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Schedule of events

An overview of the entire Animal Care Expo 2018 schedule

Monday, May 14, 2018

  • 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Conference Registration, sponsored by Michelson Found Animals
  • 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Learning labs (lunch served)
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Welcome session
  • 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Exhibit hall open (dinner served)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

  • 7:30 AM – 7:30 PM: Conference Registration, sponsored by Michelson Found Animals
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Town hall
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM: Workshop sessions
  • 11:15 AM – 2:00 PM: Exhibit hall open (lunch served)
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Shelter tour - Tour of Great Plains SPCA, which serves more than 35,000 animals each year in the Kansas City metro area. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Roundtrip transportation will be provided from the Convention Center. Please note these tours are offered as additional programming occurring during workshop hours.
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Workshop sessions
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Shelter tour
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Workshop sessions
  • 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM: Exhibit hall open/Networking social (dinner served)

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

  • 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM: Conference Registration, sponsored by Michelson Found Animals
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Networking breakfast/Round tables
  • 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM: Workshop sessions
  • 11:45 AM – 2:15 PM: Exhibit hall open (lunch served)
  • 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM: Workshop sessions
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Special session: Innovation showdown
  • 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM: Expo party - The annual Expo Party is the perfect way to relax, unwind and enjoy interacting with old friends and new ones. You won’t want to miss it!

Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Conference Registration, sponsored by Michelson Found Animals
  • 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Workshop sessions
  • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Workshop sessions
  • 12:30 PM: Expo ends. See you next year in New Orleans!