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The Business of Saving Lives

Don’t miss the affordable 9th Annual
Business of Saving Lives conference
presented by
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation
2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

Saturday March 23, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Register Online NowThis full day conference offers an exciting agenda of workshops on animal behavior, shelter wellness, business and program practices to provide attendees practical information and tools for effective animal welfare operations.

Presenters

  • Elena Bicker, Executive Director, Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation
  • Susan Furukawa, Program Director Community Outreach, ASPCA®
  • Cynthia L. Karsten, DVM, Shelter Medicine Resident, UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program
  • Sara Kersey, Marketing Manager, Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation
  • Bob Lukas, DVM, Sage Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care
  • Marie Rochelle Macaspac, Marketing Director, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue and Founder, AnimalRescueMarketing.com
  • Rebecca Marsh, former Executive Director, Fix Our Ferals
  • Nancy McKenney, CEO, Marin Humane Society
  • Paul O'Grady, Partner, Armanino McKenna LLP
  • Betsy Saul, Founder, Petfinder.com

Registration Fee, per person:

  • Early Bird - $35
  • After March 1, 2013 - $40

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Sorry, no refunds.

View MapLocation: Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, 2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Includes all materials, morning refreshments and vegetarian lunch. Register today!

Please contact Mary Jo Bernardo at mjbernardo@arf.net or 925.296.3177 with questions.

Sponsored by
ASPCAPetSmart Charities

Agenda
8:30 a.m.
Registration and morning refreshments
9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Elena Bicker, Executive Director, Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation
9:05 a.m.
10:05 a.m.
10 Minute Break
Animal Sessions
Nestle Purina Dog Training Pavilion
Business/Program Sessions
Presentation Room
 
10:15 a.m.
When to Seek Veterinary Care

Bob Lukas, DVM, Sage Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care
 
11:30 a.m.
10 Minute Break
11:40 a.m.
 
12:55 p.m.
Luncheon; Boutique opens at Noon; ARF Tours start at 1:15
2:00 p.m.
Vaccinations in a Shelter(like) Environment

Cynthia L. Karsten, DVM, Shelter Medicine Resident University of California Davis, Koret
Social Media: Unleashed!

Sara Kersey, Marketing Manager, Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundaion and Marie Rochelle Macaspac, Marketing Director, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue and Founder, AnimalRescueMarketing.com
 
3:15 p.m.
10 Minute Break    
3:25 p.m.
Winning Strategies to Save More Lives

Nancy McKenney, CEO Marin Humane Society and Susan Furukawa, Program Director Community Outreach, ASPCA
       

 

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