Speaker Topics should be based in one of the following areas:

  • Shelter Medicine
  • Animal Control
  • Humane Law
  • Humane Education
  • Management
  • Development
  • Communications
  • Exotic Animals
  • Farm Animals
  • Wildlife
  • Public Relations
  • Feral Cats/Community Cats
  • Transports
  • Shelter Best Practices
  • Adoptions
  • Animal Law
  • Disaster Relief
  • Volunteers
  • Any other shelter related topics


The 2019, 1st Annual Conference drew over 180 animal welfare professionals and volunteers from over 50 organizations all over Pennsylvania. Our audience ranges from those new to the field to seasoned animal welfare professionals and humane society police officers.

To be considered as a speaker, programs must:

  • Be educational in nature; sales presentations will not be accepted.
  • Should be current and original (with appropriate credit/citations for content that is not your own).
  • Last 90 minutes, including an opportunity for questions and answers.
  • Number of speakers need to be submitted with the proposal.