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What are the attendance options for Animal Care Expo 2023?

Expo 2023 will be primarily an in-person person event with sessions, events and networking opportunities all held in fabulous New Orleans, LA. Select sessions will be livestreamed to a virtual audience.

What safety precautions will be put in place for the in-person audience?

The Humane Society of the United States considers the health and safety of all those who attend Animal Care Expo 2023 in person our top priority. Please visit our Health and Safety page to learn what safety precautions will be in place at Animal Care Expo 2023.

What is included with virtual registration?

Virtual registration will include access to our Main Stage sessions, the Hot Topics track, and the Global Spotlight track. The fee is $60 and will include livestream access at the time the sessions are occurring and access to recordings of the sessions for a limited time for viewing at a later date.

When will registration open?

Registration opened November 1, 2022. Save by registering before the advance registration deadline on March 6, 2023.

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Are there discounts available for the conference?

You can receive discounted in-person registration if you register in a group of three or more. Find our full breakdown of rates here.

If I’m registering a group for the in-person option, do I need to have everyone’s contact information and session selections at the time of registration?

Yes, you will need all group members’ contact information and session selections to register your full group.

What time zone will be used?

The schedules for both the in-person and livestreamed portions of the conference will be in Central time.

What sessions are being offered?

A description of all Animal Care Expo sessions can be found here.

How old must I be to attend Animal Care Expo?

We are excited this year to welcome back learners of all ages. If you are under the age of 18, you must have your parent or legal guardian fill out a minor participation release form and return it to the Humane Society of the United States either via email or mail. You can also upload the completed form during the registration process. Minors are required to have a parent or legal guardian register and accompany them during the conference.

As a virtual participant, will I be able to submit questions or participate in discussions?

Yes, the virtual audience will be able to submit questions at the livestreamed sessions.

Will sessions be recorded for on-demand viewing?

A select number of Expo sessions will be livestreamed and also recorded for on-demand viewing later by both in-person and virtual participants. All on-demand content will be available following Expo 2023 for a limited time.

Do I need a Zoom account to participate in the livestreamed offering of the conference?

A Zoom account is not required to participate in the livestreamed portions of the conference.