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Important dates

1.8.-11.9. Call for participation open – fill in our online questionnaire as a participation statement!
13.9. Participant selection (max 15)
14.9. Notification of acceptance
17.9. Participants published in the workshop website

Tentative schedule for workshop

The workshop will take place Tuesday 21st November as a part of ACI2017 conference.

9:00 Workshop starts
9:00-9:20 Welcoming words and introduction of participants
9:20-9:45 Background and results of the online questionnaire filled in by participants
9:45-10:30 Invited talk: “Human-dog bond at best? Optimal personality and cognitive traits for working and family dogs – a theory” animal behaviorist, Dr. Katriina Tiira, CEO of SmartDOG
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Discussion in small groups: Conceptualizing bonding with selected species
11:30-11:50 Presentation of conceptual frameworks
11:50-13:00 Hands-on workshop in small groups
13:00-14:00 Lunch (cost not included in the registration)
14:00-15:00 Hands-on workshop in small groups continues
15:00-15:30 Presentation of ideas and created concepts
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30 Joint presentation session for all workshops
17:30 Workshop ends
18:30 Workshop dinner (cost not included in the registration)


After the workshop

Report online at workshop website, a white paper, and/or academic publication on the results of the workshop.