2021 Police K-9 Conference & Vendor Show – Class Schedule

7th 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 9th



REGISTRATION


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


ICEBREAKER SOCIAL 5:00-7:00 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 10th


Havis

Classroom A

CanineX

Classroom B

K-9 BSD

Classroom E

Elite K-9

Classroom F/G

Police K-9 Magazine

Classroom Firenze

Indestructibone

Classroom Tuscany


8:00-10:00 AM


Differences in Muzzle Work and Bite Suit Work
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*
Amir Schwartz
& David Pantley

Scent Cones and How Scent Moves

Dondi Hydrick

Operational Based Explosive Dog Training & Importance of Search Intel

Paul Hammond

 E-Collar: Off Leash Control and Canine Problem Solving

Doug Roller

Reality Based K-9: From Selection to Training to Real Street Deployment

Nate Harves

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 Nutrition: Beyond the Bag: How Marketing and Media Impact Your K-9’s Career

Nicci Decrisantis

 Training to a Tactical Level

Brett Titus

Practices, Data, and Concepts that Every Explosives Detection Canine Handler Should Know

Kevin Good

Improving Control Over Your Police Canine

Manuel Villanueva

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: The Mind of Your Dog, Implications for Training, Performance, & Being an Effective K-9 Team
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*

Irene Howcroft

K-9 First Aid

Michael Nielsen

Criminal Interdiction – Success on the Street and in the Courtroom

Ed Van Buren

Obedience to Odor

Ken Licklider

K-9 Tactical / S.W.A.T Debrief

Lance Schroyer

K-9 Legal: Session 1

John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law


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


Building Search: Utilizing the Canine in Tactical CQB with a Team

Bobby Roettger

K-9 Stress Inoculation Prior to Deployments®

Rodney Spicer

The Dynamics of Training Police K-9s

Don Slavik

Muzzle Fighting

Ricky Farley

A Successful Rural K-9 Program

Eddie Brannon

K-9 Legal: Session 2

John M. Peters,
Attorney at Law


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 11th


Havis

Classroom A

CanineX

Classroom B

K-9 BSD

Classroom E

Elite K-9

Classroom F/G

Police K-9 Magazine

Classroom Firenze

Indestructibone

Classroom Tuscany


8:00-10:00 AM


K-9 First Aid

Michael Nielsen

K-9 Nutrition: Is your Dog on the Right Fuel and How do you Know?

Dave Dourson & John Howard

K-9 Selection, Imprinting, Search Patterns, Communication & Full Overview of Starting & Finishing a Detection K-9

Paul Shaughnessy

Reality Based Detection Training

Rodney Spicer

Remote Control System for
Tactical K-9 Units

Dr. Ikhwan Kim

Winning With
Your Dog

Mark Hines

 


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


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

Leos Drbohlav

Criminal Patrol in Rural Areas – From Farming to Felonies

Michael Varilek

NCATS: National Canine Audit Tracking System

Joe Smith & Brett Titus

E-Collar: Off Leash Control and Canine Problem Solving

Doug Roller

Trauma in Working Dogs

Travis Hicks

Explosives Explained

Paul Orcutt & Todd Wilber


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


Proper K-9 Selection & Testing
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*

Dondi Hydrick & Michael Nielsen

Person-Borne Explosives Detection Canines
*Live-Demonstration using dogs*

Tracy Campbell

K-9 Narcotics Detection

Ricky Farley

IED Recognition & Situational Threat Assessment

Ryan, EOD

Police K-9: Taking Our Industry Back

Joe Smith

Obedience to Odor

Ken Licklider

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


Dog Sparring, Communication with the K-9 & Exposure to Man Pressure as a Decoy

Matt Godwin

A 21st Century Reclassification of Scent-Training Aids Based on Scientific Studies, Training Outcomes & Operational Impacts

Dr. David Adebimpe

Hidden Compartments, Criminal Patrol & Officer Safety

Danny

K-9 Industry Experts Q & A

Brett Titus, Eddie Brannon, Lance Schroyer, Joe Smith & Cord Overson

Performance Health and Nutrition

Cory Nordin

Building Search: Utilizing the Canine in Tactical CQB with a Team

Bobby Roettger


RAFFLE NIGHT 5:30-7:00 PM


Food & Entertainment in the Vendor Hall

Sponsored by our SILVER Sponsor: Havis