Conference Program

The 2018 CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference is set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Calgary April 21-24, 2018.


We are now accepting applications to present at the 2018 CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference in Calgary, April 21-24, 2018!

Share your cutting-edge animal welfare knowledge, build your professional network and help others work more effectively for Canada’s animals at the CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference.

Download the call for abstracts and the submission form by clicking the button below.

Download the 2018 CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference call for abstracts

To view all of the topics from the 2017 conference or to download the slides from individual sessions, please go here.

We explored many different topics at the 2017 conference, including:

  • Animal welfare initiatives
  • Emerging animal welfare science
  • Best practices in animal sheltering
  • Leadership practices and initiatives in animal welfare
  • Making the link between animal cruelty and other crimes
  • Animal welfare community engagement