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 IFAAB 2006 Program Schedule

IFAAB 2006 Friday March 3                                            Moderator:

 Welcome/Intro            8:30

 Borchelt /Reid             9:00                            An exegesis of the reification of some terms in animal learning             

                        Break  10:00 10:30

             Open                  10:30                                       Open                    

 Hetts, et. al                 11:00                          Mentoring New Behaviorists

                        Lunch  12:00 1:00

 Lunch seminar sponsored by Iams:

     Melissa Shyan                                            The Impact of Maternal & Post-Weaning Dietary

                                                                       DHA, (Docosahexaenoic Acid) on Puppy

                                                                       Trainability
 Parsons                        1:00                           The Anatomy of a Reactive Dog Class

 Coppola                       1:30                           The Puppy: To squish or not to squish

 Williams/Rommel          2:00                            Self-Directed Aggression:

                                                                               

                         Break  3:00 3:30

 Panel                           3:30                             Exploring Normal and Un-normal Puppy  Behavior  

                                                                        Hetts/Nitschke/Silvani                           

 Wirant                         4:30                             Urinary behavior of female domestic dogs

                                    5:00 Day ends

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 Saturday March 4                                                                Moderator:

                                                                                                                       

              Open               9:00                     Possible topic -  "What's on your mind?" in which anyone can  bring up

                                                                                         anything they would like to get input on from the group   

 Sobie                            9:30                           Animal Behavior Services Survey

          Break     10:30 11:00

 Hunthausen                  11:00                          Children and the Behavior Consultation. 

 Hays                            11:30                          Interspecies Play

 Martyn                        12:00                           The Human/Canine Relationship

                      Lunch     12:30 1:30

 Shyan                          1:30                             Indoor cat enrichment

 Pezzanite                     2:00                             Feline Aggression Towards Humans: Multiple Case Studies

                      Break     2:30 3:00

 Panel                           3:00                             Animal Behavior Consulting and the Law

                                                                    Borchelt, Williams, Estep      

 Barry/McConnell          4:00                            Who is IFAAB?                                 

                                     5:00 Day ends

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Sunday March 5th                                                               Moderator:

 Williams                        9:00                            Practical Approaches to Difficult Situations

 Nitschke (On Behalf of Karen Pryor)   9:30                     Hidden Aversives and Hidden Reinforcers 

 Wright                         10:00                           Context-Specific Compulsive Nibbling in a 4 Yr. old Dog

                       Break   10:30 11:00

 Voith                           11:00                           Comparison of citronella and shock anti-bark collars

 Cottam                        11:30                           Storm Defender in treatment of thunderstorm phobia

                       Lunch   12:00 1:00

 McLeroy                     1:00                            Doggie Day Care

 London                        1:30                            Head Scratchers

 

                                     3:30 5:00                 Business meeting and discussion of 07 agenda

                                     5:00 Meeting ends

                         

Another great job by the program committee!!