference and Expo provides a legal track, law enforcement track, and animal shelter/rescue track, highlighting the importance of collaboration of agencies for success in investigating and prosecuting animal cruelty cases.  

Our diverse courses will cover:


• Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, Gangs and the Link to Animal Abuse

• Animal Cruelty Laws and Legislative Updates              

• Service Animal Law and Adapting to Changes             

• Collateral Crimes and Animal Abuse                         

• Multi-Animal Impound, Puppy Mill & Hoarding Cases

• Equine Cruelty and Equine Best Practices

• Reporting Animal Cruelty Properly                            

• Animal Cruelty Task Forces

• Animal Behavior & Training

• Investigations and In Field Operations

• Progressive Programs 



The Hotel at Avalon

9000 Avalon Boulevard, Alpharetta, GA 30009

Phone: (678) 722-3600

Event Dates:

Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24, 2020


Registration is Coming Soon!

Onsite registration between 7:30 am - 8:30 am is available if conference is not sold out

Cost varies per Profession/Public/Student.  Limited scholarships available - contact info@animalprotectionexpo.org for more information.


Hotel rates are offered for attendees.  


Parking is available at a discounted rate of $7 per car per day  (see map for location of appointed parking deck).  Valet parking at The Hotel at the main hotel entrance for $15 per day.


Wifi is available in the hotel lobby area.



Included are two beverage breaks both days of the conference - a morning and afternoon break. 


Breakfast or Lunch is NOT included in the Sponsorship, Exhibitor or Attendee Registration fees. 


Numerous breakfast and lunch options are available:  Walk to over 25 restaurants within the Avalon complex or enjoy a buffet lunch at the exhibit hall for an additional fee. If you would like to purchase a conference buffet lunch ticket you may do so by purchasing in advance.  We offer a 1-day Lunch Ticket ($65) or a 2-day Lunch Ticket ($130).


Before the Conference and during lunch there are numerous options in and around The Hotel at Avalon within walking distance.  Restaurants are listed below.  For additional information and details of each establishment, CLICK HERE.

Continuing Education Credits:

Opportunities to earn continuing education credits and a course completion certification to add to your resume are available to:

  • CLE Approved Hours for Attorneys. The registration fee does not include CLE fees. The Georgia Bar member attendees will be billed directly by the GA Bar soon after the conference at $4 per hour on their CLE transcript for this conference.  Your confirmation of attendance will automatically be sent to the Georgia Bar.

  • LEAP for legal education veterinarians, requested (Vets/Vet Techs), Confirmed

  • CEU for Veterinary General Courses, requested (Vets/Vet Techs), Confirmed

  • POST Hours for Law Enforcement Officers, approved,

  • NACA Hours (National Animal Control Association) for Animal Control, Approved

  • IAABC Credit Hours (animal behaviorist & dog trainers), Approved

  • Certificate of Course Completion (Any attendee will receive upon request).

Networking and Social Mixer:

Friday and Saturday - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tito's Vodka is sponsoring a networking cocktail hour. This is a FREE event and will be held in the Expo area.


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Animal LawSource.org for great info and updates on conference agendas.  It is FREE to join - email us at info@animallawsource.org.

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