Call for Speakers

The Association Conference Committee is interested in your feedback so our conferences continue to deliver just-in-time education that meets animal welfare professional needs.

Speaker Expertise: If you are an expert on a current animal welfare, leadership or management topic, please send your information to and share with the Committee in the following format. Please include the following:

> topic, learning objectives, brief speaker bio, link to prior presentations (especially videos), and speaker fees.
Below is a good example of a submission.


  • For The 2022 Spring Conference: November 1, 2021*, in Chicago, June 15-17, 2022
    For The 2022 Fall Conference: March 1, 2022*, in New Orleans, November 15-17,2022

* Learn about the differences between the two conferences here.

Example Submission

Every Bark is Different: Leading the Generational Transition within Your Agency
Robert W. Wendover, The Center for Generational Studies

  • Three key shifts that age diversity will have on your workplace in the coming five years
  • Beliefs and work approaches of the three major generations
  • Connect with the “Millennial mind”
  • Five step process to address mobile technology use challenges that impact your productivity and service
  • Three strategies to instill a sense of ownership within the emerging generation of contributors
  • Five keys to being a “sandwich manager” when supervising a  cross-generational team

BIO: Robert W. Wendover, CSP, is Director of The Center for Generational Studies which has been assisting organizations with their workforce talent transitions for more than 20 years. For more information about the Center or any of Bob's programs, contact him at

Speaker fees: $X.00 + travel reimbursement

Recommended Topics or Education Needs If you have a recommendation for potential educational topics to address your current professional needs, please email your suggestions to  Thank you.