Via Nova is pleased to have been the Platinum Sponsor of this year’s CHATTcon – the virtual Convergence of Human and Animal Training and Technology. All of the speaker presentations and the virtual Q&A sessions are still available to watch online for all registered attendees. So it’s not too late to absorb some of this behavior science!

The Convergence of Human & Animal Training and Technology Conference (CHATTcon) is an immersion in a culture of sharing, collaboration and passion for changing the world.  In short, behavior geeks unite!

A few of the speakers included:

Peggy Hogan, a positive reinforcement trainer who works with horses, led a presentation and discussion on “The Power and Compassion of Consent Cues (Start Buttons)

Kimberly Nix Berens, Ph.D., a scientist-educator and Founder of Fit Learning.  A co-creator of a powerful system of instruction based in behavioral science and the Technology of Teaching,  gave a presentation on “Expertise: How to Design It, Train It & Measure It”.

Ken Ramirez, the Executive Vice-President (EVP) and Chief Training Officer of Karen Pryor Clicker Training (KPCT), surprised the group with a presentation about working with target training and alpacas.

More info on all of the amazing 2021 conference speakers here.  We look forward to 2022!