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2020 IMDT Conference

The IMDT Conference 2020!   Everyone welcome, IMDT Members AND Non-Members! We’re happy to confirm that the IMDT are presenting a special one day Conference on Saturday 2nd May... [ Read more ]

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The IMDT Conference 2020!
 
Everyone welcome, IMDT Members AND Non-Members!


We’re happy to confirm that the IMDT are presenting a special one day Conference on Saturday 2nd May 2020 at:-
 
Harvestfields
Sutton Coldfields
West Midlands
B75 5TJ
 
10am to 5pm
 
(The most central location we could find!)

Three excellent Speakers presenting on topics relevant to all interested in dog training and behaviour
 
Lunch and all refreshements included
 
Our Conference presenters are:-

Kathy Murphy BVetMed DPhil CLAS CVA MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon and Neuroscientist

Topic: Reactivity & Aggression: What goes on in the dog’s brain in times of stress 

Kathy Murphy qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College in 1999.  After spending several years in mixed practice she moved to the University of Oxford where she completed two specialised clinical qualifications and was awarded a Wellcome Trust Fellowship for her PhD in behavioural neuroscience. After spending several years in the States working as Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Anesthesiology, she is now Director of the Comparative Biology Centre at Newcastle University.  She combines her interests in neuroscience, anaesthesiology, ethics and law with a mix of clinical work, research, teaching and political outreach.  


Dr. Rob Hewings. Head of the UK College Of Scent Dogs

Topic: Trust Between the Adult Learner and Trainer

A trusting relationship between adult learner and trainer is an essential factor in the development of any type of learning. We as instructors should often reflect upon our training and frequently ask ’Have I created the desire to learn?’ In this presentation Rob will introduce his underpinning philosophy for ‘Canine Trainer/Handler/Owner Education Programme’ which is based upon introducing Humanism into the dog training forum. 

David Brice Head of IMDTB

Topic: The Romania Rescue Dog; Case Study: Typical issues, behaviour modification and support

David Brice DipCABT,CAPBT,IMDT
 
Dave is a full time tutor and assessor within adult education and has worked at Wood Green Animal Shelters, mainly employed within the intake and behaviour modification area of the shelter. The work centred on helping the dogs adjust to the shelter environment, temperament assessments, ongoing behaviour modification within the shelter and home check and support visits to new adopters.
Dave holds Diplomas in Companion Animal Behaviour & Training up to and including Level 5 (Ofqual) through COAPE, who he subsequently worked for as a tutor, course writer and assessor for five years.
For the past ten years Dave has run a full time behaviour practice in North Norfolk dealing with all aspects of behaviour modification and training.  He also provides continual professional development (CPD) for veterinary practices on various behaviour based topics and provides guidance on setting up and running safe, productive and stress free puppy parties.
He has written, tutors and oversees all of the IMDT Correspondence courses and IMDTB seminars on a wide range of behaviour related subjects. 

This is a very special opportunity to hear and learn from 3 great speakers in a comfortable and relaxed environment


Local Accommodation:-
Moor Hall Hotel
– 1 mile away (HIGHER END)
Moor Hall Dr, 
Sutton Coldfield, 
West Midlands, 
B75 6LN
T: 0121 308 3751 
 
Premier Travel Inn– 1.5 miles away (BUDGET)
Whitehouse Common Rd, 
Sutton Coldfield, 
West Midlands, 
B75 6HD
T: 0871 527 8088
 
New Hall Hotel & Spa– 3 miles away (HIGHER END)
Walmley Road
Sutton Coldfield
B76 1QX
T: 0845 072 7577 or 0121 378 2442
 
Ramada Hotel & Resort– 4.5 miles away (MID TO HIGHER END)
Penns Lane
Walmley
Sutton Coldfield
B76 1LH
T: 0121 351 3111
 
Travelodge Hotel– 4.5 miles away (BUDGET)
Boldmere Road
Sutton Coldfield
B73 5UP
T: 08719 846 108
 
The Belfry Hotel & Resort– 6 miles away(HIGHER END)
Lichfield Road
Wishaw 
Sutton Coldfield
B76 9PR
T: 01675 238 600
 
Lea Marston Best Western– 8.5 miles away (MID TO HIGHER END)
Haunch Lane
Lea Marston 
Sutton Coldfield
B76 0BY
T: 01675 470 468

 

 
 
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