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2023 APAW Expo Agenda
Day 1 - Friday, October 20, 2023
Registration: 6:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
Conference 7:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
Exhibit Hall Open 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 - 7:30 EST Registration
7:30 - 9:10 EST
Track 1: Welcome, News and Rabies Protocol
Presenters: Claudine Wilkins and Oscar Hulette
9:10 - 9:35 EST Break (Skelton Prefunction Area)
9:35 - 11:15 EST
Track 1: Lawmaker Roundtable
Presenter: Claudine Wilkins and Guest Lawmakers: Lt. Gov. Burt Jones, Senator Kay Kirkpatrick, Inspector General Harlan Proveaux, DOA Commissioner Tyler Harper and more to be announced.
11:15 - 12:45 EST LUNCH BREAK - On your own at over 25 venues at Avalon
12:45 - 2:30 EST
Track 1: What's New
Presenter: Inspector General Harlan Proveaux and Jason Smith, Program Manager, Companion Animal/Equine Section, Georgia Department of AG
Presenter: Speaker to be Announced
2:30 - 3:30 EST Break (Skelton Pre-function Area & Exhibit Hall)
3:30 - 4:30 EST
Presenter: Katrina Amaro, Gwinnett ACO
Presenter: Humane Society
Adjourn – THANK YOU and see you tomorrow morning!
Registration: 6:30 am - 7:30 am EST
Conference 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Exhibit Hall Now Open 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 - 8:00 EST Registration
8:00 - 9:40 EST
Presenter: Kimberly Schwartz, Senior Assistant District Attorney, Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit
Presenter: The Humane Society
9:40 - 10:10 EST Break
10:10 - 11:50 EST
Track 1: Veterinarians and the Law
Presenter: Claudine Wilkins, Animal Law Expert
Presenter: Samantha Sheldon, Executive Director, Fur Kids
11:50 - 1:20 EST LUNCH BREAK - On your own at over 25 venues at Avalon
1:20 - 3:00 EST
Presenter: Doug Eddins, Founder and Executive Director, American Cruelty Investigations School
Track 2: Creating Partnerships for Success
Presenter: Mark Dowis, Good Mews
3:00 - 3:30 EST Break (Skelton Prefunction Area & Exhibit Hall)
3:30 - 4:30 EST
Presenter: Stephanie Eddins, Director of Curriculum Development, American Cruelty Investigations School
4:30 EST AJOURN
THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE 24TH ANNUAL APAW EXPO!
SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!