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Events

Conferences

The Homes for Horses Coalition Conference
Wolves, Bears, Cougars and Humans in North America
Animal Care Expo
Taking Action for Animals

Award Programs & Special Events

Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty: Santa Barbara
To the Rescue! New York Gala

Grassroots Events

Learn more about HSUS grassroots events, including Effective Animal Advocacy, Lobby 101s and Humane 101s. Then view the calendar to find an event in your state.


 

Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty: Santa Barbara
 

Please join us for our premiere Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty: Santa Barbara event. Proceeds from this event will help support the life-saving work of our Pets for Life and Equine Protection programs. The evening will include a cocktail reception, a gourmet vegan dinner and entertainment by Lacy J. Dalton.

When: Sept. 12, 2015
Where: Montecito, California
More information: specialevents@humanesociety.org
To learn about sponsoring this event: email sponsorships@humanesociety.org.

The Homes for Horses Coalition Conference
 

The only national conference for those involved or interested in equine rescue and sanctuary. Topics include improving adoptions for rescued horses, working with law enforcement, fundraising, community outreach and more.

When: Sept 25-26, 2015
Where: Irving, Texas
More information: www.homesforhorses.org

Wolves, Bears, Cougars and Humans in North America
 

Large carnivores now live in heterogeneous and fragmented landscapes that differ markedly from the ones in which they evolved, and they face significant threats to their survival. This conference seeks to cultivate the best ideas from animal welfare, conservation biology, public policy, conflict resolution, law and other disciplines to help secure the future of these iconic creatures.

When: Oct. 12-14, 2015
Where: Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.
More information: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1701612

To the Rescue! New York Gala
 

Be a force for change by joining The Humane Society of the United States at our sixth annual To the Rescue! benefit gala. The gala raises support for the rescue, care, placement and potential rehoming of thousands of animals who are in need because of disaster, cruelty or neglect.

Hosted by actress and writer Ali Wentworth, the evening will include a cocktail reception, a gourmet vegan dinner, entertainment and an auction—plus special guests, honorees and an appearance by the HSUS Animal Rescue Team.

When: Nov. 13, 2015
Where: Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City
More information: www.regonline.com/totherescueNY2015
To learn about sponsoring this event: email sponsorships@humanesociety.org.

Animal Care Expo
 

Expo, a world-class educational conference and full-scale international trade show, is designed for anyone who works or volunteers at the local level with dogs, cats or other animals. The goal of this annual event is to help people working in the fields of animal sheltering, care, control, rescue and disaster planning and response do the best and most efficient jobs possible.

When: May 10-13, 2016
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
More information: www.animalsheltering.org/expo

Taking Action for Animals

The premier national conference for animal advocacy brings together diverse individuals from across the country for a shared goal: to improve the lives of all animals. Participants gain a better understanding of the many issues that animals face in our society and how to help.

When: June 17-20, 2016
Where: Arlington, Virginia
More information: takingactionforanimals.org

Grassroots Events: Effective Animal Advocacy, Lobby 101 and Humane 101
 

Our free grassroots events show you ways to help protect animals in your state and give you tools to become an effective citizen lobbyist.

When and where: Ongoing and nationwide; find an event near you.

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