2017 Events (Past)

Below is a list of events that took place earlier in 2017.  For a list of upcoming events for 2017, please visit the main event page.

 

January 27-29 

Clicker Expo

     Portland, OR

     www.clickerexpo.com

Expo is always an exciting weekend that should not be missed by any trainer who wants to be challenged and exposed to new positive reinforcement concepts.  Please check out the ClickerExpo website by clicking on the link above for more info on topics and faculty for 2017. New topics included an opening session focusing on Experience, a session on teaching an animal how to say "No", Consulting Skills, and a closing session focused on a few elephant conservation projects.

 

February 25-26

Art & Science of Animal Training

     ORCA - University  of North Texas

     Dallas, TX

     https://orgs.unt.edu/orca/conference/

This event was expanded to two days last year and was so successful that it is a two-day public event again in 2017. Ken will present on two topics, Teaching an Animal to Say "No" and a look at Teaching Duration Behaviors: Creating Lengthy Behavior Chains.

 

March 5-10

AZA Training Course

     Argentina

     www.aza.org

This is an excellent course for zoo trainers.  This will be the first international version of this course.  Ken was invited to participate and will be teaching along with Michelle Skurski.  Details are still being worked out.

 

March 31 - April 2

Clicker Expo

     Stamford, CT

     www.clickerexpo.com

Expo is always an exciting weekend that should not be missed by any trainer who wants to be challenged and exposed to new positive reinforcement concepts.  Please check out the ClickerExpo website by clicking on the link above for more info on topics and faculty for 2017.

 

April 22-23

Advanced Training Topics

     San Diego, CA area

     San Diego, CA

     www.puppyworks.com      

Ken's topics included: Reinforcement Strategies; Complex Tools; Social Animals - Working with Groups; Aggression Reduction Strategies; Case Study: Teaching Aggressive Dogs to Live Together.

 

April 29-30

Advanced Training Topics

     Los Angeles, CA area

     Los Angeles, CA

     www.puppyworks.com      

Ken's topics included: Reinforcement Strategies; Complex Tools; Social Animals - Working with Groups; Aggression Reduction Strategies; Case Study: Teaching Aggressive Dogs to Live Together.

 

May 20-21

Advanced Training Topics

     Chester County, PA area

     Chester Co., PA

     www.puppyworks.com      

Ken's topics will include: Reinforcement Strategies; Complex Tools; Social Animals - Working with Groups; Aggression Reduction Strategies; Case Study: Teaching Aggressive Dogs to Live Together.

 

May 27-29

Association for Behavior Analysis International

     ABAI Denver

     Denver, CO

     https://www.abainternational.org/store/registration.aspx     

Ken has been invited to participate in a symposium looking at the benefits thar training brings to improvingthe quality of an animal's life.  Details TBA.

 

June 7-8 & 13-14

Weekend with Ken Ramirez

     Positive Animal Solutions

     7-8 Leeds, UK

     13-14 Winchester, UK

     www.positiveanimalsolutions.com     

Positive Animal Solutions invited Ken back to the United Kingdom to conduct seminars for zookeepers, dog trainers, and others interested in positive reinforcement training. Topics included Concept Training, Non-Food Reinforcers, Scent Detection, Teaching an Animal to say "No", and Handling Animal Mistakes Positively. 

 

June 10-11

Seminar with Ken Ramirez in Spanish

     Edogtorial

     Barcelona, Spain

     www.edogtorial.com     

Edogtorial, formerly CursoClicker, brought Ken back to Spain for the 4th time, but for the first time in Barcelona.  Ken conducted his seminars entirely in Spanish.   

 

June 15-16

Weekend with Ken Ramirez

     Positive Dog Training

     Dublin, Ireland

     http://www.positivedogtrainingdublin.com/

Ken will present his first semnar in Ireland, details TBA soon.