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Paula Powell

Director of Animal Services, El Paso Animal Services

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Sat. February 2nd

10:50 am - 12:05 pm Map Icon Salon 1-2

How to Be the Boss of Your Organization's Save Rate

The only way to stop the deaths of shelter animals is to actually stop the deaths of shelter animals. Sound simple? It sort of is.

Sun. February 3rd

8:30 am - 9:20 am Map Icon Zlotnik Ballroom

Keynote Part I: Enlightened Leadership, Daily Decision Making and Beyond

Join us for this panel discussion and discover how to make decisions that effect the live outcomes on a daily basis.

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Map Icon Amphitheater M2 204

Proactive Return to Owner Programs

Learn about how two very large shelters reached higher live release rates by attaining Return to Owner rates over 25%- way above best practice!

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Map Icon Salon 5-6

Effective Negotiation Skills and Techniques to Achieve Lifesaving

Negotiation is an important part of any change. Know when to stand your ground, when to compromise and most importantly how to communicate effectively so that people want to help you achieve your goals.

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Map Icon Salon 5-6

Conquer Fear and Doubt: Managing Your Team Through Change and Controversy

In this session you will learn how to be a motivating people manager and help your team reach their goals-even through change and controversy.

4:15 am - 5:15 pm Map Icon Salon 5-6

Save Rate: Exceed the 80% Benchmark

Attendees will learn about the experiences of people who successfully broached 80% and beyond save rates.

Mon. February 4th

2:20 pm - 4:20 pm Map Icon Salon 1-2

Leadership Roundtables

Participants will have the opportunity to connect with successful shelter leaders to learn pearls of wisdom and specific strategies.

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