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.

We have NOT finalized the tracks for our Fall 2023 conference but they may include these topics:

  • Analysis & Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Internal & External Communications
  • Strategic Workforces

Speaker Expertise: If you are an expert on a current leadership or management topic, especially one that fits into the above tracks, please send your information to the Conference Committee via learning@theaawa.org. Please submit your proposal in the following format and include ALL of the following:

  • Title
  • Brief description (3-6 sentences) plus (optional) learning objectives
  • Brief speaker bio
  • Links to prior presentations (especially videos)
  • Speaker fees (note: we reimburse speaker travel)
  • Email plus phone number 

Deadlines: 

For the 2023 Fall Conference: February 15, 2023  (Portland, OR, November 15-17, 2023)