Best Friends National Conference schedule

Details subject to change

Wednesday, July 18
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Early conference check-in
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Member appreciation party

 

Thursday, July 19
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration open
7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Welcome session
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Workshop session I
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch and networking
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Save Them All networking hub open
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop session II
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop session III
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Break
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Workshop session IV
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Welcome reception

 

Friday, July 20
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General session
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop session I
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch and networking
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Save Them All networking hub open
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop session II
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop session III
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Break
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Workshop session IV
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Bow Wow Film Festival

 

Saturday, July 21
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Registration open
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Save Them All networking hub open

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Workshop session I
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop session II
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch and networking
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop session III
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closing session

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Yaps and Apps social

 

Sunday, July 22

Optional side trips

*Times listed below are when the tour bus leaves from/returns to the Westin.

9:30 a.m - 11:15 a.m.        NKLA Pet Adoption Center: Tour 1
9:30 a.m - 11:30 a.m.        Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in Mission Hills: Tour 1
10:30 a.m - 12:15 p.m.      NKLA Pet Adoption Center: Tour 2
10:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.      Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in Mission Hills: Tour 2
10:15 a.m - 12:45 p.m.      Michelson Found Animals Adopt and Shop Tour

Click here to learn more about the optional side trips.

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