2017 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference - GLAWC - Michigan Humane Society

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Don’t miss the 14th annual Michigan Humane Society Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference on October 23 and 24.The region’s largest annual animal welfare training and networking event takes place in one central location – the enchanting FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich. – at the peak of fall color season!

This year, we’re proud to welcome keynote speaker, Dr. Gary Weitzman, president and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society.

Gary Weitzman, DVM, is a licensed veterinarian with more than 25 years of animal welfare experience.  He is credited with creating the SDHS initiative “Getting to Zero,” which is a comprehensive plan to save the life of every healthy and treatable animal in all San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition shelters.

Dr. Weitzman is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator and serves as Chair of the Board of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators. Dr. Weitzman’s full bio is here: sdhumane.org.

There’s More!

For two days, GLAWC attendees are immersed in sessions, events, and the latest research, theories and program applications. Participants include frontline caregivers, animal fosters, veterinarians, board members, volunteers and more looking to learn and connect with colleagues from across the region.

Society of Animal Welfare Administrators Leadership Track 

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) this year.  SAWA will be sponsoring a Leadership Track at the conference.  The Leadership Track will feature an expert

from Happy Brain Science who will present on how to be happy and productive at work and lead others to do the same!

For more information about SAWA, please visit sawanetwork.org.

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