We anticipate over 40 speakers from around the globe! So far we have confirmed the following speakers, and intend to add to this list so check back! 

  • Cheryl Asa, PhD, Director of Research and Director of the AZA Wildlife Contraception Center, St. Louis Zoo 
  • Kate Atema, MS, Director, Global Community Animal Program, International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • Sandra Ayres, DVM, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University
  • Jessica Beckstrom, DVM Candidate, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University
  • Valerie Benka, MS, MPP, Director of Programs, Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs
  • John Boone, PhD, Research Director, Great Basin Bird Observatory
  • Linda Brent, MS, MBA, PhD, Executive Director, Parsemus Foundation
  • Joyce R. Briggs, MS, President, Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs
  • Gregory Castle, MPhil, Chief Executive Officer, Best Friends Animal Society
  • Emma Clifford, Founder and Executive Director, Animal Balance
  • Thomas Conlon, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Michelson Found Animals Foundation
  • Maxence Dellacherie, PhD Candidate, Harvard University 
  • Amy Fischer, PhD, Teaching Associate and Extension Specialist, Animal Sciences, University of Illinois
  • Susan Getty, MS, Coordinator, Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs
  • Aimee Gilbreath, MBA, Executive Director, Found Animals Foundation, Inc.
  • Cristina Gobello, MV, DVM, DECAR, Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Laboratory of Reproductive Physiology, National University of La Plata and National Research Council
  • Stephanie Boyles Griffin, MS, Director, Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control
  • Roger Haston, PhD, Chief of Analytics, PetSmart Charities
  • Holly Hazard, JD, Senior Vice President for Programs and Innovations, The Humane Society of the United States
  • Elly Hiby, PhD, ICAM Coalition Scientific Coordinator; Independent Animal Welfare Consultant
  • Luz Maria Kisiel, B.Sc., P.Eng., M.Sc, Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
  • Michelle Kutzler, DVM, PhD, DACT, Associate Professor of Companion Animal Industries, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University 
  • Marie-Paul Lachaud, DVM, Head of Program Management, Europe, Aratana Therapeutics 
  • Rafaella Leoci, DVM, PhD, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Organs and Transplantation, Section of Veterinary Clinics and Animal Productions, University of Bari Aldo Moro
  • Ricki Lewis, PhD, Author, Public Library of Science
  • Joanne Maki, MS, DVM, PhD, Technical Director, Veterinary Public Health, Global Commercial Development, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
  • Giovanna Massei, PhD, Leader of Wildlife Research and Control Group, National Wildlife Management Centre, Animal and Plant Health Agency
  • Betsy McFarland, CAWA, Partner, Adisa
  • Cathy Moldave, MBA, Founder, Turnstone Animal Health
  • Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA, Pain and Palliative Care, Angell Animal Medical Center; Research Fellow in Bioethics, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School; Bioethics Scholar and Chair, Animal Ethics Study Group, Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
  • Shiri Novak, DVM, PhD Student, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Gary Patronek, VMD, PhD, Independent Consultant and Adjunct Professor, Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • David Pepin, PhD, Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • David Petrick, VMD, JD, President, The Delta Consortium Regulatory Consulting, Ltd.
  • Tal Raz, DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACT, Animal Reproduction Specialist, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Linda Rhodes, VMD, PhD, Independent Consultant
  • Andrew Rowan, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Humane Society International
  • Betsy Banks Saul, MS, Founder, Petfinder.com; Founder, HEAL House Call
  • Margaret Slater, DVM, PhD, Senior Director of Research and Development, Strategy, Research and Development, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Andy Sparkes, BVetMed, PhD, Veterinary Director, International Cat Care
  • Lindsey Vansandt, DVM, PhD, Theriogenologist, Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Marcela Pineda Vasquez, MVZ, Directora Medica Fundación Amici Cannis
  • G. Robert Weedon, DVM, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Shelter Medicine, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Jesse Winters, Senior Director, Community Initiatives, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals