This is a preliminary schedule and subject to change.

Friday, November 16, 2018: Clark Building
5:15–5:45 pm Registration Material Pick-up (Clark A101 Foyer)
Pizza dinner provided
6:00 pm Dr. David S. Miller, Miller Veterinary Services
Welfare issues relevant to Green Iguanas (Clark A101)
6:30 pm Dr. George Stilwell, Massey University
Welfare issues relevant to Dairy Goats (Clark A101)
7:00 pm Break (Clark A101 Foyer)
7:15 pm Dr. Patricia Wakenell, Purdue University
Welfare issues relevant to Egg Laying Ducks (Clark A101)
7:45 pm Dr. Katrina Merkies, University of Guelph
Welfare issues relevant to Horses (Clark A101)
8:15 pm Break (Clark A101 Foyer)
8:30 pm Dr. Judith Stella, USDA-APHIS
Welfare issues relevant to Companion Animals (Clark A101)
Saturday, November 17, 2018: ARDEC Conference Center & CoBank Center for Agricultural Education
8:45 am Assemble at ARDEC Conference Center
Continental breakfast provided
9:00 am Welcome, announcements, and instructions (Taylor Auditorium)
9:30 am Live Assessment begins
**Team/Group 1 begins at 10:15 am; last presentation complete ~5:00 pm**
Transportation will be provided to and from the live assessment location
11:30–1 pm Lunch Available (CoBank Center Commons)
Buffet provided
2:00–3:00 pm Break
Refreshments provided
6:00 pm Networking Reception (Agave Room at Rio Grande, 143 W. Mountain Avenue)
Generously provided by our contest sponsors
Heavy hors d'oeuvres and cash bar
Sunday, November 18, 2018: Lory Student Center
7:45 am Assemble at Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom CD
8:00 am Announcements and instructions (Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom CD)
8:10 am Scenario 1 (Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom CD)
8:40 am Scenario 2 (Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom CD)
9:10 am Scenario 3 (Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom CD)
9:40 am Begin oral assessment preparation (Rooms TBA)
Additional time for judges to score scenarios
11:30–1:00 pm Lunch Available (Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom CD)
Boxed lunches provided
12:30 pm Coach, Advisory Board, sponsor meeting (Lory Student Center 382)
~3:45 pm Official assessment presentations by judges, participant survey completion, awards reception, and photos (Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom CD)
Assorted desserts provided