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Behavior Analyst
January 19th 09, 04:04 AM
On March 20th, 2009:

The Art and Science of Animal Training: Where Are We Now? Where Are We
presented by ORCA and the University of North Texas

Six of the best minds in equine, avian, canine, and marine mammal
specialties will speak on what the science of behavior and the craft
of teaching have shown us about interacting, living and communicating
with animals. These animal and behavior experts will share their
wisdom, gleaned over the decades, about the present and the future of
animal training.

Speakers and Topics
Bob Bailey
Training the Animal is the Easy Part: Animal Trainer's Search for a
Behavioral Touchstone
Alexandra Kurland
Going Micro: The Evolution of Equine Clicker Training
Kay Laurence
Reinforcement Patterns, Reinforcement Styles and How They Affect the
Steve Martin
The Art of Training
Ken Ramirez
Evolution of the Zoo Trainer: A Personal Perspective
Steve White
Skinner and World Collide! Film at 11:00
Dr. Jesus Rosales-Ruiz (chair)
Challenges and the Future of Animal Training: Open Panel Discussion

If you would like to join us for this special event, be sure to
register early since spaces are filling up!

For more information please visit us at http://orgs.unt.edu/orca/index.html

To register, please visit http://orgs.unt.edu/orca/artandscience/registration.html