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What is the AnimalSmart™ Day Conference?

The AnimalSmart™ Day Conference is a unique virtual conference experience for those who work in, and/or have a passion for education and creating real change for animals and the societies in which we all live. The live date of the 2021 Conference is November 12th. During this date registered delegates will have an opportunity to learn, interact and connect with other attendees and speakers. Registered delegates will have access to the content until December 31, 2021. This means attendees will be able to watch and re-watch sessions of interest during their scheduled PD day or whenever best suits their schedule, as well as download resources from the resource library at their convenience.

Who can attend your event?

Anyone! While geared towards educators, registration is open nationally and internationally to anyone interested in inspiring youth to be a part of building a healthy future for animals, people and the environment.

For example:

  • All teachers – virtual, in-class and at home
  • Principals
  • Superintendents
  • Humane educators
  • Educational Consultants
  • Youth leaders
  • Representatives of child and youth Community Organizations
  • Librarians
  • Education enthusiasts
  • Students!
  • Non-profits
  • Anyone passionate about social justice, the well-being animals and the health of the Earth
What is the cost?

Free! Yes, you read that right, the AnimalSmart™ Day conference is completely free to anyone and everyone

What are the perks of attending AnimalSmart™ Day, live?

There are many reasons to attend AnimalSmart™ Day during the live day on November 12th, including: real-time networking opportunities with speakers and other delegates, participation in the gamification to win some incredible prizes, opportunities to ask questions of the speakers during their presentations, participation in live conversations around humane education, and so much more!

If my PD Day falls on a different day or I’m not able to attend the live day of AnimalSmart Day, should I still register?
Yes! You will have full access to all of the recorded sessions and Conference resources until December 31, 2021, and participation in the gamification to win some incredible prizes. Networking will even be possible! Thanks to the match making feature of the virtual conference platform, you will still have access to see the professional interests you share with other attendees so that you may reach out to them through email, should you wish.
I am registered! Now what?
You will receive email communications closer to the live dates of AnimalSmart™ Day that will grant you access to the virtual event space and offer further instructions for attending. Be sure to mark the email as “safe” so that important communications do not end up in your junk or spam email folders.
Who do I contact if I have questions about AnimalSmart™ Day?

Please reach out to us at if you have any additional questions.

Who do I contact if I have special accommodation requests for accessibility requirements?

For any specialized accommodation requests please reach out to

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