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IWDBA 2023 – Vancouver Breeders Workshop

May 01, 2023 @ 8:00 am - May 03, 2023 @ 5:00 pm UTC-7

$43.00 – $825.00

Event Registration & Ticket Sales

The International Working Dog Breeding Association (IWDBA) is pleased to announce the 2023 Breeder’s Workshop “Genetically improving the whole dog”! Various ticket options are now available for purchase below.

  • Breeders Workshop Only
    The main event! Held on the 1st and 2nd of May without an optional Wednesday workshop session included. Topics include dicussions on the latest Health research (including hip and elbow assessments, allergies, cardiac and epilepsy amongst others); potty training and indiscriminate relieving; gaiting and structure; conditioning; improving health, behaviour and breeding decisions using EBVs; genetic diversity; measuring behaviour; puppy testing; neonatal care and so much more. Check out the Workshop program for further details.
  • Breeders Workshop + Wednesday BCL Workshop
    This workshop will help improve your scoring, consistency and data collection to better improve your dog assessments. Learn about conducting a consistent Walk & Talk assessment for both younger puppies and adult dogs. Practice scoring Behaviour Check Lists from both videos and live dogs with expert guidance and feedback. Check out the BCL Workshop Program for more details.
  • Breeders Workshop + Wednesday Reproduction Workshop
    A day to learn of research-driven best practices and approaches to the most common issues faced by organizations that breed working dogs. Topics include Semen collection, analysis, and handling; management of frozen semen; managing broods to promote successful breedings; artificial insemination; and colony management for best reproductive health. Check out the Reproduction Workshop Program for more details.
  • Meal Passes
    Available on an as-needed basis for family members who are not participating in the event, but would like to dine at the hotel. Note that meals are included for ticket holders per the descriptions below.

Program

Breeder’s Workshop Program:Reproduction Focus Day Program:BCL Focus Day Program:

Click here to download the PDF.

Click here to download the PDF.

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Location: 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

Start Date: Monday, May 1st, 2023
Start Time: Monday, 8am *Note: Sunday reception open from 6pm til 7.30pm. 30th Apr

Hotel Room Availability

Participants in the Breeders Workshop are invited to book a hotel room directly at the event venue (Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 W Georgia St) at a special event rate. We have limited spaces available, so don’t miss out.

Please note the following:

  • The hotel is strictly non-smoking. Fines apply and are the responsibility of the attendee.
  • Deposit for one night + tax will be taken by the hotel at the time of booking.
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed at the hotel. Meals are included in the ticket price for participants, however additional guests will need to purchase Meal Tickets or find alternative food options.
  • Please indicate any accessibility needs or assistance animals so appropriate accommodation can be allocated.
  • The standard rooms booked through this link are “Fairmont” rooms – individuals can upgrade to suites if desired.

A Note for IWDBA, IGDF and ADI Members:

Make sure to apply your discount code at checkout to receive the Members-Only Early Bird discount! IGDF and ADI members should have an email with this discount code. IWDBA members can find the codes on Your Account page. Please contact help.desk@iwdba.org for support. Early Bird ticket sales end Nov 1st.

Please note you/your org must be a current member (enquiry, affiliate or full) of one of the above organizations. Individuals found to have used a coupon code without a current membership will have their ticket cancelled.

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Breeder’s Workshop Only – Apply Member coupon for $200 discount ($350 total)
Ticket price includes the following meals: Sunday evening reception; Monday & Tuesday breakfast & lunch; and Monday dinner. (Tue & Wed dinners are not included in the event.) IWDBA, IGDF and ADI members - remember to apply your discount code at checkout! Hotel room costs are additional - book through https://book.passkey.com/go/workingdog2023 for the special event rate.
$ 550.00
Unlimited
Breeder’s Workshop + Wednesday BCL Workshop – Apply Member coupon for $300 discount ($425 total)
Ticket price includes the following meals: Sunday evening reception; Monday & Tuesday breakfast & lunch; and Monday dinner. (Tue & Wed dinners are not included in the event.) IWDBA, IGDF and ADI members - remember to apply your discount code at checkout! Hotel room costs are additional - book through https://book.passkey.com/go/workingdog2023 for the special event rate.
$ 725.00
Unlimited
Breeder’s Workshop + Wednesday Reproduction Workshop – Apply Member coupon for $360 discount ($465 total)
Ticket price includes the following meals: Sunday evening reception; Monday & Tuesday breakfast & lunch; and Monday dinner. (Tue & Wed dinners are not included in the event.) IWDBA, IGDF and ADI members - remember to apply your discount code at checkout! Hotel room costs are additional - book through https://book.passkey.com/go/workingdog2023 for the special event rate.
$ 825.00
Unlimited
Meal Pass - Sunday reception
A meal pass for non-participants who wish to dine at the hotel (e.g. family, spouses). This covers the Sunday reception supper on 4/30.
$ 62.00
Unlimited
Meal Pass - 1x Hot Continental Breakfast
A meal pass for non-participants who wish to dine at the hotel (e.g. family, spouses). Each ticket covers ONE breakfast meal on either Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday - multiple tickets can be purchased as required.
$ 43.00
Unlimited
Meal Pass - 1x Executive Lunch
A meal pass for non-participants who wish to dine at the hotel (e.g. family, spouses). Each ticket covers ONE lunch meal on either Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday - multiple tickets can be purchased as required.
$ 55.00
Unlimited
Meal Pass - Monday dinner
A meal pass for non-participants who wish to dine at the hotel (e.g. family, spouses). This ticket covers Monday dinner only. (Tue & Wed dinners are not included in the event.)
$ 95.00
Unlimited

Details

Start:
May 01, 2023 @ 8:00 am UTC-7
End:
May 03, 2023 @ 5:00 pm UTC-7
Cost:
$43.00 – $825.00
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Website:
https://www.iwdba.org/2023-iwdba-breeders-workshop-registration/

Organizer

Eldin Leighton
Phone:
+17037570725
Email:
eldin.leighton@iwdba.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2W6 Canada
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Phone:
+1 604-684-3131
View Venue Website