22nd Annual Animal Protection Conference & Expo 2020

September 25-26, 2020

22nd Annual Animal Protection Conference & Expo 2020



In 1998, former prosecutor Claudine Wilkins created the Animal Protection Conference and Expo after being shocked to find animal abuse cases were routinely falling through the cracks.Growing for the past 22 years, the Animal Protection Conference and Expo has been successful in uniting a vast cross section of animal law professionals and animal welfare advocates together in one place and showing the importance of each of our roles in protecting animals as well as humans.

This is an exclusive opportunity to learn from the experts not only the basics, but also progressive programs. Attendees are invited to do the following:

  • Check out the extensive Expo exhibit hall
  • Receive continuing education credits
  • Network and make important connections during our complimentary morning and afternoon breaks and Tito's Vodka sponsored cocktail hour with FREE Tito's Vodka cocktails, on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

You will also have the opportunity to meet lawyers, prosecutors, judges, animal welfare organizations, veterinarians, vet techs, animal shelter and rescue/foster professionals, violence interceptors, domestic violence and child advocates, victim’s specialist, lawmakers, regulatory agencies inspectors, volunteers, community organizers, and many more.

Each person is a like-minded individual with similar goals and who are willing to share strategies and exchange ideas. It is about working together to enhance our roles and achieve the ultimate goal of helping animals in our communities.


The Animal Protection Conference and Expo is THE place to connect with other professionals and animal advocates to share ideas about how we can stop animal crimes and save more lives. Volunteers are vital to animal welfare and we want to see you there too.

This conference and expo is the perfect event for the following:

• Prosectors, Civil Attorneys, Judges and Lawmakers

• Law Enforcement Officers

• Animal Control Officers and DOA Inspectors

• Veterinarians and Vet Techs

• Shelter and Rescue Professionals

• Animal Behaviorists and Training Professionals

• Pet Industry Leaders

• Domestic Violence, Child/Elder Protection & Animal Welfare Advocates

• Volunteers in the animal welfare community


Opportunities to earn continuing education credits and a course completion certification to add to your resume are available to:

• Certificate of Completion for all attendees

• C.L.E. for attorneys

• P.O.S.T. for police officers

• L.E.A.P. for veterinarians and vet techs

• Certificate of Completion for all attendees

• International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants for animal behaviorist and trainers

(PLEASE NOTE: Payment for credits will be due for each day of the conference you attend.)


Each registration includes the following:

  • Entrance to the Conference & Expo  
  • Morning and afternoon beverage breaks on Friday & Saturday
  • FREE Tito's Vodka Cocktail and Networking Hour on Friday & Saturday 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Swag bag with goodies from our sponsors and exhibitors

Numerous breakfast and lunch options available:

  • Walk to over 25 restaurants within the Avalon complex (see choices
  • Breakfast and Lunch are "on your own"

P.O.S.T. credits are included. CLE credit for attorneys and Judges are due at registration.

Cost per credit range from $5 - $15, credits TBD

The full Agenda will be available on-line afte rSeptember 15th, 2019  Visit www.animalprotectionexpo.org for full details.

Seeking sponsors for this event and exhibitors for the Expo. If you or your organization is interested, please visit www.animalprotectionexpo.org for sign up details.

2020 APC&E

Animal Law Source

Organizer of 22nd Annual Animal Protection Conference & Expo 2020
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