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Sean Will
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The 3rd Annual CAAWT Conference
July 25 - 30

Annual Conference Featuring the Latest in Constructional Training Approaches

In our 3rd Annual CAAWT conference, we will have Barbara Heidenreich as the keynote speaker and Dr. Jesús Rosales-Ruiz, Dr. T. V. Joe Layng, Sean Will, and Maasa Nishimuta as speakers. This year's conference will include presentations on goal setting, nonlinear contingency analysis, enhancing learning by minimizing extinction, building cues through Constructional Affection, and an application of Constructional Aggression Treatment with a herd of wild-caught antelope and other hoofstock. 


The registration for the video-on-demand is available until 9/30/22!

Discount registration is $60, standard registration is $120.

Discount registration applies to anyone who works for or volunteers at an animal shelter/rescue,

veterinary clinic, zoo, aquarium, or currently a student, or CAAWT Premium member.

You can access the video-on-demand until 1/31/23! 

We welcome staff and volunteers working at animal shelters, rescue organizations, zoos, aquariums, animal hospitals, animal trainers, students in college and university, and anyone who is interested in behavior analysis and the Constructional Approach! We hope to spend these six days with all the attendees to learn, think, and discuss together!

Enjoy a special message from Barbra Haidenreich!

Constructional Approach to Animal Welfare and Training is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
All the profits from the conferences funded free programs that CAAWT offers for
individuals and facilities that oversee the care of animals.

Past conference

We have been hosting the Constructional Approach to Animal Welfare and Training Conference since 2020!

2021 Conference

The 2nd annual CAAWT conference was held for the  English and Japanese audience. We had Dr. Jesús Rosales-Ruiz and Dr. T.V. Joe Layng as our keynote speakers and Sean and Maasa as speakers. Please visit this page for more information about the conference program.

2020 Conference 

In 2020, we held our 1st annual CAAWT conference was held for the Japanese audience. We had Kellie Snider as our keynote speaker and Sean and Maasa as speakers. 

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