SAN FRANCISCO SPCA
October 5, 2019
Feline Science Symposium 2019
San Francisco, CA
Saturday, October 5, 2019
SF SPCA's Education & Training Center
243 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Light breakfast & beverages provided
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Calling all Crazy Cat People!
Don't miss the best cat behavior and welfare science event of the year.
"Please do this again! There are so many cat lovers, and it was great that the SPCA offered this presentation for the first time. Thank you for doing this."
"Fabulous conference! so happy I was able to attend. loved touring the facility. very inspiring to rekindle my need and drive in my own shelter. Hoping to come back next year!"
"Both symposiums, 2017 and 2018, were terrific.
I appreciate the science-based information presented on a manner the is easy to understand for the lay person. Very impressive."
There will be a 'Wine and Whiskers' reception the evening before the Symposium from 7:00-9:00pm in Maddie's Pet Adoption Center at the SF SPCA.
Come meet our expert speakers and special guest Duke the Therapy Cat, get a private tour of the SF SPCA's facility, learn about our cats and kittens, and enjoy a drink and bite with us! Bundle your Reception and Symposium tickets - we would love to see you!
Symposium Admission: $125
Symposium Admission & Night Before Reception: $150
Charles River Laboratories
Oregon State University Human-Animal Interaction Lab
The San Francisco SPCA
Colorado State University
8:30 AM Check in, Coffee, Light Breakfast, Networking
9:00 AM Dr. Michael Lappin
A Feline-Friendly Breakthrough for Managing Cat Allergens
9:50 AM Ann Dunn
The Forgotten Kitten Project: Socializing and Adopting Older Fearful Kittens
10:40 AM Break
10:55 AM Laura Mullen
Fighting Fungus with Facts: SPORE Ringworm Programs at the SF SPCA
11:45 AM Dr. Mikel Delgado
Thinking Outside the Bowl: How to Feed Cats
12:35 PM Break for Lunch
2:00 PM Dr. Carly Moody
Improving Cat Welfare During Handling and Restraint
2:55 PM Break
3:10 PM Dr. Kristyn Vitale
Shelter Cat Social Cognition: Using Science to Increase the Welfare of Cats Living in Shelters
4:00 PM Dr. Jeannine Berger
Adoptability and Behavior Profiles for Shelter Cats: A Guide for Intake or Outcome Decisions
4:50 PM Close
IAABC CEU credits: 7
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