HITS Networking Reception,  7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Open Bar and Raffle Prizes in Vendor Area

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Thursday, August 18th

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Marker Training for Detection Dogs

Jeff Meyer

8:00 – 10:00

A Strategic Approach To Problem Solving In Modern K9 Operations

Jason Purgason

8:00 – 10:00

Dog’s Language & Canine Behaviors

Shay Maimoni

8:00 – 10:00

Building Search – Utilizing The Canine In Tactical CQB With A Team

Bobby Roettger

8:00 – 10:00

Canine Detection National Standards and Trends Including Electronic Devices, Designer Drugs And Hemp Products

Dr. Ken Furton

8:00- 10:00

The Four Parts of K9 Aggression Instinct And The Pack/Bonding Instinct

Tony Guzman & Bob Suarez

10:30 – 12:30

“Pseudo vs Real” – A 21st Century Reclassification of Scent-Training Aids Based On Scientific Studies, Training Outcomes & Operational Impacts

Dr. Adebimpe

10:30 – 12:30

The New Age Of K9 Use In Tactical Team Deployments

Armin Winkler

10:30 – 12:30

Civil Liability and Use of Police Canines

Eugene Ramirez

10:30 – 12:30

Practical Canine Anatomy

Marcella Ridgway

10:30 – 12:30

From Basics And Beyond, K9 Unit Supervisor

Ron Cloward

1:30 – 3:30

Canine Sense and Scent Ability: Recent Research On How Canines Learn And Detect Odors

Dr. Nathan Hall

1:30 – 3:30

Obedience To Odor

Ken Licklider

1:30 – 3:30

Perimeters (Operations As Well As Command And Control) From The Boots On The Ground Perspective And K9 Search Team Tactics

Mike Goosby

1:30 – 3:30

Defending Your Patrol K9 Program

Bill Lewis

1:30 – 3:30

K9 Officer Down

Scott Clark

4:00 – 6:00

OIS Debrief and Patrol K9 Tactical Considerations

Kyle Shoberg

4:00 – 6:00

Patrol Canine Courtroom Testimony – Know The Answers To The Questions Before They Are Asked

Brad Smith

4:00 – 6:00

Environmental Factors That Can Affect Your Target Odor

Rich Ashabranner

4:00 – 6:00

Urban Tracking: Defeating Distractions And Hard Surface Work

Jeff Schettler

4:00 – 6:00