Educational Opportunities

The Animal Facilities Inspection Program wants to provide all of their licensees consistent opportunities for continued education. Please see opportunities below. 

AFI Webinars 2021

The June 2021 Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) Animal Inspection Facility (AFI) Luncheon online webinars will cover a variety of Animal Facility Inspection issues that are of interest to AFI facility operators, managers, staff and volunteers.

Each 60-minute webinar will consist of a presentation by an AFI guest speaker, followed by an opportunity for participants to ask questions of the presenters and other KDA-AFI staff.

There is no cost to participate, but you must register below for each webinar to receive the login access information.  The webinars will be recorded unless noted below.

June 1: https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p_kEhY69Tg697igGy3zZ5A
Please join us for our kickoff session.  “YOU. In the Pilot’s Seat.” The keynote speaker is Elizabeth McCormick, an inspirational speaker, who will get attendees excited about the work they do.

** Note this webinar will not be recorded **

June 3: https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8jUBkPRqTrKO3VnYSRJ8XA
Documentation, Resources and Finances – Adrienne Heard, MBA, CBA – dba Heard Management

June 8: https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LP8rCGRqSLCvhxEJ9NDCKw
Importing Animals – Dr. Cara Williams, DVM – Zoonoses Team, U.S. CDC Control and Prevention

June 10: https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fA8UnL9rSc6C2Vwa-l7isw
Animal Cruelty/Abuse – Andrew Campbell, Founder/CEO Campbell Research & Consulting.  Mr. Campbell is an expert on family violence and the associated risks of harm for adults, children and animal companions residing in homes where this violence occurs.

June 15: https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t_khRjOASda7eWdo55pc9g
Tax Information – Carl York – Kansas Department of Revenue

June 17: https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PVeyCRI0Twm_9SX8zDLc1Q
Animal Hoarding – Dr. Christiana Bratiotis, PhD, MSW, Assoc. Professor, Chair, MSW Program, The University of British Columbia – School of Social Work

** Note this webinar will not be recorded **

June 22: https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JEsX7HSRRGiaIVRBwxFjEQ
Pet Disaster Preparedness – Dr. Warren Hess, DVM, Asst. Director Div. of Animal and Public Health – Disaster Coordinator - American Veterinary Medical Association

June 24https://kansasag.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_T8ObZqlATpWz-glGgr99Aw
Wrap-up Session – AFI Team, Tyler Kauer – Program Manager, Dr. Mark Olson – Inspector, Christopher Demel – Inspector, Ben Lancaster – Inspector, Michelle Florence – Admin. Asst.

Past Recorded Educational Opportunities

The Animal Facilities Inspection Program wants to provide all of their licensees consistent opportunities for continued education. Training opportunities hosted by the Program that have been recorded are available below. 

9-21-20     KSU AFI Training      Topic:  Brucellosis, Canine Distemper, Parvovirus, Disease Propagation