2017 Police K-9 Conference & Vendor Show – Class Schedule

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2017 Police K-9 Conference Class Schedule

Police K-9 Magazine continues to lead the way in K-9 handler training with instructors from all over the world. The classes will cover every aspect of k-9 handling. Handlers in all stages of their careers will benefit from the knowledge and experience shared in these classes.

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Tuesday, March 14th



REGISTRATION


Registration starts at noon – 2nd Floor Conference Center
All attendees will receive a free SWAG bag and conference t-shirt!



ICEBREAKER SOCIAL 5:00-8:00 PM


You’re invited…to a “Vegas” themed evening of food, fun and networking. Join us in the Vendor Hall to meet and greet with vendors, class instructors and 800+ attendees.

Sponsored by our SILVER Sponsor, Georgia K9 NTC



Wednesday, March 15th


Classroom A

Classroom B

Classroom E

Classroom F/G

Classroom 6


8:00-10:00 AM


Police K-9 Training Fundamentals
Mike Ritland

Intro to K-9 Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
Jo-Anne Brenner

Introduction to Inprovised Explosive Formulations
Ryan Morris
The Role of the K-9 Unit Supervisor
David Dorn
Part- One: Operational Based EDD Training & Intel Gathering
Paul Hammond

10:00-10:15 AM – MORNING BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Highland Canine Training



10:15 AM – 12:15 PM


Imprinting Scent Specific Tracking Dogs
Jeff Schettler

The Four Parts of K- Aggression Instinct and the Pack/Bonding Instinct
Tony Guzman
& Robert Suarez

Advanced K-9 Tactics
Integration Course

Romeo Ingreso
& Ernest Wolosewicz
K-9s in the Courtroom
Brad Smith
Can You Recognize a Homemade
Explosive (HME) Lab?

Dr. Julie Wilkerson
& Claire Rayburn

12:15-1:15 PM – LUNCH

Everyone will be on their own for lunch, but there are four fabulous dining options to choose from inside the gorgeous Tuscany Suites! Click here for details.



1:15-3:15 PM


E-Collar: Off Leash Control
and Canine Problem Solving
Doug Roller
Scent Detection Training
Paul Shaughnessy
Preparing Your K-9 for Combat
Scott Clark
Reality Based Detection Training
Rodney Spicer
Decoy and Bitework
Franco Angelini

3:15-3:30 PM – AFTERNOON BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Highland Canine Training



3:30-5:30 PM


Detector Dog Behavior
Ken Licklider
Scent Detection Training Using the K-9 Behavioral Shaping Device (B.S.D.)
Jason Johnson
Tactical Obedience Training Methods
Jerry Bradshaw
Officer Involved Shootings
Danny King
Unraveling the Fundamental Misunderstandings and Misconceptions about Scent Training Aids: Why a good Pseudo is better than Real
David Adebimpe, DSc, PhD, CChem

HOSPITALITY NIGHT 5:30-8:00 PM


Hospitality night with appetizers and beverages in the Vendor Hall

Sponsored by our GOLD Sponsor,
Metro Dade K-9 Services



Thursday, March 16th


Classroom A

Classroom B

Classroom E

Classroom F/G

Classroom 6


8:00-10:00 AM


Decoy and Bite Work
Franco Angelini

K-9 Healthwatch: Reading Your K-9 and Temperature Control
Dr. Alexis Newman

Bomb Technician Awareness
Ryan Morris

The Future of Detection
Dog Training
Jason Purgason
Part-Two: Vapor Wake Dogs – Body Worn Explosive Detection
Paul Hammond

10:00-10:15 AM – MORNING BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Highland Canine Training



10:15 AM – 12:15 PM


Tactical Tracking: The Four Stages of the Proximity Alert – Learn Them and Live!
Jeff Schettler
K-9 Legal: Session 1
John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law

K-9 Program Management
Romeo Ingreso
& Ernest Wolosewicz

Perimeters and K-9 Search Team Tactics
Mike Goosby
Developing a Reliable “Out”
Mark Haywood


12:15-1:15 PM – LUNCH

Everyone will be on their own for lunch, but there are four fabulous dining options to choose from inside the gorgeous Tuscany Suites! Click here for details.



1:15-3:15 PM


E-Collar: Off Leash Control
and Canine Problem Solving

Doug Roller
K-9 Legal: Session 2
John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law

Preparing Your K-9 for Combat
Scott Clark

K-9 Stress Inoculation
Prior to Deployments

Rodney Spicer
K-9 Aggression and Decoy
Mike Ritland
 

3:15-3:30 PM – AFTERNOON BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor, Highland Canine Training



3:30-5:30 PM


Detector Dog Behavior
Ken Licklider
High Risk K-9 Patrol Operations
and K-9 SWAT Deployment – S.K.I.D.D.S./CATS
Brad Smith

Transferring Bite Work
to the Reality of the Street

Steve Sprouse

Officer Involved Shootings
Danny King
Unraveling the Fundamental Misunderstandings and Misconceptions about Scent Training Aids: Why a good Pseudo is better than Real
David Adebimpe, DSc, PhD, CChem

RAFFLE NIGHT 5:30-8:00 PM


Food & Entertainment sponsored by our PLATINUM Sponsor, Elite K-9