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18th Annual Conference - March 21-24, 2017, Denver, Colorado

We look forward to seeing you at the 18th Annual EAGALA Conference in Denver, Colorado, March 21-24, 2017! The conference takes place at the Crowne Plaza - Denver International Airport Convention Center for the classroom workshops and exhibit tables, and at the National Western Complex for horse arena workshops. Join your fellow professionals from around the world for learning, networking, inspiration and fun!

Temple GrandinJoin us with keynote speaker, Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in Pictures, The Autistic Brain, and Animals in Translation - an incredible treat to see her speak in person!

We are also honored to provide a special screening of the powerful new documentary, Thank You for Your Service - this is an important film for everyone working in the mental health field and advocates for "non-traditional" methods of treatment. We will be joined by William Rodriguez and Phil Straub, veterans featured in the film, and film producers Ilan Arboleda and Matt Tyson, for questions and discussion afterwards.

The pre-conference - you won't want to miss this!  This workshop will teach us how to more effectively evaluate our programs, and convincingly and credibly communicate the results to decision-makers and funders - important for the success of all our programs. Dr. Steve Patty is an excellent speaker and provides workshops across the country and Europe sharing these proven techniques to prove and improve our impact.


Conference schedule -

  • Tuesday, March 21 - optional pre-conference starting at 2:00 pm.
  • Official start of the conference: Wednesday, March 22 at 8:30 am.
  • Conference ends: Friday, March 24 at 6:00 pm. 

Closest Airport: Denver International Airport (DIA) - 12 minutes to Crowne Plaza Hotel/Convention Center - free airport shuttle available

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Conference AGENDA 

Conference LOGISTICS

SUBMIT RESEARCH POSTERS - Deadline: March 1, 2017

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Contact us with any questions!  

Watch video highlights from the past EAGALA Annual Conference: