Registration is now open for the Prosecution of Animal Abuse Online Conference
The Online Conference, hosted by Humane Canada, will facilitate sharing of information and resources about animal cruelty and the Violence Link, in order to ensure that crimes against animals are prosecuted effectively and efficiently. Registration is open only to Canadian Crown Prosecutors.
Humane Canada™, the national voice of animal welfare in Canada, is proud to present the 2020 Prosecution of Animal Abuse Online Conference, held online Nov. 27-28, 2020.
This two-day conference, held annually since 2015, provides networking and professional development opportunities for Crown Prosecutors and allied professionals across Canada. The goal of the conference is to facilitate the sharing of information and resources about animal cruelty and the Violence Link in order to ensure that crimes against animals are prosecuted effectively and efficiently.
The conference welcomes:
Allied professionals working in any field involved in prosecuting crimes against animals (animal enforcement and animal protection officers, lawyers, policymakers, government officials, and academics).
Highlights of the conference include:
Specialized training for crown prosecutors that reflects current best practices in efficient and effective animal abuse prosecutions.
Creation of a community of Crown prosecutors dedicated to increasing the number and consistency of successful prosecutions of animal cruelty cases under the Criminal Code of Canada.
Sessions provided for Crown new to prosecuting animal abuse and those who are seasoned experts.
Increased interaction with speakers though live sessions and Q/A.
Increased networking opportunities both 1-1 and in groups.
Ability to watch sessions post-event.
Experienced and knowledgeable speakers from your sector.
Thanks to our presenting sponsor, up to 40 Crown Prosecutors will have access to complimentary registration. These registrations will be available on a first come, first served basis.
The two-day conference registration fee is $95 CAD.
Register today at https://humanecanada.swoogo.com/ncpac2020/
The National Centre for the Prosecution of Animal Cruelty (NCPAC) is a community of Crown Prosecutors and allied professionals from across Canada who are working together in the service of the public interest to ensure that crimes against animals are prosecuted effectively and efficiently. As a program of Humane Canada, NCPAC includes representative Crown Prosecutors from the majority of Canadian provinces together with various other professionals from organizations such as Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCAs), humane societies and members of the veterinary community.
NCPAC supports Crown Prosecutors and other professionals who are involved in animal cruelty cases throughout Canada through the provision of information and assistance from prosecutors and other professionals with experience in the prosecution of animal cruelty offences. Our aim is to make available various resources that include the most up-to-date information possible to assist Crown Prosecutors in achieving appropriate, consistent and proportional outcomes for animal cruelty cases.