2017 International Society for Anthrozoology Conference

ISAZ Sponsors

Date: June 22-27, 2017

Time: lectures 8:30 am to 5:20 pm each day with additional evening activities. Satellite Meetings June 26-27.

CE: up to 36 CE units available.

Webinar: available via online registration (coming soon).  If you have never attended an Adobe Connect webinar test your connection.  The webinar is only available live.

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Pricing Schedule

International Society for Anthrozoology, (ISAZ) 2017

Human-Animal Interconnections

Programming will address the roles of service dogs and other animals for children, as well as human-animal interactions with wildlife and cattle. We will also offer presentations on research papers on other topics in the field of human-animal interactions. 

ISAZ Speakers

Friday, June 23 -Sunday June 25, 2017

UC Davis Campus & Surrounding Areas

  • Diana Davis, DVM, PhD, UC Davis Department of History
  • DA Giles, PhD, Center for Whale Research, Friday Harbor Laboratories
  • John Madigan, DVM, MS, DACVIM, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Paul Mundell, CEO, Canine Companions for Independence
  • Layla Esposito, PhD, National Institutes of Health (NIH/NICHD)
  • Leonard Abbeduto, PhD, UC Davis MIND Institute

IAHIAO Track Schedule June 23-25

Effective Options regarding Spay or Neuter of Dogs 

Satellite Speakers

Monday, June 26, 2017

Gladys Valley Hall, Room 1020

  • Ben Hart, DVM, PhD, DACVB, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Anita Oberbauer, PhD, UC Davis Department of Animal Science
  • Kate Atema, MS, International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Gary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA, San Diego Humane Society
  • Melissa Bain, DVM, DACVB, DACAW, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Animals Behaving Badly | Veterinary/Welfare Perspectives Improving Client Compliance

CABI Satellite Speakers

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Gladys Valley Hall, Room 1020

  • Alice Villalobos, DVM, FNAP, Animal Oncology Consultation Service
  • Emma Grigg, PhD, CAAB, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Patrick Pageat, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ECAWBM-BM, HDR, Institut de Recherche en Semiochimie et Ethologie
  • Suzanne Kurtz, PhD, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University
  • Gary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA, San Diego Humane Society
  • Melissa Bain, DVM, DACVB, DACAW, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Hotel Information: A discounted room rate has been arranged.  Hotel Booking Link You may also find information on other hotels in the area here.

*Please note that there are a limited number of rooms in this block available between specific conference dates only. If you are unable to book at our contracted rate using the link above, please contact the hotel directly. Rates outside our room block dates are subject to the hotel's discretion. You will be 100% responsible for your hotel booking and any costs incurred. We accept no responsibility for any part of your hotel stay.

Hyatt Place UC Davis
173 Old Davis Road Extension
Davis, CA, 95616
Conference Room Rate | $165/night