Registration for the 2024 Annual Training Conference is now open!  Register by January 19th, 2024 to receive early bird rates.  Rates go up on January 20th!  Everyone that registers on or by January 19th, will receive our conference shirts.  

FAPAA Member Rates Non-Member Rates
Full Conference – Friday through Sunday. Includes all meals , Saturday Award Banquet, and after party $350 Early Bird 
$395 After January 19th
$385 Early Bird
$425 After January 19th
Friday Only – Includes Breakfast and Lunch $175 Early Bird
$200 After January 19th
$200 Early Bird
$225 After January 19th
Saturday Only – Includes Breakfast $150 Early Bird 
$175 After January 19th
$175 Early Bird 
$200 After January 19th
Sunday Only – Includes Breakfast $50 Early Bird 
$65 After January 19th
$65 Early Bird 
$75 After January 19th
Onsite Registration at Conference (Meals not Included) $225 per day $225 per day

We are busy identifying speakers and finalizing our 2024 conference agenda.  Here is a sneak peak at some of speakers and sessions for our 2024 conference:


Keynote speaker – Daniel Ettinger – Keep it Humane “Unleashing Laughter”
Jerrica Owen – National Animal Care and Control Association “Roots and Bones:  A New Look at Animal Control”
AJ Caldwell – Best Friends Animal Society “De-escalation in Animal Services”
Spencer Conover – Pasco County Animal Services “Root Cause Analysis in Animal Control Investigations”
Jayne Johnston – Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commision (FWC) “FWC’s Response to Human-Pet/Livestock-Wildlife Interactions”
Adam Stern – University of Florida “So, You Have a Decomposed Animal: Now What?”
Sarah Sukhram – Pasco County Animal Services “Expanding Your Operation-Leveraging Volunteers to Broaden Your Reach”
Cameron Moore – University of Florida Shelter Medicine Program “Strategies for Staying Afloat When Resources are Scarce”
Gina Knepp – Michelson Found Animals “Testicle Talk and Other Difficult Customer Service Conservations”

With three tracks, there is something for all animal protection and welfare professionals.  If you’re interested in speaking, there is still time to submit your speaker proposal.  For more information, please visit CALL FOR SPEAKERS 


Attendees may be eligible for the following Continuing Education Units (CEU):

  • Florida Certified Animal Control Officers
  • National Animal Care and Control Association (NACA) – This conference has been approved for Continuing Education Units by the National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA). National certificate holders can submit for credit consistent with the NACA CEU policy located https://
  • Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) – FACA is an approved provider of content which enhances professional competence and aligns with the CAWA Exam specifications. To learn more about what qualifies for CAWA CE, please click HERE  

Conference Hotel Room Block and Special Rate. Don’t wait to book, we have sold out the last two conferences!

The 2024 Educational Conference will be held at The DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Seaworld, 10100 International Drive, Orlando. Conference room rates begin at $139 per night. To receive the conference rate, book your rooms before 5 pm, January 31, 2024.  Rooms booked outside of the official Room Block will result in a higher rate and there is no guarantee to room availability for attendees. The number of rooms at the conference rate is limited.

For more information, please visit our conference hotel page:   DoubleTree Hilton


          2023 – Conference Program

          2022 – Conference Program   

          2020 – Conference Program

          2019 – Conference Program 

          2018 – Conference Program

          2017 – Conference Program

          2016 – Conference Program          

          2015 – Conference Program 

          2014 – Conference Program