APHE National Humane Education Conference
"Blazing the Trail for Humane Education"
April 22-24, 2015
Join APHE for three days of professional networking and presentations that will kick-start your humane education program.
This is the
national conference for humane educators!
- Financial assistance through the Nathania Gartman Memorial Scholarship Fund available for APHE members who qualify
- Sharing Corral to showcase your programs
- Nathania Gartman Memorial Scholarship Fund benefit auction
- Discounted hotel rooms at the Tempe Mission Palms
- Optional excursion and pre-conference workshop
Details will be posted as they become available, including the call for presentations.
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, April 22:
Optional excursion or workshop, pre-conference mixer held at the Arizona Animal Welfare League (tours of the facility will be available)
Thursday, April 23:
Conference sessions, including Sharing Corral, APHE Membership Meeting, dinner and benefit auction
Friday, April 24:
Registration is $225 for APHE members and $275 for non-members. This fee includes two days of conference sessions with lunch and break refreshments, the pre-conference mixer on Wednesday evening, and dinner on Thursday Evening.
All food provided by APHE will be vegetarian or vegan.
See below for scholarship information (coming soon).
Registration is coming soon.
Conference Location and lodging Information
The conference will take place at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center, 60 E. 5th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281. Located in the Mill Avenue District.
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center is offering APHE attendees a discounted rate of $159.00 per night. Stay includes free airport shuttles and parking.
click here to reserve your room
APHE is excited to offer our conference attendees an optional excursion to
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center Wednesday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Southwest Wildlife rescues native wildlife that have lost their homes to development, or are found injured, orphaned, or abandoned. When possible, the animals in their care are rehabilitated and released back into the wild.
Those animals that can not survive in the wild can live out their lives at the accredited sanctuary. Southwest Wildlife is also and official
holding facility for the Mexican gray wolf recovery program, a critically endangered species.
The Excursion includes transportation, boxed lunch and a guided tour of the facility.
Excursion Cost: $50 per person Sharing Corral
Visit the excursion event page to register.
Conference attendees have the opportunity to showcase their new and innovative programs, lessons and resources at the sharing corral. Participants will display information and talk to attendees during the morning break and lunch on Thursday, April 23.
Do you have something that you would like to sell at the conference? Apply for a vendor booth! Vendor booths will be open to attendees during breaks and lunch.
Vendor applications coming soon!
Dinner and Benefit Auction
Join us on Thursday, April 23 for a complimentary dinner along with silent and live auctions to benefit the Nathania Gartman Memorial Scholarship Fund. Quality humane education materials as well as fun items in a range of prices will be included.
Contributions from individuals, businesses, and organizations are critical to the success of the benefit auction. The valuable and unique items contributed from around the country are what make this auction so special. APHE encourages its members to solicit donations or to donate your special purchases to help raise money for this vital cause.
- auction information and donation form