2019 Police K-9 Conference & Vendor Show – Class Schedule

5th Annual International 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.

***Class Schedule is subject to change. Please check back for updates.***

 


Tuesday, March 5th



REGISTRATION


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



KEYNOTE SPEAKER 4:00pm


Kick off the show with our keynote speaker TBA!



ICEBREAKER SOCIAL 5:00-7:00 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 PLATINUM Sponsor: K-9 BSD

 



Wednesday, March 6th


Havis

Classroom A

CanineX

Classroom B

Natural Rich

Classroom E

Elite K-9

Classroom F/G

K-9 BSD

Classroom Firenze

Indestructibone

Classroom Tuscany


8:00-10:00 AM


Creating Clarity and Intensity in Bitework
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
George Daniolos

Hidden Compartments, Criminal Patrol & Officer Safety
Danny

Conducting the Traffic Stop / Utilizing the K-9 / Locating Concealment
Ed Van Buren &
Brian Gagye
Scent Cones and How Scent Moves
Dondi Hydrick
K-9 Nutrition: Extending the Career and Improving Quality of Life
Nicci Decrisantis
High Risk K-9 Patrol Operations and K-9 SWAT Deployment – S.K.I.D.D.S./CATS
Brad Smith

10:00-10:15 AM – MORNING BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor: Bulletproof Pet Products – Indestructibone



10:15 AM – 12:15 PM


Narcotics Detection
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Leos Drbohlav
K-9 Stress Inoculation
Rodney Spicer
K-9 Scent Detection
Pat Nolan
Muzzle Training
Ricky Farley

Interactive Explosive Labs based on Real World Events
Elie Zussman

Courtroom Testimony – Know the Answers to the Questions Before They’re Asked
Brad Smith

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


K-9 Psychology
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Irene Howcroft
Using Scent Collection and Trailing Tech to Find Missing Persons
Paul Coley
High Risk K-9 Tracking with Tactical Teams
Keith Bush &
Garret Wing

Obedience to Odor
Ken Licklider 

The Risk of Opiod Toxicity and the Use of Naloxone: Myths and Truths
Dr. Sean Smarick

E-Collar: Off Leash Control and Canine Problem Solving
Doug Roller


3:15-3:30 PM – AFTERNOON BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor: Bulletproof Pet Products – Indestructibone



3:30-5:30 PM


The Art of the Handler
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Rich Graham
K-9 Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
Cheryl Nelson, DVM
Officer Down – A K-9 Handler’s Critical Incident Debrief
David Garner
Hard Surface Tracking Dogs
Tobias Gustavsson

Understanding Transnational Threats Using Homemade Explosives (HME)
Russ Hubbard &
Todd Wilber

Training to a Tactical Level
Brett Titus

HOSPITALITY NIGHT 5:30-7:00 PM


Hospitality night with appetizers and beverages in the Vendor Hall

Sponsored by our GOLD Sponsor: Elite K-9



Thursday, March 7th


Havis

Classroom A

CanineX

Classroom B

Natural Rich

Classroom E

Elite K-9

Classroom F/G

K-9 BSD

Classroom Firenze

Indestructibone

Classroom Tuscany


8:00-10:00 AM


Critical Incident K-9 Application: Myths versus Reality
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Leos Drbohlav

Dogs and Drones: Nose to the Ground, Eyes in the Sky
Paul Coley

A Successful Rural K-9 Program
Eddie Brannon

E-Collar: Off Leash Control and Canine Problem Solving
Doug Roller
K-9 Nutrition: How to Feed a K-9 Athlete
David Dourson &
John Howard

K-9 Narcotics Detection
Ricky Farley

10:00-10:15 AM – MORNING BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor: Bulletproof Pet Products – Indestructibone



10:15 AM – 12:15 PM


The Art of the Handler
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Rich Graham
Person-Borne Explosives Detection K-9s
Lane Kjellsen

High Risk K-9 Tracking with Tactical Teams
Keith Bush &
Garret Wing

Scent Detection
Rodney Spicer
Terms, Data and Concepts That Every Explosives Detection Canine Handler Should Know
Kevin Good

Introduction to Team Tactical Building Clearing with K-9s
Dondi Hydrick

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


Creating Clarity and Intensity in Bitework
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
George Daniolos
K-9 Legal: Session 1
John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law

Reduce Handler and K-9 Stress
Mark Hines

Obedience to Odor
Ken Licklider
Nutrition and Health Issues that Drive Your Dog’s Performance
Dr. Rick Kesler, Dr. Jill Cline, Cory Nordin & Russ Kelly

Full Overview of Starting & Finishing a Detection K-9
Paul Shaughnessy

3:15-3:30 PM – AFTERNOON BREAK

Food & Beverages in the Vendor Hall – Sponsored by our BRONZE sponsor: Bulletproof Pet Products – Indestructibone



3:30-5:30 PM


The Ultimate Control
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Nino Drowaert
K-9 Legal: Session 2
John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law

Scent Training Aids
David Adebimpe,
DSc, PhD, CChem

Hard Surface Tracking Dogs
Tobias Gustavsson
Emergency Care – First Aid
Dr. Sean Smarick

IED Recognition & Situational Threat Assessment
Ryan,
EOD Tier 1 Operator

RAFFLE NIGHT 5:30-7:00 PM


Food & Entertainment in the Vendor Hall

Sponsored by our SILVER Sponsor: Havis